Manchester City can return to the top of the Premier League if they win their game in hand against Cardiff. Opta weighs up the odds.
"Cardiff have lost all 10 of their Premier League away games against ‘big six’ opposition, conceding 27 goals in the process."
Manchester City are 1.728/11 to win to nil.
Man City are unbeaten in their last six home league meetings with Cardiff (W4 D2). The draw is 18.5.
Cardiff haven't kept a league clean sheet against Man City in any of their last 13 meetings (34 goals conceded), since a 0-0 home draw in February 1962. Over 3.5 goals is 1.645/8.
Manchester City have won 16 of their last 17 Premier League home games, losing only against Crystal Palace in that run (2-3 in December). Another City win is 1.081/12.
Man City are unbeaten in their last 35 Premier League home games against promoted sides (W31 D4), since a 0-2 loss vs Reading in February 2007. They are 1.594/7 to win both halves.
Man City haven't lost a midweek Premier League home game (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday) since May 2010 against Tottenham, winning 22 and drawing five since. The draw half-time/Manchester City full-time double result is 5.79/2.
Cardiff have won two of their last five Premier League away games (L3), as many as they had in their first 28 in the competition (W2 D6 L20). They are 44.043/1 to pull off a shock victory.
Cardiff have lost all 10 of their Premier League away games against 'big six' opposition, conceding 27 goals in the process. Manchester City are 1.728/11 to win to nil.
Cardiff's last eight away goals in the Premier League have all been scored in the second half, with half of those being scored in the 90th minute or later. They last netted before half-time away from home in September against Chelsea. The Manchester City half-time/draw full-time double result is 55.054/1.
In six previous away games against Manchester City in all competitions, Cardiff manager Neil Warnock has never won (D2 L4). A Manchester City win and over 2.5 goals is 1.292/7.
Sergio Aguero has scored 18 goals in 17 home games for Man City in all competitions this season, including 11 in eight so far in 2019. Aguero is 3.55/2 to score the first goal.