Manchester City - Stoke City Betting Preview: Super City can stroll past Stoke

Manuel Pellegrini's men have made a fine start to the Premier League season and our tipster is backing the hosts to claim another emphatic win against the Potters this weekend
Defending champions Manchester City will look to preserve their perfect start to the Premier League season when they welcome Mark Hughes' Stoke City to Etihad Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

The Citizens eased to a comfortable 3-1 victory over Liverpool on Monday night and are red-hot favourites to chalk up another home win this weekend.

Unibet offer just 17/100 (1.17) for Manuel Pellegrini's men to record a victory against the Potters on Saturday.

Stoke have endured a disappointing start to the campaign, having garnered just a solitary point from their opening two league matches and the Potters will surely be in apprehensive mood ahead of this weekend's clash.

Indeed, Stoke can be backed at a chunky 16/1 (17.0) quote with Unibet to upset the hosts, while the same firm go 13/2 (7.50) that the match ends level.

Stevan Jovetic scored twice in Monday night’s victory over Liverpool and Unibet offer 18/5 (4.60) that the Montenegro front man opens the scoring against Stoke this weekend, while Sergio Aguero, who found the net with his first touch against the Reds, is chalked up at 51/20 (3.55) with the same firm to score first here although untiil he is fit enough to start there is better value elsewhere.

Stoke will hope that former Barcelona striker Bojan Krkic can find his scoring touch in Manchester, with the Spanish striker chalked up at 13/2 (7.50) with Unibet to open his account for the Potters at any time this weekend.

City have been clinical in front of goal thus far this term, netting five times in their opening two matches and, with Stoke seemingly shot-shy, a comfortable home victory is anticipated here.
Manuel Pellegrini's charges can be backed at just 23/50 (1.46) with Unibet to lead at half-time while the Citizens are chalked up at 7/10 (1.70) with the same firm to win without conceding a goal on Saturday afternoon.

However, better value may lie in backing the Citizens to win both halves. The selection would have banked in both of City's previous Premier League encounters this term and, thus, it is hugely appealing at a generous 59/50 (2.18) with Unibet this weekend.

Manchester City to win both halves at 59/50 (2.18) 2pts stake with Unibet

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