Manchester City vs Burnley 12/28/2014 Premier League Preview,Odds and Prediction
Burnley vs Manchester City
Sunday 28th December 2014 15:00 (GMT)
The Line: Manchester City 1/5 Draw 7/1 Burnley 18/1 See the Latest Odds
TV: NBC Sports Live Extra, Directv, Premier League Extra Time
Manchester City look to make it ten wins in a row when they take on Burnley at the Ethiad Stadium on Sunday. Even without a recognized striker Manuel Pelligrini's side have been excellent. Toure and Silva have stepped up to be the goalscorers in the absence of Dzeko , Aguero and Jovetich. Manchester City just have too much strength in depth for most of their Premier League opponents they have been lucky that their schedule has been more or less against the bottom half entirely during their striker crisis. This one is no exception with Burnley being firmly rooted to the relegation zone.
Burnley played well enough against Liverpool at Turfmoor on Friday and didnt deserve to lose the game but the lack of quality finishers cost them in the end. Ings, Boyd and Barnes have netted nine goals between them this season and that is just not going to be enough for the Clarets. Dyche has his work cut out in keeping Burnley up but they are still only one point from safety and have had a tendency to get a win when needed to keep them close this season. Burnley have lost three of the last four away from home and this is a tough one for the Clarets facing off against the Champions.
Phil Noble , Reuters
Hard to see anything but a comfortable City win here such is the strength in depth and quality of City. I think Ciy win this one comfortably at -2 the handicap looks set just about right. But I think City will cover it. Take City -2 .
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