Manchester City vs Crystal Palace betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions & odds

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Manchester City vs Crystal Palace betting tips

This article covers Manchester City vs Crystal Palace betting tips and predictions.

Also included is a thorough Manchester City vs Crystal Palace betting preview.

Note: All odds mentioned in this article are correct at the time of publishing and are subject to change.

Manchester City vs Crystal Palace: Match details

Match: Manchester City vs Crystal Palace

Competition: Premier League

Date: January 17, 2021

Kick-off time: 7:15 pm, January 17, 2021 (UK time)

Stadium: Etihad Stadium

Manchester City vs Crystal Palace betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions & odds

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 23: General view inside the stadium with a close up of the corner flag prior to the Premier League match between Manchester City and AFC Bournemouth at Etihad Stadium on December 23, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Betting prediction: Manchester City 2-0 Crystal Palace

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Manchester City are seeking a fifth consecutive win on Sunday to close the gap on the top two.

Pep Guardiola’s side are currently third and they will be looking to take advantage of any dropped points between Liverpool and United.

Crystal Palace are now three games unbeaten, with their previous outing seeing them hold Arsenal to a goalless draw.

The Gunners’ run of three wins was brought to an end by the Eagles and they will be hoping to also end City’s impressive run of form.

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 31: Kyle Walker of Manchester City celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's first goal during the Premier League match between Sheffield United and Manchester City at Bramall Lane on October 31, 2020 in Sheffield, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 31: Kyle Walker of Manchester City celebrates with teammates after scoring his team’s first goal during the Premier League match between Sheffield United and Manchester City at Bramall Lane on October 31, 2020 in Sheffield, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Manchester City vs Crystal Palace: Recommended bets

Phil Foden to score first. The 20-year-old is quickly announcing himself as one of the Premier League’s hottest young talents this season.

Foden has had to be patient under Guardiola but his chance looks to have finally arrived with the midfielder netting in City’s last two league matches.

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Manchester City vs Crystal Palace betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions & odds

Manchester City’s English midfielder Phil Foden (R) celebrates with teammates after scoring their third goa during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on July 2, 2020. (Photo by LAURENCE GRIFFITHS / POOL / AFP)  

Manchester City vs Crystal Palace: What are the betting odds?

Manchester City vs Crystal Palace – recent form and head to head statistics

Manchester City FC vs Crystal Palace FC form
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Borussia Monchengladbach vs Manchester City FC - 0:2
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Arsenal FC vs Manchester City FC - 0:1
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Everton FC vs Manchester City FC - 1:3
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Manchester City FC vs Tottenham Hotspur FC - 3:0
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Swansea City vs Manchester City FC - 1:3
Latest match form, last 5 games:
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Brighton & Hove Albion FC vs Crystal Palace FC - 1:2
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Crystal Palace FC vs Burnley FC - 0:3
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Leeds United vs Crystal Palace FC - 2:0
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Newcastle United FC vs Crystal Palace FC - 1:2
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Crystal Palace FC vs Wolverhampton Wanderers FC - 1:0
Last 5 games for Manchester City FC
February 24, 2021 UEFA Champions League 20/21 Borussia Monchengladbach 0 - 2 Manchester City FC
February 21, 2021 Premier League 20/21 Arsenal FC 0 - 1 Manchester City FC
February 17, 2021 Premier League 20/21 Everton FC 1 - 3 Manchester City FC
February 13, 2021 Premier League 20/21 Manchester City FC 3 - 0 Tottenham Hotspur FC
February 10, 2021 FA Cup 20/21 Swansea City 1 - 3 Manchester City FC
Last 5 games for Crystal Palace FC
February 22, 2021 Premier League 20/21 Brighton & Hove Albion FC 1 - 2 Crystal Palace FC
February 13, 2021 Premier League 20/21 Crystal Palace FC 0 - 3 Burnley FC
February 8, 2021 Premier League 20/21 Leeds United 2 - 0 Crystal Palace FC
February 2, 2021 Premier League 20/21 Newcastle United FC 1 - 2 Crystal Palace FC
January 30, 2021 Premier League 20/21 Crystal Palace FC 1 - 0 Wolverhampton Wanderers FC
Manchester City FC vs Crystal Palace FC Premier League 20/21 form
Manchester City FC Crystal Palace FC
25 Matches played 25
18 Matches won 9
372 Goal attempts 221
137 Shots on goal 85
122 Shots off goal 76
172 Corner kicks 97
66% Average ball possession 41%
113 Shots blocked 60
28 Cards given 34
290 Free kicks 319
39 Offsides 43
2 Shots on post 4
5 Shots on bar 4
44 Goals by foot 22
6 Goals by head 5
50 Goals scored 29
15 Goals conceded 43
Manchester City FC vs Crystal Palace FC statistics for most recent head to head matches
Manchester City FC Crystal Palace FC
28 Matches 28
14 Home Matches 14
14 Away Matches 14
61 Total Goals 23
2.18 Average Goals Scored 0.82
18 Wins 5
5 Losses 18
5 Draws 5
Last 5 games & match results between Manchester City FC and Crystal Palace FC
January 17, 2021 Premier League 20/21 Manchester City FC 4 - 0 Crystal Palace FC
January 18, 2020 Premier League 19/20 Manchester City FC 2 - 2 Crystal Palace FC
October 19, 2019 Premier League 19/20 Crystal Palace FC 0 - 2 Manchester City FC
April 14, 2019 Premier League 18/19 Crystal Palace FC 1 - 3 Manchester City FC
December 22, 2018 Premier League 18/19 Manchester City FC 2 - 3 Crystal Palace FC


Manchester City vs Crystal Palace: Match preview

Following a slow start, City are finally looking like a side ready to challenge for the title this season.

Guardiola’s side are on a run of four straight wins and sit just four points off leaders Manchester United with a game in hand.

Defensively, they have made huge improvements with Ruben Dias and John Stones forming a strong partnership.

City have conceded just two goals in their last eight league matches and have the best defensive record in the league this season.

Manchester City vs Crystal Palace betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions & odds

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 17: Ruben Dias of Manchester City in action during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal at Etihad Stadium on October 17, 2020 in Manchester, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Palace end Arsenal winning run

Roy Hodgson’s side ended Arsenal’s run of four consecutive wins in all competitions to claim a point at the Emirates.

Palace are now three games unbeaten having drawn with Arsenal and Leicester and defeating Sheffield United.

The Eagles are currently sat 13th in the table with 23 points.

Manchester City vs Crystal Palace betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions & odds

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 19: Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace celebrates scoring their second goal during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Crystal Palace at Old Trafford on September 19, 2020 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Matthew Peters/Manchester United via Getty Images)


Manchester City team news vs Crystal Palace

Manchester City will remain without both Sergio Aguero and Ayermic Laporte.

Aguero is having to self-isolate due to Covid and Laporte is continuing to recover from a thigh injury.

Eric Garcia, Cole Palmer and Adrian Bernabe are all available after recovering from Covid.

Nathan Ake remains sidelined with a muscular injury.

Manchester City vs Crystal Palace betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions & odds

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND – JANUARY 21: Aymeric Laporte of Manchester City looks on as he warms up prior to the Premier League match between Sheffield United and Manchester City at Bramall Lane on January 21, 2020 in Sheffield, United Kingdom. (Photo by Matt McNulty – Manchester City/Manchester City FC via Getty Images)

Crystal Palace team news vs Manchester City

Gary Cahill and Scott Dann both returned from injury against Arsenal, but only made the bench.

Connor Wickham, Jeffrey Schlupp, Mamadou Sakho, Martin Kelly, Wayne Hennessey and Nathan Ferguson all remain sidelined.


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