Our betting experts preview the FA Cup match between Brighton and Liverpool and offer team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.
Brighton come up against visiting side Liverpool in a fourth-round FA Cup fixture on Sunday at The American Express Community Stadium.
Brighton vs Liverpool Preview
Brighton look well suited to take on any opponent presently, as their last 3 matches saw them gain 7 points. They ran out 1-5 and 3-0 against Middlesbrough and Liverpool respectively. Their winning streak came to an end against Leicester, who claimed a point in a 2-2 draw. In their last six FA Cup home matches, the Seagulls won four times. They’ve drawn once and lost once, while scoring nine and conceding five goals.
In their last three matches, Liverpool lost 3-0 against Brighton, won 0-1 against Wolverhampton, and drew 0-0 with Chelsea. In their last six FA Cup away matches, the Reds claimed a full handful of five wins. They’ve drawn none but in stead lost once, scoring 17 whilst conceding 11 times.
Brighton vs Liverpool Stats
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Brighton and Liverpool. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- In the last 12 Brighton matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 11 of the last 12 matches Brighton played, both teams scored
- Brighton have scored in the last 12 matches in a row
- In 10 of the last 12 Brighton matches the sum of goals was over 3.5
- Brighton have conceded in 16 of the last 18 matches
- In 13 of the last 15 Liverpool matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Liverpool have scored in 22 of the last 24 matches
- In 10 of the last 12 matches Liverpool played, both teams scored
- In 9 of the last 11 Liverpool away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Liverpool have conceded in 11 of the last 12 matches
Brighton vs Liverpool – Players in Form
Pascal GroB and Alexis Mac Allister are Brighton’s joint-top scorers this season, managing seven goals each. The home side will hope the pair can add to their tally this weekend. As for Liverpool, Mohamed Salah dominates the goal charts with 17 goals.
Brighton vs Liverpool Betting Tips
Brighton claimed five wins in the previous 10 matches at home across all tournaments, as well as drawing two and losing three. Liverpool won five of their last 10 away games, as they also drew zero and lost five of these matches.
Both teams to score
Brighton scored the first goal of the match in five games from a possible ten. Liverpool scored the opening goal in four of a possible ten games. Liverpool managed the first goal of the game in only four of those 10 previous games played. Meanwhile, Brighton were first on target in six of their last 10 outings.
Over 2.5 goals came out ten times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Brighton, who scored an average of 2.8 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals were scored in eight of the ten most recent games across all tournaments for Liverpool. They performed an average of 1.6 goals in these. Brighton are on a nice streak of scoring at least once in their previous 13 matches.
Match predictions: Brighton vs Liverpool
To sum up, the upcoming match between Brighton and Liverpool seems to be a good betting opportunity.