Manchester City v Watford Predictions & Betting Odds – 9th March 2019

Citizens to continue strong home form

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Manchester City v Watford Betting Tips – Premier League, 9th March 5.30pm

With Liverpool not playing until Sunday, Manchester City have the chance to put some big pressure on their title rivals with three points in this one. That would leave City four points clear at the top on Saturday night. Watford have a bit of form behind them in the league but have found the going tough against City recently. Read our predictions for Manchester City v Watford.

Manchester City v Watford Betting Odds*

Man City 1/7
Draw 13/2
Watford 16/1
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on 7th March 2019 at 6:07 p.m.)

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Manchester City News and Form

The Citizens are on a five-match winning streak in the Premier League. They collected a 1-0 win at Bournemouth last weekend, which was their second successive victory by that scoreline. That was their fourth clean sheet on the bounce though, home and away. Manchester City have won seven of their last eight played and this season now have a W14 L1 record in their fifteen home games. As seen in their last two games against West Ham and Bournemouth, at this stage of the season it’s just finding a way to get results sometimes.

The Citizens have made it to 50 home goals this season which is an average of 3.3 goals per home games. They have conceded just the 11 at the Etihad 60% of their home fixtures have made it over 3.5 goals and City have collected a clean sheet in 40% of home games. They have three in their last four home games. Sergio Aguero has seven goals in his last three home games. Just three of their fourteen home successes this season in the EPL have been by a margin of only one goal.

Manchester City v Watford Head to Head

Man City earned a 2-1 win at Vicarage Road back in December
The Citizens are on a nine-match winning streak against Watford
The Hornets have scored one goal in their four previous EPL visits to Man City
Watford have scored just three goals in their last seven against Man City, home and away

 

Key-Facts – Manchester City v Watford

  • Manchester City have won 7 of their last 8 EPL games
  • City have scored 50 home goals so far this season
  • Watched have lost 7 of 8 games aginast top-six sides this season

 

Watford News and Form

The Hornets got a late win against Leicester on the weekend to make it three wins in their last four league outings. So they have a bit of form behind them. Watford have only suffered two defeats in their last ten league fixtures. Their away from stands at W5 D5 L5 and they have averaged 1.5 goals per road game. They had a bad day at the office in their last away game though as they suffered a 5-0 hammering at Anfield against Liverpool.

Their last two league away defeats have both been against top three sides actually. Home and away, in their eight games this season against the current top six, Watford have returned a W1 L7 record so they really have had their struggles against the better teams. The Hornets have taken a clean sheet in just 20% of their away games for the season. Each to their last three league outings played, home and away, have ended up over 2.5 goals. They are seven points better off than they were at this stage of last season’s campaign.

Manchester City v Watford Tips & Odds

Man City to win to nil at 10/11
Sergio Aguero first goalscorer at 13/5
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on 7th March 2019 at 6:07 p.m.)

Manchester City v Watford Predictions

Manchester City to win: The Citizens are likely to put three points on the board here. They have produced some strong results against Watford recently and that should continue. Man City to win to nil has appeal.


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