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Brentford vs Manchester City betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions and odds

This article provides betting tips information for Brentford vs Man City in Premier League on Wednesday 29 December 2021.
Brentford vs Manchester City betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions and odds
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Brentford vs Manchester City betting tips

This article covers Brentford vs Manchester City betting tips and predictions, and these are the betting odds.

Brentford 15/1

Draw 7/1

Manchester City 1/7

Note: All odds mentioned in this article are correct at the time of publishing and are subject to change.

Brentford vs Manchester City: Match details

Match: Brentford vs Manchester City

Competition: Premier League

Date: Wednesday 29 December 2021

Kick-off time: 8:15 pm, (UK)

Stadium: Brentford Community Stadium

Betting prediction: Brentford 1-3 Manchester City

Brentford vs Manchester City betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions and odds

PARIS, FRANCE – SEPTEMBER 28: Kevin De Bruyne holds off Presnel Kimpembe of Paris Saint-Germain during the UEFA Champions League group A match between Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City at Parc des Princes on September 28, 2021 in Paris, France. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Brentford vs Manchester City: Recommended bets

Manchester City to win and both teams to score is 15/8.

Manchester City to win and over 3.5 goals is 5/4.

Kevin De Bruyne is 5/1 to break the deadlock and 6/5 to score anytime.

Raheem Sterling is also 5/1 to open the scoring and 6/5 to find the target again.

Brentford vs Manchester City: What are the betting odds?

Brentford vs Manchester City – recent form and head to head statistics

Brentford FC vs Manchester City form
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Brentford FC vs Manchester United - 1:3
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Liverpool FC vs Brentford FC - 3:0
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Southampton FC vs Brentford FC - 4:1
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Port Vale vs Brentford FC - 1:4
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Brentford FC vs Aston Villa - 2:1
Latest match form, last 5 games:
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Manchester City vs Chelsea FC - 1:0
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Swindon Town vs Manchester City - 1:4
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Arsenal FC vs Manchester City - 1:2
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Brentford FC vs Manchester City - 0:1
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Manchester City vs Leicester City - 6:3
Last 5 games for Brentford FC
January 19, 2022 Premier League 21/22 Brentford FC 1  - 3 Manchester United
January 16, 2022 Premier League 21/22 Liverpool FC 3  - 0 Brentford FC
January 11, 2022 Premier League 21/22 Southampton FC 4  - 1 Brentford FC
January 8, 2022 FA Cup 21/22 Port Vale 1  - 4 Brentford FC
January 2, 2022 Premier League 21/22 Brentford FC 2  - 1 Aston Villa
Last 5 games for Manchester City
January 15, 2022 Premier League 21/22 Manchester City 1  - 0 Chelsea FC
January 7, 2022 FA Cup 21/22 Swindon Town 1  - 4 Manchester City
January 1, 2022 Premier League 21/22 Arsenal FC 1  - 2 Manchester City
December 29, 2021 Premier League 21/22 Brentford FC 0  - 1 Manchester City
December 26, 2021 Premier League 21/22 Manchester City 6  - 3 Leicester City
Brentford FC vs Manchester City Premier League 21/22 form
Brentford FC Manchester City
22 Matches played 22
6 Matches won 18
189 Goal attempts 359
82 Shots on goal 141
68 Shots off goal 117
84 Corner kicks 187
46% Average ball possession 67%
39 Shots blocked 101
40 Cards given 31
273 Free kicks 229
38 Offsides 44
1 Shots on post 3
4 Shots on bar 1
19 Goals by foot 45
5 Goals by head 7
25 Goals scored 54
36 Goals conceded 13
Brentford FC vs Manchester City statistics for most recent head to head matches
Brentford FC Manchester City
1 Matches 1
1 Home Matches 0
0 Away Matches 1
0 Total Goals 1
0 Average Goals Scored 1
0 Wins 1
1 Losses 0
0 Draws 0
Last 5 games & match results between Brentford FC and Manchester City
December 29, 2021 Premier League 21/22 Brentford FC 0  - 1 Manchester City

Brentford vs Manchester City: Match preview

Brentford vs Manchester City betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions and odds

BRENTFORD, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 16: Pontus Jansson of Brentford has his shot saved by Edouard Mendy of Chelsea during the Premier League match between Brentford and Chelsea at Brentford Community Stadium on October 16, 2021 in Brentford, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Will it be another famous night under the lights at the Brentford Community Stadium?

This is the Bees’ first top-flight campaign for 74 years so to sit 14th, nine points clear of danger, at the half-way mark is more than satisfactory.

So far, Thomas Frank’s side have won three home games, first beating Arsenal to start the season and then overcoming Everton last month.

Their last home fixture 19 days ago, produced another night that no one in attendance will ever forget.

Despite falling behind to Watford, they eventually restored parity when Pontus Jansson bundled the ball over the line six minutes from time.

Then, in the sixth minute of added additional time, Saman Ghoddos was brought down and Bryan Mbeumo dispatched the subsequent spot-kick.

A Friday night to remember in West London as the roof came off the Premier League’s newest venue.

After that, Brentford had two games postponed, against Manchester United and Southampton, and have since returned with back-to-back loses.

Last Wednesday, they were dumped out the Carabao Cup at the quarter-final stage, going down 2-0 to neighbours Chelsea.

Then, on Boxing Day, they were beaten by the same scoreline by Brighton & Hove Albion, conceding two quick-fire first half goals in Sussex.

So, Frank’s team have only won two of their last ten league fixtures, but will satisfied with their current points tally of 20.

Now, they are looking to repeat what they achieved on both 25 December and then again two days later, back in 1937.

In the midst of time, they beat the reigning champions of England twice in three days, 2-0 away and then 2-1 at home, who were Manchester City.

Also, Brentford haven’t lost their last fixture of a calendar year since a 2-0 defeat to Colchester United in a League One game on New Years’ Eve 2005.

Extending that particular record will be a big ask so can Brentford spring a surprise?

Will Manchester City’s winning run continue?

Brentford vs Manchester City betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions and odds

BRIGHTON, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 23: Bernardo Silva of Manchester City battles for possession with Dan Burn of Brighton & Hove Albion during the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Manchester City at Amex on October 23, 2021 in Brighton, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Relentless Manchester City meanwhile are looking to continue their winning run.

On Boxing Day, the Citizens looked on course for another record-breaking victory when they went 4-0 up against Leicester after just 27 minutes.

Kevin De Bruyne and İlkay Gündoğan were both on target while Riyāḍ Maḥrez and Raheem Sterling also converted penalties.

However, by the 65th minute, the atmosphere at the Etihad had completely changed with the Foxes, out of nowhere, pulling it back to 4-3.

Nevertheless, an Aymeric Laporte header restored the two-goal cushion before Sterling bagged his second, wrapping up an extraordinary 6-3 success.

So, Pep Guardiola’s side remain six points clear of Liverpool and Chelsea, having won nine league games on the bounce.

In 2021, the champions have now scored 112 league goals and can break the English-top flight record in this, their last game of the calendar year.

Only Tottenham Hotspur and Wolverhampton Wanderers, both in 1960 peculiarly, have scored more, with 114 and 113 respectively.

Will the league-leaders win again?


Brentford team news vs Manchester City

Brentford vs Manchester City betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions and odds

BRENTFORD, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 19: Brentford’s Ivan Toney during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Reading at Brentford Community Stadium on December 19, 2020 in Brentford, England. (Photo by Rob Newell – CameraSport via Getty Images)

Thomas Frank is missing some key players at the moment so his squad is very thin as a result.

This includes in goal where David Raya is a long-term absentee with fellow Spaniard Álvaro Fernández continuing to deputise.

At the back, they’re still without Kristoffer Ajer and Mathias Jørgensen but Ethan Pinnock is back after a spell on the sidelines.

So, the Jamaican international will continue in an unchanged back three, also comprised of Mads Bech Sørensen and captain Pontus Jansson.

At left-wing-back, Rico Henry is injured, meaning Dominic Thompson will continue to fill-in.

In the middle, Christian Nørgaard is suspended after receiving his fifth booking of the campaign at Brighton on Boxing Day.

So, Frank Onyeka is likely to come in alongside Shandon Baptiste and Mathias Jensen.

In attack, Ivan Toney will be their main goal threat; he returned on Sunday having missed their previous two fixtures due to Covid-19.

Can Toney fire the Bees to a memorable victory?

Manchester City team news vs Brentford

Brentford vs Manchester City betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions and odds

Manchester City’s English midfielder Jack Grealish applauds the fans at the end of the English FA Community Shield football match between Manchester City and Leicester City at Wembley Stadium in north London on August 7, 2021. (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Pep Guardiola, in contrast, has a whole host of world class players to choose from so could rotate his starting XI.

Ederson will be hoping for a clean sheet here after conceding 3+ in a Premier League game for the first time since 27 September 2020 on Sunday.

At the back, Kyle Walker hasn’t been seen since being sent off against RB Leipzig, albeit this is due to an injury.

So, João Cancelo and Oleksandr Zinchenko will continue at full-back.

Rúben Dias and Aymeric Laporte are the first-choice centre-backs, although one of, or both, Nathan Aké or John Stones could be rotated in.

Rodri missed the weekend’s match due to a fitness concern so isn’t likely to be risked here either.

Fernandinho could therefore continue as the single-pivot with İlkay Gündoğan and Kevin De Bruyne, who both scored against Leicester, further forward.

Jack Grealish and Phil Foden were reprimanded last week after both turned up for training late following a big night out.

The pair were on the bench against Leicester and that’s likely to be the case here again.

So, Bernardo Silva, Raheem Sterling and Riyāḍ Maḥrez could continue to make up the front three, with Gabriel Jesus the man missing out.

Maḥrez will join up with Algeria on 3 January as they look to retain their Africa Cup of Nations title, commencing against Sierra Leone eight days later.

Sterling meanwhile will be looking to score in five successive Premier League matches for the very first time.

18 year old Kayky was on the bench on Sunday and could make his debut for the club after arriving from Fluminense.

Will Manchester City just be too good again?


Predicted Brentford line-up vs Manchester City

Predicted Brentford line-up vs Manchester City

Predicted Manchester City line-up vs Brentford

Predicted Manchester City line-up vs Brentford

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Premier League table:

# Team MP W D L F A D P
1 Manchester City 22 18 2 2 54 13 41 56
2 Liverpool FC 21 13 6 2 55 18 37 45
3 Chelsea FC 23 12 8 3 46 18 28 44
4 West Ham United 22 11 4 7 41 30 11 37
5 Tottenham Hotspur 19 11 3 5 26 22 4 36
6 Arsenal FC 20 11 2 7 33 25 8 35
7 Manchester United 21 10 5 6 35 30 5 35
8 Wolverhampton Wanderers 20 9 4 7 17 15 2 31
9 Brighton & Hove Albion 21 6 11 4 22 22 0 29
10 Leicester City 19 7 4 8 33 36 -3 25
11 Crystal Palace 21 5 9 7 30 31 -1 24
12 Southampton FC 21 5 9 7 25 33 -8 24
13 Aston Villa 20 7 2 11 27 32 -5 23
14 Brentford FC 22 6 5 11 25 36 -11 23
15 Leeds United 20 5 7 8 24 39 -15 22
16 Everton FC 19 5 4 10 24 34 -10 19
17 Norwich City 22 4 4 14 13 45 -32 16
18 Watford FC 20 4 2 14 23 40 -17 14
19 Newcastle United 20 1 9 10 20 43 -23 12
20 Burnley FC 17 1 8 8 16 27 -11 11
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20:15 (UK), Wednesday 29 December 2021.

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Brentford 1-3 Manchester City.

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