Stoke vs Man City Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
First match of the round and a real treat for the start. Always tough opponent Stoke will host Manchester City and will try to make another surprise. They are well known to play good against much better opponents and to lose against outsiders but then again they play much worst home then away. Stoke City conceded at least one goal in 83% of their home matches and 63% of their points earned in total this season have been earned away. On the other side, Manchester City didn’t concede any goal in 83% of their away match but also 77% of their scored goals were scored at home. Manchester City kept a clean sheet in five of their last six away matches and when it comes to their mutual encounters, Manchester City are undefeated in fifteen of their last sixteen matches against Stoke. They will try to control the match from the start and for sure will dominate in the air while Stoke will let the role of the favorite to the City and patiently wait for a chance for fast counterattack. This is going to be very interesting match with lots of action and scoring chances and with great odds offered for betting it will be even more interesting if you put some bets on this match.
Stoke have few missing players for their home match against Man City. Shay Given, Peter Crouch and Peter Odemwingie are injured and they will not play on this very hard home match. All other players are fully fit and ready for the match.
On the other side Man City have lots of missing players for this away match. Pablo Zabaleta, Samir Nasri, Fernando, Joe Hart, Sergio Agüero and Yaya Touré are injured and they cannot help their team on this game. Eliaquim Mangala is suspended and he will not play for sure against Stoke City. Vincent Kompany and Jesús Navas are not fully fit and they are doubtful for this match. All other players are fully fit and ready for the match.
Possible starting lineups
Stoke: Butland; Pieters, Wollscheid, Shawcross, Johnson; Adam, Whelan; Arnautovic, Krkic, Shaqiri; Walters
Man City: Caballero; Sagna, Otamendi, Demichelis, Kolarov; Fernandinho, Delph; De Bruyne, Silva, Sterling; Bony
Stoke vs Man City Prediction
We expect very interesting and exciting football match between Stoke City and Manchester City. Both teams have three wins in last six matches and for sure both sides believe in success on this match. But for sure both sides will have very hard job. Man City are much better team, but lately they are not in good shape and also they have many missing players for this match. On the other side Stoke City play very variable and they like to play attractive football. So we will enjoy in open game with lots of chances on both sides. Stoke City will score on this match so Man City if really want to earn all three points have to score at least one goal more. We believe they can do that. So our prediction and betting tips for match Stoke vs Man City Prediction: Man City will win. Our second betting pick for this match is Man City to win and over 2.5 goals scored. Odd on this bet is huge at 1XBet. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.