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Brighton vs Southampton Live Stream, Predictions
Brighton play host to away side Southampton at The AMEX Stadium in the Premier League match on Sunday.
All Brighton & Hove Albion v Southampton game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below - plus the latest betting odds.
📊 Form Guide
Brighton & Hove Albion
Brighton will be looking to improve on their last outing here following the 4-1 Premier League losing effort in their last game against Newcastle United.
In that game, Brighton & Hove Albion managed 66% possession and 8 shots at goal with 2 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Brighton & Hove Albion was Deniz Undav (22' Own goal, 51'). For their opponents, Newcastle United got 22 attempts on goal with 9 on target. Dan Burn (45'), Callum Wilson (89') and Bruno Guimarães (91') scored for Newcastle United.
Three or more goals per game were seen in 5 of the last 6 fixtures where Brighton & Hove Albion have taken part. Their opponents scored 12 of them in these games whereas Brighton & Hove Albion amassed a tally of 13.
Since suffering a loss in their previous game against Fulham in Premier League competition, Southampton will be aiming to make amends here.
In that match, Southampton had 35% possession and 5 shots on goal with 1 of them on target. For their opponents, Fulham had 9 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. Carlos Vinícius (48') and Aleksandar Mitrović (72') scored for Fulham.
Demonstrating their involvement in high-scoring encounters, we’ve had goals 22 times in the last six matches in which Southampton have played, giving an average of 3.67 goals per meeting. Opposition teams have hit 15 of those goals. Even so, we will just have to wait and see if that pattern will continue on here in this game or not.
↔️ Head to head
A review of their prior head to head clashes dating back to 16/07/2020 tells us that Brighton have won 2 of these games and Southampton 1, with the number of drawn games standing at 3.
A total of 18 goals were shared by the two clubs throughout the course of those matches, with 10 of them from The Seagulls and 8 netted by The Saints. The average number of goals per game works out to 3.
The last league meeting featuring the two was Premier League match day 17 on 26/12/2022 which finished with the scoreline of Southampton 1-3 Brighton & Hove Albion.
On that occasion, Southampton managed 34% possession and 14 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. The scorers were Romain Perraud (35' Own goal) and James Ward-Prowse (73').
At the other end, Brighton & Hove Albion got 7 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. Adam Lallana (14') and Solly March (56') scored.
The match was refereed by Robert Jones.
📰 Team News: Brighton
Jeremy Sarmiento (Metatarsal Fracture) and Tariq Lamptey (Knee Injury) won’t be available for Brighton manager Roberto De Zerbi.
We think that The Seagulls may well make use of the 4-2-3-1 formation for the game, beginning the first half with Jason Steele, Moises Caicedo, Lewis Dunk, Levi Colwill, Pervis Estupinan, Pascal Gross, Alexis Mac Allister, Julio Enciso, Deniz Undav, Facundo Buonanotte and Evan Ferguson.
📋 Team News: Southampton
Thanks to a mainly full-strength group, there’s only a single fitness issue for the Southampton gaffer Rubén Sellés to be concerned with. Juan Larios (Unknown Injury) won’t be in action.
From our viewpoint, The Saints will likely make use of a 4-2-3-1 formation using Alex McCarthy, James Bree, Jan Bednarek, Lyanco, Kyle Walker-Peters, James Ward-Prowse, Romeo Lavia, Mohamed Elyounoussi, Joe Aribo, Carlos Alcaraz and Theo Walcott.
We’re thinking that Brighton & Hove Albion are likely to dominate possession and create several successful chances.
Conversely, Southampton won’t find it easy to make a breakthrough but we do think that it’s more than likely that they will be scoring here as well.
Our tip is for a 3-1 victory for Brighton & Hove Albion after 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
Renata Leite, 00:50 17/05/2023
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: The AMEX Stadium (31,780)
Captain: Lewis Dunk
Chairman: Tony Bloom
Manager: Roberto De Zerbi
Competitions: Premier League position 6
🔑 Key Man: Alexis Mac Allister
Customarily deployed in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Alexis Mac Allister was born in La Pampa, Argentina. Having played his first senior match for Argentinos Juniors in the 2016 - 2017 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has hit 10 league goals in the Premier League 2022 - 2023 season so far coming from a total of 31 appearances.
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