See the predictions our betting experts have set for the upcoming FA Cup match between Manchester City and Burnley, along with the latest stats and odds.
The FA Cup quarter-final tie at Etihad Stadium on Saturday sees home team Manchester City up against Burnley.
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Manchester City Form
In their last three outings, Manchester City won 2-0 against Newcastle, beat Crystal Palace by 0-1, and hammered RB Leipzig 7-0. The second-placed Premier League side have been in potent form at Etihad Stadium, winning no less than five of the past six FA Cup matches here. They also hammered in 18 goals, while letting in four as they also lost once.
Burnley look well suited to take on any opponent with seven points to show off from three matches. They started off drawing 0-0 with Blackpool, before downing first Wigan by 3-0, then Hull in a 1-3 win. The Championship leaders won twice, while also recording two draws, and two defeats in their last six away matches in the FA Cup. The scoreline from these matches says 11 goals conceded and eight scored.
Manchester City vs Burnley Stats
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Manchester City and Burnley. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- Manchester City have scored in the last 29 home matches in a row
- Manchester City have won 24 of the last 26 home matches
- Manchester City have not lost 29 of the last 31 home matches
- Manchester City have scored in 21 of the last 23 matches
- Manchester City have won 4 of the last 5 home matches while scoring more than 2.5 goals
- Burnley have not lost 36 of the last 38 matches
- Burnley have scored in 36 of the last 38 matches
- Burnley have not lost 16 of the last 18 away matches
- In 14 of the last 16 Burnley matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Burnley have scored in 16 of the last 18 away matches
Manchester City vs Burnley – In-form players
Riyad Mahrez and Phil Foden are Manchester City’s leading goalscorers in the FA Cup, with four goals apiece. Jay Rodriguez is the leading man for Burnley, with four goals to his name.
Manchester City vs Burnley Betting Tips
Manchester City claimed nine wins in the previous 10 matches at home across all tournaments, as well as drawing one and losing zero. Burnley won six of their last 10 away games, as they also drew three and lost one of these matches. Manchester City are on a fine streak of 9 matches without defeat. Burnley struck a rich vein of form some weeks ago, as they are now without defeat in nothing less than 18 matches in a row.
Both teams to score
Manchester City scored the first goal of the match an impressive nine times in the last ten home games. Impressively, Burnley scored the first goal in eight out of previous ten games. Manchester City have not conceded a goal in 4 consecutive games. Burnley have kept their opponents from scoring six times in their previous 10 matches. Meanwhile, Manchester City have been able to keep a clean sheet in four of their last 10 games.
Over 2.5 goals was a winning bet in five of Manchester City’s past ten matches across all tournaments. They scored 2.5 goals on average along the way. Over 2.5 goals appeared in five of the last ten matches that Burnley played across all tournaments. They scored 1.9 times on average in the process. Manchester City didn’t concede a single goal in their last five FA Cup matches.
Match predictions: Manchester City vs Burnley
To sum up, the upcoming match between Manchester City and Burnley seems to be a good betting opportunity.