Brighton vs Tottenham
English Premier League
Date: Saturday, 22nd September 2018
Kick-off at 17:30 UK/ 18:30 CET
Venue: Amex Stadium (Brighton).
The Seagulls will have the honor of hosting the Hot Spurs at the Falmer Stadium for the second time this year for this Saturday afternoon EPL Fixture.
Brighton will be coming into this home matchup having put a fight in their last EPL fixture away at Southampton. They came from 2 goals down to settle for a 2-2 draw in the matchup that was played earlier this week.
Nevertheless, they have been suffering from inconsistencies which are thought to be emanating from poor coordination. They have only managed to win only one EPL game in the 5 played games for this season.
This home game will be crucial since it will be a chance for them to redeem themselves. However, this will prove to be an uphill task since they will be facing a stronger side. Even if they have the home ground advantage, winning this one will take them a miracle.
Tottenham have suffered 3 consecutive losses in all competition, including 2 of their last EPL Fixtures. They have been thrashed by both Watford and Liverpool in the last 2 games. This means that this away matchup is very crucial. Obviously, the lethal spirits of the Spurs must be unleashed in this game.
The Spurs will be coming for a midweek loss in the hands of Inter Millan in their UEFA Champions League matchup. They will be coming in this game to win in order to redeem themselves and get back on track. There have been over 2.5 goals scored in Tottenham’s last 6 games and this may not be an exception.
Brighton vs Tottenham: Head-to-Head
- Then last h2h meeting played earlier this year ended in a 1-1 draw.
- In the last 5 h2h encounters, Tottenham has been the most dominant team having won 4 times.
- Brighton is able to score against the Spurs when they are at home.
Brighton vs Tottenham: Prediction
Brighton have not been defeated in the last 2 home games. Furthermore, they have proven to be very dangerous at home having beaten Manchester United and drawn against Fulham. This implies that they will be a hard nut to crack in this game.
Tottenham will be coming into this game to win. However, it will not be easy as said. They will have to exceedingly above their ability to overcome a difficult home side. The most viable prediction for this game is over 2.5 goals. Also, both teams are highly prone to concede.
Brighton vs Tottenham: Betting Tip
Over 2.5 goals @ 7/10 (1.70)
BTTS @ 7/10 (1.70).