Man City v Aston Villa
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This football betting tip comes from the FA Cup and the match between Manchester City and Aston Villa.
Manchester City are playing their 5th game in the last 16 days.
Man City looked tired in their game at the weekend in which they could only manage a 1-1 draw at home to Fulham.
With injuries to key players Mancini has been unable to rotate his squad and certain players appear to be
struggling with so many games in such a short space of time.
In the same time period Aston Villa have played just 1 game, a 4-1 win over Blackburn Rovers in the Premier
They have had a lot more time to prepare for this cup tie and should be much fresher than Manchester City.
Villa are up to 12th in the Premier League and the threat of relegation has temporarily gone. Having seen their
rivals win the Carling Cup at the weekend Villa will be keen for success in this years FA Cup.
With Liverpool, Chelsea and Tottenham all out and a potential Quarter Final tie at home to Reading, Villa we be
fully aware of what a great opportunity this is.
Man City have higher priorities with their place in the top four coming under threat from Tottenham and Chelsea.
Aston Villa have lost just 1 of their last 9 games and that was at Old Trafford.
In this spell they had a 1-0 win at home to Manchester City.
Villa do have a few selection problems with Collins and Cuellar out. Makoun is suspended and Bent is cup tied.
City are also missing key players with Vincent Kompany, Nigel De Jong and Adam Johnson all out. David Silva
and Micah Richards are also doubts.
I believe this game means more to Villa than City and therefore betting on the away win looks worth a gamble at
odds of 5/1.
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BK Betting Tip: Aston Villa to beat Manchester City - 6.00 @ Victor Chandler