Picking Manchester City VS Borussia Dortmund for today.
These two European giants are going head to head in International Champions cup 2018 in Chicago. After the world cup, both team will be missing their key players. As usual, both teams are in their pre-season preparation in USA.
ManCity will suffer more because of the World Cup as they supplied highest number of players to world cup and will be missing 16 of their key players. But still ManCity have a strong team with Joe Hart, Leroy Sane, Phil Foden and new Signing Riyad Mahrez. With this line up, ManCity is a strong enough to compete with Dortmund.
Dortmund on other hands will be missing key players like Kagawa, Marco Reus, Piszczek, Delaney and Akanji in their squad. We might see likes of Maximilian Philipp, Gotze and Schurrle starting in today's match. Dortmund in their previous pre season fixtures defeated Austria Wien and drew against Zwickau and Los Angeles FC with their second team. We might see many of the first team featuring today, and Dortmund will have upper hand against ManCity. But it is going to be interesting match, and we might not see clear winner like last time when they faced each other.
These two have gone head to head for 4 times. Dortmund won 2 of them while drew twice. Those victory was long ago, and a lot have changed in ManCity after that. The latest these two teams played each other was during last year edition of International Champions Cup. During International Champions Cup 2017, both teams scored plenty of goals. City scored 7 goals while Dortmund scored 8 goals in 3 matches played by them.
Thus we can see plenty of goals to come from both teams. And I can see both team scoring in this match. Both team to score should be a safe pick which is @1.53. Also, over 2.5 goals is inevitable and would be picking that too @1.61. I can't decide the clear winner but Dortmund should be the favorite.
Both team to score @1.53
Over 2.5 goals @1.61