Chris Hughton’s men secured their ticket to play among the English elite for the first time in their history by finishing second in the Championship last season.
The Falmer Stadium outfit have only managed to overpower their opponents twice in their last five pre-season duels; as such they might not be a good match for Pep Guardiola’s charges going by the bookmakers. They are on offer at (10.00) with LionsBet to upset the odds.
The Seagulls’ backline will have be well prepared in order to stand any chance of keeping the rampant attack of Guardiola’s team at bay. Odds of (5.50) are on offer for this clash to end in a stalemate.
Meanwhile, City will be expected to start the season on a winning note after their failure to secure any trophy last term.
The Ethiad giants have been impressive lately after coming out on top in four of their last five outtings and racking up lots of goals. The bookies have tagged them as favourites for this game at the price of (1.35).
Sergio Aguero punished goalkeepers at will in the league last season, finding the back of the 20 times. The Argentine forward is on offer at the price of (3.05) to net the first goal and (1.45) to notch anytime if he gets to play.