Manchester City looks to keep rolling when they visit Leicester City in a very intriguing Premier League contest on Saturday. Leicester City is coming off a 2-1 road win against Norwich City on August 28 while Manchester City beat Arsenal 5-0 at home on August 28. Leicester City is in ninth place in the Premier League standings with six points in three games while Manchester City is in seventh place, also with six points in three games but they have a better goal differential.
The player to watch in this game is Jack Grealish. On September 2 he made his first appearance for England since his move to Manchester City from Aston Villa and he didn’t disappoint, particularly in the second half, as he managed an assist in the 4-0 win against Hungary. Grealish has looked good with Manchester City so far and he can create many scoring opportunities for Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus, giving an edge to Manchester City. Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.
Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Leicester City: 5.80
• Manchester City: 1.54
• Draw: 4.30
• Leicester City: +1: 1.92
• Manchester City: -1: 2.01
• Over 2.5, 3: 1.98
• Under 2.5, 3: 1.92
Key Points to Consider
Last 3: Leicester City, coming off a 2-1 road win against Norwich City on August 28, have 2 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws in their last 3 Premier League games. Manchester City, coming off a 5-0 home win against Arsenal on August 28, have 2 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws in their last 3 Premier League games.
Momentum: Manchester City has been on an upward trend — with 2 straight wins in the Premier League.
Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in Premier League action on April 3 and Manchester City won 2-0.
For Leicester City, Jamie Vardy has a 23.82 percent chance to score. He averages 0.98 shots overall per sim, 0.58 shots on goal per and 0.27 goals per sim.
For Manchester City, Ilkay Gündogan has a 31.62 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 1 shot overall per sim, 0.55 shots on goal per and 0.39 goals per sim.
Three-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on the Under in this one. Average score in simulations is Manchester City 1.79 to Leicester City 0.79.