Manchester City vs Brighton – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: October 20, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: October 20, 2022

Manchester City enjoy home advantage when visitors Brighton swing by this coming Saturday for a Premier League clash. A glance at the Premier League table reveals that the current difference between the teams is 8 points and 6 places.

Manchester City vs Brighton Stats

  • Manchester City have won the last 13 home matches in a row
  • Manchester City have not lost 27 of the last 29 home matches
  • Manchester City have scored in 30 of the last 32 home matches
  • Manchester City have scored in 26 of the last 28 matches
  • Manchester City have not lost 20 of the last 22 matches
  • Brighton have scored in 11 of the last 13 away matches
  • Brighton have not lost 7 of the last 9 away matches
  • Brighton have not won the last 4 matches in a row
  • Brighton have not won the last 3 away matches in a row
  • Brighton have conceded in 5 of the last 6 matches

Manchester City vs Brighton Lineups

Manchester City vs Brighton Preview

Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City claimed four points to their account in the last three matches, where they won 4-0 against Southampton, followed by a 0-0 draw with FC Copenhagen. Their latest game against Liverpool resulted in a 1-0 defeat. Manchester City swept all opposition aside in the six most recent Premier League matches at their home ground. They won all six, adding 18 points to their account, whilst scoring 27 and conceding seven goals. Manchester City have been the best home side this season in the Premier League, claiming five wins at the Etihad Stadium. They scored 24 times along the way, whilst conceding five goals.

A single point prevents Brighton from having nothing to show for their previous three games. They came up short, losing by 0-1 and 2-0 against Tottenham and Brentford, respectively. Their latest match brought some consolation, as they were able to hang on for a 0-0 draw against Nottingham F.. Brighton claimed two wins against two draws and two defeats in their last six away matches in the Premier League. The scoreline from these matches reads nine goals conceded and nine scored. Brighton are in the top three when it comes to scoring goals on their travels in the Premier League this season. They claimed eight goals so far, whilst allowing eight goals against.

Manchester City vs Brighton H2H

Manchester City won 3-0 and 4-1 in their previous two matches against Brighton. Manchester City were ruthless against Brighton in recent meetings and will be looking to keep their run going. The home side beat their coming visitors nine times in ten encounters. The bookmakers have another win for the home side best priced at 1.20.

Current table in the Premier League

Full Time Betting

Manchester City won all 10 of their last 10 home matches across all tournaments while losing zero times. Brighton won five of their last 10 games away from home, with two draws and three defeats as well. It is a tough one to call who gets to draw first blood this coming Saturday. Manchester City managed to open the scoring in no less than seven of their previous 10 league games at home. Brighton have been equally quick to get off the mark, scoring the opener in seven of their last 10 away games.

Both Teams to Score

Manchester City won the last two meetings against Brighton by a comfortable margin. A 3-0 win was the follow-up to a 4-1 win in two entertaining encounters. In the past ten matches between home side Manchester City and Brighton both teams found the back of the net four times. Best-priced odds on both teams to score with the bookies are at 2.00.

Over/Under Tips

The last ten encounters between Manchester City and Brighton saw over 2.5 goals scored seven times, with Manchester City averaging three goals a game. Brighton scored 0.6 goals on average in these, as both teams scored four times in this run. Manchester City scored an average of 3.1 goals in their last ten matches in which over 2.5 goals happened seven times. Over 2.5 goals happened in four of the visitor’s last ten games this season. On average, they scored 1.5 times in those matches.


About Josh Stewart

Josh lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, and works as a website editor. He has previously worked for several prominent online sites and, as a former professional golfer, specialises in sports and iGaming. Josh has almost a decade of experience as a freelancer and has received excellent reviews from current and previous clients.