Premiership – West Brom v Manchester City Betting Preview

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This exciting game is taking place Monday night from the Hawthornes Stadium and can be seen Live on Sky Sports 1 HD with a scheduled 19:45pm (BST) Kick Off Time.

Premiership – West Brom v Manchester City Betting Preview

West Bromwich Albion finished in a rather respectable 13th place last season and ended the campaign a solid 9 points above the relegation zone which gives them a solid platform to work with for the 2015-2016 season and I think they can break into the top half of the table if they can hold onto their prized asset Saido Berahino who is wanted by a few clubs that can offer him European football and help his career really take off and fulfill his potential.

Manchester City finished last season’s campaign as runners up and were disappointed not to retain their title but have failed to noticeably strengthen in the summer transfer window which is still open for a number of weeks. Two promising young English talents joined the squad by the names of Fabian Delph and Raheem Sterling but neither of those players are going to turn city back into a championship winning side. I expect the home team to prevail victorious in this affair.

West Bromwich Albion v Manchester City Head to Head Statistics

These two teams have played each other 121 times prior to this match taking place on Monday night. Manchester City have won 54 of those games, losing 46 to West Brom with the other 21 games ending all square. There has been 59 games played at the Etihad/Main Road with City winning 36 compared to WBA winning just 16 and 8 games ending all square.

21/03/12 BPL Manchester City vs West Brom 3 : 0
26/12/14 BPL West Brom vs Manchester City 1 : 3
21/04/14 BPL Manchester City vs West Brom 3 : 1
04/12/13 BPL West Brom vs Manchester City 2 : 3
07/05/13 BPL Manchester City vs West Brom 1 : 0

In recent meetings between these two teams it is has been Manchester City who have enjoyed much the better of it, winning all of their last 5 against West Brom who have struggled to score just 4 times compared to Manchester City having scored an impressive 13.

West Bromwich Albion Recent Form

31/07/15 FRI Bristol Rovers vs West Brom 0 : 4
28/07/15 FRI Walsall vs West Brom 0 : 2
25/07/15 FRI Swindon Town vs West Brom 1 : 4
19/07/15 FRI Richmond Kickers vs West Brom 1 : 2
18/07/15 FRI Charleston Battery vs West Brom 1 : 2

West Brom’s recent form has been flawless, they have won their last 5 matches on the trot scoring an impressive 14 goals.

Manchester City Recent Form

01/08/15 FRI Stuttgart vs Manchester City 4 : 2
27/07/15 HYF Vietnam vs Manchester City 1 : 8
24/07/15 ICC Manchester City vs Real Madrid 1 : 4
21/07/15 ICC Roma vs Manchester City 2 : 2 P
18/07/15 FRI Manchester City vs Melbourne City 1 : 0

Manchester City’s recent form has produced some positive results and as we can see above in the table they have managed to win 3 of their last 5 games whilst suffering two defeats in that time span.

West Bromwich Albion Team News

Ben Foster is the only player absent for the visitors and will not return until at least October from his ACL knee injury which needs plenty of time to heal due to the nature of the injury.

Manchester City Team News

Recent signing Fabian Delph will miss the start of the season due to a hamstring injury whilst Gael Clichy is being closely monitored as he carries a foot injury. Silva, Aguero and Nasri should be recovered from their illness and Yaya Toure is expected to start despite a recent head injury.

West Bromwich Albion vs Manchester City Average Goals Per Game Statistics

In the 121 games these two teams have played against each other over the years, there was a total of  402 goals, which gives us an average goals per game statistic of 3.32.

Both teams are going to be a bit slow out the blocks as it is the first game of the season but I fully expect to see over 2.5 goals in this match.

West Bromwich Albion vs Manchester City Current Betting Odds Market

West Brom are the big underdogs to win this match and I personally don’t fancy them to win and agree with the online bookmakers and their decision to price them up at 5/1 with Betfred – Bet £10 & Receive £30 Free Bets for New Customers

The Draw for me seems does not really strike me as a possible result as the home team will be too strong for West Brom. The best price is 3/1 with Bet365 – £200 Matched Bonus Bets for New Customers.

Manchester City are the clear favourites to win this match with home advantage and I totally agree with the online bookmakers decision to price them up at 4/6 with BetVictor – £25 Free Bets for New Customers.

West Bromwich Albion vs Manchester City Free Sports Bets, Tips & Predictions

It is very good to see the new season arrive so quickly after it ended in May. The first Monday Night  game will come from the Hawthornes Stadium live on Sky Sports 1HD and will feature two clubs with opposing agendas this season, City will be fighting for the title whereas West Brom will be fighting for a mid-table finish.

With Chelsea and Arsenal failing to win in the opening weekend of fixtures and Manchester United winning by a singular goal against Spurs it means that Manuel Pellegrini’s side have the chance to go top of the table if they can net a few goals which we all know they’re more than capable of.

Time for my predictions now and it has not been difficult to choose a winner here, so I have opted to go for a score/win double of Aguero and City.

My saver is going to be Aguero to find the net at least twice within the 90 minutes.

West Bromwich Albion vs Manchester City Banker & Saver Tips

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