Tottenham v Manchester City Predictions & Betting Odds – 9th April 2019

City can spoil Tottenham's European night in new stadium

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Tottenham v Manchester City Betting Tips – UEFA Champions League, 9th April 8.00pm

Spurs and Manchester City will be meeting for the first time in Europe as they duel in this quarter-final tie. While Manchester City are favourites, they will have their nerves after falling against English opposition last season. Can Tottenham get off to a flying start in their first ever European home game in their new stadium? Read our predictions for Tottenham v Manchester City.

Tottenham v Manchester City Betting Odds*

Man City 4/5
Draw 14/5
Spurs 31/10
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on April 7th, 2019 at 4:02 p.m.)

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Tottenham News and Form

After scrapping their way through the group stage (having only taken one point from their opening three games), Spurs exploded into life in the round of sixteen. Tottenham were up against Borussia Dortmund and the Lilywhites produced a 4-0 aggregate success. This will be their first ever European home game at their brand new stadium. This is just their second appearance in the quarterfinals of the Champions League, having made it this far eight years ago. From their two previous European Cup quarter-final ties, Spurs are W1 L1. This will be their fourth European tie against another English sides, and Tottenham are W1 L2 from their three previous such ties.

Spurs took a 3-0 home win over Dortmund in the last round which was their first ever home win in a knockout stage match in the Champions League (D1 L2). In this season’s group, stage Spurs lost at home against Barcelona, before beating PSV and Inter. Their overall record against Manchester City is W60 D35 L61 in all competitions. Spurs have lost each of their last three against the Citizens. In their last fifteen matches in all competitions, Tottenham have just four clean sheets. They have won just two of their last seven in all competitions.

Tottenham v Manchester City Head to Head

Manchester City took a 1-0 league win at Spurs in October
The Citizens are on a three-match winning streak against Spurs
Both teams have scored in five of the last seven meetings
This is their first ever European meeting

 

Key-Facts – Tottenham v Manchester City

  • Tottenham will play their first ever European game in their new stadium
  • City have scored at least two goals in all UCL away games this season
  • Man City have lost all four previous European matches against English sides

 

Manchester City News and Form

The Citizens moved through to the FA Cup final on the weekend, which keeps their hunt for a quadruple alive. In the last round of this season’s Champions League, Manchester pounded Schalke 10-2 on aggregate. City are W1 L1 in their two previous European quarter-final times, beating PSG in 2015/16 and losing against Liverpool last season. They have lost all four of their previous European matches against English sides, scoring just the one goal and conceding seven in that sequence.

Manchester City topped their group in this season’s Champions League with ease and after seeing off Schalke are in the final eight for just the third time. The Citizens have produced their two biggest European victories this season, beating Shakhtar Donetsk 6-0 in the group stage and taking a 7-0 home win over Schalke in the round of sixteen. The Citizens are W7 D1 L5 in their last 13 European fixtures. They are W4 D1 L1 in their last six out on the road. They have netted at least two goals in each of their four away games in this season’s Champions League.

Tottenham v Manchester City Tips & Odds

Under 2.5 goals at 6/5
Manchester City to win at 4/5
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on April 7th, 2019 at 4:02 p.m.)

Tottenham v Manchester City Predictions

Manchester City to win: Lessons will have been learned from their failure against Liverpool last season. Tottenham haven’t quite looked at their best for some time and City will get at them. It may be another tight game between them, but Man City can get the advantage.


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