Liverpool vs Brighton Predictions and Betting Analysis

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23 Nov 2020
Liverpool vs Brighton Predictions and Betting Analysis
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Liverpool vs Brighton Predictions and Betting : The Premier League has completed 9 weeks of action so far and is entering the next week with a packed schedule in place. On Saturday, Brighton is set to host Liverpool in what will be a one-sided affair unless Brighton comes up with something special.

The one thing that is favoring them is the fact that they got an important win against Aston Villa in their last outing that would have given them so much confidence whereas Liverpool are looking in red hot form after that dominating victory against Leicester at home.

Nonetheless, the fans would be hoping for quality football between the sides on Saturday.

Brighton vs Liverpool predictions and betting Summary

Brighton vs Liverpool predictions and betting : Recent form

Brighton haven’t had the best of the seasons so far with just wins after two and half months of premier league campaign.

They started off with a defeat against Chelsea but made a good comeback against Newcastle in their second outing. They faced defeats against Manchester United and Everton along with draws against West Brom and Crystal Palace.

They finally managed to put a decent performance against Aston Villa in their recent meeting as they are hanging on to 16th position in the points table. Even though a win on Saturday needs a special effort, the hosts would be looking to play at their very best.

Liverpool are looking like they are getting back to their best after some terrific performances recently.

They were rusty and dismal in patches because of complacency and injury concerns but it seems like they have found a way to emerge victorious. They started their campaign with wins against Leeds United and Chelsea but failed to keep a clean sheet.

After that win against Arsenal, they faced humiliation at the hands of Aston Villa with a 2-7 defeat. From there on, they have won 3 out of 5 games with the other two ending in a draw. They have currently occupied 2nd position in the table with 6 wins in 9 games and are currently eyeing the top spot.

Liverpool vs Brighton Predictions and Betting: H2H

Matches: 8 : Liverpool: 8 Brighton: 0 Draw: 0

Last 5 games: Brighton – 0, Liverpool – 5, Draw – 0.

Recent Meeting: Brighton faced defeat at the hands of Liverpool with a 3-1 margin in a premier league fixture.

Brighton vs Liverpool predictions and betting : Offensive and defensive stats

The Brighton will probably go in with a 3-4-1-2 formation on Saturday whereas the defending champions might go in with a 4-3-3 combination.

The Brighton’s attack has improved several folds with the youngster Neal Maupay scoring regularly for the team. The last year highest goal-scorer for the club has 4 goals and an assist in last 10 outings. He has 3 shots per game and a passing percentage of 82.5%.

He will be accompanied by Adam Lallana who was unlucky to not get on the board against Aston Villa. The 32-year old has an assist in 12 appearances. He has enjoyed 0.7 shots on target, 1.1 key passes and 0.9 dribbles per game.

Danny Welbeck is great in holding on to the ball but has failed to convert that into goals. He has one goal along with 77.4% pass success, 1 aerial duel won and 2 shots per target per game until now.

Liverpool’s attack is one of the deadliest with some dominating performances coming their way in the recent games. Sadio Mane has been sharp and the game changer for the team in the recent games. He has 8 goals and 2 assists in 21 matches along with 78.9% pass success and 3 shots per game.

Their prime striker Mo Salah is set to return after testing negative for Corona virus. He has 10 goals and an assist in 17 games with 81.8% pass accuracy.  

Roberto Firmino has been amazing in the previous games with 6 goals and 2 assists so far and would like to replicate his performance against Brighton. In addition to this, he has 79.9% pass accuracy and creates 1.9 shots on target.

Diogo Jota has also been a quality forward for the side has scored 11 goals in 20 appearances and is a quality forward in the side.

For Brighton, the defense will have to play out of their skins to stop Liverpool from scoring. The English defender Lewis Dunk has 91.8% success in passes and is great in aerial duels winning 2 per match but will have to counter attack against a top side.

Adam Webster will join at one of the extremes of the backlines who is decent in interceptions but often fails while tackling. He has 79.8% pass success, 2 aerial duels won per match, 1.4 tackles and 2 clears per match this season.

The England defender Dan Burn will have to do a better job along with his experienced teammates to minimize scoring options for the opponents.

With the injury list growing for the side, the defense has been a headache for the Liverpool side as the season is long and tedious. Joel Matip will probably take charge in place of injured Joe Gomez. He is incredibly good in aerial duels along with sharp passing skills. He has 80.9% success in passes, 2 aerial duels won per game and 1.8 clears per game which is often under appreciated.

Andrew Robertson will most probably play as the left back defender for the team who holds on to the ball pretty well and frustrates the opponent’s attack. He has 82.9% pass completion rate along with a goal, 3 assists and 1.6 clears in the last 21 appearances.

Trent Alexander-Arnold strengths include crossing, key passes and taking set-pieces. He has 74.6% pass accuracy along with 3 assists in 16 games. In addition to this, he has 1 tackle and 1.3 clears per game so far.

Liverpool vs Brighton Predictions and Betting : Predicted Winner

The game between Brighton and Liverpool will take place in Falmer stadium on 28th November at 12.30 pm local time. Brighton are coming off an important victory against Aston Villa whereas the visitors thrashed Leicester to secure 2nd spot in the table.

The betting platforms and prediction experts are expecting Liverpool to come on top despite having some home advantage to the hosts.

FCTables who are known for providing football stats and odds have given a clear edge to Liverpool with a whooping 59% chance whereas the Brighton have 16% chance to bag their 3rd win of the season. Oddschecker known for giving the best odds have clearly picked Liverpool to win the game and emerge at the top of the table whereas Brighton need a massive effort to avoid getting into the relegation zone.

According to FiveThirtyEight, Brighton have 16% chance to grab a surprise win but the defending champions hold a solid advantage with 64% chance which paves way for a good battle on Saturday.