Leicester City hosts Brighton & Hove Albion in what promises to be an entertaining Premier League game on Saturday. Leicester City is coming off a 2-0 road loss against Nottingham Forest on Saturday while Brighton & Hove Albion beat Liverpool 3-0 at home on Saturday.
Leicester City is in 15th place in the Premier League standings with 17 points in 19 games while Brighton & Hove Albion is in seventh place with 30 points in 18 games.
The player to watch in this game is Harvey Barnes, who has six goals and zero assists in 17 Premier League games this season. AccuScore gives Harvey Barnes a 32.44 percent chance to score against Brighton & Hove Albion. He has 31 SCA and 9 GCA in 17 Premier League games this season.
FBRef defines SCA as “the two offensive actions leading directly to a shot, such as passes, dribbles and drawing fouls.” GCA is “the two offensive actions leading directly to a goal, such as passes, dribbles and drawing fouls.” Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.
Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Leicester City 3.55
• Brighton & Hove Albion 2.06
• Draw: 3.55
• Leicester City +0.5 (1.79)
• Brighton & Hove Albion -0.5 (2.03)
• Over 2.5 (1.86)
• Under 2.5 (1.95)
Key Points to Consider
Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in Premier League action on September 4 and Brighton & Hove Albion won 5-2.
For Leicester City, Harvey Barnes has a 32.44 percent chance to score. He averages 1.76 shots overall per sim, 1.1 shots on goal per and 0.4 goals per sim.
For Brighton & Hove Albion, Kaoru Mitoma has a 22.4 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 0.59 shots overall per sim, 0.38 shots on goal per and 0.26 goals per sim.
Under 2.5 (1.95)
Two-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on the total in this one. Average score in simulations is Leicester City 1.24 to Brighton & Hove Albion 1.23.
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