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Premier League: Manchester City vs Chelsea – Betting preview

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Ace Football team offers the Premier League round 25 match preview for Manchester City and Chelsea who meet up this coming Saturday. The pre-match analysis includes the latest fixture stats and facts and a free betting tip for our readers.

The Premier League game at Etihad Stadium on Saturday sees visitors Chelsea facing home side Manchester City.

The Sky Blues approach the next Premier League round as number 2 in the table, having claimed 52 points this season so far. With 23 games behind them, Chelsea amassed 34 points, placing them as number 10 before their next fixture.


Team form: Manchester City vs Chelsea

Manchester City Form

Manchester City are enjoying their football currently, having won their past three matches convincingly. It began with a 1-3 win against Brentford. They went on to beat Everton by 2-0, before also getting the better of FC Copenhagen in a 1-3 victory. The Citizens won half of their previous six matches on home soil in the Premier League, while also drawing three. They suffered zero defeats, while they scored 13 and conceded seven goals.

Chelsea Form

Chelsea won twice in their last three matches, but began by losing 2-4 against Wolverhampton, before beating Aston Villa 1-3. Another win followed, this time by 1-3 against Crystal Palace. The Blues, meanwhile, won twice, while they’ve drawn zero and lost four in their last six away in the Premier League.

Betting stats for Manchester City and Chelsea

Here are some fun facts that could come in handy when placing bets on the upcoming game between Manchester City and Chelsea. The facts are based on the stats from games played out across all tournaments.

  • Manchester City have scored in the last 53 home matches in a row
  • Manchester City have scored in the last 44 home matches in a row in the Premier League
  • Manchester City have not lost 39 of the last 41 home matches
  • Manchester City have not lost 35 of the last 36 home matches in the Premier League
  • Manchester City have won the last 10 matches in a row
  • Chelsea have conceded in 22 of the last 24 away matches
  • In 8 of the last 9 away matches Chelsea played in the Premier League, both teams scored
  • In 9 of the last 11 away matches Chelsea played, both teams scored
  • Chelsea have conceded in 18 of the last 20 away matches in the Premier League
  • Chelsea have scored in 16 of the last 18 matches in the Premier League

Players to watch: Manchester City vs Chelsea

When looking for in-form players to find the target, some interesting names are popping up in both teams. Phil Foden brings great form to the table, as he is now on four goals in six games. Surely, Manchester City will start him against Chelsea, who also have some appealing names to consider. Not least Cole Palmer, who has notched up four goals himself in his past six games.

Full-time result

Manchester City have not lost to Chelsea in four consecutive home meetings. Going undefeated through their last 10 matches at Etihad Stadium, Pep Guardiola’s side won seven times and drew three. They are also unbeaten in eight Premier League games. Meanwhile, Chelsea won four of their previous 10 away games across all tournaments, in which they drew zero and lost six.

Both teams to score

Manchester City were able to win five of their matches last 10 matches without conceding a goal. The Citizens have also scored in 10 consecutive league meetings with Chelsea. They scored the first goal of the match an impressive eight times in their last 10 home games. Chelsea scored the opening goal in six of the last 10 games. In the Blues’ last four away games in the Premier League, both teams scored.

Total goals

Manchester City scored at least one goal in their last eight Premier League games. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of Manchester City’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 2.9 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of the last ten games for Chelsea, who scored 2.3 times on average in these matches. The Blues also scored at least once in their previous eight Premier League matches on the bounce.

In conclusion, the upcoming game between Manchester City and Chelsea seems like a decent betting opportunity. Considering the abovementioned stats and facts, we have come up with a betting suggestion for this Premier League match.

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