City v Leeds: Match Preview PLUS £20 Free Bet!
- 16 February 2013 13:47
- Posted by @markbooth_mcfc
City are 1/6 favourites with Paddy Power to win on Sunday afternoon advance to the last eight of the FA Cup at the expense of Leeds.
The Blues reached the fifth round when they saw off Stoke 1-0 at the Britannia Stadium thanks to Pablo Zabaleta 85th minute goal - his second in two games against the Potters - and are 17/2 with Paddy Power to win by the same scoreline on Sunday.
Alternatively, the Barclays Premier League champions can be backed at 10/3 to win by exactly one goal against the nPower Championship who upset Spurs 2-1 at Elland Road in the last round,
Paddy Power make City 10/11 to win the game to nil and 5/6 to keep a clean sheet against the Yorkshire outfit.
City beat Championship side Watford 3-0 earlier in the competition with Carlos Tevez, Gareth Barry and Marcos Lopes hitting the back of the net.
Paddy Power make Tevez 3/1 to score the first goal with compatriot Sergio Aguero the same odds to hit the net first. Both are 23/10 to score first for their team while a repeat of the 3-0 scoreline is 13/2 with Paddy Power.
Tevez opened the scoring in the 25th minute that day and and Paddy Power bet 9/2 that the first goal comes between the 21st and 30th minutes on Sunday and 10/11 that City have the lead by the half-hour mark.
The Argentinean international to score first again against Leeds and City to win 3-0 is 18/1 in Paddy Power’s Scorecast betting.
City went into the break 2-0 up at half-time against the Hornets and are 11/10 to win both halves against Leeds or 4/7 to score in both halves.
Paddy Power make City 8/15 to be winning at half time and full time while the online firm offer 18/1 that City are leading 2-0 at half time and 3-0 at full time in their HT/FT correct-score betting.
Roberto Mancini’s side are 3/1 to score exactly three goals or 4/1 to score exactly one goal against the side that is currently five points adrift of the play-off places in the Championship.
City are 4/9 in Paddy Power’s handicap betting (-1) to beat Leeds and 6/5 (-2) to run out winners and 5/2 joint outright favourites to reclaim the trophy they last won in 2011.