Fulham vs Manchester City - Lets

Fulham vs Manchester City

English Premier League

Saturday 30th March – 12:30

Struggling Fulham face an uphill challenge as they attempt to break a long win-less run and keep their slim hopes of Premier Survival alive against a title chasing Manchester City side on a run of six straight league wins.

Fulham Recent Form

Caretaker manager Scott Parker inherited a team short on confidence, on the brink of relegation to the Championship, and with only one league win in 2019.

Since taking charge, the team have scored in all three matches but have also increased their losing run to seven straight matches and their record for 2019 to just one win in eleven.

They currently sit second from bottom in the table and are seemingly doomed to the drop with a thirteen point gap between them and the safety zone and just seven more matches left to play.

Manchester City Recent Form

Manchester City may be sitting second in the Premier League table but could be in the driving seat in the race to the title, currently just two points behind Liverpool but with a game in hand.

A 3-1 win over Watford last time out made it six straight league victories, with four clean sheets during that spell. In fact, a surprise defeat at Newcastle at the end of January is the only game they’ve failed to win since Boxing Day.

Head to Head

Manchester City have a clear advantage over Fulham with regards their head to head record, with ten wins and three draws in the last thirteen meetings in all competition.

The most recent league meeting was a 3-0 home success for City back in September, and they also won 2-0 in the League Cup in November.

Fulham have failed to score in the last three meetings and in five of the last seven against Manchester City.

Team News

Fulham will be without goalkeeper Marcus Bettinelli, who will likely miss the rest of the season following knee surgery, and this match may come too quickly for defender Alfie Mawson who is close to a return from an injury lay-off.

Manchester City come into this match as firm favourites and may be boosted further with the return from injury of several players. Kevin De Bruyne has missed the last three matches but is expected to be in the matchday squad, whilst Fernandinho and John Stones are also expected to return.

Fabian Delph will likely miss out having withdrawn from the England squad and Benjamin Mendy may require further time to return to full fitness.

Betting Odds

The gap in levels between these sides is shown in the betting odds, with Manchester City priced at 2/13 with Betfair to win this match. Fulham, despite being the home side, are at odds of 15/1 and the draw is also an unexpected outcome with odds of 8/1.

Manchester City have scored at least two goals against Fulham in the last eight meetings, and should do again at odds of 1/7 for the away team to score Over 1.5 Goals.

The 4/7 available on Manchester City to lead 2-0 at any time during the match provides decent value given they have achieved this in four of the last five meetings, and another great looking bet is City to win to nil at odds of evens.

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