Opta Stats: Manchester City v Bournemouth

Will Manchester City repeat last season's thrashings of Bournemouth?
Will Manchester City repeat last season's thrashings of Bournemouth?

Premier League leaders Manchester City can make it five wins in a row when they take on Bournemouth. Opta weighs up the odds.

"Manchester City won both of their Premier League meetings with Bournemouth last season by a four goal margin (5-1 at home in October 2015, 4-0 away in April 2016)."

They are 1.845/6 to win half-time/full-time.

Manchester City won both of their Premier League meetings with Bournemouth last season by a four goal margin (5-1 at home in October 2015, 4-0 away in April 2016). They are 1.845/6 to win half-time/full-time.

These defeats were the Cherries' joint-heaviest in the Premier League in their inaugural season, also losing 5-1 to Spurs in October 2015. Manchester City are 1.330/100 to clinch victory.

Raheem Sterling's first Premier League hat-trick came against Bournemouth in October 2015. Sterling is 2.47/5 to score.

Bournemouth have never beaten Manchester City in league competition (D2 L6). The draw is 6.25/1.

Kelechi Iheanacho has scored nine goals from just 13 shots on target in the Premier League for Manchester City. He's 1.9520/21 to find the net.

Pep Guardiola has won his first four Premier League matches - the only manager to win their opening five games was Carlo Ancelotti at Chelsea (won his opening six). City are 2.111/10 to win to nil.

Man City could become the second different team in top-flight history to win their opening five league games in consecutive seasons - Chelsea in 2009-10 and 2010-11 are the other. The draw half-time/Manchester City full-time double result is 4.67/2.

Bournemouth's last seven Premier League goals have all been scored by different players (Elphick, Pugh, Ritchie, Smith, King, Wilson and a Smalling own-goal). Both teams to score is 1.9520/21.

The Cherries have scored exactly one goal in eight of their last nine top-flight games, failing to score in the other fixture. Over 2.5 goals is 1.528/15.

The Citizens are the only side yet to have been behind at any point in a Premier League match this season. City are 2.89/5 to win both halves.

Dan Fitch 2016/17 Season PL

Staked: 43 pts
Returned: 45.8 pts
P/L: +2.8 pts

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