Paddy Power: Watford - New Customers get a £20 FREE Bet!
- Fri 04 Jan 2013, 3:00PM
- Posted by Mark Booth
City’s third round FA Cup tie with Watford has caught the ticket buying public’s attention but Paddy Power are not expecting a shock.
The Blues online better partner have weighed up the back-to-back Premier League wins and decided that Roberto Mancini’s men should be long odds-on for the contest.
City are 1/6 to win the game with Watford at 15/1 and the draw 6/1.
Edin Dzeko is the man in scoring form for the 2011 winners of the prestigious domestic trophy. He has found the net three times in his last two games with a brace against Norwich and one against Tony Pulis’ Potters.
The Bosnian international is now Manchester City’s top scorer in the Barclays Premier League with nine goals this season and is 7/2 to score the first goal of the game or 11/4 to score first for his team.
A City win and Dzeko to score at anytime is 5/6 in Paddy Power’s Wincast betting.
Defender Pablo Zabalaeta opened the scoring in the most recent league game against Stoke City and is 25/1 to get the first goal against Watford on Saturday or 15/2 to score at anytime against the Hornets.
City to win with three or four total goals in the game is 8/5 while the Blues to score three or more goals in the match is 8/11. Paddy Power make it 4/1 that City win the FA third-round fixture by exactly three goals.
Watford last got a glimpse of Wembley Way on Cup final day in 1984 when they were beaten 2-0 by Everton in a side that contained former England international John Barnes.
Mancini’s compatriot and former Chelsea player Gianfranco Zola now manages the side who lie sixth in the Championship table despite a 4-3 defeat by Charlton at the weekend.
City are 6/5 to win both halves on Saturday or 8/11 to keep a clean sheet with Paddy Power.
Paddy Power make it 13/10 that a spot-kick will be awarded or 3/5 that the Citizens score a penalty in the game.