Premier League betting preview: Man City v Chelsea
It’s second against third in the Premier League tonight as Manchester City host title rivals Chelsea.
City sit two points behind top of the table Arsenal with a game in hand, while Chelsea trail tonight’s opponents by a further three points.
City striker Sergio Aguero is sidelined for a month with a hamstring injury picked up in the midweek win over Tottenham, while midfielders Samir Nasri and Javi Garcia are out with respective knee and muscle injuries.
Chelsea striker Fernando Torres is missing with a knee injury, while the club will monitor the fitness of new signing Mohamed Salah after the Egyptian missed Wednesday’s draw with West Ham.
Online bookmakers Bwin make City 1.8 favourites to win the match, with Chelsea offered at 4.33. The draw is priced at 3.5.
A 1-0 City win can be backed at 8 with Winner Sports, while a 2-1 Chelsea success is available at 15.
Bet365 offer 15/8 on City to be winning at both half-time and full-time, while Titan Bet make home striker Alvaro Negredo 15/4 favourite to score the first goal.