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Sheffield Wednesday vs Manchester City Betting Tips: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions

10:16 am AEDT 3/3/20
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With the Owls out of form and leaking goals in recent matches, Al Hain-Cole expects Guardiola's men to enjoy a prolific FA Cup visit to Hillsborough

After lifting the Carabao Cup at the weekend, Manchester City will turn their attention to more domestic silverware when they travel to Hillsborough to take on Sheffield Wednesday in Wednesday’s FA Cup clash.

The Citizens are the holders after beating Watford 6-0 in last season’s final and have only lost one of their last 21 domestic cup matches.

Sheffield Wednesday vs Manchester City latest odds

Having gone 11 meetings without defeat against this opposition, they are 1.17 favourites with Sportsbet to sail into the quarter-finals by coming out on top in Yorkshire.

However, Garry Monk’s team did knock out Brighton in the third round, and can be backed at 15.00 to pull off a far greater upset against the Premier League champions.

The last meeting between the sides at this ground resulted in a 1-1 draw back in the 2006-07 FA Cup, and you can get odds of 7.50 on them cancelling each other out once again.

Sheffield Wednesday vs Manchester City team news

Moses Odubajo, Adam Reach and Massimo Luongo are all still on the sidelines due to injury for the home side.

Sergio Aguero is a doubt after suffering a slight knock in the EFL Cup final, while Aymeric Laporte is definitely out and Leroy Sane remains short of fitness.

Sheffield Wednesday vs Manchester City preview

Although Pep Guardiola does tend to rotate his squad for the cups, the strength in depth at his disposal means he can always field a star-studded line-up.

The same can probably not be said of his opposite number, although he has reached this stage of the competition despite resting a number of key players in both rounds so far.

However, it is hard to see that run continuing for the Owls, who have won just one of their last eight fixtures and conceded three goals in three of the most recent four.

Sheffield Wednesday vs Manchester City predictions

Indeed, odds of 1.80 seem too good to pass up on Manchester City also putting at least three goals past an out-of-sorts Wednesday.

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Man City to score over 2.5 goals for a 2pt stake at 1.80 with Sportsbet