Manchester City FC vs Arsenal FC Odds & Info
|Game||Manchester City FC vs Arsenal FC|
|Date & Time||Saturday October 17, 2020, 12:30 PM (EDT)|
Etihad Stadium Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England
MCI -278 O/U 2.5
Manchester City hosts Arsenal on Saturday in an English Premier League outing. Manchester City sits in 14th place in the top-flight English League table at 1-1-1 on four points with a -1 goal difference. Manchester City has yet to fire on all cylinders and is coming off a 1-1 draw on the road against Leeds United after defeating Burnley 3-0. Raheem Sterling scored for Manchester City in the draw with Leeds in the 17th minute but City gave up an equalizer in the second half and had to share the spoils.
Manchester City has three wins, one draw and one loss in its last five matches played and has scored 11 goals and allowed eight over that span. In three English Premier League fixtures 6 players for Manchester City have each scored one goal, while four players have each had one assist in a very well-balanced attack for the northern England club.
Arsenal is in fourth place in the top-flight English league table at 3-0-1 on nine points with a +3 goal difference. The Gunners defeated Sheffield United 2-1 prior to the international break and prior to that victory battled to a 0-0 draw with Liverpool in the Carabao Cup. Bukayo Saka and Nicolas Pepe each scored goals for Arsenal in the victory over Sheffield United.
Arsenal has four wins and one loss in its last five matches played and has scored seven goals and allowed seven over that span. The Arsenal back line and goalkeepers have two clean sheets in their last five matches played. The leading goal scorer for Arsenal is Alexandre Lacazette with three and five other players for Arsenal have each scored one goal. Hector Bellerin and Willian each have two assists to lead Arsenal.
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Arsenal defeated Manchester City 2-0 in the last head-to-head meeting in the final of the English FA Cup on July 18th, but prior to that Manchester City had defeated Arsenal in four consecutive matches outscoring the Gunners 11-1 and holding Arsenal scoreless in three of the four fixtures. Manchester City has not quite yet hit on all cylinders to start this season but at home will defeat Arsenal on Saturday, in a bit of revenge for the FA Cup loss. Final Score Prediction, Manchester City wins 3-1