City v Villa: Bet £10 get £20 free!
- Fri 16 Nov 2012, 2:58PM
- Posted by Mark Booth
The champions go into Saturday’s game against Aston Villa having won their last six Barclays Premier League matches against the Midlands outfit.
Roberto Mancini’s side are 2/9 with Paddy Power to keep up their unbeaten start to the season with Aston Villa 12/1 in the betting and the draw priced at 5/1.
The Blues have found the net 17 times in those six encounters at the Etihad Stadium and conceded just twice.
City ran out comfortable 4-1 winners in this game last season with goals form Mario Balotelli, Adam Johnson, Vincent Kompany and James Milner.
Paddy Power go 14/1 that the same scoreline is repeated at the weekend and 9/2 that Ballotelli opens the scoring and that City win is 4/1.
City went in at the break 1-0 up last season day and scored three in the second half as Villa netted just once.
For the champions to win both halves on Saturday is 7/5 in Paddy Power’s online betting while it’s 20/1 that they win the second half 3-1.
City went a goal down to Spurs last week before Sergio Aguero levelled the scores on 65 minutes before Edin Dzeko’s now trademark late winner from the bench in the 88th minute gave City all three points.
The Argentinian is 3/1 to get the game’s first goal and 9/4 to score first for his club while City to come from behind and win is 7/1.
Dzeko has only started three of 11 league games this season but of his six Premier League goals this season, five of them have come as a substitute and three of them have proved decisive in winning matches - against Fulham, West Brom and Spurs.
Given his impressive strike rate the Bosnian international is 4/1 to be the last goalscorer of the game with Paddy Power.
Over 4.5 goals in the game is trading at 5/2 while exactly five goals over the 90 minutes is a 6/1 chance. The home side to score four or more goals is 23/10 and Paddy Power offer 8/11 that City score in both halves.
The champions to score the first goal after minute 21 is 7/5 while pin-pointing the opening strike to between the 21st and 30th minute is trading at 9/2.
Roberto Mancini’s side to be winning at half time is 4/7 while the Citizens to be winning at half time and full time is 4/6 with Paddy Power.