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LionsBet Preview: Manchester City v Newcastle United: Back Sergio Aguero to score anytime

20:46 WAT 19/01/2018
Sergio Aguero Manchester City
The Argentine international has registered 13 league goals this term and will be looking to add to the tally when the Citizen clash with the Magpies

Manchester City entertain Newcastle United at the Etihad Stadium in Saturday’s English Premier League encounter.

 After seeing their unbeaten run halted by Liverpool, Pep Guardiola’s men will be eager to return to winning ways. Despite the defeat, they still boast of 12-point lead ahead of their closest rivals Manchester United.

They continue to maintain an unblemished record on home soil given that they have won their previous 16 duels.

In addition, they will be heading into this tie with an edge over Rafael Benitez’ men on head to head having won 13 of their previous 16 meetings. LionsBet is backing them at the price of (1.15) to win the tie.

34 of their 139 duels with their visitors have ended in stalemates and the betting firm is offering (9.50) for an unlikely draw.

Though Newcastle have not tasted defeat in their last three games, they will not be a match for the rampaging City who boast of better stats. The bookies have tagged them as massive underdogs at (19.50).

Prior to their loss at Anfield, the Citizens were unbeaten in their last ten outings in all competitions and the odds swing in their favour to avoid defeat at (1.02).

It is worth noting that the last four meetings between both sides have produced 15 goals, so punters looking to make cool returns can back over 2.5 goals at an offer of (1.30).

Sergio Aguero has so far bagged 11 goals in 11 games against the north-east outfit. LionsBet has quoted (1.20) for the Argentine to score anytime.