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Manchester City vs Wolverhampton Preview, Tips and Odds

Reigning champions Manchester City will take on Wolverhampton in the last game of the round of the English Premier League. The Citizens are flying high after defeating Liverpool and recorded two wins in the cup competitions that followed, where they scored impressive 16 goals. Wolverhampton also triumphed in the FA cup, but their opponent in the face of league leaders was much harder to overcome. Raul Jimenez and Raul Neves stepped up when it mattered most and sent their team through the next round. City are second in the standings 4 points behind Liverpool, while the Wolves are 9th, some 13 points above the relegation zone.

Manchester City vs Wolverhampton Head to Head

as of: 10.01.2019
Last H2H gameLast H2H
games since 2000
Last H2H
games home/away
Manchester CityDraw8 W/ 3 D/ 4 L3 W/ 2 D/ 0 L
WolverhamptonDraw4 W/ 3 D/ 8 L0 W/ 2 D/ 3 L

Worth mentioning: Manchester City are undefeated in the last 6 meetings, with Wolverhampton last victorious back in 2010. The last two meetings between the teams ended in draws, (the Blues won one of the games after penalties).

Last game between the teams: 25.08.2018 Wolverhampton – Manchester City 1:1; Willy Boly 57’; Aymeric Laporte 69’.
Last game at this venue: 24.10.2017 Manchester City – Wolverhampton 0:0; Manchester City won 4:1 on penalties

Manchester City vs Wolverhampton Stats

as of: 10.01.2019
Last gameLast 10
Last 5 games home/away
Manchester CityWin6 W/ 1 D/ 3 L4 W/ 0 D/ 1 L
WolverhamptonWin5 W/ 1 D/ 4 L2 W/ 2 D/ 1 L

Last game Manchester City: Manchester City – Burton 9:0; Kevin De Bruyne 5′, Gabriel Jesus 30′, 34′, 57′, 65′, Oleksandr Zinchenko 37′, Phil Foden 62′, Kyle Walker 70′, Riad Mahrez 83′
Last game Wolverhampton: 07.01.2019 Wolverhampton – Liverpool 2:1; Raul Jimenez 38’, Ruben Neves 56’; Divock Origi 51’

Top performers Manchester City: Sergio Aguero 10 goals 5 assists, Raheem Sterling 9 goals 7 assists,Leroy Sane 7 goals 7 assists.
Top performers Wolverhampton: Raul Jimenez 6 goals 4 assists, Matt Doherty 3 goals 4 assists, Ivan Cavaliero 3 goals 1 assist.

Last 10 gamesScored:concededOver 2,5 goalsBoth teams scoringClean sheets
Manchester City29:10872

As you can see in the table above, the defence is not Wolverhampton’s strongest side and they have kept a single clean sheet in the last 10 games. City are not much better in this fragment, with 2 clean sheets, which were achieved in the last games against lowly sides like Rotherham and Burton. Pep Guardiola side has the best attack and the 3rd best defence in the league.

Manchester City vs Wolverhampton News

Missing players Manchester City: Claudio Bravo and Benjamin Mendy.
Missing players Wolverhampton: All players are available for selection.

Manchester City vs Wolverhampton Predictions

Both teams to score & over 2,5 goals
Manchester City to win -1 handicap