Burnley vs Manchester City English Premier League Predictions, Picks and Betting Tips 6-22-2020
Burnley (11-6-12) vs. Manchester City (19-3-7)
English Premier League soccer on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 15:00 ET
Venue: Etihad Stadium, Manchester, UK.
The Line: Burnley +1571 / Draw +688 / Manchester City -833; O/U 3.75
TV: Sky Sport, PREMIER Sport, CANAL+ Sport, TV2 Sport Premium, Sky Sports Premier League and Viaplay.
Second-place Manchester City hosts Burnley in matchday 29 of the English Premier League at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester on Monday.
Manchester City, without any doubt, has effectively conceded the title to Liverpool. Manchester City enters the game with 62 points and has recorded 19 wins, 3 draws, and 7 losses. Manchester City has also recorded 3 wins out of 5 of their previous league matches. Despite their 3-0 win against Arsenal in their last time out, City is still 22 points behind Liverpool. Still, the result moved them 7 points ahead of third-placed Leicester City. In their last game, Manchester City's forward, Raheem Sterling, scored the first goal of the match in the added minutes of the first half after several denied attempts. Kevin De Bruyne scored just four minutes into the second half after David Luiz was sent off for holding in the penalty box. Phil Foden scored the final goal after firing a rebound in the last minute of the match. Manchester City recorded a fantastic 20 goal attempts and 66% ball possession.
Burnley is currently on a seven-match unbeaten run and looks to improve the form despite being unable to defeat Manchester City in all of their previous nine meetings. Burnley occupies the 10th position on the league table with 39 points. Coming into this match, Burnley has recorded 11 wins, 6 draws and 12 losses, with 5 matches unbeaten run. In their last time out, Burnley held Tottenham Hotspur to a lone-goal stalemate in the first match of Premier League restart. In the match, Chris Wood amusingly fired a rebound and secured an early lead for Burnley in the 13th minute. In the second half of the game, Dele Alli scored an equalizing penalty in the 50th minute. Matej Vydra's opportunity to score a late winning goal for Burnley was unfortunately denied by Hugo Lloris, who dived excellently to stop his effort. Burnley recorded 21 goal attempts and 45% ball possession.
Burnley's forward will be led by Matej Vydra and Jay Rodriquez, who have 2 and 5 goals, respectively.
Manchester City's forward will be led by Raheem Sterling, Riyadh Mahrez, and Gabriel Jesus. Sterling is the team's second-highest goalscorer with 12 goals in 25 appearances. In comparison, Jesus has 10 goals and 4 assists in 25 league appearances. Kevin De Bruyne has recorded the team's and the league's highest assist.
Sean Dyche's side has a strong defense and a brilliant record against top teams. Burnley's goalkeeper, Nick Pope, has the second-highest clean sheets in EPL with 11 clean sheets in 29 league appearances. Manchester City's goalkeeper, Ederson, has 10 clean sheets in 25 league appearances.
Burnley has conceded four or more in three of their last visits to Etihad Stadium. This game can be another tough one for Burnley. Also, Manchester City's confidence in winning another game is doubled after trashing Arsenal, who is a top team. Guardiola's side comprises world-class forwards and defenders capable of holding Burnley's forwards and infiltrating their defense.
Coach: Sean Dyche
Goalkeeper: Nick Pope
Players: Phillip Bardsley, James Tarkowski, Ben Mee, Charlie Taylor, Jeff Hendrick, Ashley R. Westwood, Jack Cork, Dwight McNeil, Matej Vydra and Jay Rodriguez
Coach: Pep Guardiola
Goalkeeper: Ederson Moraes
Players: Benjamin Mendy, Aymeric Laporte, Fernandinho, Kyle Walker, Kevin De Bruyne, Ilkay Gündogan, Bernardo Silva, Raheem Sterling, Gabriel Jesus and Riyad Mahrez
Prediction: Take Manchester City -833
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