Cardiff City vs Brighton & Hove Albion Betting Tip Home Win by One Goal – 24 August 2021

Bluebirds to edge past Seagulls in South Wales

Cardiff City vs Brighton & Hove Albion
24th August 1945hrs
Football – England – EFL Cup
Pick Home Win by One Goal
Bookmaker Unibet
Odds: 15/4 odds taken 1502 GMT, Monday 23 August

Mick McCarthy’s Cardiff City and Graham Potter’s Brighton & Hove Albion square off in an intriguing EFL Cup tie at the Cardiff City Stadium on Tuesday night. The Seagulls have made a stunning start to their Premier League campaign, but this will be a stern test against a strong EFL Championship side. Who will get the win in South Wales in midweek and book their place in the third round of the Carabao Cup?

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Cardiff City Preview – Can the Bluebirds edge past the top-flight side?

Mick McCarthy’s Cardiff City have made an unbeaten start to their season. After five league and cup games played, the Bluebirds have picked up three wins and drawn twice. In the first round of the EFL Cup, Cardiff beat Sutton United 3-2 at home.

City currently occupy sixth spot in the Championship table after opening their league campaign with eight points from a possible 12. McCarthy’s men have beaten Blackpool and Millwall and drawn with Barnsley and Peterborough United.

Our betting prediction:
Both teams to score

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(odds taken 1506 GMT, Monday 23 August)

Cardiff were finalists in this competition back in 2012. Ten years on, can they go far this term? The Welsh side are priced at 11/5 to get the win on Tuesday.

Brighton & Hove Albion Preview – Will the Seagulls’ Premier League quality shine through?

Graham Potter’s Brighton & Hove Albion have taken six points out of six in the Premier League this term. On the opening weekend, the Seagulls came from behind to win 2-1 at Burnley thanks to goals from Neal Maupay and Alexis Mac Allister.

On matchday two last weekend, the Seagulls secured their second win. Shane Duffy opened the scoring against Premier League new boys Watford, while Maupay doubled their advantage at the Amex Stadium just before half time. Next up in the league is a home game against Everton.

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Brighton could be a tough nut to crack under Potter this season. They play some good football and are resolute at the back. Will the Premier League team leave South Wales in midweek with a win in the cup? The Seagulls are priced at 5/4 to get the victory.


Cardiff City vs Brighton & Hove Albion Betting Advice

When these two teams last met, Cardiff left the Amex Stadium with a 2-0 win in the Premier League in April 2019. The Bluebirds were relegated from the top flight, but Neil Warnock’s Bluebirds did the double over Chris Hughton’s Seagulls. However, a lot has changed at both clubs since then.

Cardiff have a good recent record over Brighton, losing just one of the previous eight meetings. Albion’s last win in South Wales came back in February 2013.


Key Facts – Cardiff City vs Brighton & Hove Albion Betting Tip

  • Cardiff are unbeaten in five league and cup matches this term
  • Brighton have taken six points from a possible six so far
  • The Bluebirds have lost just one of their previous eight games against the Seagulls


Brighton may be the Premier League team, but this has the potential to be a close encounter in the Welsh capital. One goal could swing this in any direction, but we fancy Cardiff to get the win on their own patch. Check out the tempting odds of 15/4 for the hosts to win by one goal.

Defender Aden Flint is the current top scorer in the Championship with four goals to his name. Flint is priced at 15/2 to score anytime here.


The best betting odds for Cardiff City vs Brighton & Hove Albion

Cardiff City to win: 11/5 at Bet365
Draw: 12/5 at Bet365
Brighton & Hove Albion to win: 5/4 at Bet365