Manchester City - Hull City Betting Preview: Expect both teams to score at the Etihad

After a nightmare at the Cardiff City Stadium last weekend, Manuel Pellegrini brings his side back home to face another newly-promoted club, with our tipster backing goals galore
Manchester City welcome Hull City to the north west of England on Saturday as we return to Premier League action after the pleasant distraction of the Capital One Cup during the week and, with both teams sitting on three points, expect it to be another lively affair.

City come into this game having not played during the week. Manuel Pellegrini's men have had a long time to wait since their loss at Cardiff City last Sunday, with the Welsh side coming out on top in a 3-2 victory.

City looked poor at the back without the missing Vincent Kompany, who was injured while playing in their 4-0 victory over Newcastle on the opening day. But Coral nevertheless price the home side at a short 1/9 (1.11) to take all three points.

Hull have had a mixed start to their return to the Premier League, losing their opener to Chelsea in Jose Mourinho's first match back. The Tigers were always going to struggle at Stamford Bridge but put in a solid performance in the second half to keep the scoreline at 2-0.

Steve Bruce's men then followed this up with a hard fought victory over Norwich City at home, Robert Brady's penalty enough to separate the sides. Coral do not give Bruce's men much hope, however, pricing them at 12/1 (13.00) to take the win. The same firm puts the draw at 11/2 (6.50).

A common factor in both Manchester City's games so far this season have been goals. In their two opening games, we have seen nine scored. The bet of over 3.5 goals at 5/4 (2.25) with Coral seems like a fantastic price, considering the attacking talent on offer for the hosts.

For those after slightly more value, though, the both teams to score bet stands out at 11/8 (2.36). City struggled to keep clean sheets throughout pre-season but looked solid against Newcastle. The loss of captain Vincent Kompany was clear to see in their match against Cardiff, however, as they conceded three goals. It is also worth noting that these sides have met four times in the past and, on each occasion, both teams have scored.

Over 3.5 goals at 5/4 (2.25) 2pt with Coral Both teams to score at 11/8 (2.36) 1pt with Coral

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