Brighton vs Derby
England – FA Cup
Date: Saturday, 16th February 2019
Kick-off at 12.30 UK/ 13.30 CET
Venue: Amex Stadium (Brighton).
The Seagulls have already achieved their target in Premier League, as they safe from the relegation.
The Albion’s path to this year’s FA Cup has been tough, as they fought Bournemouth and West Brom in the last 2 matches.
Chris Hughton’s tactic has been very influential for their success this season. The defensive unit looks rock solid, as they conceded 38 goals this season.
The Rams have been performing well in the league and still fighting for the promotion spot. The forward players were so instrumental in their success, as they scored 1.4 goals per game.
FA Cup fixture has shown some kindness towards the away side, as they face Southampton and Accrington in the last two matches.
Frank Lampard and his troops often play through the middle and use full with of the field for their advantage.
Brighton vs Derby Head-to-head (h2h)
- Brighton leads 2 to nil in the last 5 meeting in all competitions.
- The last 5 matches, three of them ended in a draw.
- Both teams won 2 matches each in the last 5 at this venue.
- Derby’s last victory in this tie was in 2014.
Brighton vs Derby Prediction
The matches will be hardly contested by each side, both teams will try to finish this season on a high note. The host will utilize the experience of playing in the top tier against a decent opponent. The match will be won by a single goal margin.
The Host will be a more experienced side compare to the derby, as they have good quality players in their ranks. On the other hand, the away team will make a silly error due to the pressure on this occasion. It will be cash in by the home side and qualify for the next stage.
Brighton vs Derby Betting Tips
The Host to Win @ 1.83 (5/6)
Brighton to Qualify @ 1.40 (2/5).