West Ham vs Brighton Preview, Tips and Odds

The Londoners, led by Manuel Pellegrini started December with four wins in a row, but slowed down a bit and recorded 2 losses on each side of Boxing Day. The Hammers are now eleventh in the table, 2 points ahead of their next opponents. Brighton are 13th and are coming to London on the back of two positive performances in the last games of 2018.

West Ham vs Brighton Head to Head

Last H2H games since 2000Last 10 games at West HamLast meeting
West Ham3 W/ 1 D/ 4 L2 W/ 0 D/ 2 LLoss
Brighton4 W/ 1 D/ 3 L2 W/ 0 D/ 2 LWin

Worth mentioning: Brighton are on a run of three straight wins against the Hammers. The Seagulls kept 2 cleans sheets and recorded a goal difference of 7-1 in those games. No game in London have seen both teams scoring. In the last three occasions, the winners scored at least 3 goals.

Last game between the teams: 05.10.2018 Brighton – West Ham 1:0; Glenn Murray 25’
Last game at this venue: 20.10.2017 West Ham – Brighton 0:3; Glenn Murray 10’, 75’, Jose Izquierdo 45’

West Ham vs Brighton Stats

as of: 31.12.2018
Last gameLast 10
Last 5
games home/away
West HamLoss6 W/ 1 D/ 3 L3 W/ 0 D/ 2 L
BrightonWin3 W/ 2 D/ 5 L1 W/ 0 D/ 4 L

Worth mentioning: West Ham were kept at bay and did not manage to score in 6 games this season, but they found the net in 5 of the games that followed a goalless outing. The Londoners scored 11 times in the first four games of December, but have found the net just once and have not kept a clean sheet in the three most recent outings. From the last ten Brighton results, seven games saw both teams scoring, but it happened just twice in the last five. Four of Brighton’s last five games have produced under 2,5 goals.

Last game West Ham: 30.12.2018 Burnley – West Ham 2:0; Chris Wood 15’, Dwight McNeil 34’
Last game Brighton: 29.12.2018 Brighton – Everton 1:0; Jurgen Locadia 59’.

Top performers West Ham: Felipe Anderson 8 goals and 2 assists, Marko Arnautovic 5 goals, 2 assists and Javier Hernandez 5 goals, 1 assist.
Top performers Brighton: Glenn Murray is the leading goalscorer for Brighton with 8 goals. Shane Duffy and Florin Andone are some way behind with 3 and 2 goals respectively.

West Ham vs Brighton News

Missing players West Ham: Winston Reid, Manuel Lanzini, Carlos Sanchez, Andriy Yarmolenko, Ryan Fredericks and Jack Wilshere are going to miss the Wednesday game. Fabian Balbuena, Javier Hernandez and Pablo Zabaleta have a chance to recover on time.
Missing players Brighton: Jose Izquierdo and Alireza Jahanbakhsh are injured, while Mathew Ryan is away on international duty with Australia.

West Ham vs Brighton Predictions

West Ham to win

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