Football betting preview: Manchester City favourites when Leeds United visits

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Competition: England Premier League
Competition: Sat 10.April
Match begins: 11:30 (UTC)
Venue: Etihad Stadium (55097 seats)

1st position in the Premier League table for Manchester City so far, a good performance. The home supporters hope for more joy as 11th-placed Leeds United visits Etihad Stadium.

Insights:
  • Manchester City have the most scored goals (66) in Premier League
  • Leeds United have the most conceded goals in the first half (31) in Premier League

The hosts City saw competitive action as recent as four days ago, playing in the Champions League. Thankfully the previous game, versus Borussia Dortmund, was also a home game here at Etihad Stadium. The away team is better rested.

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Manchester City form and stats

Manchester City, who have the most scored goals (66) in Premier League, are steadily winning Premier League games and points here at Etihad Stadium. 12 wins, 2 draws and 2 defeats is the summary from 16 games.

Nothing to worry about in defence for City, as their goalkeeper Ederson Santana de Moraes has completely shut out the opponents for 214 minutes in the Premier League.

The Manchester City supporters enjoyed the previous match, watching their team host Borussia Dortmund in Champions League and win 2-1. In the game before, an away victory in the Premier League match versus Leicester City with a 2-0 scoreline.

The home team are expected to win this game about three out of four times, according to the bookmaker odds. When checking the database for City home games with this odds we find ten games with a similar winning chance. Resulting in seven wins, zero draws and three defeats. Looking at the victories, four matches were won by at least two goals.

City are traveling soon after this match as the Champions League match at Borussia Dortmund awaits in four days.

Goals decide football matches and Manchester City are scoring many of them at home; 36 on target from 16 league matches. Manchester City are not conceding a lot of goals here at Etihad Stadium in the league, averaging less than one per game. The total is 13 from 16 matches.

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Leeds United form and stats

The visitors are W7-D0-L8 on the road this term. That's in the Premier League.

Impressive finishing from Jack Harrison secured the home win 2-1 against Sheffield United in their previous game. Prior to that result Leeds United won their away game at Fulham. The scoreline was 2-1.

Leeds are not goal shy away from home in the league, finding the net 26 times in 15 away games so far. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 2 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. The Leeds manager M. Bielsa Caldera has some worries about the defense as 30 goals have been conceded in these travels.

Head 2 Head

This is not the first time this season these parties meet, as the history books show this recent fixture: Leeds United - Manchester City 1-1. Last two meetings between the teams: Manchester City won one, Leeds United won zero and one draw. one game with over 2,5 goals, one match with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

Leeds UnitedP. Bamford
P. Bamford
14 goals
Cityİ. Gündoğan
İ. Gündoğan
12 goals
Manchester CityR. Sterling
R. Sterling
9 goals

Manchester City missing players

Leeds United missing players

Manchester City Leeds United
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
31 16 5 Played P 5 15 30
23 12 4 Won W 1 7 13
5 2 1 Drew D 0 0 3
3 2 0 Lost L 4 8 14
66 36 13 Scored S 6 26 47
21 13 3 Conceded C 15 30 48
97% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 93%
77% 81% 80% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 80% 70%
42% 44% 40% Over 2.5 O 2.5 80% 73% 60%
32% 31% 40% Over 3.5 O 3.5 60% 47% 33%
19% 25% 20% Over 4.5 O 4.5 20% 33% 27%
39% 38% 40% BTTS BTTS 60% 53% 50%
55% 56% 60% Clean Sheets C S 0% 27% 30%
10% 6% 0% Failed to Score F T 40% 20% 27%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.1 0.9 1.6 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.4 1.5 1.5
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
15.1 16 14.8 Shots (avg) S ( 14.4 14.4 14.3
5.7 6.1 6.2 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4.6 5.2 5.3
37% 37% 42% Goal Efficiency G E 26% 33% 29%
Key stats in Premier League this season:
  • Leeds United have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Leeds United have the most conceded goals in the first half (31) in Premier League
  • Leeds United haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.
  • Manchester City have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Manchester City have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Manchester City have the fewest conceded goals (13) at home in Premier League
  • Manchester City have the fewest conceded goals (21) in Premier League
  • Manchester City have the fewest conceded goals in the first half (9) in Premier League
  • Manchester City have the fewest conceded goals in the second half (12) in Premier League
  • Manchester City have the most clean sheets (17) in Premier League
  • Manchester City have the most clean sheets (9) at home in Premier League
  • Manchester City have the most points (38) at home in Premier League
  • Manchester City have the most scored goals (36) at home in Premier League
  • Manchester City have the most scored goals (66) in Premier League
  • Manchester City have the most scored goals in the first half (35) in Premier League
  • Manchester City have the the best goal difference (+23) at home in Premier League
  • Manchester City have the the best goal difference (+45) in Premier League
  • Manchester City haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
  • Manchester City is in the best form (5-0-1)

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Manchester City 31 23 5 3 66 21 16 12 2 2 36 13 15 11 3 1 30 8 45 74
2 Manchester United 30 17 9 4 58 33 15 8 3 4 31 20 15 9 6 0 27 13 25 60
3 Leicester City 30 17 5 8 53 34 15 7 1 7 25 21 15 10 4 1 28 13 19 56
4 West Ham United 30 15 7 8 48 37 15 8 4 3 26 18 15 7 3 5 22 19 11 52
5 Chelsea 30 14 9 7 46 30 15 7 5 3 27 16 15 7 4 4 19 14 16 51
6 Tottenham Hotspur 30 14 7 9 51 32 14 7 3 4 25 14 16 7 4 5 26 18 19 49
7 Liverpool 30 14 7 9 51 36 15 7 2 6 22 18 15 7 5 3 29 18 15 49
8 Everton 29 14 5 10 41 38 15 5 3 7 20 23 14 9 2 3 21 15 3 47
9 Aston Villa 29 13 5 11 42 31 14 6 2 6 23 19 15 7 3 5 19 12 11 44
10 Arsenal 30 12 6 12 40 35 15 6 3 6 18 18 15 6 3 6 22 17 5 42
11 Leeds United 30 13 3 14 47 48 15 6 3 6 21 18 15 7 0 8 26 30 -1 42
12 Crystal Palace 30 10 8 12 32 48 15 5 5 5 15 21 15 5 3 7 17 27 -16 38
13 Southampton 30 10 6 14 39 53 15 6 2 7 21 20 15 4 4 7 18 33 -14 36
14 Wolverhampton Wanderers 30 9 8 13 30 41 15 5 4 6 17 18 15 4 4 7 13 23 -11 35
15 Burnley 30 8 9 13 24 40 15 4 6 5 12 16 15 4 3 8 12 24 -16 33
16 Brighton & Hove Albion 30 7 11 12 33 38 15 2 7 6 16 19 15 5 4 6 17 19 -5 32
17 Newcastle United 30 7 8 15 30 50 15 4 5 6 19 25 15 3 3 9 11 25 -20 29
18 Fulham 31 5 11 15 24 41 16 2 4 10 9 23 15 3 7 5 15 18 -17 26
19 West Bromwich Albion 30 4 9 17 25 59 15 2 5 8 9 33 15 2 4 9 16 26 -34 21
20 Sheffield United 30 4 2 24 17 52 15 3 1 11 10 22 15 1 1 13 7 30 -35 14

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