Manchester City - Everton

Regular Season - 24
Kickoff: 2024-02-10 02:30

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Manchester City - Everton Predictions

Prediction: Manchester City
Best odds: 1.26

As the Premier League heats up, the upcoming clash between Manchester City and Everton at the Etihad Stadium on a crisp Saturday afternoon is set to be a pivotal encounter. With predictions favoring a dominant performance by the home side, fans and analysts alike are eagerly anticipating whether the game will unfold as expected or if Everton can cause an upset against the odds.

Key Players to Watch

Manchester City's defensive linchpin Nathan Benjamin Aké has been a rock at the back with an impressive 7.09 rating, contributing 2 goals and a key assist this season. His ability to distribute the ball is evident from his 899 total passes, making him a crucial element of City's build-up play.

On the offensive end, the creativity of young midfielder Oscar Bobb cannot be overlooked. With a rating of 7.24, his contribution of an assist and a knack for key passes, totaling 4 this season, adds a dynamic edge to City's midfield.

Everton, on the other hand, will be relying on the attacking prowess of Arnaut Danjuma Adam Groeneveld, who has managed to get 8 shots on target from 15 attempts. Despite the team's struggles, his performance will be vital if Everton is to secure a much-needed win.

Leading the line, Dominic Nathaniel Calvert-Lewin remains a threat with 3 goals to his name. His physical presence and ability to hold up the ball could disrupt City's defensive organization.

Recent Form

Manchester City's recent form has been formidable, with their last five games reading WWWDW, reflecting a team in sync and high on confidence. Their position in the league is a testament to their consistency, currently sitting at 3rd with 43 points.

In contrast, Everton's form has been worrying, with their last five outings resulting in DDLLL. This slump sees them languishing at 18th in the standings, teetering on the brink of the relegation zone with just 18 points.

Head-to-Head History

The head-to-head record between these two sides points towards City's dominance. In their most recent encounter on December 27, 2023, City emerged victorious with a 3-1 scoreline at Everton's home ground. The match prior to that on May 14, 2023, saw a similar outcome, with City clinching a 3-0 win. The last time Everton managed to secure a point against City was on December 31, 2022, in a game that ended in a 1-1 draw.

Prediction

The prediction for this match is firmly in favor of Manchester City, with a staggering 80.2% total percent chance of winning according to the data. The team's home form, combined with Everton's struggles on the road, suggests that City is poised to take all three points. The statistical model also indicates a lower-scoring affair for Everton, with a goals prediction of -1.5 for the visitors.

In conclusion, while football is known for its unpredictability, the data and recent performances strongly suggest that Manchester City will continue their pursuit of the top spot with a win against Everton. The key players such as Nathan Benjamin Aké and Oscar Bobb for City, and Arnaut Danjuma Adam Groeneveld and Dominic Nathaniel Calvert-Lewin for Everton, will undoubtedly be central figures in this encounter. However, the overall team cohesion and form point towards a comfortable victory for the hosts, with the final prediction leaning towards a Manchester City win.

Prediction probabilities

Strength

83%
17%

Attacking Potential

82%
18%

Defensive Potential

62%
38%

Poisson Distribution

73%
27%

Stregth H2H

93%
7%

Goals H2H

85%
15%

Wins the game

80%
20%

Manchester City - Everton Head to Head

Premier League standings

Rank Team MP W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Arsenal players, news and schedule Arsenal 31 22 5 4 75 24 51 71
2 Liverpool players, news and schedule Liverpool 31 21 8 2 72 30 42 71
3 Manchester City players, news and schedule Manchester City 31 21 7 3 71 31 40 70
4 Aston Villa players, news and schedule Aston Villa 32 18 6 8 66 49 17 60
5 Tottenham players, news and schedule Tottenham 30 17 6 7 62 44 18 57
6 Manchester United players, news and schedule Manchester United 31 15 4 12 45 46 -1 49
7 West Ham players, news and schedule West Ham 32 13 9 10 52 56 -4 48
8 Newcastle players, news and schedule Newcastle 31 14 5 12 65 52 13 47
9 Chelsea players, news and schedule Chelsea 29 12 7 10 53 50 3 43
10 Brighton players, news and schedule Brighton 31 11 10 10 51 49 2 43
11 Wolves players, news and schedule Wolves 31 12 6 13 44 49 -5 42
12 Bournemouth players, news and schedule Bournemouth 31 11 8 12 45 55 -10 41
13 Fulham players, news and schedule Fulham 32 11 6 15 47 51 -4 39
14 Crystal Palace players, news and schedule Crystal Palace 31 7 9 15 36 54 -18 30
15 Everton players, news and schedule Everton 31 9 8 14 32 42 -10 29
16 Brentford players, news and schedule Brentford 32 7 8 17 45 58 -13 29
17 Nottingham Forest players, news and schedule Nottingham Forest 31 7 8 16 39 53 -14 25
18 Luton players, news and schedule Luton 32 6 7 19 45 65 -20 25
19 Burnley players, news and schedule Burnley 32 4 7 21 32 67 -35 19
20 Sheffield Utd players, news and schedule Sheffield Utd 30 3 6 21 28 80 -52 15