Chelsea v Man City Predictions & Betting Odds – 8th December 2018

Citizens to pass another big test

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Chelsea v Man City Betting Tips – Premier League, 8th December 5.30pm

This will, without question, be the highlight of Saturday’s Premier League action. It will be all eyes on Chelsea to see if they can make a big impact at Stamford Bridge by taking down the Citizens. Beating Pep Guardiola’s men, of course, is much easier said than done as Chelsea found out last season suffering back to back defeats against City. Read our predictions for Chelsea v Man City.

Chelsea v Man City Betting Odds*

Man City 4/5
Draw 11/4
Chelsea 16/5
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on December 4th, 2018 at 7:41 p.m.)

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Chelsea News and Form

The Blues suffered a 2-1 loss at Wolves in midweek after having opened the scoring

On home soil, Chelsea are still unbeaten this season with a W5 D3 record

Chelsea have tallied 17 home goals at an average of over two per game

They have conceded seven at home with a clean sheet in 38% of games at the Bridge

50% of their home games this season have made it to at least four goals

Chelsea have scored at least two goals in three of their last four at home

Chelsea are one point worse off than they were at this stage last season

The Blues have not been trailing at half time on home soil this season (W5 D3)

Four of their home games has seen Chelsea 1-0 up at the break

Their last two home games have ended under 2.5 goals

Chelsea’s last three games against Man City have gone under the goal line

The Blues are on a three-match scoring streak in the top flight

Chelsea have opened the scoring in six of their eight home games this term

Only Man City and Arsenal have scored more league goals than Chelsea have

The Blues have the third-best home record in top flight behind Man City and Liverpool

Extending back to last season the Blues are unbeaten in 11 home games in the EPL

Ruben Loftus-Cheek has scored in back to back league games

Chelsea v Man City Head to Head

Man City took back to back 1-0 EPL wins over Chelsea last season
Man City beat Chelsea 2-0 in the Community Shield in August
Man City are W4 L2 in their last six EPL games against Chelsea
Four of the last six league meetings have gone over 2.5 goals
City have won two of their last three league visits to Stamford Bridge

Man City News and Form

The Citizens banked a 2-1 away win at Watford in midweek

That was their seventh straight Premier League success

The Citizens have actually won eleven of their last thirteen road games in the top flight

Their road form this season is W5 D2 L0

Manchester City have won their last three away games

They have produced at least two goals in each of their last five league games

Manchester City have totalled 15 away goals this season

The reigning champions have shipped just two goals on their travels this term

That’s a clean sheet in 71% of their away games earned

Less than half of Man City’s away games have gone over 2.5 goals

The two away goals they have conceded this season have been in the second half of games

City have opened the scoring in five of their seven away games

The Citizens are on a seven-match scoring streak in the league

They have not been trailing at half time in any of their road games (W5 D2)

City are on a three-match streak against Chelsea of not conceding a goal against the Blues

Sergio Aguero is a doubt and Kevin de Bruyne looks set to miss the contest

Chelsea v Man City Tips & Odds

Man City to win at 4/5 odds
Under 2.5 goals at 13/10
Man City 1-0 correct score at 10/1
* (betting odds taken from bet365 on December 4th, 2018 at 7:38 pm)

Chelsea v Man City Predictions

Man City to win: Chelsea have not had a comfortable time against any of the current top seven this season and we predict that will continue. Manchester City are far more convincing than the Blues are at the moment and will back the away win in the match outright.

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