Chelsea vs Manchester City – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: January 3, 2023
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: January 3, 2023

The Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge on Thursday sees Chelsea hosting opponents Manchester City. While Manchester City are chasing the lead in the Premier League after collecting 36 points in 16 rounds, Chelsea trail by 25 points after 16 rounds, leaving them 8th in the table.

Chelsea vs Manchester City Stats

  • Chelsea have scored in 38 of the last 40 home matches
  • In 20 of the last 21 Chelsea matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In the last 10 Chelsea home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Chelsea have lost 4 of the last 5 matches without scoring a goal
  • Chelsea have not lost 12 of the last 14 home matches
  • Manchester City have not lost 24 of the last 26 matches
  • Manchester City have not lost 13 of the last 15 away matches
  • Manchester City have scored in the last 9 matches in a row
  • In 4 of the last 5 Manchester City away matches the sum of goals was under 1.5
  • Manchester City have won 7 of the last 9 matches

Chelsea vs Manchester City Lineups

Chelsea vs Manchester City Preview

In their last three matches, Chelsea lost 1-0 against Newcastle and won 2-0 against Bournemouth, before drawing 1-1 against Nottingham Forest. Chelsea won four of their previous six Premier League games at Stamford Bridge. They both drew and lost once, as they conceded four and scored ten goals.

In their three most recent outings, Manchester City won 3-2 and 1-3 against Liverpool and Leeds, before drawing 1-1 against Everton. In their last six Premier League away matches, Manchester City have three wins, they’ve drawn two and lost one. They scored 11 while also conceding six times. They also experienced two draws and one defeat.

Chelsea vs Manchester City H2H

Betting on Manchester City winning to nil in their latest meetings with Chelsea would have been a sound choice. They ended up winning 1-0 in January 2022 and 1-0 in September 2021, respectively. Manchester City have a good reading on Chelsea, as they won five of the last ten encounters. The latter sprung a surprise, though, by winning 1-0 in the latest meeting. The bookies have Manchester City to win this match at best price odds of 1.67.

Current Premier League Standings

Full Time Betting

Stamford Bridge witnessed Chelsea winning six times in their last 10 matches here, whilst drawing two and losing two as well. Manchester City claimed four wins, five draws and one defeat in their last 10 games away. Keep an eye out for both teams not to score at Stamford Bridge, as BTTS only came out seven times in the previous 10 Premier League matches here for Chelsea. Both teams scored in five of the previous 10 away games for Manchester City.

Both Teams to Score

Winning 1-0 in each of their last two matches against Chelsea will have Manchester City looking forward to their upcoming away trip. Both teams scored four times in the previous ten matches between home side Chelsea and Manchester City. Best-priced odds on BTTS with the bookies are at 1.80.

Over/Under Tips

There were over 2.5 goals five times in the last ten encounters between Chelsea and Manchester City. Chelsea managed an average of 0.8 goals, while the latter scored 1.7 goals on average. Both teams to score was a winning bet four times in this run. Chelsea saw over 2.5 goals in three of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 0.9 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in five of Manchester City’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.8 goals in these matches.


About Josh Stewart

Josh lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, and works as a website editor. He has previously worked for several prominent online sites and, as a former professional golfer, specialises in sports and iGaming. Josh has almost a decade of experience as a freelancer and has received excellent reviews from current and previous clients.