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Newcastle vs Brighton Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Closely matched rivals set for another draw

  • Newcastle and Brighton meet at St James's Park on Sunday
  • Newcastle have drawn 5 of their last 8 home Premier League matches 
  • Brighton have drawn 5 of their last 7 away Premier League matches 
  • Newcastle have seen draws in 4 of the last 5 matches against Brighton
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Newcastle midfielder Jonjo Shelvey (Getty Images)

Newcastle and Brighton clash in the Premier League at St James's Park on Sunday. The hosts are bidding to maintain a perfect start to the season, while Brighton are seeking a first win of the campaign.

Newcastle Form


Newcastle put off field controversies behind them to make a winning start to the season with an impressive 2-0 win at West Ham. New signings Callum Wilson and Jeff Hendrick were both on the scoresheet at the Olympic Stadium.

The Magpies took on Championship club Blackburn in a midweek Carabao Cup second round tie. They got the job done with another new boy Ryan Fraser getting the only goal in a 1-0 victory.

Newcastle Team News


Steve Bruce made changes in midweek with Fraser making his case for a first Premier League start. Miguel Almiron is pressing his claims after being left on the bench against West Ham.

Matty Longstaff is a possible to return from a thigh injury. Martin Dubravka, Paul Dummett, Fabian Schar and Dwight Gayle all remain out.

Brighton Form


Brighton lost their opening game of the campaign when going down 3-1 at home to Chelsea on Monday. Leonardo Trossard had cancelled out Jorginho's penalty, but Reece James and Kurt Zouma sealed the win for the Blues.

The Seagulls bounced back on Thursday with a comprehensive 4-0 victory over League One club Portsmouth in the Carabao Cup second round. Alexis Mac Allister, Alireza Jahanbakhsh, Bernardo and Viktor Gyokeres got the goals.

Brighton Team News


Brighton have a number of injury problems with Florin Andone, Jose Izquierdo and Christian Walton all out injured. 

Having made his debut as a substitute last week, Adam Lallana is a doubt while Dale Stephens picked up an injury in the midweek win over Portsmouth. Davy Propper made his return against Portsmouth and comes into the frame for a start.

Newcastle vs Brighton Head to Head


It was two 0-0 draws between Newcastle and Brighton last season, making it four stalemates in the last five head to heads. The other game went Brighton's way courtesy of a 1-0 win. Of the 10 matches since 2012, only one has had over 2.5 goals.

Newcastle vs Brighton Odds


Bet365 make this a near coin flip of a game with Newcastle at 2.60 and Brighton at 2.87 in the match result market. It is 3.10 for another draw between these two sides.

Newcastle vs Brighton Stats


  • Newcastle have drawn 5 of their last 8 home matches (Premier League).
  • Newcastle have seen draws in 4 of the last 5 matches against Brighton (Premier League).
  • Newcastle have seen under 2.5 goals in 9 of the last 10 matches against Brighton (all competitions).
  • Brighton have drawn 5 of their last 7 away matches (Premier League).
  • Brighton have seen under 2.5 goals in 5 of their last 6 away matches (Premier League).

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Where is Newcastle vs Brighton being played?

Newcastle vs Brighton is being played at St James's Park in Newcastle, England.

When is Newcastle vs Brighton being played?

Newcastle vs Brighton is being played at 14:00 BST on Sunday 20 September 2020.

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Verdict

History points to another draw between these closely-matched rivals.

Best Bet: Draw Full-Time Result @+210 at BetMGM - 2 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Correct Score @+550 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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