Man City vs Burnley Premier League Preview, Predictions & Betting Tips
Man City host Burnley in an English Premier League fixture at Etihad Stadium. The hosts have a solid home record and enough quality to record a comfortable victory aagainst the Clarets.
Man City returned to action with a 3-0 home win against Arsenal on Wednesday. Raheem Sterling, Kevin De Bruyne and Phil Foden were on target in a comfortable victory which was made easier when the Gunners were reduced to 10 men in the 49th minute. City’s form at Etihad Stadium has seen them claim seven wins in their last nine home matches. Pep Guardiola’s men have produced some emphatic results at the Etihad this season claiming a 4-0 victory over Brighton and 8-0 thrashing of Watford. Central defender Eric Garcia suffered a head injury against Arsenal and is doubtful. Expect Pep Guardiola to make changes here with Fernandinho, Rodrigo, Bernardo Silva and Sergio Aguero in line to start.
Burnley are coming off a 1-1 home draw against Tottenham in their previous Premier League fixture. They took an early lead through Chris Wood but were pegged back by Spurs five minutes after the restart. The result ended a run of two straight wins which has lifted the Clarets into the top half of the table. Sean Dyche’s side have been poor on the road having failed to win in 11 of their last 15 away matches in all competitions. Burnley have suffered some heavy defeats in that run, losing 5-0 at Tottenham and 3-0 at Chelsea. Defenders Matt Lowton, Ben Gibson, winger Johann Berg Gudmundsson and striker Ashley Barnes have all had time to recover from injury.
Man City have won 5-0 in their last 2 home matches against Burnley are backed to earn a comfortable 3-0 home win here. Gabriel Jesus scored a brace in the reverse fixture and will be confident of getting on the score sheet if given the chance.
PREDICTION : MAN CITY 3-0 WIN
ACCUMULATOR TIP : MAN CITY OVER 2.5 TEAM GOALS