Defending champions Manchester City play host to newly promoted side Nottingham Forest in a Premier League encounter at Etihad Stadium on Wednesday night.
Pep Guardiola’s side coming into their first midweek game on the back of a 4-2 comeback win over Crystal Palace over the weekend, while Forest suffered a 2-0 defeat at home to Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday.
Cityzen have been struggling in the defense after conceding two or more goals in consecutive Premier League games.
Manchester City is a different animal and a team that averaged 4.50 goals per game so far in the league.
Guardiola’s side has scored at least 2 goals in their last 13 Premier League fixtures and won their last 6 matches at Etihad Stadium.
There have been over 2.5 goals scored in Manchester City‘s last 9 home matches.
Erling Haaland already proved how valuable of a signing he is going to be for the defending champions after scoring six goals in the first four games in Premier League.
There have been under 2.5 goals scored in Nottingham Forest‘s last four Premier League encounters.
Forest have given away penalties in 2 of their four Premier League matches so far and goalkeeper Dean Henderson has saved the two penalties he has faced this term.