Manchester City vs Brighton & Hove Albion EPL Betting Prediction

Manchester City vs Brighton & Hove Albion Prediction 4/25

Manchester City (22-3-7) travel to face off against Brighton & Hove Albion (11-10-11) on Thursday, April 25th. This match will be played at The American Express Community Stadium in Brighton & Hove. Manchester City is coming off a win in their previous match, while Brighton & Hove Albion will be looking to get back on track from a loss to the Manchester City. The match is scheduled for 3:00 PM ET.

Manchester City vs Brighton & Hove Albion

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Manchester City Is Coming Off A Win

In their most recent match, Manchester City hosted Luton Town FC and picked up a 5-1 win. The offensive attack took a total of 37 shots, with 13 being on target. Heading into the match, they were the heavy favorite on the money line, which was set at -1430.

Going off of the pre-match over/under line of 4.5 goals, the match finished with a total of six goals. This was despite the fact that the Manchester City’s offense scored just one time on their four penalty kick opportunities.

Jeremy Doku was one of five different players to score an offensive goal, with Doku also picking up an assist and taking a total of six shots. Joško Gvardiol and Mateo Kovačić were two other players to score and get an assist.

Manchester City enters this match on a three-match winning streak, including a 5-1 win over Luton Town FC on April 13th. Overall, they are 22-3-7, sitting in 1st place in the EPL, two points ahead of Liverpool. This season, they have been favored in all 32 matches, going 22-3-7. Following this match, they will take on Nottingham Forest FC on April 28th.

Brighton & Hove Albion Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Brighton & Hove Albion will be looking to get back on the winning track after drawing their last match against Burnley FC by a score of 1-1. This match took place on the road, and even though they came away with a draw, they had a higher money line payout than Burnley.

The two combined goals fell short of the over/under goal line of 2.5 goals. Brighton & Hove’s offensive unit scored on an own goal, which was set up by a corner kick. Overall, they took eight shots on goal and 20 shots.

Bart Verbruggen was in the net for Brighton & Hove, finishing with two saves on Burnley’s three shots on goal. The defensive unit had to make just three interceptions, but they also blocked six shots.

Through 32 matches, Brighton & Hove Albion sits in 10th place in the EPL with a record of 11-10-11. They have been favored in 21 matches, going 10-2-9, while going 1-8-2 as the underdog. Over their last four matches, they have gone 0-2-2, including a 3-0 loss to 2nd-ranked Arsenal. At home, Brighton & Hove Albion has been solid, going 7-2-6. Following this match, they will take on AFC Bournemouth on the road on Sunday, April 28th.

Manchester City Offense Breakdown

Manchester City has been the most potent offensive team in the EPL this season, averaging 2.3 goals per match. They have scored more than their season average in each of their last three matches. Erling Haaland is the top scorer in the EPL and has 20 goals this season. He also leads the league in shots on goal. Julián Álvarez is the team’s leader in assists and is 8th in the EPL in that category. He is also 3rd on the team in goals scored.

Brighton & Hove Albion Offense Breakdown

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João Pedro is the top scorer for Brighton & Hove Albion this season, and he has found the back of the net eight times, which is 26th in the EPL. He is also the leader in shots on goal for the club, and he is 23rd in the league in that category. Pascal Groß is the leader in assists for Brighton & Hove Albion, and he is second in the EPL in that category. He has also scored four goals this season, which is 80th in the league. This season, Brighton & Hove Albion is ninth in the EPL in goals per match, and they have scored less than their season average in seven straight matches. They are also third in the league in shots on goal and second in passing percentage.

Manchester City Defense Breakdown

Manchester City’s defense is currently 3rd in the EPL, allowing just 1.0 goal per match. They are also 1st in blocked shots but are last in interceptions. Ederson is 4th in clean sheets and 19th in saves. Over their last six matches, they have given up just six goals, including a shutout of Arsenal.

Brighton & Hove Albion Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against Manchester City, Brighton & Hove Albion’s defense is 9th in the EPL, allowing 1.6 goals per match. Over their last five matches, they have given up six goals (1.2 per match). They are coming off a match against Burnley FC, who is 19th in scoring, and they held them to just one goal. Overall, they have three clean sheets this season, which is 16th in the league. Bart Verbruggen is 18th in the EPL with 50 saves.

Manchester City vs Brighton & Hove Albion Prediction

When looking at this matchup between Manchester City and Brighton & Hove Albion, we have Manchester City coming out on top by a score of 2-1. They are the top shooting team in the EPL in terms of shots on goal and are also 3rd in fewest goals allowed. Our top projected scorer for the match is Erling Haaland for Manchester City. On the other side, look for João Pedro to find the net for Brighton & Hove Albion.

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