We have an Arsenal v Brighton prediction and preview plus betting odds for you ahead of Sunday’s Premier League clash between two top teams.
Arsenal v Brighton Match Info
Venue: Emirates Stadium, London
When? 4.30 pm, Sunday the 14th of May.
What Channel? Sky Sports Premier League, Sky Sports Main Event
Arsenal v Brighton Odds
Arsenal are favourites and can be currently gotten at 8/11, Brighton are 16/5 while the draw is 3/1.
A staggering 97% of bettors are backing Arsenal to win with 2% backing Brighton and only 1% thinking the match will end in a draw (correct as of 3.30pm Friday, May 12th).
The Form –Arsenal v Brighton
Arsenal have been excellent in the Premier League this season going from a fifth finish last season to securing at least second position with three games remaining and are still in contention for their first league title since 2004.
From 35 matches played they have 25 wins, 6 draws and just 4 defeats. Their 83 goals scored this season is only bettered by Man City with 89 goals and their 39 goals conceded is only bettered by Man City with 31 and Newcastle with 29.
They have two wins, two draws and one defeat in their last five matches but notably two wins in their last two as they look to pile pressure on Man City at the top of the table. Arsenal are coming off a 0-2 win over Newcastle and will fancy their chances of grabbing another important win on Sunday.
Brighton has also had an excellent season going from a ninth finish last year to being currently positioned in seventh with two games in hand on those around them meaning they’re very likely to earn at least a Europa League slot for next season.
Whilst still harbouring outside hopes of Champions League football From 333 matches played, they have 16 wins, 7 draws and just the 10 defeats. Their 63 goals scored this season is good enough to be the league fifth best attack while their 45 goals conceded is the joint-seventh-best defence.
Brighton have three wins and two defeats in their last five matches and are coming into this fixture on the back of a shock 1-5 defeat to Everton last weekend.
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Arsenal v Brighton Preview
Arsenal boost the second-best attack this season with 83 goals scoring an average of 2.37 goals per match across their 35 matches. This record is six goals less than Man City with one extra match played.
Arsenal boasts a rounded attack where they like to hold possession, but the majority of their attacking freedom comes along the flanks with Martinelli having 15 goals and 5 assists, Saka 13 goals and 11 assists along with attacking midfielder Ødegaard who has 15 goals and 7 assists all contributing to an excellent season for The Gunners.
Brighton have been decent defensively this season conceding 45 goals in their 33 matches an average of 1.36 goals per match which is good enough to be the joint seventh-best defence in the division with the strongest defensive attribute being their ability to defend set pieces with the likes of Levi Colwill, Adam Webster and Lewis Dunk all comfortable in the air.
Brighton are coming off a 1-5 defeat from Everton which put a dent in their solid defensive record. Although it could be argued that they were lucky with Everton scoring five goals from an XG of 2.3 they will still need to up their performance against Arsenal if they’re to stand a chance of any sort of result.
Brighton have scored 63 goals this season across their 33 matches which is an average of 1.90 goals per match with their total being good enough to be the league’s fifth-best attack.
In a similar fashion to Arsenal, Brighton like to dominate possession as much as possible they mix their attacking plays up a little more than their opposition Arsenal liking to attack down the middle as well as down the flanks.
Brighton have fewer “star names” than Arsenal but arguably boast an even more rounded attack with five players on seven league goals or more and four players with four assists or more.
Arsenal’s defence has conceded 39 goals this season an average of 1.11 goals per match which is good enough for the joint third-best defence behind Newcastle who has only conceded 29 goals and Man City who has only conceded 30 goals.
Arsenal dominates the ball and likes to play a high-line offside trap to prevent the counter. However, they can be gotten at in the air an area which Brighton flourishes at.
Arsenal v Brighton Prediction & Best Bet
Prediction: Arsenal 2-1 Brighton
Arsenal since their defeat from Man City have won two matches from two and I’d back them to win their remaining games of the season piling as much pressure as they can on Man City before ultimately probably falling short.
There are goals in this Brighton side though, so I think it’ll be an Arsenal 2-1 victory.
Best Bet: Correct Score Arsenal 2-1 Brighton @ 15/2
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