Sterling value to strike first for leaders City against Watford
Out-of-sorts Hornets lost reverse fixture 6-0
The Hornets, beaten 6-0 in the reverse fixture, have collected just four points from their last eight fixtures and lost five of their last six away encounters.
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Sergio Aguero will no doubt play a prominent role with Gabriel Jesus out, but Raheem Sterling averages a goal every 109 minutes in this season's Premier League and can get City off to a flyer.
R Sterling first goalscorer
1pt 5-1 bet365
Gabriel Jesus and Kevin De Bruyne are out, while Fabian Delph and Vincent Kompany are doubts. It is unknown whether David Silva will return having sat out some matches for personal reasons.
Troy Deeney is suspended. Kiko Femenia, Will Hughes, Miguel Britos, Younes Kaboul, Isaac Success, Nathaniel Chalobah and Craig Cathcart are injured.
The second half has seen more goals in 11 of Man City's last 12 home Premier League and Champions League matches.
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