Paddy Power specials: Sporting v City
- Wed 07 Mar 2012, 5:45PM
- Posted by Chris Bailey
City are hot favourites with betting partner Paddy Power to reach the last eight of the Europa League.
A second successive Portuguese test stands in the Blues’ way. Having eased past Porto they must now defeat Sporting Lisbon to progress to the quarter finals. Paddy Power have Roberto Mancini’s men at odds on 4/5 to win Thursday evening’s first leg.
There is also have a special offer that states that if City lead the game at any time but fail to win then Paddy Power will refund all losing first/last goal scorer, correct score and scorecast singles on the match (see Paddypower.com for offer T&Cs)
A draw is priced up at 5/2 with a score draw at 7/2. The Blues are 5/4 to keep a fourth successive clean sheet and 21/10 to overcome a handicap of -1 goal.
In the player markets Mario Balotelli to score in a 1-1 draw is 22/1 and Sergio Aguero is 9/2 to score the last goal of the game.
The odds of reward for a penalty to be scored in the game are 3/1 and it is 8/1 against an own goal.
Punters who believe the match will be an open affair can help themselves to even money that there are more than 2.5 goals and Sporting’s Dutch ace Van Wolfswinkel is 8/1 to score the last goal of the first leg.
Finally, if you fancy the Blues to lift the Europa League then the price is 11/4.
Check out a full range of prices of City’s trip to Portugal and take advantage of a £20 FREE BET if you are a new Paddy Power Customer – Sporting Lisbon vs Manchester City.