Leicester City vs Brighton – Prediction, Betting Tips & odds

Published: January 16, 2023
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: January 16, 2023

The Premier League tie at the King Power Stadium on Saturday sees home team Leicester City up against Brighton. With 30 points after 18 games, Brighton currently rank 7th in the Premier League standings. Leicester City play catch-up as they recorded 17 points in 19 matches, putting them up as 15th before their upcoming clash.

Leicester City vs Brighton Stats

  • In 12 of the last 13 Leicester matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 11 of the last 13 Leicester home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Leicester have lost the last 3 matches in a row while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • Leicester have lost the last 3 matches in a row
  • Leicester have lost the last 3 matches in a row and the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In the last 10 matches in a row Brighton played, both teams scored
  • In the last 10 Brighton matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In 9 of the last 10 away matches Brighton played, both teams scored
  • In 9 of the last 10 Brighton matches the sum of goals was over 3.5
  • In 12 of the last 14 Brighton away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5

Leicester City vs Brighton Lineups

Leicester City vs Brighton Preview

In their last three matches, Leicester City won 0-1 against Gillingham, before losing 2-0 against Newcastle and 2-0 to Nottingham Forrest. Leicester City only pulled off two wins from a possible six in recent Premier League matches on home soil. Of the remaining four matches, they drew one and lost three, as they scored six and conceded five goals. Leicester City managed nine goals at King Power Stadium so far, while conceding ten. This ranks them among the three lowest-scoring home teams in the Premier League this season.

In their last three matches, Brighton first beat Everton 1-4, then Middlesbrough by 1-5 and finally Liverpool by 3-0. Brighton won half of their previous six away matches in the Premier League, as well as seeing one draw and suffering two defeats. They scored 14 goals whilst conceding 12. Brighton have been prolific goalscorers in the Premier League, not least away from home. Until now, they have been on target 19 times, making them the highest-scoring away side, while also letting in 15 goals.

Leicester City vs Brighton H2H

Brighton celebrated a 5-2 win in their most recent meeting with their upcoming opponent. Are we in for something similar at King Power Stadium on Saturday? Leicester City usually enjoy playing Brighton, claiming five wins in the last ten encounters. The bookies’ best betting odds on a home win are at 3.60.

Current Premier League Standings

Full Time Betting

Leicester City claimed three wins in the previous 10 matches at home across all tournaments, as well as drawing two and losing five. Brighton won five of their last 10 away games, as they also drew two and lost three of these matches. Leicester City have seen five of their previous 10 matches at King Power Stadium offer over 2.5 goals. In seven of the last 10 league games away for Brighton the match had over 2.5 goals.

Both Teams to Score

The last time the pair played each other Brighton came away as 5-2 winners, and rest assured they have a similar outcome in mind this coming Saturday. In the past ten matches between home side Leicester City and Brighton, both teams found the back of the net six times. Best priced odds on both teams to score with the bookies are at 1.67.

Over/Under Tips

Over 2.5 goals was a winning bet five times in the past ten encounters between Leicester City and Brighton, with the latter scoring 1.1 goals on average in these. Leicester City managed an average of 1.6 goals as both teams scored six times in this run. Leicester City witnessed over 2.5 goals in four of their previous ten matches across all tournaments in which they averaged one goal a game. Over 2.5 goals appeared in ten of the last ten matches that Brighton played across all tournaments. They scored 2.9 times on average in the process.

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