Manchester City vs Watford Preview, Tips and Odds

Manchester City and Watford will meet on Saturday at the Etihad Stadium for their game of round 30 in the Premier League. The Citizens are top of the league with 71 points, just one more than chasers Liverpool. Watford are 8th in the table with 43 points, equal with 7th placed Wolverhampton and eighteen away from the relegation zone.

Manchester City vs Watford Head to Head

Head to HeadLast H2H gameLast H2H gamesLast H2H games home/away
Manchester CityWin11 W/ 2 D/ 0 L6 W/ 1 D/ 0 L
WatfordLoss0 W/ 2 D/ 11 L0 W/ 1 D/ 6 L

Last game between the teams: 04.12.2018 Watford – Manchester City 1:2; Abdoulaye Doucoure 85′; Leroy Sane 40′, Riyad Mahrez 51′
Last game at this venue: 02.01.2018 Manchester City – Watford 3:1; Raheem Sterling 1′, Christian Kabasele 13′ (own goal), Sergio Aguero 63′; Andre Gray 82′

Worth mentioning: Watford are yet to taste success over Manchester City in this century. The Citizens are on a nine game winning streak against the Hornets with the latest outcome different than a victory for the reigning champions coming over ten years ago and dates back to 2007. All of the four last meetings featured over 2,5 goals, while two witnessed goals at both ends. From the games played at Etihad Stadium, Manchester are almost flawless and have six victories in seven meetings, while conceding just three goals across two games.

Manchester City vs Watford Stats

As of 07.03Last gameLast 10 gamesLast 5 games home/away
Manchester CityWin8 W/ 1 D/ 1 L5 W/ 0 D/ 0 L
WatfordWin6 W/ 2 D/ 2 L2 W/ 1 D/ 2 L

Last game Manchester City: 02.03.2019 Bournemouth – Manchester City 0:1; Riyad Mahrez 55′
Last game Watford: 03.03.2019 Watford – Leicester 2:1; Troy Deeney 5′, Andre Gray 90′; Jamie Vardy 75′
Top performers Manchester City: Sergio Aguero 18 goals 6 assists, Raheem Sterling 12 goals 9 assists, Leroy Sane 8 goals 9 assists.
Top performers Watford: Troy Deeney 8 goals 4 assists, Gerard Deulofeu 6 goals 5 assists, Ricardo Pereyra 6 goals 1 assist.

Last 10 gamesGF : GAOver 2,5 goalsGoal / GoalClean sheets
Manchester City26:6646

Worth mentioning: Manchester City regained top spot last weekend, but have slowed down the tempo a bit. Despite boosting the best attack in the league, the Citizens did not score more than a goal in their last three outings, but also did not conceded any. They are on a eight game winning streak in their home game and have conceded just two goals during that run.
Watford were involved in a high scoring games lately. All of the last three outings featured over 2,5 goals, with two of them going even over 4,5, while none of the previous three games saw more than a goal scored. The Hornets only loss from the last six games came in the visit of the other title contender Liverpool, when Watford were trashed by 5:0. Three of the last five visits produced over 2,5 goals, while the team kept a clean sheet in the other two.

Manchester City vs Watford News

Missing players Manchester City: Fernandinho, Aymeric Laporte, Claudio Bravo and John Stones will miss the game. Kevin De Bruyne and Fabian Delph are doubtful.
Missing players Watford: Kiko Femenia is under question.

Manchester City vs Watford Predictions

Both teams to score & over 2,5 goals – 2.20 @ bet365

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