Southampton vs Brighton & Hove Albion: EPL Game Preview

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Southampton hosts Brighton & Hove Albion in what should be an entertaining game on Sunday. Southampton beat Sheffield United 2-0 on the road last Saturday while Brighton & Hove Albion lost 2-1 at home against Leicester City on Saturday. Southampton is 14th in the Premier League with 33 points in 27 games while Brighton & Hove Albion is 16th with 26 points in 26 games. The game will be played behind closed doors because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.

Dafabet Picks

Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Southampton: 2.75
• Brighton & Hove Albion: 2.80
• Draw: 3.05

• Southampton: 0 (1.87)
• Brighton & Hove Albion: 0 (2.03)

• Over 2, 2.5 (1.98)
• Under 2, 2.5 (1.90)

Key Points to Consider

Last 6: Southampton, coming off a 2-0 road win against Sheffield United last Saturday, have 4 losses, 1 win and 1 draw in their last 6 Premier League games. Brighton & Hove Albion, coming off a 2-1 home loss against Leicester City on Saturday, have 3 losses, 2 draws and 1 win in their last 6 Premier League games.

Momentum: Brighton & Hove Albion has been on a downward trend — with 3 straight losses in the Premier League.

Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in Premier League action on December 7, 2020 and Southampton won 2-1.

Projected Leaders

For Southampton, Danny Ings has a 51.72 percent chance to score. He averages 2.13 shots overall per sim, 1.12 shots on goal per and 0.71 goals per sim.

For Brighton & Hove Albion, Neal Maupay has a 30.42 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 2.09 shots overall per sim, 1.01 shots on goal per and 0.36 goals per sim.

Analyst’s Pick

The Over.

Four-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on the Over in this one. Average score in simulations is Southampton 1.84 to Brighton & Hove Albion 1.31.

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