Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester City Predictions and Betting analysis

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19 Nov 2020
Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester City Predictions and Betting analysis
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Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester City predictions and betting:

This Saturday, 21st November, Spurs are all set to face a massive challenge when they face Manchester City in what is believed to be a cracker of a contest between two quality sides.

The Spurs are coming off a comfortable victory and haven’t tasted defeat in the league since that first game against Everton. On the other hand, Manchester City’s campaign has been a roller coaster ride so far and are rearing to get back to their top form with a win on Saturday. Overall, the football fans would never wish to miss out on a big match like this.

Manchester City vs Tottenham Betting and Prediction Summary

Manchester City vs Tottenham Hotspurs : Where to Watch and Team Updates

In the UK, the game is available to watch on Sky Sports, while fans living overseas should check out the Global TV listings.

Pep Gurdilo to provide updates about the team for upcoming match on Friday, 20th November. 

Tottenham is set to be without star defender Matt Doherty who has tested positive for Coronavirus. 

Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester City predictions and betting : Recent form

The 2020 season has looked brighter for Spurs given the way they have performed in the initial games of the season. Their season was off to a shocker against Everton when they lost 1-0 but came back strong with a 5-2 victory against Southampton.

But their biggest win came against Manchester United when they dominated and thrashed the home team with 6 goals. They had a tough game against West Ham where they were forced to draw but came back to winning ways against Burnley following it up with an important win against Brighton.

They extended their unbeaten run with 1-0 victory against West Brom last week. They are currently 2nd in the points table and a win on Saturday might just help them reach the top position. 

Manchester City who were the runners up in the premier league last season got off to a good start this season with a win against Wolves but got hammered against Leicester City with a 5-2 margin.

They were held to a draw against Leeds, but a win against Arsenal boosted their confidence. In a tough game against Liverpool, they had to settle for a draw after posing a formidable challenge against the defending champions.

They are currently in 10th place with just 3 wins in 7 games and needs to start winning games on the trot to get back to the top of the table. They have scored 12 goals in the last 6 outings.

Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester City predictions and betting : H2H and History

Matches: 45:  Manchester City: 17  Spurs: 21   Draw: 7

Last 5 games: Manchester City – 2, Spurs – 2, Draw - 1  

Recent Meeting: Spurs won against City with a 2-0 margin in a premier league fixture at Tottenham Hotspur stadium.

Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester City predictions and betting: Offensive and defensive stats

The Manchester City will field a 4-2-3-1 formation against the reds whereas the hosts would go in with a 4-2-3-1 combination to stop their rivals.

The Manchester City attack looks quite lethal with Gabriel Jesus, Raheem Sterling and Torres in the line-up. Jesus has 8 goals and in 11 appearances and has 82.2% passing rate. He also created 0.7 key passes and is a good dribbler with 1 dribble per game.

Raheem Sterling has also been a prime player for them who has a fine finishing touch and provides a lot of crucial passes. He has netted on 7 occasions along with 2 assists in 14 outings so far. He has so far provided with 1.8 shots on target, 1.2 key passes and 2.7 dribbles per match.

Ferran Torres has 6 goals and an assist from the start of this season along with creating 1.9 shots on target per game.  The forward will be assisted by one of the best midfielders Kevin De Bruyne who takes the attack to the opposition.

For Spurs, Harry Kane has been a key figure who was their top scorer last season. Despite being criticized for his inconsistency, the English player is having one of the best seasons with 7 goals and 8 assists in 8 appearances for the side with 73.3% pass success. He also enjoys 4.3 shots per game and provides about 1.6 key passes per game.

He will be accompanied by Son Hueng-Min who is on a roll with 16 goals and 3 assists in 25 matches. The Korean forward is exceptional in the air and accounts for 2 shots, 2 key passes and 0.6 dribble per game.

Lucas Moura has been of great support to the team who has 74.3% success in passes, 1.1 shots per game and has won 0.9 aerial duels per match in addition to 3 goals and an assist.

The Spurs seems to have tightened their defense after conceding too many goals in the initial games. The Belgium defender Alderweireld skills include blocking the ball and clearing any chance. He enjoys 86.5% success in passes and has at least 1.7 tackles per game along with 0.5 interceptions and 3 clears.

He will be supported by Eric Dier who is a very good blocker and can counter attack. He has 87.9% success while passing and is great in aerial duels winning 3 per match along with 3.9 clears and 1 interception per game.

Doherty and Davies who usually play the left and the right center back will have to make sure that they support the other two by clearing getting rid of the balls and not letting the opposition get to the penalty box.

The Man City defense would be pushing themselves to have a clean sheet against the underdogs on Saturday. Kyle Walker will be a key defender in stopping the Spurs attack in the absence of Mindy. He is an excellent passer and a set piece threat who has 89.2% pass success along with 1.6 tackles, 0.9 interception and 1.8 clears in 16 outings.

Ruben Dias is a quality defender who controls the possession and gives some amazing crosses. He has so far provided with 1.2 tackles, 3.5 clears and 0.2 blocks in addition to 92.9% passing rate.

Aymeric Laporte is another quality defender in the team who has 88.3% pass accuracy and has won 2.3 duels per won.

Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester City predictions and betting analysis:

The clash between Spurs and Manchester City is scheduled to be held in the Tottenham Hotspur stadium on 21th November at 5.30 pm local time. Despite being the second favorites, Spurs have a good season so far with five wins.

On the other hand, City seems to have the upper hand given that they are playing at home and the odds are clearly in favor of them.

FCTables have gone on to predict City to win on Sunday with a 52% chance. The current table toppers Liverpool have 23% chance to grab an important victory.

Oddschecker known for giving the best odds have heavily backed City to do well with the Spurs needing a good effort to overturn this battle according to the platform. FiveThirtyEight City has 53% chance whereas home team are far behind with a 24% chance.

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