Brighton – Burnley : Preview & Prediction
Brighton & Hove Albion and Burnley play at The American Express Community Stadium in an 18th round Barclays Premier League duel. The history of direct matches played at this stadium favors the home team, who in the last 3 games won 2 and drew 1. However, in the last showdown at Championship on 02-04-2016, the game ended in a draw for ( 2-2). The goals of the match were scored by D. Stephens (30 ‘) and A. Knockaert (45’) for Brighton & Hove Albion and A. Gray (33 ‘) and M. Keane (90’) for Burnley. In this match the home factor could play a decisive role, as Burnley has shown differences in performance in their games at home and as a visitor.
Review of Brighton & Hove Albion
After 4 wins, 5 draws and 8 losses, the home team is in 13th place, having won 17 points. In the last match, they lost with Tottenham away (2-0), having lost in a previous game against Huddersfield Town (2-0). This is a team little affected by the house factor, that is, presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 matches has 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses as a visitor, with 17 goals scored and 12 conceded, against 7 victories , 4 draws and 4 defeats at home, with 21 goals scored and 18 conceded. For the championship, Brighton & Hove Albion had 10 points in 24 chances, after 2 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses in their last eight games at their home stadium.
In this competition, you do not win in your stadium for 5 matches. In matches played in their championship stadium, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which occurred in 4 of their 8 matches. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games in this competition. In his home games there is a tendency towards few goals, since 5 of his last 8 games in the competition finished with Less than 2.5 goals. In 17 games in the competition, he never managed to turn the scoring in the 9 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 2 periods in the last 20 home games in all competitions: he scored 13 of his 34 goals in the minutes (46’-60 ‘); suffered 10 of his 23 goals in minutes (76’-90 ‘).
The Brighton team is in the middle of the leaderboard and you know you need to improve your in-field performance if you want to aim for something more in the competition. In this next round the team will work alongside their fans, so they will have an additional incentive to go in search of the three points, which can bring you more confidence in the competition. In the last round the team of Brighton ended up being defeated away from home by the team of Tottenham by the plc of 2 x 0. The coach of the team should not have important embezzlement for this game, therefore will take a very competitive team to the field.
Review of Burnley
After 9 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses, the visiting team is in 6th place, having won 31 points. In the last match, they beat Stoke at home (1-0), having won 1-0 at home against Watford in their previous match. This is a team that curiously has been stronger outside than at home, because in the last 30 games it registers 9 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses as a visitor; against 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses in his stadium. His last away game for this competition ended with a 1-0 loss to Leicester City. In the last eight away games, Burnley has 4 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses, having won 14 points out of 24. His attack has scored regularly, as he has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 17 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 6 times and never managed to turn the score. There are 2 periods in the last 10 matches played as a visitor for all competitions: he scored 4 of his 11 goals between the minutes (16’-30 ‘) and 4 of his 11 between (31′-45’).
The Burnley team are having an excellent campaign right now and are aiming for this competition to get a place in the Champions League, but know that it will be very difficult. The team will play away from home in this round but hopes to score points because they know the importance of seeking a good result by acting far from their domains. In the last round the visiting team won the Stoke City team in the home for 1 x 0. The captain will take to the field a very competitive team that will fight for a good result until the end of the 90 minutes.
Brighton – Burnley : Betting Tips
Brighton – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70