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Brighton vs Crystal Palace match prediction, preview, team news, odds & betting tips

On 15 January 2022, the English Premier League will play its 22nd round at the American Express Community Stadium. Brighton won’t meet an English club other than Crystal Palace until this match. The opposing sides will each possess their own strengths and weaknesses. This match is likely to be won by the home team. The game between Brighton vs Crystal Palace match was described as follows:

Brighter times for Brighton

Monday nighttime brings a renewal of the ‘why is it even a derby’ derby when Crystal Palace goes to Brighton. both facets locate themselves in the backside 1/2 of the desk and that they have to every be slightly concerned by Fulham creeping up in the back of them.

Brighton has pieced collectively a six-game unbeaten run to ease their relegation worries. The Seagulls picked up their first home win of the season in that run, seeing off Tottenham 1-0. With Crystal Palace struggling, we will see the hosts including that during our predictions for this clash.

Palace lost without Zaha

Even as Brighton has visible their shape flip around, Crystal Palace has suffered four defeats of their last six top-quality League video games. The Eagles had been overwhelmed without difficulty through Burnley. Leeds (three-zero and 2-zero respectively) in the latest weeks and matters could get worse right here.

Crystal Palace has lost 18 of their remaining 20 most fulfilling League games wherein Wilfried Zaha hasn’t played, with the Eagles failing to score in sixteen of those 18 defeats.

That effect might be even bigger right here, given that Zaha has scored extra dreams in all competitions in opposition to Brighton than he has versus some other opponent in his English membership career (7).

Eagles look vulnerable

Crystal Palace have did not rating in a higher percentage of their away video games inside the finest League this season (58% – 7 of 12) than they have in some other campaign within the opposition’s history. meanwhile, they’ve conceded ninety-two% in their trips.

That blend has condemned Palace to 6 losses in 12 fits on the street this season. With Brighton searching stronger we see them capitalizing on that bad run.

Brighton has saved a clean sheet in each of their final 3 domestic most appropriate League games. thinking about Palace’s issues going ahead we will see the Seagulls adding to that. A 1-zero home win for Brighton is our correct rating prediction.

Brighton injuries and team news

Adam Webster seems set to return to the beginning lineup after a spell at the sidelines. The Seagulls additionally have Adam Lallana and Danny Welbeck to be had to begin.

Crystal Palace injuries and team news

Zaha is amongst nine players who look set to overlook this clash for Palace.

Head To Head:

According to the data we have about them, these two teams have met 16 times in the past several seasons.

Since 2000, Brighton and Hove Albion have won 4 matches against Crystal Palace while the Eagles have won 6. In contrast, there have been 6 draws between them.

Crystal Palace is performing poorly away from home, while Brighton & Hove Albion is doing average at home.

The average number of goals in previous Brighton & Hove Albion vs Crystal Palace matches has been 2.44 and the BTTS has occurred 63% of the time.

A point per game average for Brighton & Hove Albion and Crystal Palace has been 1.33 at home and 0.67 away in the Premier League this season.

Under 2.5 Goals

In three of the pair’s last four league meetings, under 2.5 goals have been scored. We don’t expect many goals in this game if any at all. In Brighton’s last six games across all competitions, there have also been under 2.5 goals. The Seagulls have kept four clean sheets in those games.

BTTS – No

The game on Monday night is unlikely to feature goals at either end, and we may end up with a goalless draw. Crystal Palace has scored against both teams just one out of their last six matches, while they have failed to score in three of those matches and kept clean sheets in two of them. Brighton has also only had a game in which both teams scored in one of their last six matches, but have kept four clean sheets while failing to score one time in those six games.

Draw

We’ve backed a draw and that means we’re not convinced that either team will score at Selhurst Park. This is a derby match not based on location but history and neither team will want to give up anything cheapy for fear of a fan backlash. Brighton has proven their defensive ability in the early stages of the season and Crystal Palace has shown that they can keep a clean sheet from time to time as well, which is why we’re backing a draw.

Team Focus:

Crystal Palace
Formed: 1905
Stadium: Selhurst Park (25,486)
Captain: Luka Milivojević
Chairman: Steve Parish
Manager: Patrick Vieira
Competitions: Premier League position 14

Key Man: Odsonne Édouard

Odsonne Édouard
Mostly playing in the Striker position, Odsonne Édouard was born in Kourou, French Guiana. Having made his senior debut playing for Toulouse in the 2016 – 2017 season, the skillful Forward has struck 2 league goals in this Premier League 2021 – 2022 season so far from a total of 2 appearances.

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