Manchester City will host Sevilla in Round 6 of the UEFA Champions League
The match will start at 7 p.m. GMT on Wednesday, 2 November 2022. The match venue is Etihad Stadium, Manchester.
Latest odds on betting sites
Manchester City have their winning odds placed at 1.40 (-250; ⅖ Fractional). Sevilla, on the other hand, have its winning odds placed at 8.40 (+740 American; 37/50 Fractional). The betting odds for a draw are placed at 5.15 (+415; 415/100).
The chances of the outcomes are as follows: Manchester City — 69%, draw — 19%, Sevilla — 12%.
Latest betting odds on Manchester City vs Sevilla (2 November 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 1.84 (-119; 21/25)
- Under 2.5 goals — 2.30 (+130; 13/10)
- Asian handicap (-0.25) on Manchester City — 2.46 (+146; 73/50)
- Asian handicap (+0.25) on Sevilla— 1.54 (-185; 27/50)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 2.00 (+100; 1/1)
- Both teams to score (No) — 1.73 (-137; 73/100)
Match preview and statistics
Manchester City played a 0-0 draw in their last Champions League game against Borussia Dortmund. They had 73% ball possession and completed 835 passes. The Citizens created one big chance. Manchester City had eight shots with three being on target. They had an expected goal of 1.20 compared to Dortmund’s expected goal of 1.16.
Manchester City are top of their Champions League table with 11 points. They scored 11 goals while conceding one goal with a difference of +10. Manchester City have won three games while playing two draws.
Manchester City are second in the Premier League table with 29 points. The Citizens have scored 37 goals while conceding 11 goals with a difference of +26. Manchester City have won two of their last three matches in all competitions.
Manchester City team news: Kyle Walker is a doubt with an abdominal injury
Sevilla smashed FC Kobenhavn by three goals to nil. Youssef En-Nesyri opened the scoreline in the 61st minute with a nice finish into the net. Isco doubled their lead in the 88th minute with a curling shot into the net. Montiel made it 3-0 in the 92nd minute with a tap-in into thennet.
Sevilla had 58% ball possession and completed 461 passes. They created three chances during the game. Sevilla had 15 shots with 11 being on target. They had an expected goal of 1.05 compared to Kobenhavn’s expected goal of 1.11. Sevilla are third in the group with five points. They have scored five goals while conceding nine goals with a difference of -4.
Sevilla are 18th in the La Liga table with 10 points. Sevilla have scored 11 goals while conceding 19 goals with a difference of -8.
Sevilla team news: Jesus Corona is out with a ligament injury. Karim Rekik is out with a hamstring injury.
Manchester City vs Sevilla H2H
Manchester City have won two of their last two meetings between both sides.
Two of their last two meetings have ended in over 2.5 goals.
Lineups and key players
Manchester City projected starting lineup:
- Ederson Moraes
- Ruben Dias
- Nathan Ake
- John Stones
- Joao Cancelo
- Ilkay Gundogan
- Erling Haaland
- Bernardo Silva
- Kevin De Bruyne
- Riyad Mahrez
Erling Haaland has been the best player in the league this season. The Manchester City striker is the highest goalscorer in the league with 17 goals, overperforming his expected goals of 9.92. Halland has scored five goals in the Champions League.
Sevilla projected starting lineup:
- Yassine Bounou
- Tanguy Nianzou
- Karim Rekik
- Alex Telles
- Joan Jordan
- Erik Lamela
- Youssef En Nesyri
- Rafa Mir
- Alejandro Gomez
Notable subs: Karim Rekik
Erik Lamela has been great for Sevilla this season. The Argentina international has scored three goals in the league. Lamela has provided one assist in the Champions League while creating four chances.
Prediction and betting tips
Manchester City are unbeaten in the Champions League and have been absolutely brilliant. The Citizens have scored the most goals in the league (37). One of their last three games in all competitions have ended in over 3.5 goals. Two of the last two meetings between both sides have ended in over 3.5 goals. I predict over 3.5 goals.
Erling Haaland has been good this season. The Norwegian international has scored the most goals in Europe this season. Haaland has scored five goals in the Champions League and is the highest goalscorer in the league (17). I predict Erling Haaland will score anytime.
Betting prediction: Over 3.5 goals
Odds: 2.61 (+161 American; 161/100 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Erling Haaland to score anytime
Odds: 2.00 (+100 American; 1/1 Fractional)