Manuel Pellegrini’s men will be hoping to get maximum points away at South Wales as they continue chase for the English Premier League title
Swansea City welcome Manchester City to Wales in the first English Premiership game of year 2013. The Swans are six matches without a win and Michael Laudrup and his men will be aiming to get back to winning ways.
Manchester City come into this game with an impressive stats of 11 games unbeaten run in which 10 of them are wins.
Ladbrokes price Pellegrini’s men at 8/13 (1.61) that they should continue their impressive run as they hope to catch up with table-toppers Arsenal that are ahead of them with just a point. Swansea are massive underdogs in this game as Ladbrokes is offering them at 9/2 (5.50) that they halt the juggernauts of the Manchester based outfit.
Despite Laudrup’s men putting up a brave fight against Aston Villa at the weekend, they could only manage a 1-1 draw in the Midlands. The draw is available at 3/1 (4.00) with the same firm.
This battle at the Liberty Stadium on Wednesday afternoon is expected to bring out the best from both teams in terms of goal scoring, so you can back both teams to score at 4/6 (1.66) - a bet that stands out in this fixture.
Joe Hart is set to continue in goal for the Citizens despite receiving five stitches for a wound beneath his eye following a collision with Palace striker Cameron Jerome in the weekend’s victory. Back him to keep a clean slate at 31/20 (2.55).
In the absence of Sergio Aguero who is still out to injury, Alvaro Negredo leads the goal scorers’ market with 4/1 (5.00) while Edin Dzeko is a 5/1 (6.00) play that he scores first in this battle of two cities.