Sunderland vs Manchester City 2 Feb 2015: EPL Preview and Predictions
Manchester Ciy (2nd), Sunderland (19th)
2 Feb 2016/1445ET
Manchester City 1/2 Draw 15/4 Sunderland 6/1 See the Latest Odds
Sunderland will host Manchester City this week at the Stadium of Light in what will be a tough game for the home side. Sunderland will know that this is almost an impossible task but they will hope for a point at least. Manchester City on the other hand have moved into second spot and for them first place is getting closer and closer.
City had a win in the FA Cup on the weekend and they will be very confident in this match. As I have said many times before, this is a team filled with superstars and every time they hit the pitch they thrill crowds and although they will be without Belgian superstar Kevin De Bruyne, they have enough star power to beat any team in the world.
Sunderland on the other hand have been good in patched and I think that they will try to play a compact game and edge out a draw. This team has a bit of talent and experience with the likes of Jerome Defoe but he is well passed his best and I think that they will be outplayed here.
As far as betting is concerned, I think that they most profitable play is to take Manchester City with a handicap. The Sky Blues might be away from home but nevertheless they should get a big win here since they have the talent and they will want to utilize it since the Premier League is getting close at the top of the table and they will want to ensure that their goal difference is good. If we want another bet for his game, then I think taking both teams to score is also a profitable play. Without Kompany the City defence has had problems and struggled to keep a clean sheet and we are getting a good price so it may be worth the investment.