Brighton and AFC Bournemouth face off on Saturday in an English Premier League showdown at Falmer Stadium. When these two teams faced off in January of 2020 it was AFC Bournemouth that secured the 3-1 victory.
Brighton vs AFC Bournemouth Odds
Brighton comes into this game as the favorite sitting at -290 while AFC Bournemouth is the underdog sitting at +850. The total in this game sitting at 2.5 goals with the over sitting at -145.
Brighton Betting Preview
Brighton currently sits in 6th place in the standings having picked up 31 points so far this season. Last Sunday against Liverpool in the FA Cup, Brighton was able to secure a 2-1 victory. Lewis Dunk scored in the 39th minute, and Kaoru Mitoma was able to score the game-winning in the 92nd minute to secure the victory. Brighton had 56 percent of the possession and five shots on goal. Brighton is pretty banged up heading into this game and in the last game, they lost Evan Ferguson to an Achilles injury. Facundo Buonanotte, Jakub Moder, Levi Colwill, and Adam Lallana are still dealing with injuries and Alexis Mac Allister is still suspended. Yasin Ayari just arrived on the team but he could move into the starting lineup here.
AFC Bournemouth Betting Preview
On the other side of this matchup is AFC Bournemouth who sits in 18th place in the standings having picked up 17 points. AFC Bournemouth has had some issues this season, but they are coming off a draw in the last game. AFC Bournemouth scored one goal against Nottingham Forest, and that led to them picking up a point. Jaidon Anthony scored in the 28th minute, and the defense didn’t give up the goal until the 83rd minute. They had 42 percent of the possession and four shots on target. Marcus Tavernier, Philip Billing, Dominic Solanke, Junior Stanislas, and Ryan Fredericks are all still dealing with injuries and they aren’t going to be able to go in this game.
Shane's Free Pick
This AFC Bournemouth team really struggles to score away from home, and it’s going to be no different in this game. Brighton held Liverpool to only one goal in the last game, and here AFC Bournemouth isn’t going to even get on the board. Look for Brighton to score a couple of goals and this will be a comfortable victory. Back Brighton -1.5 to cash here.