FA Cup Fifth Round Monday Preview - The Gambling Times

FA Cup Fifth Round Monday Preview

The final game of the FA Cup Fifth round takes place on Monday evening with favourites Manchester City in action.

In a repeat of the 2003 Cup final, City face Lancashire rivals Wigan Athletic – now in League One, but they will be anxious to avoid another upset.

See below for a preview on each game, including predictions from our own Football Insider Graeme Bailey and bet365’s Steve Freeth.

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Wigan Athletic 19:55 Reading
DW Stadium

TEAM NEWS: Wigan are without captain Sam Morsy, who is suspended. Devante Cole, James Vaughan and Donervon Daniels are all cup-tied. For Manchester City, Gabriel Jesus is back in training but the game is set to come too soon.
KEY FACT: Wigan have won their last two cup games against City – the 2013 FA Cup final and a quarter-final away tie the following season
MATCH ODDS: Wigan 20/1 Draw 7/1 Man City 1/6
bet365 Pick: Man City win & over 3.5 goals @11/10
GRAEME SAYS: Wigan might get a replay but have to go with City, but could be close…0-2

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