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It's an all Premier League affair in the FA Cup, as Middlesbrough take on Manchester City. Opta crunches the numbers so you don't have to.

"Manchester City are the top scoring team left in the FA Cup this season (13), with eight different scorers finding the net."

Over 2.5 goals is [1.84].

Middlesbrough have eliminated Manchester City in four of their last five FA Cup meetings, most recently in the fourth round in 2014/15 while as a second-tier team. They are [5.5] in the To Qualify market.

Manchester City however did win the last FA Cup tie between the two contested at the Riverside, winning 1-0 in Round 3 in 2009/10, thanks to a Benjani goal. City are [1.46] to win again.

Patrick Bamford scored the opening goal of the game in the last meeting between the two sides in this competition in January 2015. Bamford is [6.0] to find the net.

This is Middlesbrough's first appearance in the FA Cup sixth round since 2008/09. They've lost their last three at this stage (2006/07, 2007/08, 2008/09). Manchester City are [2.14] to win half-time/full-time.

Manchester City's last appearance at this stage came in 2013/14, being turned over by then holders Wigan at the Etihad. Middlesbrough are [3.1] in the Double Chance market.

Middlesbrough have won just one of their last seven ties against Premier League opposition in the FA Cup. The draw half-time/Manchester City full-time double result is [4.6].

Grant Leadbitter has scored in two of his last three FA Cup matches for Middlesbrough after failing to score in his previous six. Leadbitter is [9.0] to score.

Manchester City are the top scoring team left in the FA Cup this season (13), with eight different scorers finding the net. Over 2.5 goals is [1.84].

Raheem Sterling has assisted five goals in his last six FA Cup appearances, including twice in the fifth round replay against Huddersfield. Over 3.5 goals is [3.0].

Dan Fitch 2016/17 Season P/L

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Returned: 376.40 pts
P/L: -8.60 pts

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