Manchester City vs Leicester Preview, Latest H2H Record and Betting Tips: Boxing Day, Gameweek 19
Manchester City, under Pep Guardiola, may want to give their fans a present on Boxing Day this year, and beating Leicester would be the ideal way to do so. And Alley Sports brings you the Manchester City vs Leicester Preview, , Latest H2H Record and Betting Tips: Boxing Day, Gameweek 19.
Manchester City vs Leicester Preview
City are on an eight-match winning streak in the league and have won 11 of their past 15 games in all competitions heading into this fixture. Guardiola’s team leads the Premier League table by three points above Liverpool, who are in second position.
Due to COVID-19, Leicester’s two prior league matches were postponed. The Foxes have won four of their previous ten league games, including a 2-0 victory over Newcastle United.
City made sure that City fans spent Christmas Day on top of the Premier League table by thrashing Newcastle 4-1 at St James’ Park. Ruben Dias put City ahead on Tyneside after just five minutes, while Joao Cancelo extended the lead before half-time. Despite being penalised for offside, Riyad Mahrez scored the third and his 50th goal for City, before Raheem Sterling netted from close range to round off a fantastic afternoon for Guardiola’s team against the Toon.
Apart from the Mnachester City vs Leicester Preview, the predicted lineup of the Citizens for the match can be found here along with other key details and information about the game:
Manchester City vs Leicester H2H Record
Manchester City and Leicester City have played against each other 87 times in all. The fixture has predictably been dominated by the Citizens, with Manchester City boasting an impressive 39 wins to Leicester’s 28. Only 20 of the matches have ended in draws.
In Manchester City’s last meeting with the Foxes at the King Power Stadium in September, Bernardo Silva scored the only goal. City dominated the first half in the Midlands, but couldn’t get through before the interval. However, just after the hour mark, Bernardo scored from a tight angle, and that was enough for the reigning champions to secure a crucial three points.
Manchester City H2H record vs Leicester City (last 6 games in all competitions): W-L-W-W-W-W.
Manchester City vs Leicester Betting Tips
At Alley Sport, we have made a comprehensive compilation of the fixture’s betting tips just for you. Betting sites around the country, including OddsChecker, a website that compiles Odds data from the top betting sites in the United Kingdom, put Manchester City for the win at 23/100 for this game, with a win for Leicester at 16/1. A draw, meanwhile, is at 7/1.
Gabriel Jesus, as always is placed as the most likely first goal-scorer by the same website at 5/1, followed by player Raheem Sterling and Phil Foden at 5/1 . James McAtee for Leicester is placed at 33/5.
At 13/2, a 2-0 Manchester City victory at full-time is anticipated, followed by a 3-0 Manchester City victory at 7/1.
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