Arsenal vs Brighton & Hove PL Betting prediction

EPL Arsenal vs Brighton & Hove Albion Prediction 4/6/2024

Arsenal (21-4-5) travel to face off against Brighton & Hove Albion (11-9-10) on Saturday, April 6th. This match will be played at The American Express Community Stadium in Brighton & Hove. Arsenal is coming off a win in their previous match, while Brighton & Hove Albion played to a draw vs. Arsenal. The match is scheduled for 12:30 PM ET.

Arsenal vs Brighton & Hove Albion

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Arsenal Is Coming Off A Win

Arsenal picked up a 2-0 home win over Luton Town. This came despite Arsenal’s offensive attack only scoring one time, with the other goal being an offensive own goal by Luton Town. The pre-match over/under line was 3.5 goals.

Martin Odegaard was the only Arsenal player to score, doing so on his only shot on goal and three total shot attempts. Kai Havertz picked up the only assist for an offensive that took four shots and three corners.

On the defensive end, Arsenal only allowed Luton Town to take five shots, and David Raya needed to make just one save to preserve the clean sheet. Arsenal’s defenders blocked eight shots and intercepted 10 passes.

After a draw vs. Manchester City, Arsenal has won six of their last seven matches, with their only loss coming vs. 15th-ranked Brentford. Overall, Arsenal is 21-4-5, putting them atop the EPL standings with 68 points, one point ahead of Liverpool. On the road, Arsenal is 9-3-3, and they have been favored in 27 of their 30 matches, going 20-4-3 in those contests. Following this match vs. Brighton & Hove Albion, Arsenal will return home to take on Aston Villa FC on April 14th.

Brighton & Hove Albion Is Coming Off A Draw

Brighton & Hove Albion will be looking to get back on the winning track after playing to a 0-0 draw against Brentford FC. This match took place on the road, and despite not getting the win, they did avoid the upset as the +175 underdog.

The offensive attack for Brighton & Hove Albion was aggressive, taking a total of 24 shots and six shots on goal. Their 24 shots were the highest total for any club in the league last week. They also had five corner kicks.

Despite the high number of overall shots, none of Brighton & Hove Albion’s players were able to score. This includes their four primary forwards, who took a total of 13 shots. The club’s offensive attack has now been held scoreless twice in their last three matches.

Through 30 matches, Brighton & Hove Albion sits 9th in the EPL, just one point behind Newcastle United. Overall, they have a record of 11-9-10. At home, they have been tough to beat, going 7-1-6. On the road, they have struggled, posting a record of 4-8-4. Over their last three matches, they have gone 1-1-1, including a draw vs. Brentford FC and a loss to Liverpool. Following this match vs. Arsenal, they will hit the road to take on Burnley FC on April 13th.

Arsenal Offense Breakdown

Arsenal has been the top scoring team in the EPL this season, averaging 2.2 goals per match. However, they have scored less than that average in three straight matches. Bukayo Saka is the club’s top scorer with 13 goals, which is also 10th in the EPL. He also leads the club in shots on goal, with 28, which is 15th in the league. Arsenal is fourth in the EPL in shots on goal and second in corner kicks. They have had more corners than their opponents in 80% of their matches this season.

Brighton & Hove Albion Offense Breakdown

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João Pedro is the top scorer for Brighton & Hove Albion this season, as he has found the back of the net eight times, which is 24th in the EPL. He also leads the club in shots on goal, which is 21st in the league. Pascal Groß is the leader in assists for Brighton & Hove Albion, as he has 10, which is second in the EPL. His four goals are third on the club and 75th in the league. This season, Brighton & Hove Albion is averaging 1.6 goals per match, which is ninth in the EPL. They have scored less than their season average in five straight matches. They are third in the league in shots on goal and second in passing percentage.

Arsenal Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against Brighton & Hove Albion, Arsenal’s defense is ranked 1st in the EPL, allowing just 0.8 goals per match. They are also 3rd in blocked shots and 16th in interceptions. Keeper David Raya leads the EPL with 11 clean sheets and is 24th in saves. Over their last seven matches, Arsenal has given up just two goals, and they have not allowed a goal in three of their last four matches.

Brighton & Hove Albion Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against Arsenal, Brighton & Hove Albion’s defense is 8th in the EPL, allowing 1.5 goals per match. Over their last seven matches, they have given up just 1.1 goals per match. They have two clean sheets over their last seven matches, and they have given up three goals to Fulham FC and two goals to Liverpool FC. Jason Steele is 22nd in the EPL with two clean sheets, and he is 22nd in the league with 39 saves.

Arsenal vs Brighton & Hove Albion Prediction

Our projections have this EPL matchup between Arsenal and Brighton & Hove Albion going in favor of Arsenal by a score of 3-1. Coming into the match, Arsenal is one of the top offensive clubs in the EPL, ranking 1st in goals scored and 4th in shots on goal. On the defensive end, they are also one of the best, allowing the fewest goals in the league. Leandro Trossard has the best odds to score a goal for Arsenal, while João Pedro is our top projected scorer for Brighton & Hove Albion.

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