Manchester City vs A Bournemouth EPL Betting Prediction

EPL Manchester City vs A Bournemouth Prediction 2/24/2024

Manchester City (17-3-5) travel to face off against A Bournemouth (7-10-7) on Saturday, February 24th. This match will be played at Vitality Stadium in Bournemouth. Manchester City is coming off a win in their previous match, while A Bournemouth played to a draw vs. Manchester City. The match is scheduled for 12:30 PM ET.

Manchester City vs A Bournemouth

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Manchester City Is Coming Off A Win

Manchester City hosted Brentford FC in their last match, picking up a 1-0 win. The over/under line going into the match was 3.5 goals, and the payout for a bet on Manchester City was -595.

On offense, Manchester City took a total of 25 shots and 11 shots on goal. The only offensive player to find the net was Erling Haaland, who was also assisted by Julian Alvarez. Haaland was very active, taking six shots and four shots on goal.

Ederson played the entire match and didn’t allow a goal, and he also picked up a clean sheet. Overall, Brentford FC took six shots, two of which were on target. Manchester City’s defenders finished with five blocked shots and nine interceptions.

Manchester City will be on the road to take on A Bournemouth in EPL action. This season, Manchester City has a record of 17-3-5, which has them in 2nd place in the league. Overall, they have been favored in all 25 of their matches, going 17-3-5. After this match, they will return home to take on Manchester United FC on Sunday, March 3rd. Over their last three matches, they have gone 2-0-1.

A Bournemouth Is Coming Off A Draw

In their last match, Bournemouth took on Newcastle United, with the match ending in a 2-2 draw. This match took place on the road for Bournemouth, who was the heavy underdog at +255. The four combined goals surpassed the over/under goal line of 3.5 goals.

Bournemouth’s attack took a total of 12 shots, with seven being on target. They needed these two goals to come back and get the draw after falling behind early. Dominic Solanke and Antoine Semenyo were the two players to score, with Solanke also picking up the assist.

On the defensive end, Bournemouth allowed a total of 17 shots and four corner kicks. Neto finished with four saves on Newcastle United’s five shots on target. As a unit, Bournemouth intercepted nine passes and finished with just one block.

Through 24 matches, A Bournemouth has a record of 7-10-7, sitting in 13th place in the EPL. Overall, they have been slightly better on the road, going 4-6-3 compared to 3-4-4 at home. Over their last four matches, they have gone 0-1-3, including a loss to 12th-ranked Fulham FC. Following this match vs. Manchester City, they will take on Burnley FC on the road on March 3rd. In the EPL standings, they are just one point behind Fulham and three points ahead of Brentford.

Manchester City Offense Breakdown

Manchester City has been the top scoring team in the EPL this season, averaging 2.3 goals per match. However, they have scored less than that in three straight matches. Erling Haaland is the leading scorer in the EPL with 17 goals and also leads Manchester City in shots on goal. Phil Foden is the leader in assists for Manchester City and is 6th in the EPL in that category. He is also 2nd on the team in goals scored.

A Bournemouth Offense Breakdown

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Through 14 matches this season, A Bournemouth has scored 1.4 goals per match, which is 12th in the EPL. They have also averaged 4.6 shots on goal per match, which is 10th in the EPL. They have had fewer corners than their opponents in 33.3% of their matches, which is 5th in the league. Their leading scorer is Dominic Solanke, who has 14 goals this season, which is 3rd in the EPL. He also leads the team in shots on goal, with 27, which is 8th in the league. Marcus Tavernier is the team’s leader in assists, with 4, and he is also 4th on the team in goals scored.

Manchester City Defense Breakdown

Manchester City’s defense is currently 3rd in the EPL, allowing just 1.0 goal per match. They are also 1st in blocked shots, but 20th in interceptions. Keeper Ederson is 3rd in the EPL with 7 clean sheets. Over their last three matches, they have given up just one goal, and that came against Chelsea, who is 8th in scoring. Overall, they have given up just 1 goal in their last three matches, and they have a favorable matchup against Bournemouth, who is 12th in scoring.

A Bournemouth Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against Manchester City, Bournemouth’s defense is 17th in the EPL, allowing 1.9 goals per match. They are also 8th in blocked shots and 7th in interceptions. Keeper Neto is 10th in clean sheets and 7th in saves. Over their last four matches, they have given up an average of 1.8 goals per match. In their last four matches, they have given up one goal to a team ranked 16th in scoring and two goals to a team ranked 4th in scoring.

Manchester City vs A Bournemouth Prediction

Our prediction for this EPL matchup between Manchester City and A Bournemouth is to take Manchester City on the money line at -241. Our projections have this one finishing in a 3-2 win for Manchester City. Coming into the match, Manchester City has the edge in both goals scored and fewest goals allowed. Look for Erling Haaland to have the best chance to score a goal for Manchester City, while Antoine Semenyo has the best chance to score for A Bournemouth.

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