10. Despite both clubs boasting long histories they have only met each other 48 times since first clashing in September 1951. Man City have won most games (21) and are 1.20 to do so again on Saturday.
9. QPR last beat City 3-1in the old Division One, securing only their 12th ever victory over the Manchester club. Rangers are priced at 13.00 to take all three points again, and 90.00 to repeat the scoreline.
8. Mark Hughes’ side came within minutes of beating City on the final game of last season but leaked two goals in the dying seconds to hand their opponents a famous Premier League title. The home side are 20.00 to win after being down at half time.
7. City won that clash 3-2 and have taken four of their last three games by the same scoreline. Another 3-2 victory can be backed at 25.00.
6. Rangers failed to score in 36.8% of their away games last season while 57.9% of matches away from Loftus Road exceeded 2.5 goals. The away side are 1.90 not to score, while City are 2.00 to win without conceding.
5. There have been four QPR dismissals since City last had a man sent off against their London opponents: Michael Brown seeing a straight red in August 1995. Saturday’s fixture is priced at 4.50 to witness another red.
4. There are eight City players more likely to score first before QPR favourites Bobby Zamora and Djibril Cissé, both priced at 15.00. Carlos Tevez is City’s favourite at 3.75.
3. The last time these two teams shared the points in the league was a 1-1 draw back in November 1999. Striker Chris Kiwomya gave Rangers a first-half lead before Kevin Horlock equalised after the break. A draw on Saturday can be backed at 6.75, with QPR 9.75 to be leading at half time.
2. Man City won 57% of their matches with striker Mario Balotelli playing last season, yet won 74% of games without him. The Italian is 1.90 to score at any time although he is yet to net this season.
1. There was an average of 3.53 goals scored at Etihad games last season, with City averaging 2.89 each home game. Saturday’s clash is priced at 1.90 to exceed 3.5 goals, with Roberto Mancini’s men just 17.00 to win 5-0.