Brighton VS Crystal Palace ( BETTING TIPS, Match Preview & Expert Analysis )
Brighton

Brighton

20:45 – 08/01/2018
Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace

Our prediction: BTS-YES @ 2.00
Implied probability: 50.78%
 

PREVIEW & TIPS FOR Brighton vs Crystal Palace

Brighton & Hove Albion and Crystal Palace meet at The American Express Community Stadium in a game for this stage of the FA Cup (Heat 3). The history of direct confrontations played at this stadium indicates a balance between these two teams, as there was 1 draw and 1 victory for each team in the last 3 games. In fact, the last time they met at this stadium was on 28-11-2017, in a game for the Premier League, which ended in a draw for (0-0). Special attention is required for the home / away condition, as both teams present significantly different results in their home and away games.

Brighton Team News

The home team plays their first match in this edition of the FA Cup with the intention of taking advantage of the home factor to achieve a positive result. This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 3 wins, 5 draws and 7 losses as a visitor; against 5 wins, 6 draws and 4 losses in his stadium. The team arrive at this meeting after a home draw with AFC Bournemouth for (2-2). In the last 10 home games for all competitions, Brighton & Hove Albion won 3, drew 6 and lost 1. Their attack needs to improve as they failed to make it 7 out of the last 10 games. In 15 games, he suffered the first goal 7 times and never managed to return to the result. There have been 2 periods in the last 20 home games for all competitions: they scored 12 of their 31 goals in the minutes (46′-60 ‘); suffered 11 of his 23 goals in the minutes (76’-90 ‘).

Brighton vs Crystal Palace Stats

Brighton & Hove Albion leave for this unmotivated game after having conceded a draw at home against Bournemouth, adding their third straight game without a win this season. However, coach Chris Hughton is expected to follow the same strategy as the previous games, opting for a low block and exploiting the opponent’s back through counterattacks. It is important to emphasize that the homemade ones present enormous fragilities in the hour to finalize. The absence for this match remains Steve Sidwell due to injury.

Crystal Palace Team News

The visiting team plays their first match in this edition of the FA Cup with the intention of getting a positive result out. This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 3 wins, 4 draws and 8 losses as a visitor; against 6 wins, 5 draws and 4 losses in his stadium. The team arrives at this meeting after a win away to Southampton by (1-2). In the last 10 games played out for all competitions, Crystal Palace has won 2, drawn 3 and lost 5. His attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games. In 15 games, he managed to get back to the result in 3 of the 8 games in which he suffered the first goal.

Crystal Palace sets out for this motivated game with a 1-2 win over Southampton, returning to triumph after three straight games without a taste of victory. Thus visitors enter this FA Cup very motivated to win another victory. For this game, it is expected that coach Roy Hodgson will play in the usual 4-2-3-1 privileging the football and the organized attacks for the attack. The big doubt of the match will be which player will occupy the most advanced position of the visiting structure: Benteke or Bakary Sako. Mamadou Sakho, Puncheon, Dann and Loftus-Cheek continue from injury.

 

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