Manchester City vs Watford Predictions

Jon Wilde 19 Sep 2019
  • Manchester City vs Watford predictions for their Premier League match on Saturday

  • We are backing City for a routine victory at the Etihad Stadium

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David Silva in Champions League action for Manchester City (PA Images)

Manchester City vs Watford preview for Saturday’s Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium. This is a repeat of last season’s FA Cup Final which City won 6-0. Read on for our free correct score prediction and betting tips.

Manchester City vs Watford Score Prediction

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Manchester City to win 3-1 9/1

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Manchester City vs Watford Match Info

Date: Saturday September 21 2019
Kick-off time: 3.00pm BST
Venue: Etihad Stadium
Referee: Mike Dean

Manchester City vs Watford Head-To-Head Record

Last 3 matches

May 18 2019 (FA Cup Final): Manchester City 6-0 Watford
March 9 2019: Manchester City 3-1 Watford
December 4 2018: Watford 1-2 Manchester City

Total head-to-head league matches played: 20
Manchester City wins: 12
Watford wins: 5
Draws: 3

Manchester City vs Watford Stats

  • Manchester City have won all of the 11 league and cup matches between these clubs played since 2013
  • Raheem Sterling has scored seven goals in his last four appearances against Watford
  • Tottenham are the only team to have scored away to Manchester City since Watford did so in March

Manchester City vs Watford Match Preview

Quique Sanchez Flores will need his Watford team to produce the same spirit as in their second half against Arsenal last week if they are to be competitive against Manchester City.

Watford trailed 2-0 at the break when hosting the Gunners, but then came a rip-roaring 45 minutes in which they levelled it up at 2-2, ended up having almost 30 attempts at goal and could have won it at the end when Abdoulaye Doucoure shot tamely from a great position.

It was a highly encouraging display for Sanchez Flores in his first game since returning to the Hornets in place of a fellow Spaniard, Javi Gracia, as he tries to lift the club off the bottom of the Premier League table following their surprisingly poor start to the campaign.

But the popular manager is facing a tremendously difficult opening to his second spell in charge as he now takes his side to the home of the Premier League champions, who completed the English domestic treble last term when they doled out a 6-0 thumping to Watford in the FA Cup Final.

City are not invincible, as Norwich showed last week with a shock 3-2 win, especially as Pep Guardiola is having to send out a makeshift central defence as two of his three orthodox senior options in that position are injured for the next few weeks at least.

But Fernandinho coped well enough alongside Nicolas Otamendi in the midweek 3-0 Champions League win away to Shakhtar Donetsk to suggest he can be a success in his new role and so City are expected to win in typical style here.

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Manchester City vs Watford Betting Tips

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Manchester City vs Watford Best Bet

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Manchester City to win and over 3.5 goals in the match 4/5

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Manchester City vs Watford Predictions

Manchester City vs Watford Match Info Date: Saturday September 21 2019 Kick-off time: 3.00pm BST Venue: Etihad Stadium Referee: Mike Dean Manchester City vs Watford Head-To-Head Record Last 3 matches May 18 2019 (FA Cup Final): Manchester City 6-0 Watford March 9 2019: Manchester City 3-1 Watford December 4 2018: Watford 1-2 Manchester City Total…