The top end of the table meets the bottom end as Leicester prepare to face off against Brighton in the Premier League. The Seagulls lie 16th in the table on 26 points after 26 matches. 24 points ahead after 27 games, Leicester find themselves in a great 3rd place.
It has been a few rounds since The Seagulls last taste of success in the Premier League and they should expect no presents from upcoming opponents Leicester.
Stats and facts for Brighton and Leicester.
- Brighton did not win the last 4 matches in a row;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Brighton’s last 9 of 11 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 2.5 in Brighton’s last 7 of 9 matches;
- Brighton scored in the last 4 of 6 matches.
- Leicester unbeaten the last 9 matches in a row when playing away;
- Leicester scored in the last 16 of 18 matches;
- Leicester conceded in the last 6 of 8 matches;
- Both teams scored in Leicester’s last 6 of 8 matches.
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Form Brighton vs Leicester
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Brighton hoping for fresh start.
The Seagulls go into this encounter on the back of some poor performances in the league. In their 3 latest outings Brighton split the points in a 0-0 draw against Aston Villa and went on to a 2-1 defeat against Crystal Palace. Their latest game produced a 1-0 defeat against West Brom.
The Foxes continue to look blunt.
Leicester will enter the match hoping to finally end their disappointing run of form in the league. In their previous 3 matches Leicester were easily beaten 2-0 by Sl. Prag in the Europa League and went on to a 3-1 defeat against Arsenal. Their latest match served up a 1-1 draw against Burnley.
In a match between two seemingly equal sides, with both in equal shape, it looks like a game that could go either way. Thus, a draw could be the value pick.
Brighton v Leicester Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
The last time the two sides faced off against each other Leicester came away as 3-0 winners at home at King Power Stadium back in December 2020 in the England – Premier League 2 times in the last 6 matches between Brighton and Leicester over 2.5 goals came out as a winning bet. Both teams found the back of the net 2 times in those 10 meetings. All in all, The Foxes have had a fine reading on Brighton in previous seasons in the Premier League with a 4-2-0 advantage going into this match.
Placed 16th in the table The Seagulls have amassed 26 points after 26 games. On 50 points Leicester are ranked in 3rd place with an equal amount of matches to their name.
Full Time Betting
The Seagulls are favorites with the bookmakers to win their upcoming match. Betting on a home win will pay out at 2.63, as bookies predict The Seagulls are in with a 38% chance of beating Leicester. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.25 on offer, while an away win for Leicester pays out at 2.80. Brighton won just 1 of their last 10 home league games, while Leicester won 5 of their last 10 away league games.
Looking at the prices on offer by the bookmakers, the chance of this match seeing both teams to score (BTTS) lies at 53%. This equals odds 1.90 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Speculating in the opposite outcome that at least one side keeps a clean sheet pays out at 1.87. The last 10 home league games for Brighton averaged 1.8 goals per game with BTTS paying out 5 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Leicester the average total goals were 2.2 with 6 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
According to the bookmakers the chance of this match having over 2.5 goals is just 44%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 2.25 available if you bet OVER 2.5 goals. Going the opposite direction and betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.70. Brighton’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 1.8 goals a game. 4 of Brighton’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Leicester’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.2 goals per game. 4 of the last 10 away matches for Leicester went over 2.5 goals.