Man United vs Brighton Premier League Predictions

Premier League Man Utd vs Brighton
Man United vs Brighton Premier League

The match is over.
Score: 3-1.

Struggling Manchester United will be looking to record a much-needed three points as they play host to an in-form Brighton side in the Sunday afternoon action in the Premier League.

Predictions

Defeat at Bournemouth last time out ended Manchester United’s three-game winning streak across all competitions.

It was the fourth league loss of the campaign for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side and has ramped up the pressure ahead of this clash.

Brighton have won three of their last four matches – notching up impressive home victories over Tottenham, Everton and Norwich.

However, the Seagulls have not managed to win on the road since their opening day victory at Watford.

The hosts will be favourites to triumph in this game due to possessing home advantage,while they also hold superior quality over Brighton.

The home side are favourites to win this game although it may not be comfortable – a 2-1 triumph for Ole Gunnar Solskhaer’s side would appear a likely outcome from it.

Betting Tips

Brighton have scored nine goals across their past four matches while United have kept just one clean sheet in their last six and two in their last 10. The home side are favourites to collect the points here but the value lies in them doing so whilst conceding, making this one of the best online betting odds of the matchday. 888Sport price BTTS and the home win at 11/4.

The England international already has netted eight goals for club and country this season but crucially, has five goals in his last five starts. Four of his league goals have come in home games against Chelsea, Leicester and Liverpool this season and is likely to find the net here again, especially as he is the designated penalty taker.He’s 7/5 at 888Sport.

Statistics

Head to Head

Manchester United edged out Brighton 2-1 at Old Trafford back in January but have lost two of their last three games against the Seagulls.

Stats

  • United now have a haul of 13 points from 11 games – their lowest at this stage of a league campaign since 1986-87 (11).
  • Leandro Trossard was the first Brighton player to both score and assist in a Premier League game – against Norwich on Saturday – since Pascal Gross against West Ham in February 2018.
  • Brighton have won three consecutive home games for only the second time in the Premier League (also in March 2018 under Chris Hughton).
  • Manchester United have lost all six Premier League away games in which they’ve fallen behind under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Aspiring football journalist who realised he could put his vast knowledge towards gambling and making some money. With years spent on Football Manager, his boyhood obsession has carried over into his adult life and he's proven his mum that all that time spent playing a game wasn't to be wasted. A European football expert, James writes about anything on the continent and has began expanding his knowledge to other leagues in South America, Asia and the USA.

All Predictions by James Cooke

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