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Manchester City vs Crystal Palace Prediction & Betting Tips

Manchester City vs Crystal Palace Prediction & Betting Tips
MCFC W W W W W Manchester City
VS 17 Jan 2021
Crystal Palace CPFC D L W D L
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Match Information

 Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England

Non-Tournament Matches English Premier League
  • Key Stat

    Key Stat: Manchester City have won their last seven consecutive matches, and are unbeaten in their last 14 in total.

  • Expert Verdict

    Expert Verdict: Manchester City won ugly against Brighton last time out to continue their winning streak, but it is another tick in the box as they look for more consistent winning form. They now welcome an out-of-form Crystal Palace team to the Etihad and should be getting three more points.

Manchester City

Our prediction

Manchester City

In-form Manchester City welcome Roy Hodgson’s Crystal Palace to the Etihad Stadium as Pep Guardiola’s side look to close the gap to the top of the table, and take advantage of Liverpool and Manchester United facing each other. The game takes place on Sunday January 16 and the live action starts at 19:15 local time.

Manchester City Manchester City Team News, Updates and Facts

Manchester City Predicted Starting Line-up

Expected Line-up: 4-3-3


Manchester City likely XI

  • Goalkeeper:Ederson

  • Defenders:Kyle Walker, John Stones, Ruben Dias, Joao Cancelo

  • Midfielders:Kevin de Bruyne, Rodri, Ilkay Gundogan

  • Forwards:Raheem Sterling, Gabriel Jesus, Phil Foden

Crystal PalaceCrystal Palace Team News, Updates and Facts

Crystal Palace Predicted Starting Line-up

Expected Line-up: 4-4-2

Crystal Palace likely XI

  • Goalkeeper:Vicente Guaita

  • Defenders:Joel Ward, James Tomkins, Cheikh Kouyate, Tyrick Mitchell

  • Midfielders:Andros Townsend, James McArthur, Luka Milivojevic, Eberechi Eze

  • Forwards:Wilfried Zaha, Christian Benteke

Manchester City vs Crystal Palace Head-to-Head Stats

Crystal Palace have actually avoided defeat in each of their last two visits to the Etihad – winning 3-2 in December 2018 and drawing 2-2 in January last year. City did win twice at Selhurst Park in between, however. In last season’s most recent meeting – almost exactly a year ago – Sergio Aguero scored two late goals to turn the match around after Cenk Tosun’s opener but an even later Fernandinho own goal meant City had to settle for a point. Here are the results of their last five matches:

Jan 18, 2020: Manchester City 2-2 Crystal Palace
Oct 19, 2019: Crystal Palace 0-2 Manchester City
Apr 14, 2019: Crystal Palace 1-3 Manchester City
Dec 22, 2018: Manchester City 2-3 Crystal Palace
Dec 31, 2017: Crystal Palace 0-0 Manchester City

Manchester City vs Crystal Palace Recommended bets with odds

Manchester City are favourites to win at home to Crystal Palace, and can be backed at 1/6 with 888sport, Betway and 10Bet.

After scoring just one against Brighton last time out, this is a chance for City to bounce back to goalscoring ways too and over 2.5 goals will return 8/15 with Bet365.

Phil Foden scored last time out and he is 13/10 with 888sport and Bet365 to score at any time.

Manchester City vs Crystal Palace Prediction

Manchester City are in winning form and, after a narrow win last time out, their attacking stars will be keen to get back among the goals this time.

Correct score prediction: Manchester City 4-0 Crystal Palace

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