Manchester City vs Brighton Prediction, 1/13/2021 EPL Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Manchester City vs Brighton
Date: Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Location: Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England
Odds/Point Spread: Manchester City (-625) Brighton (+1000)
Leandro Trossard and Brighton (2-8-7, 17th in the EPL) head to Etihad Stadium on Wednesday where they'll take on Manchester City (8-5-2, 5th in the EPL). The goalkeepers protecting the net are Ederson for Manchester City and Robert Sanchez for Brighton. Man City are at -625 while the Seagulls are at +1000. The over/under is set at 3.25.
Manchester City faced Chelsea in their last matchup and walked away with a win by a score of 3-1. Manchester City attempted 12 dribbles in this matchup and completed 7 of those attempts for a rate of 58.3%. When discussing the passing game, they earned a 89.9% rate by connecting on 506 of the 563 pass targets last game. In terms of shooting accuracy, Manchester City walked away from the pitch at a 37.5% rate by landing 6 shots on target out of 16 shots. Manchester City averages 1.60 goals per 90 (24 total goals) and have accounted for 18 assists in all matches for the season.
Kevin De Bruyne is one guy you are going to want to keep your eye on for Manchester City. He has accounted for 133 assists while earning 33 yellow card cautions in his career. Bruyne has been in the starting lineup in 308 games during his pro soccer career while he scores 0.26 goals per 90 minutes. The midfielder representing Belgium has tallied 77 goals in 26,847 minutes played. One more guy who could decide who wins is Raheem Sterling, the forward born in England. Sterling has been on the field for 20,657 mins in 232 starts and has been given 30 yellow card cautions. He has assisted on a goal 48 times so far in his career while scoring 90 goals. He is averaging 0.39 goals per 90 mins thus far in his career.
The man defending the goal for Manchester City is Ederson. Ederson has played for a total of 17,522 mins and has earned 375 stops in his pro soccer career. His goals allowed per 90 mins is 0.79 (153 total goals allowed) and he holds a save % of .728. The keeper from Brazil has had 518 shots tried at him in 196 career starts. Ederson (131-34-31 record in his career) has recorded 87 clean sheets, which gives him a 44.4% clean sheet rate.
In their last game, Brighton earned the draw by finishing with a tally of 3-3 against Wolverhampton. They finished the match by converting 494 of the 569 passing tries earning a rate of 86.8%. Brighton ended the game with a 44.4% successful dribble rate by converting 4 out of the 9 dribbles they attempted. Brighton converted 7 shots attempted out of 20 shots attempted which gave them a 35.0% clip in their last game. Having accumulated 20 goals and 11 assists in all their contests, Brighton sports an average of 1.18 goals and 0.65 assists per 90 min.
Leandro Trossard will be someone to watch for Brighton. He scores 0.39 goals per 90 minutes and has been a starter in 150 matches during his pro soccer career. The forward who is from Belgium has been on the pitch for 13,458 mins while earning 58 goals. He has earned 11 yellow card cautions in his career and has helped a teammate on a goal 23 times. Make sure to watch out for Neal Maupay, the forward representing France. He has totaled 71 goals thus far in his career while assisting on a goal 20 different times. Maupay has earned himself 32 yellow cards in 14,121 mins played (153 starting assignments). His G/90 average during his pro soccer career is 0.45.
Robert Sanchez will be residing in front of the net for Brighton. In his career, Sanchez has conceded 53 goals and has earned 103 saves in 32 starts. He has surrendered 1.66 goals per 90 and he has earned a mark of 8-9-15. He sports a save percentage of .675 and his shutout rate is 21.9%. Sanchez has totaled 7 shutouts while defending 151 shots tried against him in 2,880 mins throughout his career.
Who will win tonight's EPL game against the spread?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Brighton (+1000) and under 3.25 goals
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