Reasons for Manchester City vs Crystal Palace tip
Manchester City has many obligations during this month, Premier League, League Cup, Champions League. Pep Guardiola’s team plays against Crystal Palace this Saturday, with one eye focused on Champions League match next Tuesday. Crystal Palace recorded the first victory under Roy Hodgson during midweek in the League Cup. Their morale is a bit boosted now, but we are going to see whether this affects their resistance against Man City.
Manchester City Preview
The Citizens have 5 victories in a row in which they scored 19 goals. It pretty much tells you everything about the current form of this club. Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus started terrorizing the opponent’s defenses, and so far, nobody has a solution for these two guys. All those games saw 3 or more goals, and on three occasions, Manchester City kept the clean sheets. Along with Manchester United, they have the best defense and offense in the hole English Premier League. Also, Sergio Aguero is on the top of the goalscorer list with Romelu Lukaku, with 5 goals apiece. Right behind them is Gabriel Jesus with one goal less.
Crystal Palace Preview
Crystal Palace has 5 defeats in a row in the English Premier League they are the only team in the entire League which hasn’t scored since the start of the season. On the other hand, the Glaziers allowed 8 goals, and by far they are the biggest disappointment of the season. Frank De Boer is out of the picture, and Roy Hodgson is the new manager. Under his leadership, Palace advanced to the next stage of the League Cup after defeating Huddersfield Town, 1-0. It was a small revenge for beating at the start of the season at Selhurst Park, 0-3. Crystal Palace prefers a defensive approach to every match they play. Within 7 competitive games since the season started, 5 saw 3 or fewer goals. Wilfried Zaha and Connor Wickham will be out for this match.
Manchester City vs Crystal Palace Head to Head
Two of the most recent meetings were very bad for Crystal Palace. They haven’t scored, and the Citizens netted 8 times, 5-0 and 0-3. Overall, Manchester City has 6 straight victories, and they scored at least one goal in 13 previous encounters.
The efficiency is very high, and past 5 games in a row ended with 3 or more goals.
Manchester City vs Crystal Palace Prediction and Betting Tips
Regardless of Roy Hodgson’s arrival, the Citizens are probably going to resolve this game quickly. They are in a much better shape at the moment, and simply they have more quality. When we add the fact, that they are on a rampage at this time, things are more clear.
Citizen’s to score in both halves is the first bet. The second one would be Manchester City to win halftime/fulltime and as the final pick over 1.5 goals in the first 45 minutes.