Our betting experts preview the EFL Cup match between Chelsea and Brighton and offer team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.
Chelsea will be hosting a Stamford Bridge third-round EFL Cup encounter on Wednesday when Brighton arrive for a test of their credentials.
Chelsea vs Brighton Preview
Chelsea had a solitary draw in their last three games, failing to secure a win. They suffered a 0-1 defeat against Nottingham Forest and had a goalless draw with Bournemouth. Aston Villa emerged as 0-1 winners in their most recent match. In their last six EFL Cup home matches, Chelsea achieved five victories but suffered one loss, scoring 30 goals and conceding 20.
Brighton’s results have been inconsistent, with a 1-3 victory over Manchester United followed by a 2-3 loss against AEK Athens. However, they bounced back with a 3-1 win against Bournemouth. In the EFL Cup, Brighton had an impressive record of four wins out of six away matches, with no draws but two defeats. They scored 17 goals while conceding 11.
Chelsea vs Brighton Stats
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Chelsea and Brighton. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- Chelsea have not lost 10 of the last 11 home matches
- Chelsea have scored in 14 of the last 16 matches
- In the last 7 Chelsea home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Chelsea have scored in 10 of the last 11 home matches
- In 7 of the last 8 Chelsea matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Brighton have scored in 43 of the last 44 matches
- Brighton have scored in the last 22 away matches in a row
- In 11 of the last 12 matches Brighton played, both teams scored
- In 8 of the last 9 Brighton away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 7 of the last 9 away matches Brighton played, both teams scored
Chelsea vs Brighton – Players in Form
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Chelsea vs Brighton Betting Tips
In their last 10 home matches, Chelsea won five times, drew three times, and suffered defeat in two games. On the other hand, Brighton won five of their last 10 away games, lost five, and had no draws in this series of matches.
Both teams to score
Chelsea managed two wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches, scoring the opener three times. Brighton scored the opening goal in six of the last ten games. Chelsea have failed to score in three consecutive games. Both teams have scored in the last nine Brighton games.
Chelsea saw over 2.5 goals in three of their last ten matches, as they scored an average of 1.1 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in eight of the last ten outings for Brighton, who managed to score 2.4 times in those matches. Chelsea’s last three matches had less than three goals.
Match predictions: Chelsea vs Brighton
To sum up, the upcoming match between Chelsea and Brighton seems to be a good betting opportunity.