Brighton vs Chelsea Predictions and Betting: The new season of English Premier League is back with an exciting game yesterday between Liverpool and Leeds with the game ending 4-3 in favour of Liverpool. Chelsea takes on Brighton at the Amex Stadium on Monday evening. Brighton will be hosting the Blues in their 1st match of the new season of English Premier League.
Brighton vs Chelsea Predictions and Betting Summary and Buzz
Overall, Chelsea should win comfortably with advantages in attack and mid-field. The new defence line up will be tested today.
Team News: Timo Werner and Kai Havertz to start, but no Ben Chilwell or Hakim Ziyech against Brighton. Thiago Silva could make his Premier league debut against Brighton. Thiago had joined from PSG on a free transfer
Timo Werner and Kai Havertz will start but no Ben Chilwell or Hakim Ziyech Though the last match between the two teams ended in a draw, the prediction and betting platforms predicts an easy win for Chelsea in their first match of 2020-21 EPL season. However, one should not ignore the undefeated 5-match streak of Brighton before arriving to the conclusion of the match.
Oddschecker: Chelsea-4/6, Brighton-9/2
Bet365: Chelsea-8/13, Brighton-10/3
Brighton vs Chelsea Predictions and Betting : Recent Form
Frank Lampard’s Chelsea lost this years FA Cup title to Arsenal. In last 5 clashes in all tournaments, Chelsea met some big clubs of world football. In last five of their matches they met Leicester City, Manchester United, Arsenal, Bayern Munich and Brighton. They won 2 of their last 5 matches and lost 2, 1 match with Brighton ended in a draw. (DLLWW)
Brighton on the other hand did not have any good run as compared to Chelsea. However, they have not lost any of their last five matches. They drew on 4 occasions and won 1 match against Burnley. (DDWDD). Graham Potter has kept the Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club away from relegation in the Premier League through an ultra defensive approach.
Brighton vs Chelsea Predictions and Betting : Head to Head Stats
Chelsea and Brighton have played so far 8 matches. Brighton won 1 direct matches. Chelsea won 5 matches. 2 matches ended in a draw.
On average in direct matches both teams scored a 2.75 goals per Match.
Brighton vs Chelsea Predictions and Betting : Offensive and Defensive Stats
Both Chelsea and Brighton will be looking forward to begin their season with a win. In this summers transfer window, Chelsea have been on shopping spree. From adding German Timo Werner to making the Germany’s attacking midfielder Kai Havertz part of Chelsea, Frank Lampard tried to make sure that in this season his team has the best guns to guarantee the Blues the Premier League title.
Chelsea usually goes with 1-3-2-4 format while Brighton prefers 2-3-5 format making their defence stronger.
In this season Chelsea’s offensive part will be on the shoulders of Tammy Abraham and Timo Werner. With 15 goals in last season Tammy will be looking forward to carry on his good form even in this season. Timo Werner who will be a new asset for Chelsea has scored 28 goals in his last Bundesliga season.
For Brighton, Neal Maupay and Leandro Trossard will be taking control of the forwards. However, on paper Chelsea looks pretty strong as compared to Brighton’s forwards
In midfield, for Chelsea N’Golo Kante will be accompanied by his new team mate, Kai Havert. Kai has been recently transferred from Bayern Laverkusen.
For Brighton it will be English mid-fielder, Adam Lallana assisting his teams strikers. Adam is known for his passing accuracy and has 86% passing accuracy in last season’s EPL. He will be assisted by Steven Alzate and Yves Bissouma.
Chelesea have a clear edge in the mid-field
In defence for Chelsea, Marcos Alonso and Reece James will be accompanied by their new teammate. Leicester City’s Ben Chilwell has successfully completed his transfer to Chelsea.
For Brighton it will be Ben White, Lewis Dunk and Joël Veltman who will be defending the against the Chelsea’s strong frowards.
Overall, this appears to be a little more balanced.
Brighton vs Chelsea Predictions and Betting Analysis
Sportsmole predicts the match between Chelsea and Brighton to end in a draw. The platforms predicts both teams to score in the match the match and final result to be 2-2 goals.
FcTables too gives an edge to Chelsea for upcoming match against Brighton. The platform predicts 57% chances of Chelsea win while chances of Brighton winning the match stands at 19%.
Footballpredictions.com predicts the match to be a completely one sided one. It predicts the match to end in 0-2 goals in favor of Chelsea.
Bwin predicts that the big-spending Blues to make statement in this season’s Premier League. It recommends bet for Chelsea win at 2-1, 3-1 or 4-1 goals. The odds for Chelsea as per the platform stands at 7/10 while for Brighton the odds stands at 4/1.
At Betfair, the betting odds for Chelsea is placed at 1.6 and for Brighton the odds are placed at 5.0.