Struggling Leeds are most likely in for a tough assignment, when going up against Manchester City on Tuesday at Etihad Stadium. With a string of mediocre performances, at best, it would be astounding to see the former take any point here. Manchester City find themselves as number 1 in the Premier League with 38 points from their initial 16 matches. As number 15, 22 points behind them, we find Leeds following their first 16 rounds of the season.
Top side Manchester City will be hoping to inflict more misery on lowly placed Leeds on Tuesday. The hosts simply should be able to bring far too much to the table for the visitors to have any say at Etihad Stadium.
The Sky Blues head into their next Premier League match, averaging a highly respectable 2.1 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a moderate total of 21 goals, while also conceding 8 goals. That amounts to an average of 0.8 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 4 times.
Leeds travel to their next Premier League match, averaging a lowly 1.1 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a disappointing total of 11 goals, while also conceding 11 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.1 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 3 times. Let's take a look at some betting predictions from the BetFootball team!
Stats and facts for Manchester City and Leeds.
- Manchester City has won the last 6 matches in a row;
- Manchester City has won the last 3 matches in a row at home;
- Manchester City has won in the last 8 of 9 matches;
- Manchester City has won in the last 4 of 5 matches at home.
- Leeds did not win the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
- Leeds scored in the last 10 of 12 matches;
- Leeds conceded in the last 7 of 9 matches;
- Both teams scored in Leeds's last 6 of 8 matches.
Current form — Manchester City v. Leeds
Manchester City mean business
Manchester City are a bit back and forth at the moment, but at least mostly forth, as they beat Watford by 3-1. Following that up proved too difficult, as they lost 2-1 against RB Leipzig, before claiming 3 points in a 1-0 win against Wolves.
Leeds struggling for results
Judging by their last 3 matches, we can expect a bit of everything from Leeds at the moment. Against Crystal Palace, they came out on top in a 1-0 win, before drawing 2-2 against Brentford. Most recently they were left reeling in a 3-2 defeat win against Chelsea.
Judging by the strong performances mentioned in the above, Manchester City seem in with a good shot of another win against Leeds. The bookmakers currently settle the price for at home win at 1.14. Should this price be too low, consider adding it to a nice accumulator. Does your betting strategy prefer the long shot, the odds for an away win are 17.00.
Manchester City v. Leeds — fixture history
The last time the two teams faced off against each other, Leeds came away as 1-2 winners. In was a match played at Etihad Stadium back in April 2021 in the Premier League. This time round, betting on Leeds will get you odds 17.00, meaning the bookies predict, they are in with an 6% chance of beating Manchester City. You can get a price of 1.14, should you wish to add Manchester City to your accumulator, if that is your preferred method of betting.
Manchester City enter the match against Leeds with a 2-2-4 record in their previous 8 encounters in the Premier League. This amounts to a 25% winning ratio for Manchester City, with Leeds victorious in 50% of the last 8 encounters.
The past 8 matches between Manchester City and Leeds have largely been entertaining matches. With more than two goals coming out 6 times in these encounters, it is only natural to look for goals on Tuesday.
Current standings in the Premier League
The Premier League standings show that Manchester City and Leeds are 22 points and 14 spots apart at the moment. The Sky Blues will be looking to claim all three points on Tuesday to show, they deserve the position at the fun end of the league table. Despite being outsiders, Leeds will no doubt try to make life difficult for the favourites. There is every reason to be excited to see how this game pans out.
It is difficult to look past Bernardo Silva, when on the search for a marksman. He seems to be on a strong run, as he hit the target 5 times lately for Manchester City. Raphinha has managed to score 3 times in the last half dozen matches for Leeds. It is safe to say that they will both be looking to add to their total here once again.