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Premier League: Brentford vs Manchester City – Match preview

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The spotlight is on both Brentford and Manchester City, as the Premier League rivals go looking to boost their points tally one final time. They face each other this coming Sunday at the Gtech Community Stadium.

Manchester City have dominated the Premier League from start to finish and already clinched the title, racking up a whopping 89 points in 37 rounds. Brentford have put up a valiant effort, amassing 56 points to earn a solid rank of 9th in the league before their final game.

Team form: Brentford vs Manchester City

Brentford Form

Brentford look back on their last three matches with six points to show for their efforts. Against Liverpool, they were left empty-handed in a 1-0 defeat, but they avenged themselves by beating West Ham in a 2-0 win. They followed that up with a 1-3 win against Tottenham in their most recent outing. In their last six Premier League home matches, Brentford have three wins, while they’ve drawn two and lost one. They scored ten and conceded seven goals.

Manchester City Form

Manchester City look well suited to take on any opponent presently, as their last three matches saw them gaining seven points. They ran out 4-0 and 1-0 winners against Real Madrid and Chelsea, respectively. Their winning streak came to an end against Brighton, who claimed a point in a 1-1 draw. The Citizens picked up five wins from a possible six on their recent travels in the Premier League, scoring 15 and conceding four goals. They also drew once but remained without defeat.

Betting stats and facts for Brentford and Manchester City

Here are some interesting betting-relevant facts based on the data from the last couple of matches that Brentford and Manchester City played across all competitions.

  • Brentford have scored in 14 of the last 15 home matches
  • In 11 of the last 13 Brentford matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 6 of the last 7 home matches Brentford played, both teams scored
  • In 9 of the last 10 Brentford home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Brentford have not lost 11 of the last 13 home matches
  • Manchester City have not lost the last 24 matches in a row
  • Manchester City have scored in the last 24 matches in a row
  • Manchester City have won 18 of the last 20 matches
  • Manchester City have not lost the last 11 away matches in a row
  • Manchester City have won the last 3 matches in a row without conceding a goal

Players in form: Brentford vs Manchester City

There are a few players in each team who currently draws attention to their name in the goal-scoring department. For the visitors, Ilkay Gundogan has been hitting the net regularly and now has four goals in his last six games. Should he find himself in the starting line-up this coming Sunday, it is because Manchester City bank on him to build on these numbers against Brentford. The latter relies on Bryan Mbeumo, who found the target four times in six games.

Betting markets: Brentford vs Manchester City

Full-time result

Gtech Community Stadium witnessed Brentford winning five times in their last 10 matches here, whilst drawing three and losing two as well. Manchester City claimed six wins, four draws, and zero defeats in their last 10 games away. The Citizens are on a serious roll of now 16 matches without defeat, including their last eight on the road.

Both teams to score

Of the previous 10 outings, Brentford scored the opening goal five times, whereas their opponents were first on target in nine of their last 10 games.

Total goals

Brentford saw over 2.5 goals in four of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 1.4 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in seven of Manchester City’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 2.4 goals in these matches. Manchester City managed to score at least once in their previous 16 matches.

Suggested bet: Brentford vs Manchester City

In conclusion, we have a free betting prediction for this game between Brentford and Manchester City. The betting tip was formed based on the abovementioned statements.

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