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Brighton vs Newcastle predictions: Tips, odds and team news

Brighton and Newcastle face off in a Premier League at the Amex Stadium on Saturday at 5:30pm (UK time).

Brighton vs Newcastle | Odds


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Brighton had made a perfect start to their Premier League campaign before suffering a 3-1 loss to West Ham at home. Roberto de Zerbi’s men opened with an emphatic 4-1 win over newcomers Luton Town before dishing out a similar result against Wolves on the road. Pascal Groß became Brighton’s all-time leading Premier League scorer with his goal against West Ham, his 27th in the competition.

As for Newcastle, they were ruthless on the opening weekend, running out 5-1 winners over Aston Villa before suffering a narrow 1-0 loss at champions Manchester City. The Magpies couldn’t return to successful ways as Liverpool inflicted a 2-1 defeat on them at St. James’ Park last time out. 69% of Eddie Howe’s Premier League defeats with the Magpies have come against sides starting the day in the top six (11/16), but having gone without a win in their first nine Premier League meetings with Brighton (L4 D5), Newcastle have now won two of their last three against the Seagulls (D1).

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Brighton vs Newcastle | Predictions

Brighton vs Newcastle | Predictions

Bet Prediction Best odds
BTTS? Yes 2/5 with Midnite
Correct Score 2-2 19/2 with Midnite
First Goalscorer Solly March 10/1 with Midnite

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The stats behind our Brighton vs Newcastle predictions:

  • Three or more goals have been scored in each of Brighton’s last four games.
  • Both teams have scored in Brighton’s last seven games.
  • Brighton have drawn four out of the last six home matches against Newcastle.
  • Brighton have only won one of their last five home games against Newcastle.
  • Only Erling Haaland (7) has taken more shots on target than Solly March (6) in the Premier League this season.

Brighton vs Newcastle | Match tip

Anthony Gordon to score anytime @ 49/20 with Midnite

Anthony Gordon has been involved in three goals in his last four Premier League appearances (two goals and one assist), having not scored or assisted in his previous 20. His first-ever Premier League goal was scored against Brighton in January 2022, a game he scored twice in but ultimately ended on the losing side in a 3-2 defeat with Everton.

Brighton vs Newcastle Bet-Builder tip

Over 2.5 goals > BTTS, draw @ 6/1 with Midnite

Brighton are fast becoming the Premier League’s entertainers a moniker once reserved for Newcastle who lost in their previous road game this season. There’s excitement at both ends as last weekend’s showdown with West Ham showed. In fact, across the last five Premier League matches at Brighton’s home, four of those games saw Over 2.5 goals scored in them. Furthermore, the Magpies have failed to score in just two of their previous eight away matches. Even more impressive is the fact Brighton has scored in their last 19 Premier League matches, with Aston Villa the last side to enjoy a longer run (20, Nov 2022 – Apr 2023). The Seagulls last netted in 20 consecutive league games between March and September 2011 (22 in a row). The last two meetings between these two in Brighton have been draws.

Brighton vs Newcastle team news

Brighton | Team news

In  Out Doubtful
Julio Enciso, Ansu Fati

Julio Enciso (knee) is the only Brighton injury ahead of Saturday’s meeting with Newcastle United, but new signing Ansu Fati will play no part.

Newcastle | Team news

In  Out Doubtful
Joe Willock, Emil Krafth Sven Botman, Joelinton

Joe Willock (hamstring) and Emil Krafth (knee) remain out for the Magpies, while Sven Botman and Joelinton are both doubts.

Brighton vs Newcastle | Head-to-head record

  • 18 May 2023 – Newcastle 4-1 Brighton – Premier League
  • 13 Aug 2022 – Brighton 0-0 Newcastle – Premier League
  • 05 Mar 2022 – Newcastle 2-1 Brighton – Premier League
  • 06 Nov 2021 – Brighton 1-1 Newcastle – Premier League
  • 20 Mar 2021 – Brighton 3-0 Newcastle – Premier League

Newcastle are unbeaten in their last four Premier League encounters with Brighton (two wins and two draws).