Opta Stats: Manchester City v Leicester

Will it be another tactical masterclass from Pep Guardiola when Manchester City host Leicester?
Will it be another tactical masterclass from Pep Guardiola when Manchester City host Leicester?
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Manchester City can extend their lead at the top of the Premier League to 16 points with a win over Leicester. Opta rates their chances.

"Leicester City haven’t collected a single point in any of their last nine Premier League matches against sides starting that day top of the league, losing all nine by an aggregate score of 3-20."

Manchester City are [1.7] to win half-time/full-time.

Manchester City have lost 67% of their home Premier League matches against Leicester (4 out of 6), their highest percentage of home defeats against any club in the Premier League. Leicester are [16.5] to win.

Leicester City haven't lost three consecutive league matches against Man City since August 1961. The home side are [1.24] to claim another victory.

The Citizens have scored at least three goals in each of their last five Premier League home games; the most they've done is six (December 2013), while the record in the division is seven games, by Manchester United in March 2010. A Manchester City win and over 2.5 goals is [1.57].

Leicester City haven't collected a single point in any of their last nine Premier League matches against sides starting that day top of the league, losing all nine by an aggregate score of 3-20. Manchester City are [1.7] to win half-time/full-time.

Manchester City are unbeaten in their last 25 home Premier League games (W20 D5); it's the 14th such run of 25+ games in Premier League history, and the longest since Chelsea's run of 26 that ended in April 2014. The draw half-time/Manchester City full-time double result is [4.7].

After a seven-game unbeaten run on the road (W3 D4), the Foxes have picked up just one point from their last 12 available away in the Premier League (W0 D1 L3). Manchester City are [2.17] to win to nil.

Leicester have both scored and conceded in nine of their last 11 Premier League away games, with the other two results finishing 0-0 in that run. Both teams to score is [1.93].

Jamie Vardy's three Premier League goals against Man City all came in the same game, a 4-2 win in December 2016; he is one just three players to score three Premier League goals against Man City with all goals coming in a hat-trick, along with Gabby Agbonlahor and Tony Cottee. Vardy is [3.8] to score.

Vardy has scored in each of his last three Premier League appearances - the last time he scored in more consecutively was his record run of 11 between August and November 2015. He's [12.0] to score the first goal.

Sergio Aguero has scored in each of his last six games at the Etihad in all competitions, netting 10 goals in that run. He's never previously scored in seven consecutive home games for Manchester City. Aguero is [1.55] to find the net again.

Dan Fitch 2017/18 Season P/L

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Returned: 359.50 pts
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