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Southampton vs Brighton Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Confident Saints to shine in south coast derby

  • Southampton have won 2 of their last 4 Premier League matches
  • Southampton’s Danny Ings has scored 4 goals in his last 6 matches
  • Southampton have won 3 of their last 4 matches against Brighton
  • Brighton have conceded 3+ goals in 3 of their last 4 matches
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Southampton take on Brighton at St. Mary's Stadium on Thursday (Getty Images)

Southampton are finishing the season strong as they host Brighton at St. Mary's Stadium on Thursday. The Seagulls have been punished by top opposition in recent weeks, can they steer clear of the relegation zone?

Southampton Form


Southampton have been in good form since the break, undefeated in five of their last six matches and winning three. Ralph Hasenhüttl’s won 3-1 at Watford before a shock 1-0 home win against Man City.

The Saints drew 1-1 at Everton and 2-2 at Man United last time out. Nathan Redmond assisted Stuart Armstrong for the opening goal and Michael Obafemi converted a corner deep into added time to secure a deserved point.

Southampton Team News


Right-back Yan Valery is injured alongside attacking midfielders Moussa Djenepo and Sofiane Boufal. 

Centre-back Jannik Vestergaard and midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg could return to the starting side. Shane Long and Che Adams compete for a spot next to Danny Ings up front.

Brighton & Hove Albion Form


Brighton & Hove Albion can’t afford to be complacent, they sit five points above the relegation zone with three matches remaining. Graham Potter’s side have had some tough fixtures and been punished by top quality opposition.

Brighton lost 3-0 against Man United but bounced back with a 1-0 win at Norwich. The Seagulls returned home where they lost 3-1 against Liverpool and 5-0 against Man City.

They created chances against Liverpool but were poor against Man City with 0.15 expected goals. They hardly looked like scoring and made bad errors trying to play out from the back.

Brighton & Hove Albion Team News


Attacking midfielder José Izquierdo hasn’t played this season and the versatile Steven Alzate hasn’t played since February. 

Left-back Dan Burn, right-back Tariq Lamptey, midfielder Dale Stephens and forward Neal Maupay could come back into the starting side after dropping to the bench against Man City.

Southampton vs Brighton Head to Head


Southampton have a 12-4 advantage against Brighton with eight draws in 24 matches. Southampton won 2-0 in Brighton in the first match this season with Moussa Djenepo and Nathan Redmond on target.

Southampton vs Brighton Odds


Southampton can be backed to win at 2.15 at bet365 with Brighton available at 3.50. A draw is priced at 3.30.

Southampton vs Brighton Match Up


Southampton beat Man City, were unlucky at Everton and grabbed a deserved point at Man United. Ralph Hasenhüttl’s side are playing with confidence.

Brighton’s confidence could have been shaken after some heavy defeats in recent weeks. 

Southampton vs Brighton Stats


  • Southampton have won 2 of their last 4 matches (Premier League).
  • Southampton’s Danny Ings has scored first in 3 of his last 6 matches.
  • Southampton’s Danny Ings has scored 4 goals in his last 6 matches.
  • Southampton have won to nil in 3 of their last 4 matches against Brighton (all competitions).
  • Brighton have conceded 3+ goals in 3 of their last 4 matches (Premier League).
  • Brighton have lost by 2+ goals in 3 of their last 4 matches (Premier League).
  • Brighton have recorded under 0.55 expected goals in 3 of their last 4 matches (Premier League).

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Where is Southampton vs Brighton being played?

Southampton vs Brighton is being played at St. Mary's Stadium in Southampton, England.

When is Southampton vs Brighton being played?

Southampton vs Brighton is being played at 20:15 BST on Thursday 16 July 2020.

What competition are Southampton vs Brighton playing in?

Southampton vs Brighton are playing in the English Premier League.

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Verdict

Southampton will have gained plenty of confidence from recent results. Danny Ings should get opportunities to score and can help Saints achieve victory against Brighton.

Best Bet: Southampton Win Full Time Result @115 at bet365 - 4 Units
Anytime Goalscorer Tip: Danny Ings Anytime Goalscorer @120 at bet365 - 2 Units
First Goalscorer Tip: Danny Ings First Goalscorer @350 at bet365 - 1 Unit

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