Can Manchester City maintain their lead at the top of the Premier League when they host Southampton? Opta reveals all.
"Manchester City have won 37 points from their 13 matches this season – the best-ever points total by a team at this stage of a Premier League campaign."
They are 1.645/8 to win half-time/full-time.
Manchester City are unbeaten in seven home games against Southampton in all competitions, winning six (D1), after losing three in a row prior to this run. City are 1.211/5 to win.
Southampton have collected one point in their last six Premier League visits to the Etihad Stadium (W0 D1 L5), doing so in their 1-1 draw there last season. They are 8.415/2 to draw again.
Manchester City have won 37 points from their 13 matches this season - the best-ever points total by a team at this stage of a Premier League campaign. They are 1.645/8 to win half-time/full-time.
On the day of this match, Manchester City will have been top of the Premier League for 74 days this season - just one day fewer than they spent top in the entirety of last season. City are 1.152/13 to win the title.
Manchester City have scored 24 Premier League goals at home this season, double the number they'd scored after six home matches last season (12). Over 2.5 goals is 1.4740/85.
Saints striker Charlie Austin has had a hand in eight goals in his last 11 Premier League starts (seven goals, one assist), although he hasn't started back to back Premier League matches since December 2016. Austin is 4.77/2 to score.
Sergio Aguero has had a hand in five goals in his last six Premier League appearances versus Southampton (three goals, two assists). Aguero is 1.574/7 to find the net.
Aguero has now scored in six successive Premier League appearances (eight goals) and has assisted three more goals during this run for Manchester City. He's 3.45 to score the first goal.
Raheem Sterling has scored 12 goals in 18 appearances for Manchester City this season; his best-ever goal return in a single club season (all comps). Sterling is 2.35/4 to score again.
Only versus Aston Villa (6) has Shane Long scored more Premier League goals than versus Manchester City (4). The Irishman has found the net in each of his last two starts against the Citizens in the Premier League. Long is 6.05/1 to add to his tally.