Opta Stats: Manchester City v Bournemouth

Will Manchester City be celebrating after their match with Bournemouth?
Will Manchester City be celebrating after their match with Bournemouth?

Can Manchester City claim yet another win when they take on Bournemouth? Opta delivers their statistical verdict.

"If Manchester City win this, it will be the joint-second longest ever winning run in one of Europe’s big five leagues (17 games). The current record is 19, achieved by Pep Guardiola’s Bayern Munich in 2013-14."

Manchester City are 1.9420/21 to win to nil.

Manchester City have won nine and lost none of their 11 previous league matches against Bournemouth (D2), winning all five in the Premier League. City are 1.132/15 to win.

The Cherries have conceded nine goals in two previous Premier League visits to the Etihad, losing 5-1 in October 2015 and 4-0 in September 2016. Over 3.5 goals is 1.635/8.

Bournemouth have never won a match in Manchester against either City or United in 11 previous attempts in all competitions (W0 D2 L9), conceding 32 goals in those 11 games. Manchester City are 1.392/5 to win half-time/full-time.

Raheem Sterling has scored in all four of his Premier League appearances against Bournemouth, scoring six goals including a hat-trick in October 2015 and last-minute winner in this season's reverse fixture. Sterling is 2.01/1 to score.

If Manchester City win this, it will be the joint-second longest ever winning run in one of Europe's big five leagues (17 games). The current record is 19, achieved by Pep Guardiola's Bayern Munich in 2013-14. Manchester City are 1.9420/21 to win to nil.

An English manager hasn't won a Premier League match at the Etihad since May 2010, when Harry Redknapp won 1-0 with Spurs. Eddie Howe and his Bournemouth side are 30.029/1 to end that run.

Manchester City have scored at least twice in each of their last 11 Premier League games - only the Citizens themselves have ever had a longer such run in the competition (14 games ending in November 2011). Over 2.5 goals is 1.261/4.

Manchester City have scored 97 Premier League goals in 2017 so far - the last team to score 100+ goals in a single year within the English top-flight were Liverpool (106 goals) in 1982. Over 4.5 goals is 2.3811/8.

Gabriel Jesus hasn't lost any of the 26 Premier League games that he's played in since joining Manchester City - only four players have ever had a longer unbeaten start to a Premier League career (Jens Lehmann 47, Arjen Robben 37, Didier Drogba 37 and Gael Clichy 29). Jesus is 1.538/15 to find the net.

Since the start of last season, Bernardo Silva has been on the winning side in 44 league matches - this is more than any other player across the top five European Leagues. Silva is 2.3811/8 to score.

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