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Burnley vs Brighton Predictions & Tips - Draw tipped is season opener

  • Burnley vs Brighton tips for Saturday's Premier League match
  • The match is being played at Turf Moor (3.00pm BST)
  • Burnley have drawn 8 of their last 11 matches against Brighton
  • Will we see another stalemate to kick off the new season?
  • Match preview, predictions and latest team news
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Gary Emmerson 13 Aug 2021
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Burnley vs Brighton Predictions


Brighton were the draw specialists last season, including twice against Burnley. A share of the points is predicted in the season opener at Turf Moor.
  • Burnley vs Brighton Predictions
  • Head to Head
  • Burnley Form
  • Burnley Team News
  • Brighton Form
  • Brighton Team News
  • Burnley vs Brighton FAQs

  • Burnley scored 14 goals in 19 home matches last season (Premier League).
  • Burnley have drawn 8 of their last 11 matches against Brighton (all competitions).
  • Burnley have seen under 2.5 goals in 10 of their last 13 matches against Brighton (all competitions).
  • Brighton drew 14 matches last season - more than any other team (Premier League).

Head to Head


There two sides have clashed 26 times with half of them ending in draws. Burnley edge the head to head 7-6 advantage. Last season, both games ended in stalemates with 0-0 and 1-1 draws.

Burnley Form


Burnley ended last season losing four of their last five matches to finish 17th. Sean Dyche's side failed to score in their last three games as they lost to Leeds, Liverpool and relegated Sheffield United.

The Clarets have had a productive pre-season, winning friendlies against Oldham, Blackpool and Tranmere. They were beaten 2-0 by Cadiz at the weekend.

Burnley Team News


Burnley captured defender Nathan Collins from Stoke as their marquee signing. Goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey and defender Jacob Bedeau have also joined on free transfers.

Matt Lowton, Kevin Long and Dale Stephens are all out of the opening game. Chris Wood could feature after returning from Olympics duties with New Zealand.

Brighton Form


Brighton ended last season a place and two points above Burnley in 16th, although it could arguably have been better but for a frustrating 14 draws.

Graham Potter's side's mixed form saw them finish the season with two wins, three draws and four losses in the last nine games.

In four pre-season friendlies, the Seagulls defeated Luton, drew with Rangers and lost to Burgess Hill and Getafe.

Brighton Team News


Brighton have had a busy summer with goalkeeper Kjell Scherpen, midfielder Enock Mwepu and winger Kaoru Mitoma among the new faces.

Ben White has been sold to Arsenal and Davy Pröpper, José Izquierdo, Viktor Gyökeres, Mat Ryan and Alireza Jahanbakhsh have all left.

Scherpen, Tariq Lamptey, Dan Burn, Moises Caicedo and Danny Welbeck are all out of the trip to Burnley.

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Verdict

These two sides love a draw. After finishing with a share of the points in eight of the last 11 clashes, another low-scoring stalemate is predicted.

Best Bet: Under 2.5 Goals Full-Time Result @-166.67 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Value Bet: Draw Full-Time Result @210.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Correct Score @550.00 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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