Manchester City and Celtic lock horns in an all-British Champions League match on Tuesday night. Will Pep Guardiola’s side claim all three points at Etihad Stadium? This article contains our Man City v Celtic betting preview with free predictions, betting tips, probable line-ups, team news, enhanced odds, exclusive promotions and no deposit free bets on the Champions League.
MANCHESTER CITY v CELTIC BETTING PREVIEWManchester City enter this match on the back of a heavy 3-1 home defeat to Premier League title contenders Chelsea at the weekend. had to fight back three times to rescue a point when they visited Glasgow earlier in their Champions League campaign. Pep Guardiola's men have won only four of their last 13 games and already know they will finish second behind Barcelona in the UCL group.
Fernandinho is suspended for the hosts, while Fernando is out through injury and Yaya Toure is uneligible for the Citizens. As consequence, Ilkay Gundogan, Kevin De Bruyne and David Silva will play as central midfielders in a 3-5-2 system. Raheem Sterling is hoping to shake off a knock and play on Tuesday while Jesus Navas is likely to start on the other side. The likes of Sergio Aguero and Kelechi Iheanacho are expected to lead the line.
Celtic twice came from behind to snatch a 4-3 win over Motherwell in the Scottish Premier League at the weekend and they comfortably sit at the top of the table standings. As to the Champions League, the Bhoys will finish bottom group and have nothing by pride to play for here. Thye have not won a single away game in the Champions League this season – including the qualifying rounds – and they lost at the likes of Lincoln Red Imps and Hapoel Be'er Sheva before being battered 7-0 by Barcelona.
Left back Kieran Tierney remains out, whilst Scott Sinclair is ruled out through injury and with Patrick Roberts ineligible. Brendan Rodgers is expected to field a 4-2-3-1 formation with Moussa Dembele as lone striker, supported by Callum McGregor, Tomas Rogic and James Forrest. In defense, Erik Sviatchenko is a doubt, but could feature regardless.
MANCHESTER CITY v CELTIC PROBABLE LINEUPSManchester City (3-5-2): Caballero; Kolarov, Stones, Otamendi; Gundogan, David Silva, De Bruyne, Navas, Sterling; Iheanacho, Aguero
Celtic (4-2-3-1): Gordon; Lustig, Izaguirre, Sviatchenko, Tourè; Bitton, Brown; McGregor, Rogic, Forrest; Dembeleè
MANCHESTER CITY v CELTIC ODDS
|MANCHESTER CITY||5.00 with||Bet £10, win £50.00|
|THE DRAW||5.75 with||Bet £10, win £57.50|
|CELTIC||29.00 with||Bet £10, win £290.00|
MANCHESTER CITY v CELTIC PREDICTIONS
|OUR PICKS||BEST ODDS||BOOKMAKER|
|Man City to win||5.00|
|Both teams to score||1.73|
|2-1 Correct Score||9.00|
|Aguero anytime goalscorer||1.53|
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