Brighton vs Manchester City Betting Tips: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions
January 5, 2022
class=”article_teaser__2t5do”>The Premier League winners boast an extraordinary away record this season and Goal is backing them to record another success in their final such game
Premier League champions Manchester City play their last away match of the season on Tuesday evening when they visit the Amex Stadium to face Brighton.
Pep Guardiola’s men have already wrapped up their third title in the last four years but they showed last Friday night that they remain serious competitors, producing a fine comeback to beat Newcastle 4-3.
Brighton, meanwhile, have nothing at stake after securing their top-flight status for another season after one win and three draws in their last six.
Brighton and Hove Albion vs Manchester City Latest Odds
Having won 12 consecutive away games in the Premier League, bet365 offer City at 9/20 (1.45) to extend that successful run on the south coast.
The Seagulls can be backed at 6/1 (7.00) with the draw at 7/2 (4.50).
Brighton and Hove Albion vs Manchester City Team News
Brighton are without suspended duo Neal Maupay and Lewis Dunk, while long-term injury absentees Tariq Lamptey and Solly March are also missing.
The champions will give late fitness tests to Sergio Aguero and Kevin de Bruyne, who are both pushing to be involved but the latter may not be risked ahead of the Champions League final.
Brighton and Hove Albion vs Manchester City Preview
Guardiola rested a number of key players against Newcastle but the starting eleven was still extremely competitive and it could be a similar scenario on Tuesday evening.
City have the first ever Champions League final in the club’s history coming up and while they will want to avoid injuries, they will also want to head into the showpiece with some momentum.
Their away form has been exceptional this season and even with a rotated team, the visitors should be able to rack up another victory against a team that has been treading water at the Amex Stadium.
Indeed, Brighton have won just three of their last 22 league games at home and another home defeat for Graham Potter’s men looks on the cards against the runaway champions.
Brighton and Hove Albion vs Manchester City Tips and Predictions
Manchester City to win and score over 1.5 goals is priced at 8/11 (1.73) and has paid out in each of City’s last 11 league matches on the road.