City will take on Villa at the Etihad Stadium in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.
Owen has backed the Citizens to pick up all three points from the encounter.
“Villa didn’t play as bad as the scoreline would suggest against Everton midweek but they are most unlikely to get anything from a City side celebrating their Wembley Capital Cup win, but bemoaning a poor display at Anfield on Wednesday; that said it’s hard to see past an emphatic home win,” the former England international wrote on Betvictor.com.
A footnote added: “Michael’s recommendation: City -2 on the handicap at 29/20.”
City will head into the game against Villa as massive favourites despite their 3-0 defeat to Liverpool at Anfield in the Premier League on Wednesday evening.
The Villans have been the worst team in the league this season, and not many will fancy them to even pick up a point at the Etihad Stadium.
The question is how many goals City will score. Manuel Pellegrini’s side need to bounce back from the defeat to Liverpool in style.
Three points against the Villans will help the Citizens enhance their chances of winning the Premier League title this season, especially with Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal facing each other on Saturday afternoon.