Brighton & Hove Albion will face a tough test when they host Manchester City on Saturday. Brighton & Hove Albion is coming off a 0-0 road draw against Norwich City last Saturday while Manchester City beat Burnley 2-0 at home on Saturday. Brighton & Hove Albion is in fourth place in the Premier League with 15 points in eight games while Manchester City is in second place with 17 points in eight games.
The player to watch in this game is Jack Grealish. On September 2 he made his first appearance for England since his move to Manchester City from Aston Villa and he didn’t disappoint, particularly in the second half, as he managed an assist in the 4-0 win against Hungary. Grealish can create many scoring opportunities for Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus, giving an edge to Manchester City. Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.
Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Brighton & Hove Albion: 7.40
• Manchester City: 1.41
• Draw: 4.80
• Brighton & Hove Albion: +1: 2.28
• Manchester City: -1: 1.68
• Over 2.5: 1.83
• Under 2.5: 2.05
Key Points to Consider
Last 5: Brighton & Hove Albion, coming off a 0-0 road draw against Norwich City on Saturday, have 3 draws, 2 wins and 0 losses in their last 5 Premier League games. Manchester City, coming off a 2-0 home win against Burnley last Saturday, have 3 wins, 2 draws and 0 losses in their last 5 Premier League games.
Momentum: Manchester City has been on an upward trend — with 0 losses in their last 5 Premier League games.
Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in Premier League action on May 18 and Brighton & Hove Albion won 3-2.
For Brighton & Hove Albion, Neal Maupay has a 30.7 percent chance to score. He averages 1.2 shots overall per sim, 0.5 shots on goal per and 0.37 goals per sim.
For Manchester City, Philip Foden has a 34.66 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 1.25 shots overall per sim, 0.91 shots on goal per and 0.43 goals per sim.
Three-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on the total in this one. Average score in simulations is Manchester City 2.36 to Brighton & Hove Albion 1.08.
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