Man City vs Bournemouth: Predictions, tips & betting odds

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Manchester City are out to build on their strong start to the Premier League campaign this week when they line up against Bournemouth. The reigning champions opened the season with a 2-0 win against West Ham while rivals Liverpool and Manchester United slipped up.

The Cherries put in a strong display themselves as they made their return to the top-flight with a 2-0 win against Aston Villa.

Man City vs Bournemouth latest odds

Manchester City are by far the favourites to get the victory in their first home game of the season with bet365 offering odds of 1/18 (1.06)

The visitors are massive underdogs at 28/1 (29.0) while the draw is offered at 12/1 (13.0).

Man City vs Bournemouth first goal scorer

Erling Haaland impressed in his first Premier League game, scoring twice as his side beat West Ham.

He is the favourite to get his home debut off to a great start, with odds of 15/8 (2.88) to net the first goal of the game, while team-mate Julian Alvarez is the next lowest-priced player to open the scoring at 7/2 (4.5).

For the visitors, Dominic Solanke is the shortest-priced player to score first at 22/1 (23.0), while the scorer of the first goal of last week's game against Aston Villa, Jefferson Lerma, is offered at 125/1 (126.0).

Man City vs Bournemouth preview

Erling Haaland will be eager to continue the bright start to his Manchester City career when he makes his first appearance on home soil.

His double in London last week ensured his side beat West Ham and he expressed his disappointment at not netting a third.

The Norwegian can go even further to boost his standing in the eyes of the City fans by firing them to another victory this week.

While Bournemouth picked up three points in their first match of the campaign but a mammoth task awaits them this week.

Things are even worse for the visitors as new signings Joe Rothwell and Ryan Fredericks are both out.

Man City vs Bournemouth tips and predictions

City are such big favourites to get the win that there is no value in backing them without a handicap. The hosts to win -2 goals is available at 8/13 (1.62) while -3 is priced at 7/5 (1.62).

Odds correct at the time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.

Best Bet Banner 28022020 Man City to win -2 at 6/5 (2.20) for a 2pt stake with bet365

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