Oddsmakers: Man City Has The Slight Advantage Heading Into Sunday

Published on November 29th, 2014 6:41 pm EST

A clash between two of the English Premier League's top teams, Southampton and Man City, is set to take place on Sunday afternoon in Southampton.

Here are the standings at the top of the EPL as of this moment:

Chelsea, 10-3-0, 33 points
Southampton, 8-2-2, 26 points
Man City, 7-3-2, 24 points

Both Southampton and Man City have a game in hand on Chelsea, which makes a victory for either team on Sunday even more crucial. A win for Southampton, for instance, would move them within just four points of Chelsea.

Let's take a quick look at the odds for Sunday's clash:

Southampton, 3.20
Draw, 3.00
Man City, 2.40

As you can see, Man City has the slight edge to win, though neither team has better than breakeven odds of winning. According to these odds, Southampton has a 31.25% chance of winning the contest, while Man CIty has a 41.67% chance of winning.


Southampton is 5-1-0 at home so far this season while Man City is 3-2-1 on the road.

Southampton has allowed only one goal in their last four home games, while Man City has scored 7 goals in their last 4 road games.

The last contest between these two teams took place on April 5th, 2014 when Man City topped Southampton 4-1 at home.


This should be a great game and will be one of the highlights of this week's schedule.

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