Brighton is set to clash with Tottenham Hotspur in a thrilling encounter at The American Express Community Stadium during Round 19 of the Premier League.
Currently holding the ninth spot, Brighton, led by the dynamic Roberto De Zerbi, recently faced off against Palace at Selhurst Park, ending the match in a 1-1 draw – marking their fifth successive meeting in the Premier League.
On the flip side, Tottenham Hotspur is holding strong in the fourth spot. In their recent face-off against Everton, Spurs clinched a hard-fought 2-1 victory, securing their position in the top four.
Spurs dominated the initial exchanges, asserting their dominance for the first 20 minutes of the game. The top bookmakers in India have fantastic Premier League odds with them.
Spurs have been scoring an impressive average of 2.1 goals per match, clearly giving them the upper hand when it comes to finding the back of the net.
The betting tip is...
Tottenham Hotspur to score more than 1.5 goals.
Brighton is gearing up for the challenge with some notable players on the sidelines. Unfortunately, Tariq Lamptey, Solly March, Julio Enciso, and Joel Veltman won't be available for this crucial clash.
Despite these setbacks, the spotlight in the attacking lineup falls on P Gross, who has been nothing short of outstanding for Brighton.
P Gross has left a lasting impression, contributing significantly with an impressive total of 9 goals and assists combined. Without a doubt, he emerges as the standout player to keep an eye on in this highly anticipated showdown.
Danny Welbeck might start for Brighton.
Predicted Lineup: Bart Verbruggen, Van Hecke, Dunk, Igor, Jack Hinshelwood, Baleba, Gilmour, Adingra/Danny Welbeck, Gross, Mitoma, Pedro.
Tottenham Hotspur is gearing up for a challenging match, facing setbacks with key players like Ryan Sessegnon, Rodrigo Bentancur, Manor Solomon, and James Maddison sidelined due to injuries. Despite these hurdles, the team is not backing down.
In the face of adversity, the attacking duo of Son and Richarlison has been nothing short of exceptional.
Together, they've made a significant impact, tallying an impressive total of 15 goals and 8 assists. These two players stand out as the driving force on the offensive front, consistently delivering standout performances for Spurs.
Dier is expected to start for Spurs.
Predicted Lineup: Guglielmo Vicario, Royal, Davies, Dier, Pedro Porro, Skipp, Sarr, Son, Johnson, Dejan Kulusevski, Richarlison
Tottenham Hotspur has been on a winning streak against Brighton, clinching four victories in their last five matches. The dynamic duo of Son and Richarlison has been a game-changer, making them serious threats that Brighton needs to be wary of.
Spurs' impressive average possession rate of 60.4% showcases their ability to control the game effectively. Tottenham did slip up in a few games, but they have recovered well and have won 3 out of the last 3 they have played.
Despite Spurs' dominance, Brighton shouldn't be underestimated, especially on their good days. Mitoma and Gross are leading the charge, creating 5 and 4 significant goal-scoring opportunities respectively, posing a real challenge for Spurs' defense.
While Spurs undeniably boasts a superior squad with exceptional talent and tactical acumen, making them clear favorites for victory.