Mumbai City Form
Mumbai City find themselves five points clear at the top of the table after being second-placed ATK Mohun Bagan in their last game.
In a tight affair between the top two sides, Bartholomew Ogbeche got the only goal of the game in a 1-0 win. It was Mumbai's eighth in 10 games this season.
Sergio Lobera's side made it eight wins in their last nine games, and four wins in a row. It was a sixth clean sheet of the season.
Mumbai City have also beaten Hyderabad 2-0, Kerala Blasters 2-0 and Bengaluru 3-1 in their last four games.
Mumbai City Team News
Adam Le Fondre was left on the bench for the last game and may have to settle for a bit-part role again after Bartholomew Ogbeche got the winner.
Ahmed Jahouh is available again after suspension. He should return in place of Cy Goodard.
Hyderabad have put a three-game losing run firmly behind them two four-goal victories in the last two matches.
Manuel Roca's side were 4-1 winners over Chennaiyin with all the goals coming after the break. Joel Chianese, Joao Victor and a Halicharan Narzary double sealed the win.
They scored four again in the latest match, a 4-2 success over NorthEast United. Aridane opened the scoring after three minutes and Chianese double the lead before Liston Colaco got a late double.
It was a welcome return to form after losing 2-0 to Mumbai City and Kerala Blasters and going down 2-1 to Goa in the previous three matches.
Hyderabad find themselves in fourth place heading into the game with Mumbai.
Hyderabad Team News
Attacking midfielder Roland Alberg has yet to make his debut after signing on loan from Roda. But he looks set for a place on the bench with Manuel Roca likely to name an unchanged side.
Spanish striker Fran Sandaza remains on the injured list along with Nikhil Poojari and Subrata Pau. Souvik Chakrabarti has left the squad for personal reasons.
Head to Head
Mumbai City are unbeaten against Hyderabad in the Indian Super League. They have won two of three meetings, with the other ending in a draw.
Last month, second-half goals from Vignesh Dakshinamurthy and Adam Le Fondre sealed a 2-0 win for Mumbai City.
Hyderabad have caught the eye with four goals in each of their last two games, setting up an intriguing clash with the ISL's best defence of Mumbai.
Mumbai City are a value bet to win the game and can extend their lead at the top to eight points with a fifth straight victory.
- Mumbai City have won 8 of their last 9 matches (Indian Super League).
- Mumbai City have conceded 4 goals in their 10 matches this season (Indian Super League).
- Mumbai City have won to nil in 6 of their 8 wins this season (Indian Super League).
- Mumbai City have won 2 of their 3 matches against Hyderabad (Indian Super League).
- Hyderabad have won their last 2 matches (Indian Super League).
- Hyderabad have scored 8 goals in their last 2 matches (Indian Super League).