All-time results record (League, FA Cup and League Cup)
Roberto Mancini’s side have lost only one home fixture this season - a 3-2 defeat by champions Manchester United back in December.
The Baggies have already recorded their highest-ever points total (48) in the Barclays Premier League and their most wins in the top flight since 1984/85.
Claudio Yacob played with Sergio Aguero for Argentina when they won the FIFA World Under-20 World Cup in 2007, in Canada.
Albion will be hoping to claim their 50th league triumph over the Citizens.
Shane Long has scored in his last two games – but has never netted in three successive Premier League fixtures.Last time out
HOME: Barclays Premier League, Saturday, October 20, 2012, Albion 1 (Long 67) Man City 2 (Dzeko 80, 90)
AWAY: Barclays Premier League, Wednesday, April 11, Man City 4 (Aguero 6,54, Tevez 61, Silva 64) Albion 0
Form guide (last six league matches)
MAN CITY: WWWLWD
Last league match line-ups
ALBION (v Wigan – home L 2-3): Foster; Jones, McAuley, Olsson, Ridgewell; Yacob, Dorrans, Mulumbu (Brown 86); Long, Rosenberg (Morrison 65), Lukaku (Thomas 65). Subs not used: Myhill (gk), Tamas, Dawson, Odemwingie.
MAN CITY (v Swansea – away D 0-0): Hart; Zabaleta, Kompany, Nastasic, Clichy; Y Toure (Dzeko HT), Milner, Nasri, Barry, Silva (Rodwell 85); Aguero (Tevez 78). Subs not used: Pantilimon (gk); Kolarov, K Toure, Garcia.
Man City team news
Yaya Toure was taken off as a precaution during City's stalemate with Swansea at the weekend. The midfielder picked up a knock and is unlikely to be risked ahead of Saturday's FA Cup final. Scott Sinclair was admitted to hospital on Friday with a blood clot in his shoulder.
Phil Dowd will referee tonight's game. The Staffordshire official last oversaw Albion in December’s goalless draw with West Ham at The Hawthorns. He has dished out 121 yellow and five red cards in 35 games this season.
Selected odds from Bet Butler:
Man City to win: 2/5
Albion to win: 8/1
Sergio Aguero to score the first goal: 4/1
Shane Long to score the first goal: 12/1
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