Leeds vs Brighton – After losing to Chelsea 1-0 in the previous Premier League match, Leeds United will be looking to avenge that defeat here.
In that match, Leeds United managed 42% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. Chelsea attempted 13 goals, three of which were successful. The goal for Chelsea was scored by Wesley Fofana (53′).
In five of the last six games in which Leeds United played, fewer than three goals per game were tallied. In terms of goal weighting during this time, opposing teams achieved a total of 8 goals, while Leeds United only managed to score 3.
After defeating West Ham United 4-0 in their previous match in the Premier League, Brighton will enter this encounter with confidence.
In that match, Brighton & Hove Albion managed 68% possession and 20 shots at goal with 9 of them on target. For Brighton & Hove Albion, the goals were scored by Alexis Mac Allister (18′), Joël Veltman (52′), Kaoru Mitoma (69′) and Danny Welbeck (89′). West Ham United, on the other hand, made 3 goal-scoring efforts, of which 2 were successful.
The Brighton & Hove Albion defense has been consistently strong, and as a result, they have only given up 3 goals overall in their last 6 matches.
The total number of goals they have personally tallied during that time is nine. However, there is no guarantee that this pattern will continue into the game.
Leeds vs Brighton – Betting Analysis
A look at their past head-to-head meetings stretching back to 18/03/2017 tells us that Leeds United have won 1 of them & Brighton 3, with the number of draws being 2.
In total, 8 goals were tallied during those matches between the two teams, with 3 coming from The Whites and 5 from The Seagulls. This results in an average of 1.33 goals scored per game.
From a personnel perspective, Leeds United manager Javi Gracia only has one fitness concern out of an otherwise full roster. Stuart Dallas will lose because of a fractured femur.
Illan Meslier, Luke Ayling, Robin Koch, Maximilian Wöber, Jnior Firpo, Weston McKennie, Tyler Adams, C. Summerville, Brenden Aaronson, Jack Harrison, and Georginio Rutter may all be used by The Whites in a 4-2-3-1 formation for this match.
Roberto De Zerbi, the manager of Brighton, must make a selection from a group that has some fitness issues. Danny Welbeck (calf injury) and Jakub Moder (cruciate ligament rupture) will not play in this match.
Jason Steele, Tariq Lamptey, Adam Webster, Lewis Dunk, Pervis Estupián, Pascal Groß, Moisés Caicedo, Solly March, Alexis Mac Allister, Kaoru Mitoma, and Evan Ferguson are expected to start for The Seagulls in a 4-2-3-1 formation.
According to our opinion, Leeds United may have a difficult time dismantling this Brighton & Hove Albion team, who should end up scoring and possibly keeping a clean sheet as well.
What are the top odds for the game?
In terms of the bookies’ odds on the 90 min. result market, putting your money on Leeds United is available for 3.75, a wager on a draw is 3.68 and putting your money on a victory for Brighton & Hove Albion can get you 2. They are the best bets on offer at the moment.