Opta Stats: Swansea v Manchester City

Manchester City welcome Sergio Aguero back for the match against Swansea.
Manchester City welcome Sergio Aguero back for the match against Swansea.

Will it be six wins in a row for Manchester City when they take on Swansea? Opta weighs up the odds.

"Sergio Aguero has scored nine goals in five games for Manchester City in all competitions this season."

Aguero is 1.758/11 to score.

The Swans have won just one of their last 12 league meetings with Manchester City (D2 L9). City are 1.42/5 to win.

Man City have scored 15 goals in their last six Premier League meetings with Swansea (W5 D1), an average of 2.5 per game. Over 2.5 goals is 1.664/6.

After scoring in just one of their opening five Premier League meetings with Man City, Swansea have found the net in each of their last five against them. However, they've also conceded in each of those games. Both teams to score is 1.9310/11.

Kelechi Iheanacho scored in both fixtures against Swansea last season, including City's opener in this exact fixture. Iheanacho is 2.37 to score.

Indeed, Iheanacho has scored 10 Premier League goals from just 14 shots on target. He's 5.04/1 to open the scoring.

Pep Guardiola has won his first five Premier League games - the only manager to win more was Carlo Ancelotti, who won his first six as manager of Chelsea in 2009. Manchester City are 2.186/5 to win half-time/full-time.

The Citizens also won their opening five league games last season - they've never won their first six games in a top-flight campaign before. You can lay them at 1.412/5.

Sergio Aguero has scored nine goals in five games for Manchester City in all competitions this season. Aguero is 1.758/11 to score.

Man City have scored 2+ goals in each of their opening five Premier League games this season; a run only six teams can better from the start of a campaign (6 - Newcastle 94-95, Arsenal 04-05, Chelsea 09-10, and Man United 10-11, 7 - Chelsea 97-98 and 12 - Man City 11-12). Over 3.5 goals is 2.6213/8.

The Swans are winless in their last four Premier League games, their joint-worst such run under Francesco Guidolin (also four in February 2016). Swansea are 9.417/2 to end their run with a victory.

Dan Fitch 2016/17 Season PL

Staked: 55 pts
Returned: 57.69 pts
P/L: +2.69 pts

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