Crystal Palace v Manchester City Predictions & Betting Odds – 14th April 2019

Eagles can trip up the Citizens

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Crystal Palace v Manchester City Betting Tips – Premier League, 14th April 2.05pm

The Eagles were the first side to beat Manchester City in this season’s Premier League at the Etihad. So they will be a difficult side for the Citizens to go up against at Selhurst Park on the weekend. Manchester City misfired against Spurs in the Champions League in midweek, can they get back to their best to extend their EPL winning streak? Read our predictions for Crystal Palace v Manchester City.

Crystal Palace v Manchester City Betting Odds*

Man City 3/10
Draw 17/4
Crystal Palace 17/2
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on April 11th, 2019 at 3:44 p.m.)

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Crystal Palace News and Form

The Eagles claimed three points last weekend with a 1-0 victory away at Newcastle. That is three wins in their last five Premier League fixtures now that Crystal Palace have earned. Across their last 10 league fixtures, Palace are W5 D2 L3 so have been holding themselves well and it has been more than enough to get themselves free of any relegation worries. In their last home fixture, Crystal Palace earned a 2-0 victory over Huddersfield. That is their only win in their last four league games at home though. The overall home record of Crystal Palace this season in the Premier League is W4 D4 L8.

They have struggled in front of goal on home soil this season, is Palace have come up with 13 goals only in the top flight at Selhurst Park. Just 25% of Crystal Palace’s home games have made it over 2.5 goals. The Eagles though have claimed a clean sheet in 38% of home games which is not a bad return from them. Three of their four home wins recorded this season have been by a two goal margin. Palace have scored in each of their last six home games, as 62% of all of their home goals this season have come up in the second period of fixtures. They have conceded 76% of their home goals in the second half of games as well.

Crystal Palace v Manchester City Head to Head

Palace took a 3-2 win at the Etihad back in December
There was a 0-0 draw in last season’s corresponding fixture
Man City are W2 D1 in their last three visits to Selhurst Park
Both teams have scored in just two of the last seven meetings

 

Key-Facts – Crystal Palace v Manchester City

  • Crystal Palace have won only one of their last four home games
  • Manchester City are on a three match winning streak away from home
  • Manchester City are on an eight match winning streak in the league

 

Manchester City News and Form

Can Manchester City extend their winning streak all the way to the end of the season? If they do that the title will be theirs again. They have won their last eight in a row in the league, claiming victory in each of their last three away from home. Their defence has been rock solid recently with just the one goal conceded in their last seven Premier League games, home and away. Manchester City have claimed a victory in six of their seven away games against sides who are currently sitting in the bottom half of the table. The one exception in that sequence was a loss at Newcastle. The Citizens average 1.9 goals per away game this season and 64% of their away goals have been in the first half of games.

Manchester City are currently on a 16 match scoring streak in the Premier League. In defence, Manchester City have conceded at an average of just 0.6 goals per away game and less than half of their away fixtures have made it over 2.5 goals. There has been a clean sheet for Manchester City and 60% of their away games, and both teams have scored in just 33% of Manchester City’s road fixtures. Only three of Manchester City’s 13 away wins this season have been by a one-goal margin. They have also been leading at the halftime break in 10 of their 15 away games. Of the goals that Manchester City have conceded away from home this season, two-thirds of them have been after the halftime break.

Crystal Palace v Manchester City Tips & Odds

Draw match outright at 17/4
Under 2.5 goals at 13/10
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on April 11th, 2019 at 3:44 p.m.)

Crystal Palace v Manchester City Predictions

Draw: Palace may well be able to get something out of this. Manchester City have looked below their best in their home win over Cardiff last weekend and at Spurs. Palace are a physical side and will give the visitors a good test. Draw.


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