Brighton – Swansea : Preview & Prediction
Brighton & Hove Albion and Swansea City play at The American Express Community Stadium in a match of the 28th round of the Barclays Premier League. In the last clash between these teams in this competition, on 04-11-2017, the Brighton & Hove Albion won off by (0-1). Special attention is needed for the home / away condition, since both teams present significantly different results in their home and away games.
Review of Brighton & Hove Albion
The home team is currently in 14th place with 28 points, after 6 wins, 10 draws and 11 losses. In the penultimate match, he won at home to West Ham by (3-1). In the last match, he tied off for Stoke by (1-1). This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 3 wins, 5 draws and 7 losses as a visitor; against 7 wins, 6 draws and 2 losses in his stadium. The team arrives at this meeting after a win at home with Coventry City by (3-1). For the championship, Brighton & Hove Albion had 12 points out of 30, after 2 wins, 6 draws and 2 losses in their last 10 games at their home stadium. In the matches played in their championship stadium, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which occurred in 6 of their 13 matches. The team conceded goals to their opponents in 7 of their last 10 games in this competition, so they have not been very strong defensively. In 27 games in the competition, never managed to turn the score in the 12 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 2 periods in the last 13 home games in this competition: he scored 7 of his 15 goals between the minutes (46’-60 ‘); suffered 7 of his 19 goals in minutes (76’-90 ‘).
Brighton have been campaigning poorly in the English Premier League, have won only 1 of their last eight games and need recovery to try to move away from the relegation zone which is only 2 points. The team is characterized by an inefficient attack that has scored only 22 goals and is the fourth worst of the national, while the defense suffered 36 goals and is the seventh less leaked, evidencing the imbalance between the two sectors. Playing at home, such as this Saturday’s match, Brighton & Hove Albion have the sixth worst campaign of the Premier League and is the fifth team that scored the least and the fifth that suffered most goals as the principal, showing the difficulty of acting even in their domains. For the match against Swansea City, coach Chris Hughton has no problems in the starting lineup and goes to the field with maximum strength.
Analysis of Swansea City
After 7 wins, 6 draws and 14 losses, the visiting team is in 16th place, having won 27 points. In the last match, he beat Burnley at home (1-0), having drawn 1-1 in a game against Leicester City (1-1). This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when played with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games has recorded 2 wins, 6 draws and 7 losses as a visitor, with a total of 10 goals scored and 20 conceded. Already inside the home, won 7 wins, 2 draws and 6 losses, with a total of 21 goals scored and 17 conceded. In the last game they played, for the FA Cup, tied with Sheffield Wednesday out by (0-0). In the last 10 away games the Swansea City have won 1, 2 draws and 7 losses, having won 5 points out of 30. In the matches played out in the league, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which occurred in 5 of his 14 matches. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games, but his attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away games there is a tendency towards few goals, since 8 of their last 13 matches in the competition finished with Less than 2.5 goals. In 27 games in this competition, only got 2 turns on the scoreboard in the 15 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Swansea City have been campaigning less than expected in the English Premiership but have come in a good sequence of 5 undefeated games where they have won 3 and 2 draws and are looking for another 3 points to move away from the relegation zone. The big problem has been the enormous inefficiency of his offensive system that has scored just 20 goals and is the worst of the national, while the defense also needs some adjustments, having suffered 37 goals and is tenth less leaked, needing to improve in both get away from the relegation zone. Playing away from home, such as Saturday’s clash, Swansea has the third worst Premier League campaign and is the fourth team to have scored the least as a visitor with just 9 goals in 13 games. For the confrontation before Brighton, coach Carlos Carvalhal will field with the same team that beat Burnley in the last round.
Brighton – Swansea : Betting Tips
Brighton – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70