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Manchester City FC vs. Southampton FC 9/18/21 - Premier League Picks & Predictions

Manchester City FC vs Southampton FC Odds & Info

Game Manchester City FC vs Southampton FC
Date & Time Saturday September 18, 2021, 10:00 AM (EDT)
Location
Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England
Latest odds
MCI -716 O/U 2.5
TV Channel
USA

Manchester City hosts Southampton on Saturday and an English Premier League matchday 5 fixture. Manchester City is fifth in the top-flight English league table at 3-0-1 on 9 points with a goal difference of +10. Manchester City defeated RB Leipzig this week in the Champions League with Riyan Mahrez scoring a brace, three others scored one goal and there was one own-goal by RB Leipzig .

Manchester City has four victories and one loss in its last five matches across all competitions and over that span has scored 17 goals and conceded four. Manchester City’s back line and goalkeeper have three clean sheets in the last four matches. In EPL action, the leading goal scorer for Manchester City is Ferran Torres with two and eight teammates have one apiece. Gabriel Jesus is the leader in assists with three.

Southampton is 14th in the top-flight English league table at 0-3-1 on three points with a goal difference of -2. Southampton has not yet earned a victory in its first four matches and battled to a 0-0 draw at home against West Ham in its most recent EPL fixture. Southampton has scored just four goals in its first four matches in the EPL.

Southampton has one victory, three draws and one loss in its last five matches across all competitions and over that span has scored 12 goals and conceded five. However, eight of those goals scored by Southampton were in one match against Newport County in the Carabao Cup. Adam Armstrong, James Ward-Prowse and Mohammed Elyounoussi each have scored one goal.

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over 2.5

In the last five matches played between these two English Premier League rivals, Manchester City has four victories and Southampton has one. In the most recent outing played on March 10, Manchester City routed Southampton 5-2. The Citizens put up six goals on the board against RB Leipzig this week in the Champions League and have scored 17 goals in the last five matches therefore the play here is OVER. Final Score Prediction, Manchester City wins but our best play is OVER 5-1 

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