Key Stat: Wolves have won just two of their 12 matches against Manchester City since the turn of the century.
Expert Verdict: Just two games in, defending champions Manchester City are already top of the Premier League after a blistering 6-1 win against Huddersfield Town. Newly-promoted Wolves, still searching for their first win of the new season, are up next. On their current form, Manchester City are going to take some stopping.
Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Manchester City Prediction & Betting Tips
Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Manchester City Head-to-Head Stats
Manchester City have won 47 of their 117 matches against Wolves, compared to 46 defeats in this fixture. Wolves have won just twice in 12 matches since the turn of the century, however. City’s last trip to Molineux in 2012 saw Sergio Aguero and Samir Nasri score in a 2-0 win, which helped City on their way to the Premier League title and confirmed Wolves’ relegation. They have met just once since then – a goalless draw in the Carabao Cup last season, before Claudio Bravo helped City to penalty shoot-out victory.
Wolves vs MCFC Betting Tips
Manchester City have looked scarily good already this season, thrashing Huddersfield last time out to follow their back-to-back 2-0 wins against Chelsea and Arsenal.
David Silva marked his return to the starting line-up with an outstanding performance in the 6-1 win against the Terriers – negating the absence of Kevin de Bruyne – while Bernardo Silva has made a strong start to the year.
Sergio Aguero’s hat-trick last time out followed his Wembley double against Chelsea, while Benjamin Mendy’s left-wing runs and crosses have seen him register four assists in the last two games.
Wolves look good on paper, but have failed to take advantage of a numerical advantage in each of their last two matches, against Everton and Leicester.
Ruben Neves impressed against Everton, however, and City will also need to be wary of Wolves’ counter-attacking threat.
Nevertheless, the visitors – who have a good record in this fixture since the turn of the century too – have been excellent so far and look like they can still get better.
That is ominous, not just for Wolves but for all of their rivals. Pep Guardiola’s side are big favourites for this one – and it is hard to see any other outcome.
Wolves vs Man City Recommended bets with odds
Manchester City are 1/4 to beat Wolves with Ladbrokes and Betway, reflecting the expected dominance of Pep Guardiola’s side.
Having put six past Huddersfield last time out, it should be no surprise to see the best price on over 2.5 goals this time out is just 1/2 with Ladbrokes, Betfair and Betway.
A City win and over 2.5 goals only improves that to 7/10 with Ladbrokes and Betway.
At the other end, a City clean sheet will return 19/20 with Ladbrokes. Though they conceded a sloppy goal against Huddersfield, their defence has been sound this seasin.
After his hat-trick last time out, you can only get 8/13 from Betway on Sergio Aguero scoring at any time. Gabriel Jesus is a surprising best price of evens with Betway and 888sport, however.
Wolverhampton vs Manchester City Prediction
Manchester City have made an excellent start to the season and they should be more than capable of continuing their winning start to the 2018/19 Premier League season when they take on a Wolves side without a win so far.