Premier League: Manchester City vs Middlesbrough

Manchester City vs Middlesbrough Betting Tip and Predictions. In the Round 11 of Premier League, Manchester City host Middlesbrough at Etihad. Read below betting preview, betting tips, useful info and betting predictions for the match between Manchester City vs Middlesbrough.


Manchester City started this season in Premier League very good and after 10 rounds they are standing at the 1st position. They made an amazing start, but after that they were in a crises and failed to win in the 6 matches in all competitions. Home side have improved their performance and won two matches in a row. First they smashed West Brom 0-4 last week in Premier League, while four days ago Manchester City beat Barcelona 3-1 in the UEFA Champions League. Their confidence is on the high level and they are looking for another three points against new promoted team, Middlesbrough. Sergio Aguero has finally woke up and scored two goals last week, so everyone in the club expect that he will explode in the next period. Newcomer Gundogan has finally got the real chance and he used it on the right way and scored 4 goals in the last two games. Kevin de Bruyne has recovered from an injury and hit the net against Barcelona, so home side could make magnificent results in the next period.

Middlesbrough promoted in Premier League last season and their main goal is to avoid relegation and stay in the best football league in England. They are currently stand at the 15th position with 3 points more than the first team in the relegation zone, but there are many matches left until the end of the season, so everything is possible. The match against Manchester City probably is not the best moment to count on points, but they have nothing to lose and will be more than happy if they manage to avoid defeat. They are unbeaten in the last two league games and they will try to do their best in order to get back home with one point. Two weeks ago Middlesbrough have managed to take an important point against Arsenal in the goalless draw, while last week they beat Bournemouth 2-0 and it was their second match in a row in which they didn’t concede a single goal and made clean sheet. Interesting fact is that the last match between Manchester City vs Middlesbrough was played last year at Etihad in the 1/16-finals of FA Cup and visitors beat Man City 0-2.

Team News

Home side welcomes Kevin De Bruyne and Vincent Kompany, who missed the last game against West Brom, while Fernandinho is doubtful. Delph and Sagna are both still out due to injury. On the other side, visitors will be without suspended Gaston Ramirez, while Dani Ayala is doubtful.

Manchester City vs Middlesbrough Predicted Lineups

Manchester City: Bravo, Otamendi, Stones, Kolarov, Zabaleta, Gundogan, Fernando, de Bruyne, Silva, Sterling, Aguero.
Middlesbrough: Valdes, Gibson, Chambers, Friend, Barragan, Clayton, Forshaw, Downing, Leadbitter, Traore, Negredo.

Manchester City vs Middlesbrough Prediction

Home side started to play better and they are big favorites to win this game. Visitors are underdogs and they will play defensively and try to secure their net. I expect very interesting match between Manchester City vs Middlesbrough and believe that home team will not have many problems to take another three points.

Manchester City vs Middlesbrough Betting Tip: Man City -1 Ah @ 1.60 (Bet365)

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