Manchester City can ensure that they finish the weekend on top of the Premier League with the right result against Chelsea. Opta rates their chances.
“Manchester City have scored at least twice in each of their last 14 Premier League home games, winning 13 of those (L1). If they score twice here, they’ll set a new competition record for scoring more than once in consecutive home games.”
Over 2.5 goals is [1.67].
Man City have lost three of their last five Premier League matches against Chelsea (W2), scoring just four goals and never more than once in this run. Chelsea are [7.4] to win.
Chelsea have won on just two of their last nine visits to the Etihad in the Premier League (D1 L6), winning 1-0 in February 2014 and 3-1 in December 2016. A Manchester City win is [1.52].
Chelsea, who won the reverse fixture this season, have done the double over Man City on 10 previous occasions in the Premier League; the most a side has done so vs City in the competition. They are [5.3] in the Draw No Bet market.
Chelsea are winless in their last six Premier League away games against ‘big six' opposition (D2 L4). The draw is [4.7].
Manchester City have scored at least twice in each of their last 14 Premier League home games, winning 13 of those (L1). If they score twice here, they'll set a new competition record for scoring more than once in consecutive home games. Over 2.5 goals is [1.67].
Chelsea are unbeaten in seven league games against reigning Premier League champions (W4 D3), winning each of the last three in a row. They are [2.88] Double Chance.
Chelsea have lost their last two Premier League away games by an aggregate score of 0-6. They last lost three in a row on the road while failing to score in the top-flight back in December 1991 (a run of four). Manchester City are [2.72] to win to nil.
Man City striker Sergio Aguero has scored five goals in his last five Premier League appearances versus Chelsea, including netting a hat-trick in April 2016. Aguero is [2.0] to score.
Chelsea's Eden Hazard has had a hand in five goals in his last five games against Man City in the Premier League (3 goals, 2 assists), with the Belgian assisting both of the Blues' goals in the reverse fixture this term. Hazard is [4.1] to find the net.
50% of N'Golo Kante's Premier League assists for Chelsea this season have been for Gonzalo Higuain (2/4), despite the pair playing just 148 minutes together. Higuain is [3.6] to add to his goal tally.
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