Paddy Power: Saints v City betting specials
- 08 February 2013 17:05
- Posted by @markbooth_mcfc
City travel to Southampton for what promises to be a fiercely contested game with Mauricio Pochettino's Southampton.
After dropping two points in each of their last two games City are determined to get back to winning ways against Southampton.
The Blues began the defence of their Barclays Premier League title with a 3-2 win over the newly promoted south coast side and a repeat of that opening day scoreline on Saturday is 19/1 with Paddy Power.
Roberto Mancini’s men are 4/7 to record an away win and have been boosted by the return to the return to the squad of Yaya and Kolo Toure as well as Abdul Razak from African Cup of Nations duty.
Carlos Tevez opened the scoring in the 40th minute back in August and is 4/1 to do so again or even money to score at anytime over the 90 minutes in the live game on ESPN on Saturday evening.
The Saints stunned the champions by taking a 2-1 lead but Edin Dzeko and Samir Nasri rowed in to give City all three points in the end and the same outcome is 125/1 in Paddy Power’s HT/FT correct score market.
Paddy Power offer 15/2 that Manchester City come from behind and win the game.
Dzeko is 6/5 to score at anytime in the match while Nasri is 11/4 to hit the net over 90 minutes or 9/1 to be the game’s last goalscorer in Paddy Power’s golascorer market.
The online firm offer 4/1 that more than 4.5 goals are scored in the game and 15/2 that exactly five goals are scored over the 90 minutes while the champions to score exactly three goals is 7/2.
City have kept a clean sheet in six of their last seven games in all competitions and are 7/4 to win to nil with Paddy Power or 13/10 to keep a clean sheet.
The champions are unbeaten in their last seven Premier League games and have won three and drawn one of their last four away games in that time.
Paddy Power make the Citizen’s 13/10 to score in both halves against the Saints or 12/5 to win by exactly one goal.
Saints boss Mauricio Pochettino is chasing his first win in his fourth game in charge - after two draws and a loss since taking over – while the club have only one win in their last 10 which came against Aston Villa last month.