Manchester City vs Burnley Prediction: City are in good Kompany at the Etihad

 | January 30 24 | 

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City face a Burnley side that is led by Manchester City Legend Vincent Kompany. Burnley however are struggling this season, sitting 19th in the league 5 points away from safety. Kompany must bite the hand that used to feed him and secure all three points and a glimmer of hope in the relegation battle.

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Manchester City vs Burnley Betting Tips

  • 3 Way – Manchester City 1/10
  • Both Teams to Score – No 57/100
  • Total Goals – Over 4,5 37/20
  • Anytime Goal Scorer – Erling Haaland 11/25

3 Way – Manchester City 1/10

Manchester City are currently in the chase for first position in the league. They have a game in hand and a 5-point gap between themselves and the log leaders Liverpool. City have been flawless in their pursuit for top spot. They have a 100%-win record in their last 7 matches, they have no losses in their last 10 matches, and they have not lost to Burnley in their last 17 meetings. City have managed a clean sheet in 8 out of their last 8 meetings against Burnley.

It has been difficult for Burnley in recent fixtures, they have faced Liverpool, Aston Villa, Tottenham Hotspurs and Luton Town resulting in no wins in their last 4 matches. To ask Kompany’s Burnley to salvage this bad run with a win against Manchester City would be a big ask.

The obvious bet ahead of kick off is a Manchester City win 1/10. However, do not write off a team in desperate need of points and fighting for survival. We saw that last weekend when Villareal shocked many football punters including our very own uThisha by taking all three points against Barcelona.  

Both Teams to Score – No 57/100 

History has shown that Burnley struggle to get goals against Manchester City. While Burnley have failed to keep a clean sheet against Manchester City in 17 of their last 17 meetings. Manchester City have not conceded against Burnley in their last 8 games in a row. This trend looks likely to continue. Manchester City being the best attacking side in the league with the most goals scored. Manchester City boast the third best defense in the league with 23 goals conceded in 20 games. Burnley have the second worst attack in the league with 21 goals scored in 21 games and the second worst defense with 42 goals conceded in 21 games. for us Both Teams to score is a No 57/100. This is a game where the second worst defense will take on the second-best attack in the league.

Total Goals – Over 4,5 37/20 

The last time these two teams met at the Etihad in Match of 2023, Manchester City scored 6 goals in that match. They met again at the start of the season in August of 2023, City scored 3 goals making it 9 goals in 2 matches against Burnley. This has been a high scoring fixture for Manchester City. A bold prediction is that this game will goals over 4,5 37/20 

 

Anytime Goal Scorer – Erling Haaland 11/25

Erling Haaland is expected to make his long-awaited return from injury when City take on Burnley. If Kevin De Bruyne’s return is anything to go by, then you can expect Erling Haaland on the score sheet 11/25. His numbers this season have been exceptional as expected. He has 24 goal contributions in 22 appearances. In the league he has 15 appearances and 14 goals and 4 assists. He is efficient, a classic number 9.

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