Southampton enjoy home advantage when visitors Brighton swing by for a clash in the Premier League on Sunday. The Saints are 14th with 33 points after 28 games. The Seagulls ranks as a poor 17th in the table on 26 points
Four straight defeats have put a serious dampener on the mood around Brighton. They could be in for another rout against Southampton.
Stats and facts for Southampton and Brighton.
- Southampton did not win the last 4 matches in a row at home;
- Southampton conceded in the last 10 of 12 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Southampton’s last 3 of 5 matches;
- Southampton scored in the last 5 of 7 matches.
- Brighton has lost the last 3 matches in a row;
- Brighton did not win the last 5 matches in a row;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Brighton’s last 8 of 10 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Brighton’s last 5 when playing away matches in the row.
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Form Southampton vs Brighton
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Southampton hope to stop the rot.
The Saints go into this encounter on the back of some poor performances in the league. In their 3 latest outings Southampton lost 1-0 to Everton and went on to a 2-0 win against Sheffield United. Their latest game produced a 5-2 defeat against Manchester City.
Brighton slumps to new low.
Brighton have been left empty-handed after their recent outings with 3 defeats going into this match. In their last 3 matches The Seagulls lost 2-1 to Crystal Palace, followed by a 1-0 defeat against West Brom. Their most recent match brought a 2-1 defeat against Leicester.
On paper the two sides seem evenly matched, however judging by recent performances Southampton look the value pick here at odds 3.00.
Southampton v Brighton 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 Southampton came away as 2-1 winners on the road at The American Express Community Stadium back in December 2020 in the England – Premier League The last 7 matches between Southampton and Brighton over 2.5 goals was a winning bet 2 times. Both teams to score paid out with the bookies 5 times in those 10 meetings. The Saints go into the match with a 3-4-0 advantage against Brighton in the Premier League.
The Saints are 14th with 33 points after 28 games. Brighton ranks as a sad 17th in the table on 26 points.
Full Time Betting
Southampton are favorites with the bookmakers to win their upcoming match. Betting on a home win will pay out at 3.00, as bookies predict Southampton are in with a 33% chance of beating The Seagulls. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.00 on offer, while an away win for Brighton pays out at 2.50. Southampton won 3 of their last 10 home league games whereas Brighton lost 4 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 Southampton averaged 2.2 goals per game with BTTS paying out 4 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Brighton the average total goals were 1.9 with 4 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
According to the bookmakers the chance of this match having over 2.5 goals is just 42%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 2.40 available if you bet OVER 2.5 goals. Going the opposite direction and betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.62. Southampton’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 2.2 goals a game. 3 of Southampton’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Brighton’s last 10 away league games averaged 1.9 goals per game. 3 of the last 10 away matches for Brighton went over 2.5 goals.