Michael Owen predicts West Ham v Manchester City

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West Ham United will face Manchester City in the Premier League on Saturday evening.

Former Liverpool and Manchester United striker Michael Owen has predicted on Colossusbets.com that Manchester City will win against West Ham United this weekend.

West Ham will take on City at the Boleyn Ground in London in the Premier League on Saturday evening.

Owen has backed the Citizens to pick up all three points from the encounter courtesy of a 3-1 victory.

“When Man City are in top form – or rather Aguero and Silva are – they are an irresistible force and Palace were on the wrong end of one of those displays last week,” the former Newcastle United striker has written on Colossusbets.com. “And West Ham’s unbeaten run came to an end in a 2-1 defeat at Newcastle.

“I do fancy City to win this – and 3-1 is my favoured score line – but I am willing to accept many will give the Hammers a chance here, given that they won 2-1 at the Etihad earlier in the season and City’s away record is very poor for a top-flight side.”

West Ham will head into the game against City on the back of a 2-1 defeat to Newcastle United away from home at St. James’ Park.

The Hammers are sixth in the Premier League table at the moment with 35 points from 22 matches. Slaven Bilic’s side are just four points behind fourth-placed Tottenham Hotspur and very much in the running for a Champions League place.

Meanwhile, City currently find themselves third in the standings with 43 points from 22 matches. Manuel Pellegrini’s side are just a point behind leaders Arsenal and are still many Premier League observers’ favourites to win the league title this season.

The Citizens will head into the game against West Ham on the back of a 4-0 victory over Crystal Palace at the Etihad Stadium.

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