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Burnley vs Man City Predictions & Tips - Citizens to continue fine form at Turf Moor

  • Burnley vs Man City predictions for Premier League clash on Wednesday
  • The match kicks off at 8pm SAST at Turf Moor
  • Man City have won to nil in 6 of their last 7 clashes with Burnley
  • I am backing Man City to win to nil & Ilkay Gundogan to find the back of the net
  • Best bets, betting tips and predictions for Burnley vs Man City

Burnley vs Man City Predictions

Manchester City have given Burnley hidings in recent encounters and another big victory is on the cards when the sides meet in the Premier League on Wednesday. Ilkay Gundogan has scored 6 goals in his last 7 Premier League appearances, so he is great value to score in this clash.

  • Burnley have lost to nil in 4 of their last 7 matches (Premier League).
  • Burnley have registered under 0.72 expected goals in 4 of their last 5 matches (Premier League).
  • Man City have won by 3+ goals in 6 of their last 7 matches against Burnley (all competitions).
  • Man City have won to nil in 6 of their last 7 matches against Burnley (all competitions).
  • Man City have won by 2+ goals 9 of their last 11 matches (all competitions).
  • Man City have won to nil in 7 of their last 8 matches (all competitions).
  • Man City’s Ilkay Gundogan has scored 6 goals in his last 7 matches (Premier League).

Head to Head

Manchester City hold a 51-30 advantage over Burnley with 25 draws in 106 meetings.

City have run out winners in 11 of their last 12 clashes with Burnley, including a 5-0 victory at home in November. City have won by 3+ goals in their last four clashes with Burnley, home and away.

Burnley Form

Burnley have gone down 1-0 to Manchester United and West Ham of late, but they pulled off the shock of the season so far with a 1-0 success at Liverpool. Ashley Barnes scored a late penalty to seal the points.

The Clarets followed that huge result up with a 3-0 victory at Fulham in the FA Cup. Jay Rodriguez scored a brace and assisted Kevin Long for the third goal.

Sean Dyche’s charges returned to Premier League action with a 3-2 home success over Aston Villa despite having 38% possession and 0.72-2.71 expected goals.

Burnley’s last outing was a miserable 2-0 loss at Chelsea in London. The Clarets were outplayed for the majority of the match, registering just 1 shot and 29% possession.

Burnley Injuries & Team News

Left back Charlie Taylor is doubtful alongside central midfielder Josh Brownhill who was injured against Aston Villa.

Striker Ashley Barnes played no part in Burnley's defeat at Chelsea and is also doubtful. Jay Rodriguez could come into the starting side here.

Manchester City Form

Manchester City are on a brilliant run, winning by 2+ goals in 9 of their last 11 fixtures across all competitions. They have kept a massively impressive 15 clean sheets in their last 19 outings.

Pep Guardiola’s team have won to nil in four straight home games, including 3-0 against Birmingham in the FA Cup. They followed that result up with a 1-0 win over Brighton, 4-0 success against Crystal Palace, and 2-0 triumph over Aston Villa.

City suffered a scare in the FA Cup before running out comfortable 3-1 victors at Cheltenham Town. They were 1-0 down in the 81st minute before late strikes from Phil Foden, Gabriel Jesus, and Ferran Torres saved Guardiola's blushes.

The Citizens then won 5-0 at West Bromwich Albion. It was a routine win with Ilkay Gundogan (2), João Cancelo, Riyad Mahrez, and Raheem Sterling finding the back of the net.

City’s last match was a 1-0 home success over Sheffield United. Some Ferran Torres magic created the goal for Gabriel Jesus in the 9th minute.

Manchester City Injuries & Team News

Manchester City are missing centre back Nathan Aké and midfielder Kevin De Bruyne due to injury.

Sergio Aguero is back in training after testing positive for COVID-19 but lacking match fitness.

Guardiola could make some changes here with John Stones, Joao Cancelo, Rodrigo, Riyad Mahrez and Raheem Sterling coming into the starting side.

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Burnley struggled recently against Chelsea, with their performance in front of goal far from good enough. They have a awful recent record against Manchester City and another thrashing looks on the cards at Turf Moor.

Ilkay Gundogan has been in excellent form of late, scoring 6 goals in his last 7 Premier League appearances.

Best Bet: Man City Win To Nil @1.83 at BetMGM - 4 Units
Value Bet: Man City -2 Handicap @2.87 at PlaySugarhouse Sport - 2 Units
Value Bet: Ilkay Gundogan Anytime Goalscorer @2.87 at Caesars (Sport) - 2 Units
First Goalscorer Tip: Ilkay Gundogan First Goalscorer @7.50 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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