Manchester City will be looking to cut the gap on the Premier League leaders Liverpool when they host Wolves. Opta weighs up the odds.
"Man City have won their last 10 Premier League games played on Sundays – only Chelsea (11 between April 2013-April 2014) have won more consecutively on that day."
Manchester City are unbeaten in all five home Premier League matches against Wolves (W4 D1 L0), winning each of the last four. They are [1.14] to win.
Wolves haven't won a top-flight away match against Man City since December 1979, when they won 3-2; they've drawn one and lost six since then. The visitors are [28.0] to pull off a shock victory.
Nine of the last 14 goals scored in Premier League meetings between Man City and Wolves have been via set-pieces (four corners, three penalties, two free-kicks), including four of the five last season. Both teams to score is [2.32].
Wolves have lost 15 of their last 16 away top-flight matches against reigning champions - they won the other 1-0 in January 1984 against Liverpool. Manchester City are [1.57] to win half-time/full-time.
Manchester City have only failed to score in one of their last 44 home Premier League games (W39 D3 L2), a goalless draw with Huddersfield in May 2018. They've scored 142 goals at the Etihad in that run, netting five or more on 11 different occasions. A Manchester City win and over 2.5 goals is [1.5].
Man City have won their last 10 Premier League games played on Sundays - only Chelsea (11 between April 2013-April 2014) have won more consecutively on that day. They are [1.83] to win to nil.
Wolves have picked up just one win in their last 10 away Premier League games (D4 L5), beating Watford 2-1 in April. The draw is [11.0].
Wolves have been shown a red card in their last two Premier League away games - the last side to have a player sent off in three consecutive games on the road in the competition were Blackburn in April 2011. The odds of there being a sending off in the match is [6.0].
Man City's Riyad Mahrez has scored a direct free-kick goal in his last two Premier League matches (vs Watford and Everton) - only Ian Harte in 2001 and Wayne Rooney in 2013 have scored such a goal in three consecutive games. He's also two goals away from becoming the first Algerian to reach 50 Premier League goals. Mahrez is [2.5] to find the net.
Dan Fitch 2019/20 Season P/L
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