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Manchester City vs Brighton Betting Tips: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions

13:01 IST 30/08/2019
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Having started the season in prolific form, Al Hain-Cole expects the Citizens to enjoy another high-scoring game against Potter's men on Saturday

Brighton will be hoping to pull off an upset when they travel to the Etihad Stadium to take on Manchester City on Saturday.

The Seagulls have not won any of their nine away match against this opposition, losing their most recent five in a row.

Manchester City vs Brighton latest odds

Having won just four of their last 33 Premier League fixtures on the road, they are hefty 25/1 (26.00) outsiders with 888Sport to pull off a shock victory here.

Pep Guardiola’s men are unbeaten in 17 league matches, and are clear 1/12 (1.08) favourites to maintain their 100 per cent winning Premier League record against the visitors by coming out on top.

The hosts were held to a 2-2 draw by Tottenham in their last home game, and there are odds of 10/1 (11.00) on them being forced to settle for a single point once again.

Manchester City vs Brighton team news

Benjamin Mendy, Gabriel Jesus and Leroy Sane are all definitely ruled out, although John Stones could be in contention after returning to training following a muscular problem.

Jose Izquierdo, Ezequiel Schelotto and Yves Bissouma are all injured, while Florin Andone is suspended after being sent off in last weekend's defeat against Southampton.

Manchester City vs Brighton preview

The champions will have fond recent memories of facing this opposition, having secured the title with an emphatic 4-1 win at the Amex Stadium in May.

They have continued that prolific form this campaign, scoring 10 goals in their first three league games – albeit conceding three times in their last two.

Having seen his Swansea side take a 2-0 half-time lead before suffering a 3-2 defeat against the Citizens in last season’s FA Cup quarter-finals, new manager Graham Potter is likely to adopt similarly ambitious tactics yet again.

Manchester City vs Brighton predictions

All in all, odds of 10/13 (1.77) are not to be missed on over 3.5 goals being scored for City’s fourth league game in four this season, and third league encounter in four against Brighton.

Over 3.5 goals at 10/13 (1.77) for a 2pt stake with 888Sport