Manchester United vs. Brighton Prediction and Odds (Can Red Devils Get Out of Own Way?

Manchester United is in a bad way right now and need a win on Tuesday against Brighton,
Manchester United is in a bad way right now and need a win on Tuesday against Brighton, / Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Manchester United will be desperate for a win on Tuesday when they host Brighton & Hove Albion at Old Trafford. The Red Devils are fifth in the table and one point off the top four but have had an ugly stretch of games since returning from the last international break.

The team’s issues continued on Saturday when they were held to a 1-1 draw against Southampton who was 1-10-8 heading into that game. It was the second game in a row that Man United took an early lead that they failed to capitalize on and end up with a draw.

The Red Devils only have one loss since Ralk Ragnick took over as interim manager but they have won just two of their last six. Here are the odds for the EPL matchup courtesy of WynnBET

Manchester United vs. Brighton Odds and Over/Under

3-Way Moneyline: 

  • Brighton: +375
  • Manchester United: -130
  • Draw: +285

Over/Under: 2.5 (Over: -105/Under: -115)

Manchester United vs. Brighton Prediction and Pick

These Red Devils are entering a very important group of games with Leeds United on the schedule next weekend then to Atletico Madrid. These are both tough games and, with Arsenal on their heels in the sixth, Man United needs to start putting up wins if they hope to finish in the top four. 

Brighton, on the other hand, is coming off a big win at Watford that moved them into ninth on the table. The Seagulls are now only three points behind Tottenham in eight and are fighting to secure a top-half finish.

Brighton has not lost in its last seven games in the EPL and last lost all the way back in December to Wolverhampton. It is worth noting that Brighton is on a six-game losing streak against Man United including a 2-1 loss the last time these two played. 

While I have had some success lately fading the Red Devils, I am going to switch my tune a bit for this match. Man United is so in need of a win that I think it pulls it together in front of its home crowd and eke out a win and earn a much-needed three points in the standings. 

PICK: Manchester United -130 3-Way Moneyline