Manchester City looks to get back on track when they host Burnley on Saturday in what should be a very intriguing game. Manchester City is coming off a 2-2 road draw against Liverpool on October 3 while Burnley had a 0-0 home draw against Norwich City on October 2. Manchester City is in third place in the Premier League standings with 14 points in seven games while Burnley is in 18th place with three points in seven games.
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 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)
• Manchester City: 1.13
• Burnley: 20.00
• Draw: 8.60
• Manchester City: -2, -2.5 (1.93)
• Burnley: +2, +2.5 (2.00)
• Over 3.5 (2.04)
• Under 3.5 (1.86)
Key Points to Consider
Last 5: Manchester City, coming off a 2-2 road draw against Liverpool on October 3, have 3 wins, 2 draws and 0 losses in their last 5 Premier League games. Burnley, coming off a 0-0 home draw against Norwich City on October 2, have 3 draws, 2 losses and 0 wins in their last 5 Premier League games.
Momentum: Burnley has been on a downward trend — with 0 wins in their last 5 Premier League games.
Head-to-Head: These two teams last matched up in Premier League action on February 3 and Manchester City won 2-0.
For Manchester City, Phil Foden has a 37.96 percent chance to score. He averages 1.41 shots overall per sim, 1.03 shots on goal per and 0.47 goals per sim.
For Burnley, Chris Wood has a 22.36 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 1.22 shots overall per sim, 0.76 shots on goal per and 0.25 goals per sim.
Manchester City Moneyline.
Three-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on Manchester City. Average score in simulations is Manchester City 2.26 to Burnley 0.65.
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