Manchester City vs Chelsea Betting Tips

  • Posted on: 13 August 2018

Chelsea are looking to end their disappointing run in the Community Shield when they take on Manchester City on Sunday. This will be followed by the first match of the Premier League campaign against Huddersfield Town. Arsenal will be the hosts for the game against Manchester City, as Pep Guardiola’s team have a tough start to the season. Chelsea have been unable to win recent iterations of the Community Shield despite having been extremely successful in a number of major trophies. They enter into the match as the reigning FA Cup holders while City were able to set numerous records along the way to their Premier League title.

The recent pre-season matches for Chelsea have been able to provide a lot of insight into the style of football that Maurizio Sarri is likely to employ. The blues are still need a lot of time in order to get going but it is unlikely that they will receive the same with a tough set of fixtures coming around the corner. Chelsea have been unable to make any impact in the transfer market while a number of players are yet to return from World Cup action. City may have been relatively quiet in the window, but they already have had one of the best squads in the division.

City are priced at 11/10 in order to win the match and it is an extremely good price for a team that has been in excellent form over the last 12 months. In order to lift the title itself, Manchester City are given a price of 4/7. Rather than go with this option, the outright market to back a City victory appears much more rewarding. Chelsea are given a substantially longer price of 23/10 to win the match in normal time while a stalemate is being given a price of 5/2.