Manchester City vs Burnley Match Preview
This is a Premier League game on Saturday afternoon (UK time). Manchester City will play Burnley at Etihad Stadium with a 3:00pm kick-off.
The match will be shown live on BT Sport 1.
Check this page later for Frog's final verdict and betting suggestion, once market prices are available.
Head To Head
We start by looking at the fact that Manchester City played Burnley in September; it was a Carabao Cup match. The winners at the final whistle were Manchester City with a winning margin of 0-3. R. Sterling scored two goals for the home side.
Over the last decade, these sides have faced-off 12 times. Manchester City have won in 9 of them. Burnley have won once. A stalemate has occurred 2 times.
In the observed matches, there has been an average of 3.33 goals per game. Manchester City score an average of 2.67 and their opponents, Burnley score an average of 0.67 per outing.
Focussing on the Home and Away performance numbers, whichever side has been at home has won 75% of these matches and the visitors have got the win 8% of the time.
The home team has 12 points in the Premier League and they are currently in 10th place.
In their recent form over the last year, they have played 39 matches. They have 25 wins; 6 draws; and 8 losses. This gives Manchester City a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 64%-15%-20%.
In this period, they have an average of 2.05 goals for, and 1.08 goals against.
At home over this time, they have a win rate of 58% (10 wins) from 17 home fixtures. 17% (3) of these games at home have been a draw, with the remaining 23% (4) being a loss.
Their home scoring record for this period shows that their average number of goals scored is 2.0. They have conceded 1.24 on average.
Across all competitions, their recent performance data shows that they have scored 19 goals in their last ten matches - 6 of these matches have been wins for them. The total number of times both Manchester City and the other team have scored in these games is 5 out of the ten. The total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 5 from these ten. They have scored in their last 13 matches.
In 19th place in Premier League with 2 points are the visitors, Burnley.
Looking over the last year, they have played 30 matches. They have 9 wins; 7 draws; and 14 losses. This gives Burnley a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 30%-23%-46%.
In these matches, they have averaged 0.93 goals for, and 1.4 goals against.
When away from home in this period, they have a win rate of 35% (5 wins). There have been 14 away fixtures. 28% (4) of these away games have been a draw, with the remaining 35% (5) ending in a loss when they are the away team.
When the visiting side in this time, their average number of goals scored is 0.93. They have conceded 1.21 on average.
Their recent performance, across all formats, shows that they have a total of 6 goals in their last ten matches and in this time they have a win rate of 10%. There have been 3 occasions when both Burnley and their opponents have scored. There has been 4 matches with over 2.5 goals.
But they have been unable to score in their last 4 matches.