Betting. Manchester City vs Celtic [06.11.16] : the Celts are doomed

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Betting. Manchester City vs Celtic [06.11.16] : the Celts are doomed

Champions League

Group C

06.12.2016

Bet: Asian Handicap Manchester City -1,25

According to the betting experts Manchester City are not firing on all cylinders. They do manage to overcome such opponents as Burnley or Crystal Palace, but they have difficulties coping with the giants. This weekend the Sky Blues were beaten at home by Chelsea (1-3). So instead of getting on top of the Premier League table, Guardiola’s team slid down to the 4th position. Besides, despite the betting companies’ odds, the Blue Moon didn’t get a victory against Borussia Moenchengladbach the last time out in the Champions League (1-1).

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Being an unquestionable leader in the Scottish Premier League, Celtic don’t impress too much in Europe. The betting experts haven’t had doubts about the championship destiny, but they have called the Celts’ European perspectives in question and they were right. So at this moment Rodgers’ side has 8-points lead in Scotland. At the same time they managed to get only 2 points during their Champions League campaign. In Europe the Hoops are considered to be an absolute underdog by betting markets, especially when playing away.

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While choosing a bet, you should take into consideration the fact that none of the teams can improve their situation and change the Group C disposition. After a humiliating away loss to Barca and 2 away draws with Celtic and Moenchengladbach City is doomed to move to the knockout stage from the second position. As for Celtic, they confirmed sports betting predictions and finished on the bottom of the group. However, this game is a perfect opportunity for both teams to prove their value. Guardiola can give some rest to his players, but the team will be gear up for this fixture. They don’t have right to fall flat in front of their fans once again. On the other hand, Celtic will try to slam a door with a bang.

No wonder that the bookmakers consider the Citizens to be a favourite of this game: Manchester City – 1,35, Draw – 5,40, Celtic – 8,75.  Celtic look poor away from home, that’s why it’s advisable to pay attention to the bet “Asian Handicap Manchester City -1,25” (1,77). As the Sky Blues have conceded at least one goal in their last 5 home matches and Celtic have scored in their last 9 away matches, you can pay attention to the bet “Both Teams to Score” (1,66). But it’s even better to back the “Total Goals by Home Team over 2,5” (2,02) as City are eager to get revenge for a 3-3 draw in Glasgow.