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Brighton and Hove Albion v Manchester City-Stats and Preview 18-5-21

Match: Brighton and Hove Albion v Manchester City

Competition: Premier League

Date: 18/5/21

Kick-off time: 7pm

Recent form

  • Last 5

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Head to head record

Last 5 matches – Premier League only

13/01/21 Manchester City 1 – 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 

11/07/20 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 – 5 Manchester City 

31/08/19 Manchester City 4 – 0 Brighton & Hove Albion

12/05/19 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 – 4 Manchester City

29/09/18 Manchester City 2 – 0 Brighton & Hove Albion

Goal stats

  • Total match goals
Over 0.5 goals 90%
Over 1.5 goals 72.5%
Over 2.5 goals 45.5%
Over 3.5 goals 22.5%
BTTS - Yes 48.5%

Brighton and Hove Albion team goals

Over 0.5 goals 83%
Over 1.5 goals 63%
Over 2.5 goals 44%

Manchester City team goals

Over 0.5 goals 97%
Over 1.5 goals 87%
Over 2.5 goals 41%

Corner betting stats

Brighton and Hove Albion corner stats

Average corners for: 5.56

Average corners against: 4.39

Over/ under corner % charts

Over 9.5 corners 50%
Over 10.5 corners 44%
Over 11.5 corners 31%

Manchester United corner stats

Average corners for: 7.05

Average corners against: 3.32

Over/ under corner % charts

Over 9.5 corners 56%
Over 10.5 corners 33%
Over 11.5 corners 31%

Card betting stats

Brighton and Hove Albion Card stats

Averages

Yellow for: 1.51

Yellows against: 1.43

Top cards:

Y Bissouma – 8

D Burn – 5

L Dunk– 5

J Veltman – 3

Manchester City Card stats

Averages

Yellow for: 1.17

Yellows against: 1.60

Top cards:

Fernadinho – 5

J Cancelo – 5

Rodrigo – 5

N Ake – 4

Injuries

Brighton and Hove Albion injuries & suspensions

Out: D Propper, T Lamptey and S March

Doubtful: None

Suspended: N Maupay and L Dunk

Manchester City injuries & suspensions

Out: K e Bruyne

Doubtful: None

Suspended: None

Brighton and Hove Albion v Manchester City Match Preview & Trends

Champions travel south to face a relieved Seagulls side

Pep Guardiola takes his Manchester City team down to Brighton to take on Grahame Potter’ Seagulls on Tuesday evening with his star-studded squad all hoping to get the nod and impress before the Champions League Final. Potter will want a good showing in front of the returning supporters at The AmEx Stadium after a close brush with relegation recently averted. 

There have been fewer than four cards in each of the last 6 league games involving Brighton at home but they have been shown the first card in each of their last 13 Premier League home matches. Potter’s men have won just one of their last 5 Premier League games and haven’t won their last 8 matches in a row against Man City. In fact, Brighton have only won one of their last 5 home games against The Cityzens and have conceded at least one goal from the same opponents in the last 10 futures against them.

Manchester City have won 78% of their away matches and have scored in each of their last 8 fixtures. City have scored in 89% of their away fixtures, have scored the opening goal in 78% of their games and were leading at halftime in 56% of their matches. Guardiola’s men City have won their last 12 away contests and are undefeated in their last 13 away games. The Cityzens have scored in each of their last 12 away matches and have scored 2 goals or more in each of their last 5 away fixtures.

Key trends

Manchester City have won 72% of their matches.

Brighton & Hove have picked up an average of 1 Points Per Game in their 18 matches played at home

Manchester City’s average Points Per Game in their 18 away games is 2.5.

Referee data

Ref: S Atwell

Average yellow cards: 3.62

Average red cards: 0.10

Average booking points: 38.57