The Citizens are highly favoured to claim a win this coming Saturday against Leeds Premier League. In current shape, a home win seems the obvious outcome at Etihad Stadium. The Citizens lie 1st in the table on 74 points from 31 matches. 32 points behind following the first 30 matches Leeds find themselves in 11th place.
Leeds aim to spring a surprise when clashing with Manchester City this coming Saturday after a series of matches without defeat.
Stats and facts for Manchester City and Leeds.
- Manchester City has won the last 3 matches in a row;
- Manchester City has won in the last 18 of 19 matches;
- Manchester City has won in the last 9 of 10 matches at home;
- Manchester City scored in the last 21 of 23 matches.
- Leeds United unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Leeds United’s last 3 of 5 matches;
- Leeds United conceded in the last 6 of 8 matches;
- Leeds United conceded the last 7 matches in a row when playing away.
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Form Manchester City vs Leeds
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
The Sky Blues looking formidable.
The Citizens enter this match on a really fine note as past weeks have brought a very acceptable 18 points from a possible 18. In their 3 latest outings Manchester City got a 2-0 win against Everton and went on to a 2-0 win against Leicester. Their latest game produced a 2-1 win against B. Dortmund in the Champions League.
Leeds tough to break down.
Leeds will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. In their last 3 matches Leeds split the points in a 0-0 draw against Chelsea, followed by a 2-1 win against Fulham. Their most recent match brought a 2-1 win against Sheffield United.
On the back of these strong performances lately The Sky Blues seem in with a good shot of another win against Leeds.
Manchester City v Leeds Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Yet another stalemate?
Betting on the draw would have earned you a sound profit the last time Manchester City played Leeds at Elland Road. The pair were evenly matched on the day and played out a 1-1 scoreline. 5 times in the past 7 matches between Manchester City and Leeds over 2.5 goals came out as a winning bet. Manchester City have won 28.57142857142857%, while Leeds have won 42.857142857142854% of their last 7 encounters in the Premier League resulting in a total of 2-2-3.
Manchester City lie 1st in the table on 74 points after 31 matches. 32 points behind after 30 games Leeds find themselves in 11th place.
Full Time Betting
According to bookmakers Manchester City have a 77% chance of beating Leeds. That equals odds of 1.30 on The Citizens to win, while the draw sits at 5.50. Placing a bet on the away win for Leeds returns you odds 10.50. Manchester City won 9 of their previous 10 home league games. In contrast Leeds lost 6 of their last 10 away league games.
The chance of both teams to score (BTTS) in this match is as high as 57%, judging by the odds on offer with the bookmakers. This equals a decent payout of odds 1.75 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Accordingly betting on a “NO” in the BTTS market pays out at odds 2.05. The last 10 home league games for Manchester City averaged 3 goals per game with BTTS paying out 3 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Leeds the average total goals were 3.9 with 6 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
The chance of this match going over 2.5 goals is as high as 71% judging by the odds on offer with the bookmakers. This amounts to a payout of odds 1.40 if you wish to place a bet on OVER 2.5 goals. Accordingly, betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 2.75. Manchester City’s last 10 home league games saw an average of 3 goals per match. 6 of Manchester City’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Leeds’s last 10 away league games averaged 3.9 goals per game. 8 of Leeds’s last 10 away matches went over 2.5 goals.