Manchester City FC vs Chelsea FC Odds & Info
|Game||Manchester City FC vs Chelsea FC|
|Date & Time||Saturday January 15, 2022, 7:30 AM (EST)|
Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England
MCI -149 ; O/U 2.5
First hosts second on Saturday when Manchester City plays host to Chelsea in an English Premier League fixture. Manchester City sits atop the Top Flight English league table at 17-2-2 with 53 points and a goal difference of +40. Manchester City defeated Swindon Town 4-1 in an English FA Cup third round match last Saturday. City defeated Arsenal 2-1 on the road in its most recent EPL fixture.
Manchester City has won each of its last five matches across all competitions and over that span has scored 17 goals and conceded five. Bernardo Silva and Raheem Sterling are the leading goal scorers for Manchester City with seven apiece, while Riyad Mahrez has scored six. Gabriel Jesus is the leader in assists with seven.
Chelsea is second in the Top Flight English league table at 12-7-2 on 43 points with a goal difference of +29. Chelsea defeated Tottenham 1-0 in the second leg of their English Carabao Cup tie 2-1 and advanced on 3-0 aggregate. Chelsea battled to a 2-2 draw at home with Liverpool in its most recent English Premier League fixture.
Chelsea has three wins and two draws in it's last five matches across all competitions and over that span has scored 11 goals and conceded four. Chelsea’s back line and goalkeeper have two clean sheets in the last five matches played. Mason Mount is the leading goal scorer for Chelsea with seven and Jorginho is second with six. Reece James, Mateo Kovacic and Mount are the leaders in assists with five each.
Free Soccer Pick:
In the last five matches played head to head between these two English Premier League rivals, Manchester City has won two and Chelsea has won three. The advantage here goes to Chelsea as the Blues have won each of the last two matches on Manchester City's home pitch. Chelsea is inching back near the top of the EPL table after falling to fourth and will keep the Manchester City attack in check. Final Score Prediction, Chelsea wins 3-2.