West Brom – Brighton : Preview & Prediction
West Bromwich and Brighton & Hove Albion play for The Hawthorns in a 23rd round match of the Barclays Premier League. In the final clash between these teams in this competition, on 09-09-2017, Brighton & Hove Albion won at home for (3-1). In this match the home factor can play an important role, since both teams present significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
Analysis of West Bromwich
The home team is currently in 19th place with 16 points earned after 2 wins, 10 draws and 10 losses. In the penultimate match, they tied at home to Arsenal by (1-1). In the last match, lost out to West Ham by (2-1). This is a team that curiously has more positive results than at home, since in the last 30 matches it has 3 wins, 4 draws and 8 defeats as a visitor, with 12 goals scored and 19 conceded, against 1 win, 7 draws and 7 defeats at home with 12 goals scored and 22 conceded. The team arrives at this meeting after a win away with the Exeter City by (0-2). For the championship, the West Bromwich won 7 points in 30 possible, after 7 draws and 3 losses in the last 10 games that played in his stadium.
In this competition, you have not won for 20 matches. 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 5 of their 11 matches. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 22 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 10 times and never managed to turn the board.
The West Bromwich team are having a very bad campaign and it is proof that they are among the last in the competition, so it is very important that you get a reaction within the league as fast as possible, but you know that in this next round you will find many difficulties , because it will face a team that lives a better moment than yours inside the competition. In the final round the West Bromwich team were eventually beaten 2-2 by the West Ham squad away from home. The team captain should not miss out on this match.
Review of Brighton & Hove Albion
After 5 wins, 8 draws and 9 losses, the visiting team is in 12th place, having won 23 points. In the last match, they drew with Bournemouth at home (2-2), after their previous match tied it out in a game against Newcastle, (0-0). 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 3 wins, 5 draws and 7 losses as a visitor, with a total of 9 goals scored and 14 conceded. Already inside the home, he won 5 wins, 6 draws and 4 losses, with a total of 17 goals scored and 19 conceded. In the last game he played for the FA Cup, he beat Crystal Palace at home (2-1). In the last 10 away games, Brighton & Hove Albion recorded 2 wins, 2 draws and 6 losses, having won 8 points out of 30. In his games as a visitor there are some frequent results: at 0-0 interval (5 in 11 games) and at the end of the game 2-0 (5 in 11 games). His attack has not been very concrete, since he did not score goals in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition. In their away games there is a tendency towards few goals, since 9 of their last 11 games by the competition finished with Less than 2.5 goals. In 22 games in this competition, he never managed to get back on the board in the 10 games in which he suffered the first goal.
The Brighton team is trying to get away from the relegation zone because they know that any slip can push you into it, so playing away from home requires at least one point. The team knows that this will not be an easy game, but they are confident in achieving a good result and taking a breather inside the leaderboard. In the last round the visiting team ended up only getting in the draw with the Bournemouth team for the 2 x 2 score so they must recover the points lost. The coach of the team must take to the field the best available for this game.
West Brom – Brighton : Betting Tips
West Brom – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70