Brighton vs Crystal Palace betting tips: Premier League match preview & predictions

Brighton vs Crystal Palace prediction: Brighton 1-1 Crystal Palace

Both sides head into the game on the back of confidence-boosting victories at the weekend.

Brighton have won two and drawn two of their last five matches at home.

Palace have won more points away from home this season than they have at Selhurst Park.

Brighton vs Crystal Palace: Who will win?

Crystal Palace are narrow 17/10 favourites while Brighton can be backed at 9/5. The draw is priced at 2/1.

Only Huddersfield have scored fewer goals than Palace this season. Under 2.5 goals is 8/15.

Six of Glenn Murray’s seven Premier League goals this season have come at home. Back the striker to score the opening goal of the game at 5/1 or to score anytime at 2/1.

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Brighton vs Crystal Palace Premier League match preview

Matchweek 15 in the Premier league sees Brighton & Hove Albion host Crystal Palace at the Amex Stadium on Tuesday night.

Brighton ended a run of three matches without a win on Saturday, beating Huddersfield 2-1 away from home. Chris Hughton’s side went behind in the first minute but goals from Shane Duffy and Florin Andone secured three points against ten-man Huddersfield.

The win lifts the Seagulls up to 11th in the table on 18 points. They could move as high as 9th on Tuesday, depending on other results.

Crystal Palace made it back-to-back clean sheets on Saturday when they beat Burnley 2-0 at Selhurst Park. James McArthur and Andros Townsend scored either side of half-time to lift the Eagles up into 14th position.

Saturday’s victory – Palace’s first in nine matches – was their 100th all-time win in the Premier League. Incidentally, it was also their 200th top-flight win.

A win for Palace could move them up one place in the table, depending on West Ham’s result against Cardiff.

Last season’s corresponding fixture ended in a goalless draw, although Crystal Palace won the reverse match 3-2 at Selhurst Park in April.

Wilfried Zaha (2) and James Tomkins netted for Palace while Glenn Murray and Jose Izquierdo scored for Brighton.

All five goals were scored in the first half. Brighton did beat Palace 2-1 in last season’s FA Cup third round tie at the Amex.

Brighton team news vs Crystal Palace

Alireza Jahanbakhsh is still ruled out with a thigh injury but is not far away from a return.

Yves Bissouma is expected to partner Davy Propper in midfield Dale Stephens’ continues his suspension. Beram Kayal provides an alternate option.

Hughton will be hoping that Bruno Saltor is can recover from a hamstring injury picked up last time out.

Crystal Palace team news vs Brighton

Christian Benteke remains sidelined with a knee injury and is targeting a return before 2019.

Connor Wickham has returned to first-team training and comes back into contention following a thigh injury.

Scott Dann remains a fitness doubt, so James Tomkins and Mamadou Sakho should continue together at the back.

Saturday’s game is the second of four matches in a two week period for Palace, so Hodgson could spring a few selection surprises with that in mind.

Brighton predicted line-up vs Crystal Palace

Predicted Brighton XI vs Crystal Palace

Predicted Brighton XI vs Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace predicted line-up vs Brighton

Predicted Crystal Palace XI vs Brighton

Predicted Crystal Palace XI vs Brighton

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All odds mentioned in this article are correct at the time of publishing and are subject to change.


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