Chelsea vs Manchester City Expert Match Predictions and Odds
Chelsea and Manchester CityBoth team are all set to face off at Stamford Bridge for the first time this Premier League season in December. Both teams have had a phenomenal run in the league so far.
Their last meeting was at the FA Community Shield, where Manchester City beat Chelsea 2 - 0.
This was Sarri's first and second loss since taking charge of the Blues. Since then, Chelsea has been on quite the roll. They didn't concede a defeat for 18 matches in all competitions. The has a 12 game unbeaten streak in the Premier League, until their recent match against the Tottenham Hotspurs, where they lost 3 -1.
The Blues, this Premier League season, so far have won 8, drawn 4 and lost 1 out of their 13 matches, in which they've scored 28 goals and conceded 11, with 6 clean sheets. With 28 points, they're currently 4th on the table, 7 points behind City.
Manchester City, the current title holders, have had an extraordinary season so far. With 35 points out of a possible 39, they're comfortably on top of the table, a position they were in since the beginning of the season. Out of their 13 games, they've won 11 and drawn 2. Out of all those matches, they've only conceded 5 goals, scored 40 and have managed 8 clean sheets. Last season, they have a 30-match unbeaten run, which was thwarted in a dramatic match against Liverpool. The team is probably hoping that they will able to emulate their form this time around.
According to reports, Chelsea's manager Maurizio Sarri admitted that City is the stronger team of the two, and this might just be the case. As of now, all odds are in favor of Manchester winning.
According to SportsPrediction Live Odds, current odds as per writing this article are
- Chelsea to win - 3.4
- Draw - 3.3
- Manchester City to win - 1.77
According to Betfame Live Odds, current odds as per writing this article are
- Chelsea to win - 4.89
- Draw - 3.99
- Manchester City to win - 1.76