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Manchester City vs Tottenham Hotspur December 3, 11:30 a.m. EDT
Manchester City odds-333
Tottenham Hotspur odds+800
Over\Under2.5 -251 \ +210

This matchup is highly anticipated, not least for the unique coaching dynamic, with both managers hailing from abroad – Ange Postecoglou from Australia and Pep Guardiola from Catalonia. This clash Manchester City vs Tottenham Hotspur brings a blend of diverse cultural influences and playstyles to their respective teams, infusing fresh perspectives and tactics into the Premier League, along with the integration of new players. 

Postecoglou’s first season at Tottenham Hotspur started well, with the team positioned at the top of the league. His memorable quotes, such as ‘I’m just copying Pep mate’ when asked about his tactics, have already become iconic. Notably, his strategy in the match against Chelsea, which saw Ange’s 9-men team press high, was considered absolute madness. 

For Pep, Tottenham has consistently been a challenging opponent, often introducing chaos into his well-ordered game plans. But there are few reasons this will happen again.

Manchester City vs Tottenham Hotspur Main Match Info

Manchester City vs Tottenham Hotspur Prediction, Odds

The forms of these two teams could not contrast more. Tottenham Hotspur is experiencing a decline in the Premier League, having dropped to fifth place after three back-to-back defeats against Chelsea, Wolves, and Aston Villa. This downturn comes just weeks after they were leading the Premier League standings at the top of the table.

Meanwhile, Manchester City’s last defeat is a distant memory, dating back to early October when they suffered a 0-1 loss against Arsenal. To this date, Arsenal is the club to top the Premier League, although they have only one point more than the Citizens. 

  1. Arsenal – 30 points
  2. Manchester City– 29 points
  3. Liverpool – 28 points
  4. Aston Villa – 28 points
  5. Tottenham Hotspur – 26 points

At the same time, Guardiola’s team is dominating their Champions League group, having won every game. Their flawless record was nearly jeopardized by unexpected challenges from Leipzig, but ultimately, the Citizens secured a 3-2 victory, clinching the three points. 

There probably could not be a worse time for Tottenham to face the Citizens, who will not take any risks on Sunday. The injury of Van de Ven has proven to become a major problem for Ange’s defence. Experiments with Emerson at center-back, like in the last game, have proven to be a complete disaster. 

Historically, matches between these two teams have been action-packed, but currently, there’s no compelling reason for the Citizens to adopt an overly aggressive approach. Instead, they will likely opt for a conservative strategy, progressively occupying space around Dier. Doku’s skillful dribbling is anticipated to be a key factor, potentially causing significant disruption.

Manchester City vs Tottenham Hotspur Betting Tip

The nature of both teams could not be more different, and assuming Manchester City steers clear of major errors, the game seems poised to play out in favour of the Citizens. Doku is still averaging over eight dribbles every game (as per Opta), and there’s little reason to see him being stopped.

In Kevin de Bruyne’s absence, superstar Phil Foden took over the creative role against Leipzig in the Champions League. Similarly, he’s expected to start and perform well against a demotivated Tottenham. 

Facing Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium has consistently been a daunting challenge for any visiting team.

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