Manchester City vs Tottenham Odds – Saturday 21st January 2017 – 17:30 – BT Sport 1
Man City are 11/10 with the draw at 5/2 and Tottenham are 23/10
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Manchester City welcome Tottenham to the Etihad in the late kickoff, with Manchester City in desperate need of a win.
Guardiola’s side come into this match on the back of a 4-0 defeat, against Everton in the Premier League.
Romelu Lukaku (34) was the man again and opened the scoring for Everton, with the Belgian in excellent form this season and a key man for the Toffees.
Kevin Mirallas (47) gave the hosts an electric start in the second half, with the Toffees pouncing on more defensive errors from City.
Local lad Tom Davies (79) netted a deserved third for the hosts, with new signing Ademola Lookman completing an emphatic debut with a fourth.
Despite the controversy of recent weeks, Guardiola’s side appear to have taken a backwards step, with this recent defeat a huge setback.
That is their second defeat on Merseyside this season, with City losing 1-0 against Liverpool in a much closer encounter.
Same Again For Pep
The match against Tottenham sees Manchester City emerge as favourites, despite their inconsistent from.
A win will keep the pressure on the sides above them, but City’s record against the top sides has been ordinary this season.
Pep will be looking for City to improve their poor record against Tottenham, they have failed to win any of the last three meetings.
Can Spurs Go One Better?
Spurs come into this match in great form, having secured seven successive wins, the last a 4-0 win against bogey side West Brom.
Harry Kane scored a hat-trick to give Tottenham a rampant victory, against a side that they generally struggle to beat.
The England striker scored in the 12th minute to open the scoring and then returned for a second half brace (77, 82) to complete his treble.
Gareth McAuley completed a miserable afternoon for the Baggies, scoring an own goal (26) that doubled Spurs advantage.
Tottenham Looking For Run
Pochettino will be wanting his side to continue that winning form, as they look to go one better and win the Premier League this season.
Tottenham have closed the gap to the leaders Chelsea, with Spurs now seven points behind but their winning form must continue.
Spurs will have been delighted to end Chelsea’s winning streak, they need to keep Dele Alli and Harry Kane fit for the remainder of the season.
Tottenham have had an excellent festive and New Year period so far, winning all of their games during a tough run of games.
Despite their excellent form, Tottenham come into this match as underdogs, with City exceptional at home.
This will be a tough fixture for Mauricio Pochettino’s side, with City smarting after a tough defeat against Everton last weekend.
Tottenham will be looking to continue their incredible form against Manchester City, they have won 52, drawn 30 and lost 50 of their 132 meetings.
Both teams are 4/7 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Manchester City are Sergio Aguero at 7/2 with Kelechi Iheanacho at 11/2. For Tottenham, Harry Kane is at 9/2 with Dele Alli at 6/1.
The last time that these two sides met Tottenham won 2-0 and the odds of the same result are 18/1.
Manchester City vs Tottenham Odds
Tip 1 – Aguero to score first @ 7/2
Tip 2 – Man City to win 2-1 @ 15/2