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AFC Bournemouth vs Manchester City prediction 2024-02-24

AFC Bournemouth
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2024-02-24
Winner
Manchester City
Manchester City
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Probability of win
AFC Bournemouth — 14.3%
Draw — 17.4%
Manchester City — 68.4%
Our Prediction
Winner: Manchester City;
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Manchester City will be aiming to stay in the title race when they take on Bournemouth on Matchday 26. The Citizens failed to impress in a 1-1 draw with Chelsea at the weekend, but they are still seen as hot favourites to win Saturday’s encounter. Bernardo Silva is pushing for a recall to the starting XI, while both Josko Guardiol and Jack Grealish remain in the treatment room.

The Cherries, on the other hand, failed to win the previous six league matches. As Bournemouth have been struggling at the back of late, we believe that there is a big value in betting on Pep Guardiola’s troops. Philip Billing has yet to serve his ban, while fellow midfielder Romain Faivre should recover in time to face the title holders. All James Hill, Max Aarons, Tyler Adams, and Ryan Fredericks are out of contention with injuries. You should know that Man City are eyeing their 15th consecutive win over Bournemouth in all competitions.

Prediction: 2-3 (Man City)

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Both to score
Yes
59.26%
No
40.74%
Total
More 2.5
More 3.5
Less 2.5
Less 3.5
68%
46.4%
32%
53.6%
Individual total
More 0.5
More 1.5
Less 0.5
Less 1.5
AFC Bournemouth
64.8%
28%
35.2%
71.9%
Manchester City
91.4%
70.4%
8.6%
29.6%
Correct score
0:0
0:1
0:2
0:3
0:4
1:0
1:1
1:2
1:3
1:4
3%
7.4%
9.1%
7.5%
4.6%
3.1%
7.7%
9.5%
7.8%
4.8%
2:0
2:1
2:2
2:3
2:4
3:0
3:1
3:2
3:3
3:4
1.6%
4%
5%
4.1%
2.5%
0.6%
1.4%
1.7%
1.4%
0.9%
AFC Bournemouth Manchester City
Games 25 26
Wins 7 18
Losses 11 3
Draws 7 5
Goals 33 59
Goals per game 1.3 2.3
Conceded per game 1.9 1
Attacks 101 128.9
Corners per game 6.1 7.7
Yellow cards per game 2 1.8
Fouls per game 13.1 8.5
Latest matches
Score
2024-02-24
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AFC Bournemouth
Manchester City
0
1
2024-02-04
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AFC Bournemouth
Nottingham Forest
1
1
2024-01-21
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AFC Bournemouth
Liverpool
0
4
2023-12-26
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AFC Bournemouth
Fulham
3
0
2023-12-03
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AFC Bournemouth
Aston Villa
0
0
2024-02-24
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AFC Bournemouth
Manchester City
0
1
2024-02-13
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FC Copenhagen
Manchester City
1
3
2024-02-05
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Brentford
Manchester City
1
3
2024-01-13
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Newcastle United
Manchester City
2
3
Premier League
Team Games Win. Draws Lost Goals Points
Liverpool 26 18 6 2 63:25 60
Manchester City 26 18 5 3 59:26 59
Arsenal 25 17 4 4 58:22 55
Aston Villa 26 16 4 6 56:35 52
Tottenham Hotspur 25 14 5 6 52:38 47
Manchester United 26 14 2 10 36:36 44
Brighton & Hove Albion 26 10 9 7 49:41 39
Newcastle United 25 11 4 10 53:41 37
West Ham United 25 10 6 9 36:44 36
Wolverhampton Wanderers 25 10 5 10 39:40 35
Chelsea 25 10 5 10 42:41 35
Fulham 26 9 5 12 36:42 32
Everton 26 8 7 11 28:34 31
Crystal Palace 26 7 7 12 31:44 28
AFC Bournemouth 25 7 7 11 33:47 28
Brentford 25 7 4 14 35:44 25
Nottingham Forest 26 6 6 14 34:48 24
Luton Town 25 5 5 15 35:51 20
Sheffield United 25 3 4 18 22:65 13
Burnley 26 3 4 19 25:58 13
Top scorers
AFC Bournemouth
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D. Solanke (15)
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A. Semenyo (4)
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M. Senesi (3)
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J. Kluivert (3)
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L. Sinisterra Lucumí (2)
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P. Billing (2)
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M. Tavernier (2)
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D. Brooks (1)
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K. Moore (1)
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Dango Ouattara (1)
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A. Scott (1)
Manchester City
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E. Haaland (17)
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P. Foden (9)
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J. Álvarez (8)
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B. Mota Veiga de Carvalho e Silva (6)
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R. Hernández Cascante (6)
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J. Grealish (3)
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M. Akanji (2)
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N. Aké (2)
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J. Doku (2)
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R. Lewis (1)
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O. Bobb (1)
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K. De Bruyne (1)
Top assists
AFC Bournemouth
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M. Tavernier
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D. Solanke
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P. Billing
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R. Christie
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M. Senesi
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L. Sinisterra Lucumí
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A. Smith
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M. Aarons
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L. Cook
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K. Milos
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A. Semenyo
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D. Brooks
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A. Scott
Manchester City
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J. Álvarez
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P. Foden
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J. Doku
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E. Haaland
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B. Mota Veiga de Carvalho e Silva
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K. De Bruyne
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R. Hernández Cascante
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M. Nunes
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K. Walker
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N. Aké
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O. Bobb
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S. Gómez
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J. Grealish
Premier League AFC Bournemouth Manchester City
Number of matches 380 25 26
Average win rate (%) 39.8 28 69.2
Goals per match 3.2 1.3 2.3
Yellow per match 4.7 2 1.7
Corners per match 10.8 6.1 7.7
Home goals per match 1.8 1 2.4
Away goals per match 1.5 1.6 2.2
Player rating 6.8 6.8 7.1

Kick-Off: The Tale of AFC Bournemouth and Manchester City

A journey through the history of soccer is incomplete without discussing two of the prominent teams – AFC Bournemouth and Manchester City. These football gems, while distinctly varied in their paths, have both carved a unique niche for themselves in the world of sports. Let's dive into their rich histories.

A Glance at AFC Bournemouth

Born in 1890, AFC Bournemouth, full name Athletic Football Club Bournemouth, is one of England's enduring clubs. Situated on England's south coast, they are widely recognized by their nickname, 'The Cherries,' and play their home matches at Dean Court.

The team's initial existence was fairly quiet until the mid-1970s when they gained a reputation for causing upsets in the FA Cup. The substantial turning period of their history came in 2008 when Eddie Howe took the reins as their manager. Despite numerous odds, Howe turned things around, and the team got promoted to the Championship in 2013.

Highlighting Manchester City

Manchester City, also known as the 'Cityzens' or 'The Sky Blues,' is a soccer team based in Manchester, England, founded in 1880 under the name St. Mark's, then Ardwick Association Football Club. The club adopted its current name, Manchester City, in 1894.

Manchester City has had a vibrant history marked by periods of success and struggle. Their first significant success was in the late 1960s under the legendary management of Joe Mercer. This golden period saw the team bag the League Championship, the FA Cup, the League Cup, and the European Cup Winners' Cup.

The club faced a slump and relegated to the second division in the late 1990s. However, in the late 2000s, their fortunes changed drastically following an acquisition by the Abu Dhabi United Group, marking the start of a new, successful era.

AFC Bournemouth Vs. Manchester City - Clashing Titans

In terms of head-to-head clashes, Manchester City and AFC Bournemouth have had few encounters. The games played between these two teams have mostly ended in favor of Manchester City. Nevertheless, AFC Bournemouth has held its ground, making every encounter an exciting one for football lovers.

Noteworthiness of their Contributions

Over the years, AFC Bournemouth and Manchester City have consistently been fonts of local pride and global acclaim. Players from both teams have often represented their nations in international championships, exemplifying the high standard of talent within the clubs.

Moreover, these teams have also made significant contributions off the pitch. Community-outreach programs include initiatives for public health, education, and youth engagement. Through these efforts, they have fostered a greater connection with their local communities.

The Unending Legacy

Despite the peaks and troughs in their histories, both AFC Bournemouth and Manchester City stand as symbols of endurance and ambition. Their steadfast pursuit of excellence, commitment to community, and undying spirit continue to inspire aspiring players and ardent football fans alike.

As we step into the future, both clubs carry the weight of their past triumphs and trials. They will undoubtedly face challenges head-on and continue shaping the landscape of English football in years to come.