Opta Stats: Stoke City v Manchester City

Will Stoke manager Mark Hughes get revenge on his former employers Manchester City?
Will Stoke manager Mark Hughes get revenge on his former employers Manchester City?

Having dropped of the pace at the top of the Premier League, can Manchester City get their title aspirations back on track when they face Stoke? Opta crunches the numbers so you don't have to.

"Stoke have kept just one clean sheet in their last eight Premier League home games."

Over 2.5 goals is 1/12.0.

Stoke have scored just six goals in 13 Premier League meetings with Manchester City. The visitors are 11/82.38 to keep a clean sheet.

Wilfried Bony has scored three goals in three Premier League games against Stoke City. Bony is 7/52.4 to score.

Mark Hughes' win percentage as boss of Stoke City is 36% compared to Tony Pulis's 29%. Stoke are 9/25.6 to win.

Mark Hughes was Manchester City manager between 2008 and December 2009 winning 50% of his Premier League games. Only Roberto Mancini (62%) and Manuel Pellegrini (67%) have a better win percentage for the club in the Premier League era. Stoke are 6/52.2 in the Double Chance market.

Sergio Aguero has scored three goals in four Premier League appearances against the Potters. Aguero is 1/12.0 to score.

Stoke have kept just one clean sheet in their last eight Premier League home games. Over 2.5 goals is 1/12.0.

No home team has stopped Manchester City from scoring in their last 18 Premier League away trips. Over 3.5 goals is 5/23.5.

Man City have lost just two of their last 25 Premier League away games (W16 D7 L2). A City win is 8/111.75.

Manchester City have earned 997 points in Premier League history and are a win away from reaching 1000. They are 8/18.8 to win the league.

Manchester City have gone four Premier League games without a win for the first time since November 2009, when they drew seven successive PL matches, a run of results that was instrumental in Mark Hughes losing his job. The draw is 3.9.

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