Brighton will welcome Huddersfield on Saturday for their game of round 29 of the Premier League. The hosts are 16th in the standings with 27 points and hold a three point advantage over Southampton who are the first team in the drop zone. Huddersfield are bottom of the table with 14 points, eleven behind Cardiff – the first club outside the relegation zone.
Brighton vs Huddersfield Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last H2H game||Last H2H games||Last games home/away|
|Brighton||Win||5 W/ 8 D/ 7 L||3 W/ 5 D/ 2 L|
|Huddersfield||Loss||7 W/ 8 D/ 5 L||2 W/ 5 D/ 3 L|
Last game between the teams: 01.12.2018 Huddersfield – Brighton 1:2; Mathias Jorgensen 1’; Shane Duffy 45’, Florin Andone 69’; Steve Mounie from the hosts was sent off with a straight red card in the 32′
Last game at this venue: 07.04.2018 Brighton – Huddersfield 1:1; Jonas Lossl 29’ (own goal); Steve Mounie 32’; Davy Propper from the hosts was sent off with a straight red card in the 74′
Worth mentioning: The away sides in this clash have won just one of the last twelve games and it happened in the most recent meeting in December, when Brighton triumphed away from home. Just two of the last five encounters featured over 2,5 goals, while three meetings saw both teams hitting the back of the net. Only two of the last six games at American Express Community Stadium produced over 2,5 goals, while Brighton managed to keep a clean sheet in three occasions.
Brighton vs Huddersfield Stats
|As of 27.02||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Brighton||Loss||2 W/ 3 D/ 5 L||1 W/ 2 D/ 2 L|
|Huddersfield||Win||1 W/ 1 D/ 8 L||0 W/ 1 D/ 4 L|
Last game Brighton: 26.02.2019 Leicester – Brighton 2:1; Demarai Gray 10’, Jamie Vardy 63’; Davy Propper 66’.
Last game Huddersfield: 26.02.2019 Huddersfield – Wolverhampton 1:0; Steve Mounie 90’
Top performers Brighton: Glenn Murray 10 goals, Shane Duffy 5 goals 1 assist, Pascal Gross 2 goals 2 assists.
Top performers Huddersfield: Mathias Jorgensen 3 goals 1 assist, Steve Mounie 2 goals 3 assists, Philip Billing 2 goals.
|Last 10 games||GF : GA||Over 2,5 goals||Goal / Goal||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: All four of Brighton last matches saw both teams scoring, while the last three featured over 2,5 goals. Brighton managed to score more than two goals just once in the last sixteen games and it was in the 1:3 win over Bournemouth nine games ago. Out of the last seven home games, only the most recent two produced over 2,5 goals, three matches saw both teams scoring and Brighton were able to keep a clean sheet in other three.
Huddersfield managed to put an end to their 15 game winless run in midweek, when they recorded a narrow 1:0 victory over Wolverhampton thanks to a last-gasp Steve Mounie goal. That was only the second goal they scored in their last eight outings. On top of that Huddersfield have gone five away games in a row without scoring.
Brighton vs Huddersfield News
Missing players Brighton: Pascal Gross, Leon Balogun, Jason Steele. Missing players Huddersfield: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
Brighton vs Huddersfield Predictions
Under 2,5 goals – 1.53 @ bet365