Wolverhampton Wanderers FC vs Manchester City FC EPL Betting Prediction

Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Manchester City Prediction 5/4

Wolverhampton Wanderers (13-15-7) travel to face off against Manchester City (24-3-7) on Saturday, May 4th. This match will be played at Etihad Stadium in Manchester. Both club’s come into this one having won their previous match. The match starts at 12:30 PM ET.

Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Manchester City

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Wolverhampton Wanderers Is Coming Off A Win

The Wolverhampton Wanderers will be looking to build off their 2-1 win over Luton Town. Heading into that match, they were the slight favorite at -117 and the three combined goals surpassed the over/under line of 2.5 goals.

On offense, Hwang Hee-chan and Toti Gomes were the two players to score, with each finding the net on two occasions. Lemina and Cunha were the two players to finish with an assist, and as a club, the Wolverhampton Wanderers took five shots on goal.

Defensively, the Wolverhampton Wanderers allowed just one goal on Luton Town’s six shots on goal. Overall, Luton Town took nine shots, and José Sá finished with five saves. The club’s defenders blocked four shots and intercepted five passes.

Wolverhampton Wanderers will be on the road to take on Manchester City. This season, Wolverhampton has a record of 13-15-7, which has them in 11th place in the EPL. Overall, they have been favored in eight matches, going 4-2-2, while they have been the underdog in 27 matches, going 9-13-5. Over their last six matches, Wolverhampton has just one win, going 1-3-2. Following this match, they will be back at home on May 11th vs. Crystal Palace FC.

Manchester City Is Coming Off A Win

Manchester City will be looking to build off their 2-0 shutout win over Nottingham Forest. This win came on the road and despite the clean sheet, the over/under line was 3.5 goals, and the payout for Manchester City was -362 on the money line.

Manchester’s offensive attack was led by Erling Haaland and Joško Gvardiol, who each scored one time apiece. Overall, the club took five shots on goal and 11 shots overall. Kevin De Bruyne finished with two assists, while the entire club finished with five corner kicks.

On the defensive end, Manchester City didn’t allow a goal on Nottingham’s four corner kick opportunities. Ederson and Stefan Ortega Moreno split time at the goalie position, with each player making one save apiece.

Manchester City will look to extend their winning streak to six matches as they take on Wolverhampton Wanderers at home. Overall, they are 24-3-7, which has them in 2nd place in the EPL. Their road record of 12-3-2 is the same as their home record, as they have yet to lose at home. Over their last four matches, they have outscored their opponents 15-3. Following this match, they will take on Fulham FC on the road on May 11th.

Wolverhampton Wanderers Offense Breakdown

Wolverhampton Wanderers have scored 1.3 goals per match this season, which is 15th in the EPL. They have had 4.2 shots on goal per match, which is 14th in the league. Hwang Heechan is their leading scorer with 11 goals, which is 15th in the EPL. Matheus Cunha has taken the most shots on goal for the club, and he is 13th in the league in that category. Pedro Neto is their leader in assists, and he is 9th in the EPL in that category.

Manchester City Offense Breakdown

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Manchester City has been the most prolific offense in the EPL this season, leading the league in goals scored at 2.4 per match. They also lead the league in shots on goal and corners, and they have had more corners than their opponents in 67.6% of their matches. Erling Haaland is the top scorer in the EPL with 21 goals, and he has also taken the most shots on goal in the league. He is also the top scorer for Manchester City. Julian Alvarez is the team’s leader in assists and is 11th in the EPL in that category. He is also 3rd on the team in goals scored.

Wolverhampton Wanderers Defense Breakdown

Over their last six matches, Wolverhampton has given up an average of 1.5 goals per match. This includes matches against the 2nd and 8th ranked offenses in the EPL. Overall, Wolverhampton is 8th in the EPL in goals allowed this season. Keeper José Sá is 15th in the EPL with four clean sheets. Wolverhampton is 17th in blocked shots and 15th in interceptions.

Manchester City Defense Breakdown

Manchester City’s defense has been solid this season, allowing just 0.9 goals per match, which is the second-best mark in the EPL. They are also second in blocked shots per match. However, they are last in the league in interceptions per match. Ederson is third in the league with nine clean sheets, and he is 17th in saves. Over their last six matches, they have allowed just four goals, and they have not allowed a goal in their last two matches. They have also faced some tough offenses during that stretch, including Arsenal and Aston Villa.

Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Manchester City Prediction

Given the difference in offensive firepower, we have Manchester City coming away with a 3-0 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers. Manchester City is the top scoring team in the EPL and is also 1st in shots on goal. Our projections have them taking nine shots on goal compared to just one for Wolverhampton. Look for Erling Haaland to have the best chance of finding the net for Manchester City. Coming into the match, Manchester City is 8th in the league in shooting percentage.

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