Manchester City will try to cut into Arsenal’s lead atop the Premier League table when the club hits the road to face Crystal Palace on Saturday at Selhurst Park in London. Manchester City enter the weekend in second place in the EPL standings with 58 points. They are five points behind Arsenal, which play at Fulham on Sunday. Meanwhile, Crystal Palace enter Saturday’s showdown in 12th place with 27 points. The Eagles are just five points above the relegation zone.
Kickoff is at 12:30 p.m. ET. Caesars Sportsbook lists Man City as the -290 favorite (risk $290 to win $100) in the latest Manchester City vs. Crystal Palace odds, with Palace the +750 underdog. A draw is priced at +400 and the over/under for total goals scored is 2.5. Before you lock in your Crystal Palace vs. Manchester City picks, you need to see what red-hot SportsLine soccer bettor Jon (Buckets) Eimer has to say.
Eimer is a high-volume bettor who has vast knowledge of leagues and players across the globe. Since joining SportsLine, he has covered the English Premier League, Serie A, the FA Cup and much more. Since the end of last year’s World Cup he has been red-hot, going 62-41-2.
Now, Eimer has broken down Man City vs. Crystal Palace from every angle and just revealed his picks and predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see Eimer’s picks. Here are the betting lines and trends for Crystal Palace vs. Man City:
- Man City vs. Crystal Palace spread: Man City -1.5 (-105), Crystal Palace +1.5 (-125)
- Man City vs. Crystal Palace over/under: 2.5 goals
- Man City vs. Crystal Palace money line: Man City -290, Crystal Palace +750, Draw +400
- MCY: Erling Haaland leads the Premier League in goals (27)
- CRY: Wilfried Zaha leads Crystal Palace in goals (six)
- Man City vs. Crystal Palace picks: See picks here
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Why you should back Manchester City
Manchester City have dominated the recent series against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park. In the last seven EPL matchups between the teams in London, Man City have five wins and two draws. City have outscored Palace, 10-2, across those seven matches.
In addition, Erling Haaland dominated Crystal Palace the last time these teams met. On Aug. 27 in Manchester, Haaland scored a hat trick in a 4-2 Manchester City victory. With another hat trick on Saturday, he would become just the second player to score two hat tricks against the same opponent in a single EPL season.
Why you should back Crystal Palace
Crystal Palace have one of the league’s best forwards outside the ‘big six’ teams in Wilfried Zaha. The 30-year-old from Ivory Coast has scored 67 goals in 284 Premier League matches for Crystal Palace in his career. This season he has scored six times, with two assists, in 20 EPL games.
In addition, Palace have been formidable in primetime home matches recently. Since Patrick Vieira took over as manager in July 2021, Palace have played 13 fixtures at home in games kicking off at 5.30 p.m. local time or later and have lost just three times. That includes a 0-0 draw against Manchester City last season.
How to make Crystal Palace vs. Manchester City picks
Eimer has broken down the Premier League match from every angle. He is leaning Under on the goal total and has identified two picks for Crystal Palace vs. Man City, both of which pay plus-money. You can only see his picks and Premier League analysis at SportsLine.
So who wins Man City vs. Crystal Palace? And what plus-money wagers does Eimer like? Visit SportsLine now to see which wagers in Crystal Palace vs. Man City have all the value, all from the soccer expert who has been red-hot since the end of the World Cup, and find out.