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Brighton vs Blackpool Predictions & Tips - Brighton to advance in the FA Cup

  • Brighton vs Blackpool predictions for Saturday’s FA Cup match
  • The game is being played at 3pm GMT at The AMEX Community Stadium
  • Brighton have won 4 of their last 6 home matches in the FA Cup
  • I am backing Brighton to beat Blackpool and keep a clean sheet
  • Match preview, stats & predictions
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Brighton have won 4 of their last 6 home matches in the FA Cup (Getty Images)
Eddy Tora 21 Jan 2021
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Brighton vs Blackpool Predictions


Brighton produced a strong performance in their last match as they won 1-0 at Leeds. The Seagulls can continue to build confidence in the FA Cup with a home win against League One club Blackpool.

  • Brighton have won 4 of their last 6 home matches (FA Cup).
  • Brighton won 1-0 at Leeds in their last match (Premier League).
  • Blackpool have lost 2 of their last 3 away matches (League One).
  • Blackpool have failed to score in 2 of their last 4 away matches (League One).

Head to Head


Blackpool and Brighton have 10 wins each with 10 draws in 30 matches.

They last met in the 2014/15 Championship. Blackpool earned a 0-0 draw in Brighton before winning 1-0 at home thanks to a Jamie O'Hara free kick.

Brighton Form


Brighton & Hove Albion are five points above the relegation zone after winning one of their last 10 Premier League matches. 

The Seagulls advanced in the FA Cup in a penalty shootout after a 1-1 draw at Newport County. Graham Potter’s side returned to the EPL with a 1-0 defeat at Manchester City. 

Brighton put in a much improved performance at Leeds on Saturday. Neal Maupay scored the winner as they held the hosts to just 0.25 expected goals.

Brighton Injuries & Team News


Tariq Lamptey, Aaron Connolly, José Izquierdo, Florin And one and Danny Welbeck are all out with Steven Alzate doubtful.

Adam Lallana may not be risked as he returns from a groin strain.

Blackpool Form


Blackpool are currently 16th in League One. The Seasiders lost 1-0 at Shrewsbury Town and 2-1 at Bristol Rovers.

Neil Critchley’s side beat Premier club West Brom to advance in the FA Cup. Jerry Yates and Gary Madine scored in a 2-2 draw at Bloomfield Road before they prevailed in a penalty shootout.

Blackpool’s last match was a 1-1 draw at Hull. They were 1-0 down when the Tigers were reduced to 10 men, Jerry Yates equalising in the 81st minute.

Blackpool Injuries & Team News


Striker Ben Woodburn has returned to Liverpool following a loan spell. He failed to score in10 appearances.

Winger CJ Hamilton is doubtful.

Brighton vs Blackpool Tips

What is the Brighton vs Blackpool best bet?

Brighton have won 4 of their last 6 home matches in the FA Cup with Brighton win to nil the best bet.

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Verdict

Brighton won 1-0 at Leeds in their last match and should be far too good for Blackpool in the FA Cup.

Best Bet: Brighton Win Full Time Result @-222.22 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Value Bet: Brighton Win To Nil @160.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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