Newcastle at Brighton
November 6, 2021 12:30 pm EDT
The Line: Newcastle +475 / Brighton -160 // Total: 2.5 Goals
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Brighton and Newcastle face off on Saturday in an English Premier League game at Falmer Stadium. When these two teams faced off in March, it was Brighton that was able to come away with the 3-0 victory.
Brighton currently sits in 8th place in the standings having picked up 16 points. Brighton has been inconsistent, but they were able to play to a draw in their last game against Liverpool. Brighton fell behind 2-0 in that game, but they scored two goals after the 40th minute, Brighton has scored 11 goals total while the defense has given up 11 goals. Neal Maupay has been the top player for Brighton scoring four goals. In this game, Brighton can’t fall behind, or it could be a long game.
On the other side of this matchup is Newcastle who sit in 19th place in the standings having picked up four points. Two games ago, Newcastle played to a draw, but in the last game, they fell back to their struggles losing 3-0 to Chelsea. Newcastle was decent in the first half, but in the second half they gave up three goals Newcastle has scored 11 goals while the defense has given up 23 goals. Callum Wilson has been the top player scoring four goals. In this game if they want any chance it’s going to need the defense that is better, or this will be a long game.
Newcastle’s defense is an issue, and they are going to struggle to get the job done again in this game. Look for Brighton to attack the weak defense of Newcastle, and this game is going to get ugly early. Back Brighton -1.5.