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EPL Brighton & Hove Albion vs Liverpool Prediction 3/31/2024

Brighton & Hove Albion (11-8-9) travel to face off against Liverpool (19-2-7) on Sunday, March 31st. This match will be played at Anfield in Liverpool. Both Brighton & Hove Albion and Liverpool ended their previous matches with a draw. The match is scheduled for 9:00 AM ET.

Brighton & Hove Albion vs Liverpool

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Brighton & Hove Albion Is Coming Off A Draw

Brighton & Hove Albion will be looking to build off their 1-0 win over Nottingham Forest. Heading into that match, they were favored to win at home, with a money line of -162. The one goal scored was an own goal by the offense, and the finished goal was one of just three shots on goal.

Ansu Fati finished the match taking the most shots for Brighton & Hove Albion and is now tied for the club lead in goals. Fati took a total of three shots and also had a shot that was blocked. Simon Adingra and Carlos Baleba finished with two shots apiece.

At the keeper position, Bart Verbruggen picked up a clean sheet and made a total of four saves. He is now a perfect 2-2 on the year and has a clean sheet in 50% of his starts. Brighton & Hove Albion’s defense intercepted four passes and blocked three shots.

In the EPL standings, Brighton & Hove Albion is currently in 8th place with a record of 11-8-9. Their 42 points are two behind West Ham United and one ahead of Wolverhampton Wanderers. Over their last six matches, Brighton has gone 3-2-1, with their only loss coming against 5th-ranked Tottenham Hotspur. Overall, they have been favored in 20 matches, going 10-2-8, while they have been an underdog in eight matches, going 1-6-1. Following this match against Liverpool, they will be on the road again, taking on Brentford FC on April 3rd.

Liverpool Is Coming Off A Draw

In their last match, Liverpool hosted Manchester City and the two clubs finished in a 1-1 draw. This came on the heels of two straight wins for Liverpool. The draw payout was +235, and the two combined goals fell short of the line of 3.5 goals.

Liverpool’s offense took a total of 19 shots and six shots on goal. They needed a penalty kick from Alexis Mac Allister, who took four total shots, to score their only time. Liverpool also had seven corner kicks.

As for the Liverpool’s defense, they allowed just one goal on Manchester City’s six shots on goal. Caoimhin Kelleher finished with five saves and the club, as a whole, blocked four shots.

Through 28 matches, Liverpool has a record of 19-2-7, which has them in 2nd place in the EPL. They have been strong at home, going 11-0-3, and overall, they have been favored in 24 of their 28 matches. Over their last seven matches, Liverpool has gone 5-1-1, with their only loss coming against Arsenal. Following this match, they will be at home once again, taking on Sheffield United FC on April 4th. In the EPL standings, Liverpool is tied with Arsenal, as both teams have 64 points.

Brighton & Hove Albion Offense Breakdown

João Pedro is the top scorer for Brighton & Hove Albion this season, and he is 24th in the EPL with eight goals. Evan Ferguson is the leader in shots on goal for Brighton & Hove Albion, and he is 25th in the EPL with six goals. Pascal Groß is the leader in assists for Brighton & Hove Albion, and he is second in the EPL with 10 assists. This season, Brighton & Hove Albion is eighth in the EPL in goals per match at 1.6, and they have scored less than their season average in three straight matches. They are fourth in the EPL in shots on goal per match at 6.0, but they have decreased their number of shots on goal in three straight matches. They are ninth in the EPL in corners, and they have had more corners than their opponents in 57.1% of their matches. Their passing percentage of 89.2 is second in the EPL.

Liverpool Offense Breakdown


So far this season, Liverpool has been one of the most potent offenses in the EPL, averaging 2.2 goals per match, which is the third-best mark in the league. They have also been one of the most accurate teams, as their 85.1% passing percentage is the sixth-best in the league. Liverpool has been able to generate a lot of shots on goal, as they are second in the league in that category. They have also been able to generate more corners than their opponents in 60.7% of their matches. Mohamed Salah is the top scorer for Liverpool and is fourth in the EPL with 15 goals. Darwin Núñez is the leader in shots on goal for Liverpool and is 12th in the EPL with 10 goals.

Brighton & Hove Albion Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against Liverpool, Brighton & Hove Albion’s defense is 9th in the EPL, allowing 1.6 goals per match. However, they have been playing better of late, allowing just 1.2 goals per match over their last five matches. This includes a shutout against Nottingham Forest FC, who is 16th in scoring. Overall, they are 5th in blocked shots and 13th in interceptions. Keeper Jason Steele is 21st in the EPL with two clean sheets.

Liverpool Defense Breakdown

Over their last seven matches, Liverpool’s defense has given up just 1.1 goals per match. They have been especially good over their last four matches, giving up just one goal in each of those matches. However, they have had some struggles against top offenses, giving up three goals to Arsenal FC on February 4th and one goal to Manchester City FC on March 10th. Overall, they are the 2nd best defense in the EPL, giving up just 0.9 goals per match. Alisson is 6th in the EPL with seven clean sheets this season.

Brighton & Hove Albion vs Liverpool Prediction

When looking at how we expect this EPL matchup between Brighton and Liverpool to play out, we have Liverpool coming out on top by a score of 3-1. Liverpool has been the better offensive team this season, ranking 3rd in goals scored and 2nd in shots on goal. Our projections have Mohamed Salah as the top goal scorer in the match. On the Brighton side, João Pedro has the best odds to score a goal. Coming into the match, Liverpool is one of the top defensive units in the EPL, allowing the 2nd fewest goals.

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