Chelsea vs Manchester City Prediction, 1/5/2023 EPL Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Chelsea vs Manchester City
Date: Thursday, January 5, 2023
Location: Stamford Bridge in London, England
Odds/Point Spread: Chelsea (+380) Manchester City (-147)
Chelsea (7-3-5) will play Manchester City (11-2-2) at Stamford Bridge on Thursday. Chelsea are priced at +380 while Man City are at -147. The over/under is 2.75. The men protecting the net are Edouard Mendy for Chelsea and Ederson for Manchester City.
The Blues have a rank of 14th in the category of goals expected with 17.3, and the xGA are coming in at 19.9. The Blues have conceded 17 goals while relinquishing 1.13 goals per 90 minutes, and the opposition have compiled 66 SoT against them. The team's goal differential is 2 with 19 goals tallied in addition to 17 goals conceded. They have recorded 5 clean sheets, giving them a rate of 33.3 this year. Chelsea has earned 51 SVs and also have a SV percentage of 74.2 on the year. Chelsea has tallied 34 yellow cards on the campaign and 2 red cards. On the campaign, this squad holds an average of 1.60 pts/match (24 points) and sit at 10th in soccer with 14 assists.
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On the campaign, Man City has a save percentage of 66.7 (39 SoT against), and have a rank of 2nd in EPL with 35 points. The Citizens are averaging 2.3 points per match while earning 34 assists and 1 red card. Manchester City has tallied 43 goals and their expected goals for the season is currently at 31.9. Man City has recorded a clean sheet percentage of 40.0 on the year and 14 yellow card cautions. This team's goals against per 90 is currently at 1.00 in addition to 25 saves, and they have 6 shut outs. Manchester City is ranked 1st in relation to goals given up with 15, and their difference in goals is 28.
The guy defending the goal for Chelsea will be Edouard Mendy. Mendy has seen the field for 15,943 minutes and has tallied 428 saves during his career. His goals allowed per 90 minutes is 0.91 (161 total goals allowed) and he holds a save percentage of .754. The goalkeeper hailing from Senegal has faced 568 shots attempted at him in 177 starts. Mendy (68-43-33 record in his career) has tallied 74 shutouts, which has him sitting with a 41.8% clean sheet percentage.
Ederson will look after the goal for Manchester City. He has allowed 0.78 goals per 90 and he has earned a record of 188-42-40. Ederson has totaled 125 clean sheets while defending 692 shots attempted against him in 24,182 career mins. In his pro soccer career, Ederson has conceded 210 goals and has tallied 495 stops in 270 starting assignments. He sports a save percentage of .715 and his shutout rate sits at 46.3%.
Kai Havertz is one guy who can make a noticable difference for Chelsea. He has totaled 28 assists while accumulating 18 yellow card cautions in his career. The forward from Germany has tallied 52 goals scored in 13,247 professional minutes played. Havertz has been in the starting lineup in 151 games in his career and tallies 0.35 goals per 90 mins.
Manchester City stars Erling Haaland, who gets under the skin of opposing sides. He has accumulated 13 yellow cards during his soccer career and has helped on a goal 28 times. The forward born in Norway has been on the pitch for 9,560 minutes and has scored 113 goals. He scores 1.06 goals per 90 mins and has been in the starting lineup in 104 matches so far in his career.
Who will win tonight's soccer game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Chelsea (+380)
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