Newcastle vs Brighton betting tips: Premier League match preview & predictions

Newcastle vs Brighton prediction: Newcastle 1-1 Brighton

Newcastle have never beaten Brighton in the Premier League.

Brighton have failed to win 13 of their last 14 Premier League matches.

Steve Bruce is looking to avoid becoming only the second Newcastle manager after Steve McClaren to fail to win his opening three Premier League matches at St. James’ Park.

Newcastle vs Brighton: Who will win?

Newcastle are still looking for their first home win of the season. The Magpies are 7/5 favourites to win on Saturday while a Brighton win is priced at 21/10. The draw can be backed at 11/5.

There have only been four goals scored in the four matches played between these two sides. This season, Newcastle and Brighton have only managed a combined total of nine league goals. Under 2.5 goals in the match looks good value at 13/10.

Joelinton has made an okay start to his Premier League career, The Brazilian forward will be keen to add to his lone goal this season – an away winner at Tottenham in August. Joelinton is 6/1 to open the scoring and 9/4 to score anytime.

Newcastle vs Brighton Premier League match preview

Matchweek 6 in the Premier League sees Newcastle host Brighton at St James’ Park on Saturday afternoon.

The hosts begin the weekend inside the relegation zone. Steve Bruce’s side have four points after five matches and have failed to win any of their last three in all competitions – including their penalty shootout defeat against Leicester in the Carabao Cup.

Newcastle are one of six sides yet to win at home this season, although no team has scored fewer home goals (1) than the Magpies.

Newcastle suffered a 3-1 defeat at Anfield last weekend. Jetro Willems had given Newcastle a surprise lead after seven minutes but the Premier League leaders’ attacking talent eventually shone through – particularly in the second half.

Brighton are one point and two places above Newcastle. They drew 1-1 at home to Burnley last weekend. Neal Maupay opened the scoring for the Seagulls before they conceded a stoppage-time equaliser from Jeff Hendrick.

Brighton’s lone Premier League win so far this season came away from home when they beat Watford 3-0 on the opening day of the season.

Graham Potter’s side could do with a positive result on Saturday as they face Chelsea and Tottenham in their next two league games.

Newcastle and Brighton have faced each other four times in the Premier League, with Brighton winning two and drawing two.

Beram Kayal scored the only goal of the game in last season’s corresponding fixture. The two sides drew 1-1 at the Amex in their most recent meeting in April. Ayoze Perez and Pascal Gross were the goal scorers.

Newcastle team news vs Brighton

DeAndre Yedlin has returned to training following a groin injury and could feature in Newcastle’s matchday squad.

Matt Ritchie is not “too far away” after making a “remarkable” recovery from an ankle injury. Ritchie had been expected to miss a couple of months but is back in training.

Allan Saint-Maximin is likely to miss out with a thigh injury. Steve Bruce said the club will “err on the side of caution” with their summer signing.

Sean Longstaff could come under consideration after turning his ankle in training. The midfielder will face a late fitness test.

Fabian Schar is expected to overcome a knock to start in defence. Federico Fernandez is a backup option if Schar cannot play. Emil Krafth should keep his place at right-back with Manquillo a deputy option.

Andy Carroll has been given the green light to play again and could be handed a spot on the Newcastle bench.

Under the management of Steve Bruce, Jonjo Shelvey looks to be above Ki Sung-Yeung in the midfield pecking order. Shelvey featured in less than half of Newcastle’s league games last season, and most of his appearances were from the bench.

Dwight Gayle and Florian Lejeune are long-term absentees.

Brighton team news vs Home

Saturday’s game comes too soon for Leandro Trossard who picked up a groin injury against Manchester City.

Martin Montoya is likely to be available after missing out last weekend through illness. Solly March could start at right wing-back if Montoya is unavailable.

Yves Bissouma was an unused substitute against Burnley and could make his return from injury on Saturday.

Ezequiel Schelotto will be assessed after recovering from a knee injury.

Bernardo faces a late fitness test following a knock which kept him out last weekend. Leon Balogun is set to miss out with a muscle injury, while Alireza Jahanbakhsh has been ruled out with an undisclosed injury.

Aaron Mooy is pushing for a start but will find it difficult to displace Davy Propper or Dale Stephens in midfield.

Childhood Newcastle supporter Dan Burn could be used at left wing-back, with Glenn Murray in ahead of him in Brighton’s front three.

Jose Izquierdo is a long-term absentee.

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Predicted Newcastle XI vs Brighton

Brighton predicted line-up vs Newcastle

Predicted Brighton XI vs Newcastle

Predicted Brighton XI vs Newcastle

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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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