The biggest match during the 2022-23 English League Cup takes place Wednesday afternoon when Manchester City host Chelsea in the third round in the Etihad Stadium. The Blues were defeated in the final last year's final to Liverpool with a thrilling 11-10 penalty shootout after both teams played to a 0-0 draw.
However, Chelsea have had a difficult time under the guidance of manager Graham Potter and have lost successive league matches and suffered a 1-0 loss against league leaders Arsenal at the weekend. City who are the current champions of the league, are thriving yet again and are two points ahead of Chelsea Gunners on the EPL table. Both teams have made it to the knockout stages in the Champions League after winning their groups. They have also been able to collect thirteen EFL Cups,statement by best betting sports apps.
The kickoff time is 3 p.m. ET at Manchester, England. Caesars Sportsbook lists City as an odds-on favorite of -220 (risk $220 to get $100) in the 90-minute money line in its most recent Manchester City vs. Chelsea odds. Chelsea are underdogs at 550. A draw is valued at 330, and the over/under for all goals will be 2.5. Before making any Chelsea against. Manchester City picks, make sure to look over our EFL Cup best bets from reliable SportsLine soccer expert Martin Green.
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Today, Green has broken down the Manchester City vs. Chelsea match from all angles and revealed his picks as well as EFL Cup prediction. Visit SportsLine today to read Green's predictions. Below are betting line and the trends for Chelsea against Manchester City. Manchester City:
- Man City vs. Chelsea spread: Chelsea -1.5 ( 125)
- Man City vs. Chelsea over/under: 2.5 goals
- Man City vs. Chelsea money line: City -220, Chelsea 550, Draw 330
- The MC says that the Citizens have scored more than one goal in the past 15 matches
- They Blues have scored at least two scores in 7 of their recent 11 games
- Man City vs. Chelsea picks: See picks here
The reasons why you should support Manchester City
The Citizens have a wealth of potential, and they'll need to draw from that talent for this game, particularly with the aforementioned superstar Erling Haaland returning from an injury to his ankle. He was on the bench and scored an injury-time penalty, which secured the Citizens a 2-1 win over Fulham on Saturday. It was his 23rd goal in 17 games across all competitions. Julian Alvarez scored the opening goal for the Cottagers which gave him six goals in just 18 games, and only seven appearances. He's likely to be the main player Wednesday, and will be supported by players like Jack Grealish, Phil Foden and Riyad Mahrez.
Foden is averaging seven assists and five goals and Mahrez scores three goals. They'll be up against an Chelsea team that has not won over its past four league matches , and has only scored four goals in a defeat to Brighton before losing to Arsenal. Man City have scored 39 league goals, compared to just 17 for Chelsea Blues as well as have conceded less goals. Man City have won fifteen games in a row on Etihad Stadium, scoring more goals than their opponents 60-18 during the span of.
The reasons why you should support Chelsea
The Blues started off with an impressive beginning under Potter prior to a downturn in recent times and they performed well during the Champions League. They did not lose during their first nine games under the coach (6-3-0) and won five consecutively at one time with 16 scoring goals, while losing four. They bounced back from their 4-1 defeat against Brighton by winning Dinamo Zagreb 2-1 in the UCL prior to Sunday's defeat against the Gunners.
They're performing well defensively, permitting 16 goals over thirteen EPL matches. They've conceded over one or more goals four times in their 19 games in all. City are leading their opponents in possession, but they are second. Premier League in possession, however Chelsea are in third place, so it's expected to be an level match. Both teams are likely to make big adjustments, and if Haaland is left on the bench to receive more rest, it is definitely a positive sign for Chelsea. USMNT stars Christian Pulisic and Conor Gallagher each have one goal in their limited appearances, could be able to play larger roles on Wednesday.
How do you create Manchester City vs. Chelsea selections
Green is taking a closer review of this Man City vs. Chelsea match from every angle and is betting Under on the total goal score. Green also offers two sure best bets, one of which is a solid plus-money option on a very rare player who scores a goal and provides a comprehensive analysis of the game. The author is only providing his predictions and insights here.