Watford v Manchester City betting tips: City to avoid Hornets sting
Preview and odds for Saturday’s match
The champions continue to breath down the neck of Chelsea in the race for the Premier League title as we look through the odds to hunt out some Watford v Manchester City betting tips.
The favourites to lift the trophy in May in the Premier League winner odds , City will be desperate to not leave London with the same shock defeat local rivals Manchester United suffered at the hands of Watford and they will be hoping to continue a six-game winning run.
Saturday’s game at Vicarage Road kicks off at 5.30pm and can be watched live on Sky Sports.
Watford v Manchester City match odds
Pep Guardiola’s City side are the form team in the top flight having taken a maximum 12 points from their last four Premier League games, firing home nine goals in the process.
The visitors have been held to a draw just twice so far this season, but it is 13/2 for the Hornets to pinch a point in Watford v Manchester City betting tips.
💬 “Tonight I saw a fantastic group, a fantastic squad. That was Watford.”
Ranieri feels the Hornets deserved at least a point against Chelsea tonight.
— Watford Football Club (@WatfordFC) December 1, 2021
Watford v Manchester City head-to-head
City arrive on a 13-game winning run over the hosts, with Watford last claiming a victory over the blue side of Manchester back in 1987.
Recent history also doesn’t read too kindly for Watford supporters with City hitting 18 unanswered goals against the Hornets in their last three meetings.
It finished 4-0 to the visitors when they last met at Vicarage Road and a repeat of that scoreline is 17/2 in Watford v Manchester City betting tips.
Watford v Manchester City key battles
Although results have been mixed since Claudio Ranieri has taken over in the Watford dugout, there has been no doubt the games have been entertaining.
However, the relegation-threatened Londoners really need to improve at the back if they want to escape danger and it is hard to see how they keep title-chasing City quiet here.
Both teams have found the net in both Watford and Manchester City’s last three fixtures and it is 23/20 for that trend to continue here.
City look the most likely winner and that can be added to both teams to score for a 15/8 chance in Watford v Manchester City betting tips.
Bernardo Silva scored for the third time in his last four Premier League appearances on Wednesday night and it would be no surprise to see him figure again here for City.
All odds and markets correct as of date of publication