Brighton & Hove Albion vs Newcastle United EPL Betting Prediction

Brighton & Hove Albion vs Newcastle United Prediction 5/11

Brighton & Hove Albion (12-12-11) travel to face off against Newcastle United (17-13-5) on Saturday, May 11th. This match will be played at St James’ Park in Newcastle upon Tyne. Both club’s come into this one having won their previous match. The match starts at 10:00 AM ET.

Brighton & Hove Albion vs Newcastle United

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Brighton & Hove Albion Is Coming Off A Win

In their last match, Brighton & Hove Albion hosted Aston Villa and picked up a 1-0 win. The money line payout for Brighton & Hove Albion was +143, and the one goal scored was well below the over/under line of 3.5 goals.

Joao Pedro was the only player for Brighton & Hove Albion to score, and he took four total shots and three shots on goal. No other player finished with an assist for Brighton & Hove Albion, who as a club took 15 shots.

Bart Verbruggen picked up a clean sheet in this match, and he also made one save. Overall, Aston Villa’s defense blocked four shots, and the club intercepted eight passes while defending.

In the EPL standings, Brighton & Hove Albion sits in 11th place, just one point behind AFC Bournemouth. They have gone 1-3-1 in their last five matches, with their only win coming at home against Aston Villa. Overall, they are 12-12-11, and on the road, they are just 4-9-5. After this match vs. Newcastle United, they will return home to take on Chelsea FC on May 15th.

Newcastle United Is Coming Off A Win

Newcastle United will be looking to build off their 4-1 win over Burnley FC. This win came on the road, and they had a money line payout of +103. The five combined goals surpassed the over/under line of 3.5 goals.

Four different Newcastle United players scored a goal, and three of these four players had an assist. Alexander Isak and Callum Wilson were the two players who had a total of three shots on goal, with Isak scoring on his only try.

Midfielders Sean Longstaff and Bruno Guimaraes also found the net, with Guimaraes taking two shots and scoring on his only shot on goal. Jacob Murphy and Anthony Gordon each finished with two assists for Newcastle United.

Through 35 matches, Newcastle United sits in 6th place in the EPL, four points behind Tottenham Hotspur. They have won two straight matches and have gone 4-1-1 over their last six matches. Overall, they are 17-13-5, and they have been favored in 23 of their 35 matches. At home, they have been strong, going 12-3-3. Following this match, they will take on Manchester United on the road on May 15th.

Brighton & Hove Albion Offense Breakdown

João Pedro is the top scorer for Brighton & Hove Albion this season, and he is also 30th in the EPL in goals scored. He is also 26th in the league in shots on goal. Pascal Groß is the leader in assists for Brighton & Hove Albion, and he is 3rd in the EPL in that category. He is also 3rd on the team in goals scored. This season, Brighton & Hove Albion is 13th in the EPL in goals scored, averaging 1.4 per match. They have scored less than their season average in 10 straight matches. They are 4th in the league in shots on goal and 2nd in passing percentage.

Newcastle United Offense Breakdown

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So far this season, Newcastle United has been one of the most dangerous offensive teams in the EPL, ranking 3rd in goals scored and 6th in shots on goal. They have been able to generate a lot of scoring opportunities, as they have had fewer corners than their opponents in just over half of their matches. Alexander Isak has been their top scorer, as he is 3rd in the EPL with 20 goals. He has also been one of the most accurate shooters in the league, as he is 8th in shots on goal. Anthony Gordon has been their top playmaker, as he is 4th in the EPL with 10 assists. He is also 2nd on the team with 10 goals.

Brighton & Hove Albion Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against Newcastle United, Brighton & Hove Albion’s defense is 10th in the EPL, allowing 1.6 goals per match. They are also 6th in blocked shots and 12th in interceptions. Over their last five matches, they have given up 2.2 goals per match, including a clean sheet against Aston Villa. Bart Verbruggen is 16th in the EPL with four clean sheets this season.

Newcastle United Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against Brighton & Hove Albion, Newcastle United’s defense is giving up 1.6 goals per match, which is 9th in the EPL. Over their last seven matches, they have given up just 1.1 goals per match. They have been solid against some of the weaker offenses in the league, including Sheffield United and Burnley FC, who are both in the bottom three in scoring. Martin Dúbravka is 15th in the EPL with four clean sheets this season.

Brighton & Hove Albion vs Newcastle United Prediction

Looking at how we expect this match to play out, we are going to take Newcastle United on the money line at -190. Our projections have Newcastle taking 32 shots, with a season-long edge in shooting percentage going up against a Brighton club that is 20th in shooting percentage. Callum Wilson is our top projected goal scorer for Newcastle, and he has the best odds to score for the match. We are predicting a final score of 3-1 in favor of Newcastle.

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