Manchester City vs Swansea Odds – Sunday 5th February 2017 – 13:30 – Sky Sports 1
Man City are 2/9 with the draw at 11/2 and Swansea are 11/1
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Manchester City welcome Swansea to the Etihad in the Premier League, with both sides looking to build on their excellent wins.
Guardiola’s side come into this match on the back of a 4-0 win against West Ham, their second emphatic win at the London Stadium.
Kevin de Bruyne (17) opened the scoring for City, with the visitors making an excellent start.
David Silva (21) and new signing Gabriel Jesus (39) scored a further two goals, making it 3-0 going into the break.
Yaya Toure (67) converted a fourth from the penalty spot, midway through the second half.
City In Great Form
City have been in mixed form of late, although they are now unbeaten in their last three matches.
Guardiola’s men will be wanting to secure a top four position as the minimum, they are 10 points behind Chelsea.
The defeat against Everton has been City’s most recent blemish, they are level with Liverpool who are in fourth place.
Same Again For Pep
The match against Swansea 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 break into the top four.
Pep will be looking for City to continue their overall record against Swansea, with City winning 11, drawing 2 and losing 3 of their 16 meetings.
Clement Enjoying Great Start
Swansea come into this match on the back of a 2-1 win at home against Southampton, an excellent result for the Swans.
Alfie Mawson (38) opened the scoring for Swansea, ensuring that the hosts went into the break with a 1-0 lead.
Shane Long (57) equalised for the Saints, with Long scoring his second goal in three matches.
Glfyi Sigurdsson (70) scored the winner for Swansea, with Paul Clement’s side securing back to back wins.
That result means that they go into this match on the back of successive wins, City will be a huge challenge.
Swans Seek Triple
Despite a tough start to life for Paul Clement, those two wins will give the Swans great confidence.
They have managed to keep key players such as Sigurdsson and Llorente at the club, this will be crucial in their fight for survival.
The Swans find themselves out of the bottom three still, with that excellent win taking them to 21 points.
Swansea head into this fixture as the underdogs, with Manchester City another level of opponent altogether.
They will be looking to register their seventh win of the season, in the process securing three successive wins.
The Swans will be looking to improve their recent record against Man City, they have lost seven of the last eight meetings.
Both teams are 5/6 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Manchester City are Sergio Aguero at 3/1 with Gabriel Jesus and Kelechi Iheanacho at 7/2. For Swansea, Fernando Llorente is at 13/2 with Gylfi Sigurdsson and Borja Baston at 14/1.
The last time that these two sides met Manchester City won 3-1 and the odds of the same result are 9/1.
Manchester City vs Swansea Odds
Tip 1 – Llorente to score first @ 13/2
Tip 2 – 2-2 draw @ 22/1