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Premier League: Brighton vs Manchester United – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the Premier League round 38 match between Brighton and Manchester United and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

Both Brighton and The Red Devils are currently enjoying the comforts of mid-table in the Premier League. Both teams will be eager to make a push for an even stronger position, when going toe-to-toe on Sunday.


Form: Brighton vs Manchester United

Brighton Form

Judging by their last three matches, we can expect a bit of everything from Brighton at the moment. Against Aston Villa, they came out on top in a 1-0 win, before drawing 1-1 against Newcastle. Most recently, they were left reeling in a 1-2 defeat against Chelsea. Brighton managed to win two of their past six home matches in the Premier League. In the remaining four, they drew one and lost three, as they scored four and conceded ten goals.

Manchester United Form

In their last three matches, Manchester United lost against Crystal Palace and Arsenal by 4-0 and 0-1, respectively, and beat Newcastle by 3-2. Manchester United only have one paltry win to show from the last six away games in the Premier League. In these six matches they drew two and lost three as well as being outscored by 15 goals to nine.

Betting stats and facts for Brighton and Manchester United

Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the last couple of matches that Brighton and Manchester United played across all tournaments.

  • Brighton have not lost 15 of the last 17 home matches
  • In 12 of the last 14 Brighton matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Brighton have not lost 13 of the last 15 home matches in the Premier League
  • In 10 of the last 11 Brighton matches in the Premier League, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Brighton have not won 9 of the last 11 matches in the Premier League
  • Manchester United have scored in 21 of the last 23 matches
  • In 8 of the last 9 away matches Manchester United played in the Premier League, both teams scored
  • In 9 of the last 11 away matches Manchester United played, both teams scored
  • Manchester United have conceded in the last 10 matches in a row
  • Manchester United have conceded in the last 10 away matches in a row in the Premier League

In-form players: Brighton vs Manchester United

Having scored just once lately in the Premier League, Danny Welbeck will be eager to hit the target again, and the upcoming game presents an opportunity to step up. Manchester United hope Bruno Fernandes can inflict some damage on their upcoming opponents by adding to his tally of four Premier League goals in his last six Premier League games.

Betting markets: Brighton vs Manchester United

Full-time result

Brighton won five of their previous 10 matches across all tournaments at The American Express Community Stadium. They drew two and lost three as well, while Manchester United won four of their last 10 games away. They drew three and lost three. Somehow Manchester United failed to keep a clean sheet in their previous 9 matches. Brighton have beaten Manchester United in 4 consecutive meetings.

Both teams to score

Brighton scored the first goal of the match in five of their previous ten games. Interestingly, Manchester United scored the opening goal of the match in just three of their last ten games. Manchester United managed the first goal of the game in only three of those 10 previous games played. Meanwhile, Brighton were first on target in five of their last 10 outings. Brighton have scored in 3 consecutive home meetings with Manchester United.

Total goals

Brighton saw over 2.5 goals in five of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 0.6 goals during this run. In the last ten games for Manchester United, seven of them had more than 2.5 goals, and they scored an average of 1.9 times goals per game themselves. Manchester United conceded a goal in their last 9 matches.

Suggested bet: Brighton vs Manchester United

To sum up, the upcoming match between Brighton and Manchester United seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this Premier League game.

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