Brighton v West Brom – 101 Great Goals prediction: Brighton 0-1 West Brom
West Brom will be looking to continue their fine start to the season, and it’s pretty hard to look past anything but an away win.
Brighton have the joint-worst attacking record in the division so far, while West Brom boast one of the best defences.
Brighton v West Brom betting tips
Brighton are slight favourites to win this game, at 8/5. West Brom are rated at 15/8 for the victory with Bet365.
No one is expecting goals at the AMEX. Under 2.5 goals in the game is 1/2.
The most likely goal scorer is Glenn Murray, rated at 2/1 to score anytime.
Brighton v West Brom: Premier League preview
Premier League newcomers Brighton host West Brom on Saturday.
The Baggies head into the weekend level on points with 2nd-place Liverpool.
Brighton, meanwhile, are one of just two sides in the division yet to score a goal this season, and it’s not likely to get any easier for them on Saturday.
West Brom have conceded just once, keeping two clean sheets in their opening three matches.
Manager Tony Pulis seems to have shored up his backline which only kept seven shutouts for the whole of last season.
Brighton find themselves in 17th after two defeats and a draw. Their lone point came last time out at Watford.
The Baggies also dropped points two weeks ago, with Peter Crouch’s goal cancelling out Jay Rodriguez’s opener.
Deadline day action
Both sides brought in reinforcements in the final days of the summer transfer window.
Perhaps the most notable of the lot was West Brom’s acquisition of Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak, who joins on a season-long loan.
The Baggies also brought in Arsenal left-back Kieran Gibbs, who will bring a wealth of experience to Pulis’ backline.
Brighton brought in Italian full back Ezequiel Schelotto from Sporting CP, while Tim Krul joined on loan from Newcastle
Brighton team news v West Brom: Injuries piling up
Steve Sidwell and Sam Baldock remain sidelined for the Seagulls.
Chris Hughton is set to make late calls on Glenn Murray, Bruno Saltor and Chelsea loanee Isaiah Brown who are injury doubts.
Tomer Hemed will be assessed after picking up a hamstring injury.
West Brom team news v Brighton: Krychowiak debut
Kieran Gibbs and Grzegorz Krychowiak are both in line for their West Brom debuts.
Hal Robson-Kanu is still suspended following his red card at Burnley.
Gareth McAuley could make a return from a thigh injury. The 37-year-old is yet to feature this season but may find it difficult to win his place in the side back from the in-form Ahmed Hegazy.