Tottenham Hotspurs will host Brighton in the Premier League at Tottenham Hotspurs Stadium on Saturday 16th April. Son scored a hat-trick as Tottenham thrashed Aston Villa 4-0 to maintain their place in the Champions League group stage. Tottenham will be looking to make it five wins when they face Brighton on Saturday.
In the final season, Brighton had nothing to fight for, which is arguably the primary reason for considering a comfortable win for Spurs. After defeating Arsenal 1-0, Brighton and Hove Albion moved up to 11th position in the Premier League standings.
Tottenham Hotspurs vs. Brighton Form Guide and Team News
Spurs will be looking forward to building on their 0 – 4 Premier League win over Aston Villa last time around at Villa Park. Tottenham Hotspurs had 48 percent possession and eleven shots on goal, with five on target.
Heung-Min Son scored three goals in the 3rd, 66th, and 71st minutes. Another goal came for Tottenham Hotspurs from Dejan Kulusevski at the 50th. There were 19 shots on goal for Aston Villa, eight of which were on target.
Brighton & Hove Albion will enter the match after a 2-1 Premier League victory against the Gunners during their last appearance. The Seagulls had 35 percent of the possession. There were eight shots on goal in that game; three were on target.
Leandro Trossard and Enock Mwepu appeared on the scoresheets for Brighton & Hove Albion at the 28th and 66th minute, respectively. Arsenal had 20 shots on goal, with four of them on target. Arsenal’s Martin Odegaard scored a single goal in the 89th minute.
Tottenham Hotspurs manager Antonio Conte will be without Japhet Tanganga, Oliver Skipp, and Matt Doherty, who are out due to injuries. Brighton manager Graham Potter is obliged to select a team from a limited pool of available players. Those who won’t play in Saturday’s match against the Spurs include Jakub Moder and Tudor Baluta.
Tottenham Hotspurs vs. Brighton Pre-Game Facts
There have been at least three goals scored in five of the last six games the Spurs have been a part of. Their opponents scored five times in these games, but Tottenham Hotspur tallied 21 times. Tottenham Hotspur is unbeaten in their last three Premier League home matches heading into this clash.
Brighton’s forwards have scored only three goals in their last six encounters, which is an appalling return. The total number of goals scored against the Seagulls in those encounters is 9. For now, we’ll have to keep an open mind and see whether the Seagulls can produce a similar trend in this upcoming match.
Tottenham Hotspurs vs. Brighton Predicted LineUp
Tottenham Hotspurs Predicted Lineup: Hugo Lloris, Ben Davies, Sergio Reguilón, Cristian Romero, Pierre-Emile Højbjerg, Emerson Royal, Rodrigo Bentancur, Son Heung-min, Dejan Kulusevski, Eric Dier, & Harry Kane
Brighton & Hove Albion Predicted Lineup: Robert Sánchez, Lewis Dunk, Joël Veltman, Marc Cucurella, Yves Bissouma, Pascal Groß, Mwepu, Alexis Mac Allister, Danny Welbeck, Caicedo Moisés, & Leandro Trossard
Tottenham Hotspurs vs. Brighton Predicted Winner
We predict to see a solid 2 – 1 edge for Spurs in north London. Tottenham Hotspurs can create enough chances to score goals even if they don’t concede. There is a good chance that Brighton & Hove Albion will battle to break the Spurs’ defense.
Tottenham Hotspurs vs. Brighton BTTS and Over 2.5 Goals
Three of their last five meetings between Tottenham Hotspurs and Brighton & Hove Albion have seen both teams score. The hosts have won five of their previous six Premier League games due to their prolific goal scoring.
Brighton lost four of their previous six games. However, they defeated Arsenal the last time they played, and they looked quite strong in attack. Saturday’s early Premier League kick-off between Spurs and Brighton should be another thrilling 90 minutes.
Four of the previous six games between these two teams have tallied at least 3 goals. Brighton’s previous match against the Gunners ended with over 2.5 goals. Last Saturday’s Premier League kick-off between Spurs and Aston Villa also ended with over 2.5 goals.
Just one of Spur’s previous six encounters failed to yield at least four goals, which speaks much about Antonio Conte’s men’s recent form.
Tottenham Hotspurs vs. Brighton Best Odds To Wage On
Spurs are currently backed at 1.60, while a draw at 4.45 and a win for Brighton & Hove Albion (the underdog) is 6.80 by the bookies.