Game of round two takes place at the Etihad where defending champions Manchester City aim to continue their push for three-in-a-row when taking on Londoners Tottenham. Here are our top Man City v Tottenham betting tips.
A Closer Look
Both sides are respected by bookmakers in the Premier League outright betting as there’s no reason, at this stage, why one of these rivals can’t claim the crown.
Man City enjoys home advantage and has a strong recent record here against Spurs. That’s the reason you’ll find them marked up as favourite with all major betting firms to claim three points. Those looking to support the locals will have to make do with the 2/5 offered by Bet365 as there’s not a lot better at the time of writing. That will make them a popular choice in accumulators, or it could push punters into the specials markets.
Man City Favourites
The handicap betting has Man City -1 goal available at 11/10 – best price when taking advantage of the generosity shown by Bet365 traders. If you’re confident the home side have what it takes to get the job done in front of the live Sky Sports cameras on Saturday evening, that’s a bet worth having. The handicap quote is good enough to back as a single or it’ll do a job in small multiples.
The stats show us The Cityzens beat Spurs twice at this venue last season, once in the league and once in the Champions League, although they were knocked out of the latter on goal difference. Both teams to score in a Man City win catches the eye at a cracking 9/5 with 888sport and that sticks out as the value of this game. Follow our thinking and take Man City to edge an entertaining game at the Etihad.