Manchester United vs Brighton Match Info
2022-23 English Premier League Soccer - EPL Matchweek 1
Manchester United (0-0-0, 0 points) vs. Brighton & Hove Albion (0-0-0, 0 points)
Date: Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022
Start Time: 9 a.m. EST
Venue: Old Trafford — Manchester, England
Manchester United and Brighton & Hove Albion will go head-to-head in the first week of the 2022-23 English Premier League season on Saturday, Aug. 6. The last season was a disappointment for Man U, finishing sixth on the EPL table. Meanwhile, Brighton hopes to continue their ascent after a ninth-place finish in 2021-22.
Manchester United vs Brighton Spread & Odds
All EPL betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: MUN: (-180) | BHA: (+500) | DRAW: (+310)
Spread: MUN: -1 (+165) | BHA: +1 (+150)
Total: 2.5 – Over: (-102) | Under: (-118)
Team to Score the First Goal: MUN: (-240) | BHA: (+230) I NO GOALS: (+950)
Manchester United is the clear favorite on the moneyline at -180 odds. They're also the 1-goal favorite on the spread and have +165 odds to cover the spread.
Manchester United vs Brighton Prediction & Pick
All EPL expert picks and predictions are according to FiveThirtyEight projections.
Outcome: Manchester United wins
Percentages: Manchester United (47%) | Brighton (28%) | Draw (25%)
Both FanDuel Sportsbook and FiveThirtyEight agree that Manchester United should beat Brighton to open the upcoming EPL season. Man U's -180 odds to win translates to an implied probability of 64.3%, which is significantly more than FiveThirtyEight's projection percentage.
Having said that, I do think that Manchester United will open the new campaign with a victory. It'll be a close game, which is why I'm recommending Man U on the moneyline at -180.
Manchester United vs Brighton Betting Trends & Stats
- Manchester United finished in sixth place on the 2021-22 Premier League Table with a 16-10-12 record (58 points) and an even goal differential.
- Brighton finished in ninth place on the 2021-22 Premier League Table with a 12-15-11 record (51 points) and a minus-2 goal differential.
- Manchester United is 1-1-3 (W-D-L) in its last five matches.
- Brighton is 1-1-3 (W-D-L) in its last five matches.
- Manchester United is 4-0-1 (W-D-L) in its last five matches against Brighton.
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