Brighton & Hove Albion vs Burnley – 101 Great Goals prediction: Brighton 0-1 Burnley
Home advantage is unlikely to be enough for Brighton as they come up against one of this season’s biggest surprises.
Only two sides have won more points on the road this season than Burnley.
Brighton vs Burnley: Who will win?
The bookies are not as certain as many about a Burnley win in this match.
Brighton are rated at 13/8 to win. Burnley are 11/5.
Ashley Barnes, who got the winner against Stoke, is 13/2 to score the first goal of the game.
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Brighton vs Burnley: Premier League preview
Brighton & Hove Albion host Burnley at the Amex Stadium on Saturday.
High-flying Burnley temporarily moved up into the top four this week following their 1-0 win over Stoke on Tuesday.
Ashley Barnes’ 89th-minute winner secured a third victory in four for Sean Dyche’s side. Following the match, Dyche claimed he was ‘the proudest man in Proudsville’.
Worryingly for Brighton, there are only two teams in the division who have taken more points away from home than Burnley this season.
Brighton’s poor run continues
It was three defeats on the spin for Brighton on Wednesday night, following their 2-0 loss at Spurs.
Chris Hughton’s side were made to rue their chances against a clinical Spurs side, in a game which could have easily ended in a different result.
The Seagulls are without a win in their last six matches, scoring just once in their last five.
Brighton team news vs Burnley
Steve Sidwell is Brighton’s only absentee. The midfielder is recovering from a back injury.
Former Burnley defender – albeit for a brief loan spell – Shane Duffy is set to face his former club.
Burnley team news vs Brighton
Nick Pope will continue in goal in Tom Heaton’s injury absence.
Burnley confirmed that Robbie Brady successfully underwent knee surgery this week to repair a torn tendon.
Dean Marney could come back into contention, while Jonathan Walters is a long-term absentee.
Ben Mee and Matt Lowton could both return, although former Brighton player Stephen Ward is a doubt after picking up a knee injury on Tuesday. A final decision on the full-back will be made on Friday.
Ward is one of a number of players in the Burnley squad who have previously represented Brighton. Ashley Barnes, Chris Wood and Sam Vokes could all face their former club.
Brighton predicted line-up vs Burnley
Burnley predicted line-up vs Brighton
All odds mentioned in this article are correct at the time of publishing (Thursday, December 14, 2017, 23:00 UK) and are subject to change.