Manchester City
Manchester City
VS
Chelsea FC
Chelsea FC
England
England
Premier League
15.01.2022
13:30
Ended
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MATCH ABOUT TO START
Etihad Stadium
Manchester

Betting tips & odds comparison 15.01.2022 Manchester City FC - Chelsea FC

Betting Tip for matchday 22 of the 2021/2022 Premier League between Manchester City FC and Chelsea FC. The game will be played at Etihad Stadium (Manchester, England) on 15.01.2022 at 13:30.

All roads will be leading to the Etihad Stadium this Saturday lunchtime as defending champions and table toppers Manchester City welcome their nearest challengers in one of the of the most anticpated matchups this season.

The Citizens have opened up a 10 point gap over the chasing pack and they could well turn put a dagger to the title aspirations of Chelsea and the rest of the other pretenders to the title with a win here.

Bet365 Bonus and Gbets have interesting betting options for this game and we will take a look at a couple of them for today’s betting tips in this preview.

MANCHESTER CITY

Pep Guardiola’s charges have been on a hot streak of 11 straight Premier League wins that has left the rest of the league huffing and puffing as they try to keep pace with them. The last of these wins was a fortuitous one though and Pep admitted as much as they came back from a goal down against Arsenal with an injury time winner to edge them 2-1 in a match that was filled with drama and controversy.

That win coupled with recent stutters from their challengers in their matches saw them create a 10 point cushion atop the standings and they have a chance to create even more separation here.

Man City have been splendid at the Etihad and with this being their first Premier League home match of 2022 here, their expectant fans will be hoping for room service, although it won’t be as smooth sailing as they come up against a Chelsea side that has given them problems in their recent match-ups.

CHELSEA

Chelsea’s title credentials will be put to a serious test when they come up against runaway leaders here at the Etihad. They have stumbled a bit in their recent matches with just win and 4 draws in their last 5 league games, a slump that City took maximum advantage of to open up the massive lead at the top.

Tuchel got the better of Tottenham’s Antonio Conte in their two legged EFL Cup semifinal, winning both games in a 3-0 aggregate victory to book their ticket to the final against either Liverpool or Arsenal. He will be hoping they can carry some momentum from the morale boosting wins into this match.
 
The Blues lost 1-0 to City at Stamford Bridge earlier in the season and they will be confident coming into this match as they had won the previous three straight games against Pep’s men, including a 2-1 win here last season.

POSSIBLE LINEUPS

MANCHESTER CITY

  • Ederson
  • Walker
  • Cancelo
  • Dias
  • Laporte
  • De Bruyne
  • Rodri
  • Gundogan
  • Gabriel Jesus
  • Sterling
  • Silva
  • COACH: Pep Guardiola
  • MISSING PLAYERS: Delap (Foot), Mendy (Suspended), Zinchenko (COVID-19), Foden (COVID-19), Mahrez (AFCON), Stones (Knock)

CHELSEA

  • Arizzabalaga
  • Christensen
  • Silva
  • Rudiger
  • Azpilicueta
  • Hudson-Odoi
  • Kovacic
  • Jorginho
  • Mount
  • Lukaku
  • Werner
  • COACH: Thomas Tuchel
  • MISSING PLAYERS: Chalobah (Thigh injury), Chilwell (Knee injury), Mendy (AFCON), James (Thigh injury)

MANCHESTER CITY VS CHELSEA PREDICTIONS

This will be a classic chess match. Both teams have been in a great run of form. Man City have railed off 7 straight wins while Chelsea are unbeaten in their last 11 games across all competitions (6W, 5D). Both teams have been solid defensively, City leading the league with the fewest goals allowed and Chelsea right up there with them as the third best defensive team. Recent meetings between these teams have been slug fests with 3 of their last 4 H2H ending with 1-0 scorelines. Given the magnitude of this game we do not expect that to change and we are therefore backing Under 2.5 Goals @ 2.05 with Gbets Bonus for our first Premier League prediction.



Again, with so much on the line, we can expect a physical encounter here and the cards market should certainly come into play. There is certainly no love lost between two teams and the element of the title race just spices up their mutual dislike for each other. Bet365 review have both teams to receive 2+ cards priced @ 2.10 and we are rolling with this as our last shout here

Performance

Manchester City
Manchester City
Last games

Manchester City performance of the last 4 home matches

Victories
100%
Over 2.5
50%
Chelsea FC
Chelsea FC
Last games

Chelsea FC performance of the last 6 away matches

Victories
50%
Over 2.5
16%

Current Standing

POS TEAM PTS MP W D L GF GA GD
0
1
Manchester City
Manchester City FC
57 23 18 3 2 55 14 41
0
2
Liverpool FC
Liverpool FC
49 23 14 7 2 58 19 39
0
3
Chelsea FC
Chelsea FC
47 24 13 8 3 48 18 30
0
4
Manchester United
Manchester United FC
39 23 11 6 6 36 30 6
0
5
Tottenham
Tottenham Hotspur
39 23 11 6 6 26 24 2
0
6
Arsenal FC
Arsenal FC
38 23 11 5 7 33 25 8
0
7
West Ham United
West Ham United FC
37 23 11 4 8 41 31 10
0
8
Wolverhampton Wanderers
Wolverhampton Wanderers FC
36 23 10 6 7 19 16 3
0
9
Brighton & Hove Albion
Brighton & Hove Albion FC
32 24 6 14 4 23 23 0
0
10
Leicester City
Leicester City FC
29 23 7 8 8 34 37 -3
0
11
Aston Villa
Aston Villa FC
28 23 8 4 11 28 32 -4
0
12
Southampton FC
Southampton FC
26 23 5 11 7 26 34 -8
0
13
Crystal Palace
Crystal Palace FC
25 23 5 10 8 31 34 -3
0
14
Leeds United
Leeds United FC
24 23 5 9 9 24 40 -16
0
15
Brentford FC
Brentford FC
23 23 6 5 12 26 38 -12
0
16
Everton FC
Everton FC
22 23 5 7 11 24 35 -11
0
17
Newcastle United
Newcastle United FC
17 23 2 11 10 21 43 -22
0
18
Norwich City
Norwich City FC
17 23 4 5 14 13 45 -32
0
19
Burnley FC
Burnley FC
16 22 1 13 8 16 27 -11
0
20
Watford FC
Watford FC
16 22 4 4 14 23 40 -17
Legend
  • Champions League
  • Europa League
  • Abstieg