Southampton vs Manchester City Prediction & Match Preview

Southampton vs Manchester City Prediction, Tips and Match Preview of the English Premier League match on Sunday, 5 July 2020. Kick-off 19:00 UK/ 20:00 CET at the St. Mary’s Stadium.

Pep Guardiola’s men delivered a master-class the last match-day over Liverpool, making it clear that the title-race next season is going to be a fierce one. The fact that they missed out on the three-peat seems to have reinvigorated the squad.

They are now determined to make it up by winning the Champions League. And the remaining six match-days in the PL will act as their chance to prepare well for the upcoming European challenge.

Considering their current form, and their overwhelmingly dominating performances over the Saints in the past years – it’s expected that Manchester City will post another huge win this Sunday at the St. Mary’s Stadium.

Southampton vs Manchester City: Head-to-head (h2h)

  • The Citizens are on a seven-game winning run against this opponent.
  • They had also recorded 14 of the preceding 16 overall wins.
  • They had scored a total of 20 goals from these seven match-ups.
  • The latest encounter at this venue had ended in a 1-3 win.
  • It’s been four years since the home team has won at this ground.

Southampton vs Manchester City: Prediction

The Saints recorded a 1-3 win on the road the last match-day, against Watford. The guests had completely outplayed their rivals. Despite the late attempt by Watford to make a comeback, Ralph Hasenhuttl’s men had controlled proceedings throughout the ninety minutes.

In the meantime, Guardiola’s men registered a 4-0 victory at home the past game week, against Liverpool. The fact that they were able to put to shame the new champions will act as a huge confidence boost, for the already in-form squad.

Disregarding their games against Manchester United and Chelsea, the Citizens have been on a nine-match winning run in overall fixtures, and they have scored a total of 15 goals from their preceding five match-ups.

On the road, they had won 12 of their previous 16 trips, and had scored two or more goals in three of their past six such games.

Going on, they are on a seven-game winning run against this opponent, and they have been unbeaten against them since 2016. Finally, at this venue, they are on a three-fixture winning run in h2h games as well.

Taking into account these observations, it’s estimated that Manchester City are on course to deliver a huge win this Sunday.

Southampton vs Manchester City: Betting Tips

  • Man City -1 Asian Handicap @ 1.44 (4/9)
  • City to Score in First Half @ 1.44 (4/9)

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