Manchester City v Shakhtar Donetsk Predictions & Betting Odds – 7th November 2018

City to complete double over Ukranians

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Manchester City v Shakhtar Donetsk Betting Tips – Champions League, 7th November 8.00pm

Manchester City procured a fantastic away win over Shakhtar Donetsk on match day three and you can only expect it to be the same way back on home soil against the Ukrainians this week. City are top of Group F by a point over Lyon. Read our predictions for Manchester City v Shakhtar Donetsk.

Manchester City v Shakhtar Donetsk Betting Odds*

Man City 1/8
Draw 8/1
Shakhtar Donetsk 14/1
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on November 4th, 2018 at 2:39 p.m.)

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Manchester City News and Form

The Citizens eased to a big 3-0 win in Kharkiv against Shakhtar on match day three. That leaves City at W2 L1 for their campaign so far in the Champions League.

After losing against Lyon on a match day one at home, the Citizens are actually on a three-match losing streak on home soil now in Europe.

Each of those three losses have been by a 2-1 scoreline as well.

In last season’s group stage comparing through the Citizens won all three of their group stage games, including a 2-0 success against Shakhtar.

A Manchester City 2-0 correct score is at 13/2 odds* (betting odds taken on November 4th 2018 at 10:47 am).

Manchester City have won just three of their last eight games in European action (home and away), but two of those three have been this season.

Manchester City hold a W2 D1 record at home against Ukrainian opposition.

City have not conceded in any of their three previous home games against Ukrainian opposition.

Manchester City to win to nil is at 4/5 odds* (betting odds taken on November 4th 2018 at 10:47 am)

Manchester City v Shakhtar Donetsk Head to Head

The first pairing of these was in last season’s group stage
City and Shakhtar traded home wins on that occasion
City won 2-0 at home
Shakhtar won 2-1 at home

Shakhtar Donetsk News and Form

Shakhtar opened their Champions League campaign this season with back to back 2-2 draws against Hoffenheim and Lyon.

Last season in the Champions League the Ukrainian champions lost three of their four away games, the exception a 2-1 win at Feyenoord

They exited at the round of sixteen last season against Roma.

The Pitmen were on a five-match winning streak on their travels in Europe prior to that (all in the Europa League though).

They have made it out of their group in three of their last five Champions League campaign.

Their form in England has seen them lose six of their seven previous trips there (D1).

The only time they avoided defeat was in a 1-1 craw at Spurs in the 2008/09 UEFA Cup

In their six losses in England, Shakhtar have scored six and conceded 16 goals.

Under 3.5 goals is a good option at even money* (betting odds taken on November 4th 2018 at 10:47 am)

Manchester City v Shakhtar Donetsk Predictions

Manchester City to win: There was absolutely no trouble for City away from home against these opponents. The Citizens just tore them apart easily and we expect another Manchester City to win to nil result to come up.

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