Burton at MAN City 1/9/19 - Carabao Cup Picks & Predictions
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Burton vs. Manchester City
Soccer: 14:45 EST
Jan. 09, 2019
Latest Odds : MCI -3.25 Total: 4
The other semi-final of the Carabao Cup will be played on Wednesday, when Premier League giants Manchester City will play host to League One side Burton for the first leg. Burton have made a great run in the competition but anything other than a Manchester City qualification from this tie would be a massive upset.
Manchester City are coming into this match after a massive win in the FA Cup over the weekend, where they demolished Championship side Rotherham by 0-7 at home. After that massive win they will now look to do the same against a weaker side, and they should be able to secure their presence in the final fairly easy. Manchester City have won each of their last three matches in all competitions but hadn’t kept a single clean sheet in 11 consecutive matches prior to their win over Rotherham. When it comes to home matches, Manchester City have won 14 of their 16 in all competitions so far.
Burton recorded a really strong away win in their last league match, beating Rochdale by a strong 4-0. They have been in pretty solid form lately, as they are undefeated in their last four (2-0-2) and have lost just once in their last six (3-1-2). Burton are now sitting at the 9th spot of the Championship with 35 points, eight ahead of the relegation zone. They haven’t had much luck on the road so far in all competitions (5-9-3), and have also failed to score in four of their last six.
Free Betting Pick: Over 4 Goals (-106)
Manchester City might have struggled a bit in the Premier League lately but are still within reach of the top spot. They have also had success in other competitions and now have the chance to make a strong push for their first silverware of the season. I will take the Over 4 Goals on this one.