Brighton vs Watford Preview, Tips and Odds

Brighton will face Watford on Saturday in their next game of the English Premier League. Both teams suffered defeats in midweek after opening the score. The Seagulls lost to Fulham after gaining two goal lead in the first half, but in a disastrous second half performance they shipped in four unanswered goals. Watford were ahead in their clash with Tottenham until the 80th minute, but then suffered a lapse in concentration and allowed the Spurs to steal the three points.

Brighton vs Watford Head to Head

Head to HeadLast gameLast H2H gamesLast games home/away
BrightonLoss5 W/ 6 D/ 7 L3 W/ 2 D/ 3 L
WatfordWin7 W/ 6 D/ 5 L3 W/ 2 D/ 3 L

Last game between the clubs: 11.08.2018 Watford – Brighton 2:0; Roberto Pereyra 35′, 54′
Last game at this venue: 23.12.2017 Brighton – Watford 1:0; Pascal Gross 64′

Worth mentioning: None of the last seven H2H clashes produced over 2,5 goals, while both teams managed to score on two occasions, both times in a 1:1 draws. Brighton have won only one of the last six games played at American Express Community stadium and it was achieved in the most recent visit of Watford. Only two of these matches featured over 2,5 goals, while both teams found the back of the net three times.

Brighton vs Watford Stats

As of 31.01Last gameLast 10 gamesLast 5 games home/away
BrightonLoss2 W/ 3 D/ 5 L1 W/ 2 D/ 2 L
WatfordLoss5 W/ 3 D/ 2 L3 W/ 1 D/ 1 L

Last game Brighton: 29.01.2019 Fulham – Brighton 4:2; Callum Chambers 47′, Aleksandar Mitrovic 58′, 74′, Luciano Vietto 79′; Glenn Murray 3′, 17′
Last game Watford: Tottenham – Watford 2:1; Heung-Min Son 80′, Fernando Llorente 87′; Craig Cathcart 38′

Top performers Brighton: Glenn Murray 10 goals, Shane Duffy 4 goals 1 assist, Pascal Gross 2 goals 2 assists.
Top performers Watford: Roberto Pereyra 6 goals 1 assists, Troy Deeney 5 goals 2 assists, Jose Holebas 3 goals 6 assists.

Last 10 gamesGoals scored:concededOver 2,5 goalsGoal/GoalClean sheets

Worth mentioning: After going four games unbeaten around the turn of the year, now Brighton are back to the poor results, as they have recorded three straight losses in the Premier League. The Seagulls did not score in their last two home games and never managed more than a goal in the three games prior . Watford were undefeated in six games, prior to their late collapse in the midweek loss at Tottenham. This defeat also ended their streak of six consecutive visits in which the Hornets scored at least twice and did not lose.

Brighton vs Watford News

Missing players Brighton: Jason Steele, Jose Izquierdo, Alireza Jahanbakhsh.
Missing players Watford: Kiko Femenia, Abdoulaye Doucoure, Sebastian Prodl.

Brighton vs Watford Predictions

Watford to win & over 2,5 goals – 4.75 @ bet365

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