Brighton v Liverpool Predictions & Betting Odds – 12th January 2019

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Brighton v Liverpool Betting Tips – Premier League, 12th January 3.00pm

After losing their first league game of the season last time out against Man City, this is a tricky away game for Liverpool to go into. The Reds will get their resolve and mentality tested by the Seagulls at the Amex. Brighton have done well to string together a three-match undefeated streak to keep themselves well away from the threat of relegation. Read our predictions for Brighton v Liverpool.

Brighton v Liverpool Betting Odds*

Liverpool 3/10
Draw 4/1
Brighton 9/1
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on January 7th, 2019 at 10:41 p.m.)

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Brighton News and Form

Brighton earned another good point for the season as they picked up a 2-2 draw against West Ham to start the new year. That has left them on a three-match undefeated streak of form in the top flight currently. Brighton’s home form at the Amex is W5 D3 L2 and in their last home fixture, they got a solid 1-0 win over Everton. Brighton’s home form has been good as they have lost just one of their last seven Premier League games there.

Brighton have produced 15 home goals, scoring in every home fixture so far. Will they keep that streak going against Liverpool on the weekend? This season Brighton have taken three home clean sheets and the last two league games at Brighton have ended under 2.5 goals. Just three of their home games have made it to over the 3.5 goal line this season but both teams have scored in 70% of league fixtures at the Amex. Four of their five home wins this season have been by a one-goal margin

Brighton v Liverpool Head to Head

The Reds earned a 1-0 home win over Brighton earlier this season
Liverpool are on a six-match winning streak against the Seagulls
Brighton are winless in eight against the Reds in all competitions
Both teams have scored in five of the last seven meetings

Liverpool News and Form

What next for the Reds? They lost their first Premier League game of the season to kick off the new year. It was in a huge top-two showdown with Man City. Liverpool had been on a nine-match winning streak before that in the league. Overall this season on their top-flight travels Liverpool have produced a fantastic W8 D2 L1 run of form. They have averaged exactly two goals per away game as well. This season they have been much tighter at the back than last term, and Liverpool have conceded only seven away goals this season. They have two clean sheets in their last three road games.

55% of Liverpool’s away games have gone over 2.5 goals. In total, they have banked a clean sheet in 45% of their away fixtures and their half time record away from home is W6 D3 L2. Liverpool have scored in all thirteen of their away games played in the EPL this season. 68% of their away goals have been scored in the second half of fixtures. Liverpool have struck the first goal in all but three of their Premier League away games. Will the come up with the response they need after that loss against the Citizens?

Brighton v Liverpool Tips & Odds

Liverpool to win by a one-goal margin 5/2
Liverpool 2-1 correct score 8/1
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on January 7th, 2019 at 10:41 p.m.)

Brighton v Liverpool Predictions

Liverpool to win: Ultimately Liverpool are the better of the two sides and that has to count for something in this one. The Seagulls won’t be a particular pushover and therefore our prediction is Liverpool to win by a one-goal margin.

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