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Watford vs Manchester City - Premier League preview and odds


Published on: 21/05/2017

Watford vs Manchester City - Premier League preview and odds

May 21, 2017 15:00pm - Vicarage Road Stadium

Premier League

Walter Mazzarri will lead his Watford side out for the very last time when they face top-four hopefuls Manchester City at Vicarage Road on Sunday afternoon.

City looking to seal Champions League qualification

With a three point lead over Arsenal and a much better goal difference, it would take a freak set of results for Manchester City to miss out on next season`s Champions League. A victory over West Bromwich Albion last time out ensured that Pep Guardiola`s should be able wrap up qualification without too much drama. However, they will still want to grab all three points from their visit south on Sunday.

The Sky Blues have lost just won of their last 16 Premier League matches and are unbeaten in the last seven. Away from home, they have lost just one of the last six although they were held 2-2 by Middlesbrough last time out.

Meanwhile, host Watford come into this game having lost five matches on the bounce and having already decided to dispose of the services of Italian boss Walter Mazzarri. Last time out, they scored three goals but still fell to a rampant Chelsea side who had already claimed the Premier League title.

Team news

Watford:

Suspended - Sebastian Prodl.

Injured - Christian Kabasele (muscular), Craig Cathcart (knee), Younes Kaboul (thigh), Mauro Zarate, Roberto Pereyra (muscular).

Doubtful - Adrian Mariappa (knee), Troy Deeney (hip), Miguel Britos (calf strain).

Manchester City:

Injured - Fabian Delph (muscular), Claudio Bravo (calf strain), Ilkay Gundogan (knee).

Recent form (League)

Watford: LLLLL

Manchester City: WWWDD

Betting odds and tips

Watford have lost four of their five home matches against the top six, while City are undefeated against the bottom six having won nine of 11 against such opposition.

With Watford in such poor form and their boss ready to catch the next flight back to Italy, the visitors could fill their boots on Sunday.

You can back Over 3.5 Goals at 4/5 with Bet365.

By Neil Morris

Watford v Man City Live Betting Odds - England Premier League

Home Win
16/1
Draw
8/1
Away Win
1/6

Published on: 21/05/2017

Any odds displayed within this preview were correct at the time of publishing (21/05/2017 10:26:48) but are subject to change.