West Bromwich Albion vs Brighton & Hove Albion betting preview

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Competition: England Premier League
Competition: Sat 27.February
Match begins: 15:00 (UTC)
Venue: The Hawthorns (26445 seats)

This match features two teams living in the basement of the Premier League, West Bromwich Albion holding 19th place and Brighton & Hove Albion lying 16th. A good chance for both teams to improve their position.

Insights:
  • West Bromwich Albion has the most conceded goals (55) in Premier League
  • Brighton & Hove Albion have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

There should be plenty of energy on the pitch in this game, as both sides have had time to recuperate from their last game. Let's hope both teams are ready to give it all.

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West Bromwich Albion form and stats

The home fans haven’t been spoiled with victories in the Premier League this season. West Bromwich Albion, who have the most conceded goals (55) in Premier League, have only managed 1 win, 4 draws and 7 losses from their games here at The Hawthorns. With seven home Premier League games in a row without a win, the WBA fans could feel they are not getting value for their money. It remains to be seen whether this unfortunate streak, which started after the Sheffield United game long ago, can be stopped today.

WBA shared the glory with Burnley in their last match, an away game that ended all square 0-0. Before that, WBA drew at home versus Manchester United.

WBA aren't scoring a lot here at The Hawthorns in the league, with only 8 goals from 12 games. As for conceded goals, WBA's unpleasant statistic is 32 goals surrendered.

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Brighton & Hove Albion form and stats

As the visiting team in Premier League matches, Brighton & Hove Albion have produced an overall stat of 4-4-4 so far.

The manager G. Potter was unhappy after their last game, a Premier League match played at their home ground The American Express Community Stadium. Brighton suffered a 1-2 loss to Crystal Palace (placed 13th). A draw for Brighton before that, at their own venue hosting Aston Villa (0-0).

Late heartbreak for Brighton in the Crystal Palace match, as the deciding 1-2 goal came deep into overtime.

Brighton are scoring more than one goal per away game on average, having accumulated 14 away goals from 12 games (in the league). Brighton have conceded 15 goals in these away matches. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 1 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.

Head 2 Head

The teams have played each other before this season, with the result Brighton & Hove Albion - WBA 1-1 entered in the official records. Last six meetings between the teams: West Bromwich Albion won one, Brighton & Hove Albion won two and three draws. two games with over 2,5 goals, four matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

Brighton & Hove AlbionN. Maupay
N. Maupay
7 goals
WBAM. Costa Pereira
M. Costa Pereira
5 goals
Brighton & Hove AlbionL. Dunk
L. Dunk
3 goals

West Bromwich Albion missing players

Brighton & Hove Albion missing players

West Bromwich Albion Brighton & Hove Albion
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
25 12 3 Played P 3 12 25
2 1 1 Won W 1 4 5
8 4 2 Drew D 2 4 11
15 7 0 Lost L 0 4 9
19 8 3 Scored S 4 14 26
55 32 2 Conceded C 1 15 32
92% 92% 67% Over 0.5 O 0.5 67% 92% 84%
80% 75% 33% Over 1.5 O 1.5 67% 67% 64%
52% 67% 33% Over 2.5 O 2.5 33% 50% 44%
32% 50% 33% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 17% 20%
24% 33% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 8% 12%
48% 33% 33% BTTS BTTS 33% 50% 56%
12% 17% 67% Clean Sheets C S 67% 33% 32%
48% 58% 33% Failed to Score F T 33% 25% 28%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.4 1.6 1.7 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 0.9 1.5
4 2 0 Red cards R C 1 3 3
 
8.1 7.8 11 Shots (avg) S ( 10.3 11.8 14.3
2.6 2.5 4 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3.7 3.1 3.8
29% 27% 25% Goal Efficiency G E 36% 38% 28%
Key stats in Premier League this season:
  • Brighton & Hove Albion have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • West Bromwich Albion has the fewest scored goals in the second half (9) in Premier League
  • West Bromwich Albion has the most conceded goals (32) at home in Premier League
  • West Bromwich Albion has the most conceded goals (55) in Premier League
  • West Bromwich Albion has the most conceded goals in the second half (29) in Premier League
  • West Bromwich Albion has the the worst goal difference (-24) at home in Premier League
  • West Bromwich Albion has the the worst goal difference (-36) in Premier League
  • West Bromwich Albion have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored.
  • West Bromwich Albion have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Manchester City 25 18 5 2 50 15 12 9 2 1 25 7 13 9 3 1 25 8 35 59
2 Manchester United 25 14 7 4 53 32 13 6 3 4 28 19 12 8 4 0 25 13 21 49
3 Leicester City 25 15 4 6 44 27 12 6 1 5 19 16 13 9 3 1 25 11 17 49
4 West Ham United 25 13 6 6 39 29 13 7 3 3 21 15 12 6 3 3 18 14 10 45
5 Chelsea 25 12 7 6 41 25 12 6 4 2 23 11 13 6 3 4 18 14 16 43
6 Liverpool 25 11 7 7 45 34 13 7 2 4 22 16 12 4 5 3 23 18 11 40
7 Everton 24 12 4 8 37 33 12 4 2 6 17 20 12 8 2 2 20 13 4 40
8 Aston Villa 23 11 3 9 37 26 11 5 1 5 20 16 12 6 2 4 17 10 11 36
9 Tottenham Hotspur 24 10 6 8 37 27 12 5 3 4 17 13 12 5 3 4 20 14 10 36
10 Arsenal 25 10 4 11 31 26 13 5 3 5 16 14 12 5 1 6 15 12 5 34
11 Wolverhampton Wanderers 25 9 6 10 26 32 13 5 4 4 15 14 12 4 2 6 11 18 -6 33
12 Leeds United 24 10 2 12 40 43 11 4 2 5 16 16 13 6 0 7 24 27 -3 32
13 Crystal Palace 25 9 5 11 29 43 12 4 3 5 14 21 13 5 2 6 15 22 -14 32
14 Southampton 24 8 6 10 31 40 13 5 2 6 17 16 11 3 4 4 14 24 -9 30
15 Burnley 25 7 7 11 18 30 13 4 4 5 10 14 12 3 3 6 8 16 -12 28
16 Brighton & Hove Albion 25 5 11 9 26 32 13 1 7 5 12 17 12 4 4 4 14 15 -6 26
17 Newcastle United 25 7 4 14 26 43 12 4 2 6 15 21 13 3 2 8 11 22 -17 25
18 Fulham 25 4 10 11 21 32 13 2 4 7 8 17 12 2 6 4 13 15 -11 22
19 West Bromwich Albion 25 2 8 15 19 55 12 1 4 7 8 32 13 1 4 8 11 23 -36 14
20 Sheffield United 25 3 2 20 15 41 12 2 1 9 9 18 13 1 1 11 6 23 -26 11

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