Huddersfield vs Manchester City Betting Preview, FA Cup Betting Tips

Huddersfield vs Manchester City Odds – Saturday 18th February 2017 – 15:00

Huddersfield are 11/2 with the draw at 18/5 and Man City are 4/9

Betting tips and match preview | FA Cup

Huddersfield welcome Manchester City to the John Smith Stadium in the 5th round of the FA Cup, with both sides enjoying excellent recent results.

David Wagner’s side come into this match on exceptional form, having register a second successive 2-1 win against QPR.

Izzy Brown (26) opened the scoring for Huddersfield at Loftus Road, with Wagner’s side enjoying a fast start.

Nakhi Wells (36) doubled their advantage ten minutes later, with Ian Holloway’s side 2-0 down at home.

Luke Freeman (60) added some respectability to the scoreline, with his first goal for the Rangers.

It was another excellent result for Huddersfield though, ensuring they registered five successive wins in the Championship.

Third Place

The West Yorkshire outfit come into this match in excellent recent form, they are third in the Championship after that run.

They will be looking to continue their excellent cup form this season, beating fellow Yorkshire side Rochdale 4-0 in the fourth round.

Wagner’s men will be looking to continue their FA Cup run, with the play-offs looking their most likely result in the Championship.

Huddersfield Underdogs

Despite their excellent recent form the home side find themselves as underdogs, with City the heavy favourites.

A win will be their fifth win in seven matches in all competitions, and of course progression to the next round.

David Wagner’s men will be looking to register their 19th win over Manchester City, in 56 meetings they have the edge.

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Guardiola’s side come into this match on the back of a 2-0 win against Bournemouth, their fourth successive win.

Raheem Sterling (29) opened the scoring for City, with the visitors making an excellent start.

The match did open up, with Bournemouth enjoying a few chances on the break but failing to capitalise.

T Mings (69) continued his wretched start at Bournemouth with another own goal, the defender due some good luck.

In truth Manchester City were by far the better side, Guardiola will be delighted with another excellent performance.

City In Great Form

City have been in great form of late, and they are now unbeaten in their last four matches.

Guardiola’s men will be wanting to secure a top four position as the minimum, they are 10 points behind Chelsea.

This competition signifies a real chance of silverware for City and Guardiola, in a season where the Premier League has gone this should be a priority for Pep.

City progressed to this stage after hammering Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park, with a 3-0 scoreline a fortnight ago.

Same Again For Pep

The match against Huddersfield sees Manchester City emerge as favourites, with their excellent form finding favour with the bookies.

A win will mean they have won five of their last seven matches, they will be looking to secure silverware.

Pep will be looking for City to better their overall record against Huddersfield, with City winning 14, drawing 24 and losing 18 of their 56 meetings.

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Both teams are 8/11 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Huddersfield are Elias Kachunga and Nahki Wells at 15/2 with Isaiah Brown and Collin Quaner at 10/1. For Manchester City, Sergio Aguero is at 11/4 with Kelechi Iheanacho at 7/2.

The last time that these two sides met they drew 1-1 and the odds of the same result are 15/2.

Huddersfield vs Manchester City Odds

Tip 1 – Iheanacho to score first @ 7/2

Tip 2 – Manchester City to win 2-1 @ 7/1