Watford vs Manchester City Betting Preview, Premier League Betting Tips

Watford vs Manchester City Odds – Sunday 21st May 2017 – 15:00 – Sky Sports 1 

Watford are 9/1 with the draw at 9/2 and Man City are 2/7

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Watford welcome Manchester City to Vicarage Road on the final game of the season, with City looking to consolidate third.

The Hornets come into this match on the back of a 4-3 defeat against Chelsea on the Monday Night Football.

John Terry opened the scoring for Chelsea (22), with the defender scoring in one of his last league appearances from the Blues.

Etienne Capoue (24) equalised for the Hornets just two minutes later, with Terry going from hero to zero.

Cesar Azpilicueta (36) gave Chelsea the lead for the second time in the match, with the Blues leading 2-1.

Michy Batshuayi (49) scored his second goal in as many matches, to give Chelsea a commanding 3-1 lead.

Daryl Janmaat (51) scored a superb solo goal to make it 3-2, before Stefano Okaka (74) made it 3-3 for Watford with 16 minutes to go.

Cesc Fabregas (88) scored the winner with a classy finish, to make it 4-3 to Chelsea in a seven-goal thriller.

Mazzarri Leaving

That result means they continue their poor form, they have lost five of their last six matches.

That defeat leaves Watford in 16th, they have had a poor return under Mazzarri hence why he is leaving.

Mazzarri’s side will be looking to end the season on a high, with a defeat leaving them on a run of six successive defeats.

Home Side Underdogs

Watford come into this match as the underdogs, with their poor recent form proving decisive.

The Hornets will be looking to produce their 12th win of the season, and secure a first win in six matches.

Watford will be looking to better their overall record against City, they have won just four of their fifteen meetings.

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Derby Stalemate

Guardiola’s side come into this match on the back of a 3-1 win against West Bromwich Albion.

Gabriel de Jesus opened the scoring for Manchester City (27), with the young Brazillian enjoying an excellent debut season.

Kevin De Bruyne doubled City’s advantage just two minutes later (29), with a stunning effort from outside the box.

Yaya Toure did his chances of securing another year’s contract no harm with City’s third (57).

Hal Robson-Kanu grabbed a consolation goal for the visitors (87), ensuring City did not get a much-needed clean sheet.

Consistency Needed

Manchester City have been in good form of late, with three successive wins coming into this match.

Guardiola’s men had one primary aim this season, which is to finish in the top four, a point will see them achieve this.

Manchester City are in third place in the league, a win will keep them above Liverpool in third place.

Same Again For Pep

The match against Watford sees Manchester City emerge as favourites, with City’s pedigree informing the bookmakers.

A win will mean they will have registered their 23rd win of the season, this will be enough to achieve European football.

Pep will be looking for City to register their 6th successive win against Watford.

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Both teams are 10/11 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Watford are Troy Deeney at 9/1 with Stefano Okaka at 10/1. For Manchester City, Sergio Aguero is at 11/4 with Gabriel Jesus at 3/1.

The last time that these two sides met Manchester City won 2-0 and the odds of the same result are 11/2.

Watford vs Manchester City Odds

Tip 1 – Jesus to score first @ 3/1

Tip 2 – Man City to win 2-1 @ 8/1