Brighton vs Reading
English League Championship
Date: Saturday, 25th February 2017
Kick off at 17:30 UK/ 18:30 CET
Venue: Falmer Stadium.
Brighton will continue their pursuit for promotion into the English top flight as they welcome Reading FC to American Express Community Stadium.
The Seagulls are in second position in the Championship with 68 points, the are just a point behind Newcastle United and still have a game at hand. Brighton have returned to good form after a 1-3 defeat to Huddersfield, they are now unbeaten in 4 games.
Brighton can pride on their home form this season, they have lost just a home game in Championship this campaign and 2 home loses in total in all competitions this season. They are unbeaten in their last 12 games with 9 wins and 3 draws, they will be hoping to continue the good form.
Meanwhile, Reading missed out on the 3rd position last week as they lost 1-0 to current occupants Huddersfield. They remain 4th in the table with 60 points and are in danger of slipping down to 6th if they lose this game and teams below win.
Brighton vs Reading: Head-to-Head
- Reading have been the better team in their previous 22 meetings against Brighton, as majority of their meetings have been in the Championship.
- The Biscuit men have won 11 games against Brighton, drawn 7 and lost 4 games to Brighton.
- The Seagulls are also behind at home, they have won 3 games against Reading, drawn trice and lost 6 games to Reading.
- The two teams last met in League Cup last September as it ended in favour of Reading, whereas the reverse of this game ended stalemate in August last year.
Brighton vs Reading: Predictions
Both teams have been on a good form in recent games and we don’t see any of the two teams as the favorites. They have both won twice in their last 5 actions, drawn twice and lost once.
However, we are siding Brighton in this one considering their superb unbeaten home run this season. We expect the Seagulls to win in this one.
Brighton vs Reading: Bet Tips
Brighton to win at 1.64
Over 2.5 goals at 1.95.