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
Staked: 385 pts
Returned: 376.40 pts
P/L: -8.60 pts