Opta Stats: Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur

Will it be a tense affair for Mauricio Pochettino when his Spurs side face Manchester City?
Will it be a tense affair for Mauricio Pochettino when his Spurs side face Manchester City?
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Both Manchester City and Spurs are looking to keep pace at the top of the Premier League. Opta tries to prise them apart.

"Manchester City have scored the highest proportion of goals from outside the box in the Premier League this season (23%)."

Over 2.5 goals is 1.84/5.

The last nine Premier League games between these two sides have seen 41 goals scored. Over 3.5 goals is 2.915/8.

Man City have won eight and lost two of the last 10 Premier League meetings with Spurs, including victories in the last five in a row at the Etihad Stadium. They are 2.111/10 to win.

Manchester City have not beaten any side currently in the top six of the Premier League table this season (W0 D3 L4). Spurs are 2.89/5 in the Draw No Bet market.

Sergio Aguero has scored 10 goals in eight Barclays Premier League appearances against
Tottenham Hotspur. He's 2.021/1 to find the net.

Aguero's minutes per goal rate of one every 108.2 minutes is the best of any player with at least five goals scored in Premier League history. The Argentine is 4.94/1 to score the first goal.

Manchester City have scored the highest proportion of goals from outside the box in the Premier League this season (23%). Over 2.5 goals is 1.84/5.

Tottenham have conceded a league-low one goal from outside the box in the Premier League in 2015-16. Under 2.5 goals is 2.226/5.

Mauricio Pochettino has defeated a Manuel Pellegrini side just once in 12 meetings between the two in the Premier League or La Liga (W1 D2 L9). The draw half-time/full-time Manchester City double result is 5.95/1.

Dele Alli has had a hand in 11 goals in his last 14 Premier League games for Spurs (six goals, five assists). Alli is 3.8514/5 to score.

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