At first glance, Preston – Brighton is one of the most unbalanced games of Round 26 of the Sky Bet Championship. Preston North End aren’t a bad team by any means, sitting around the middle of the standings, but Brighton is the current league leaders and in great form. Can the home team repeat the excellent performance they had against Arsenal, or will we see another Brighton victory?
Preston North End vs Brighton & Hove Albion – 14/01/2017
Match Odds At Football Betting Sites
Full Time Result: Preston 3.60 or 13/5, Draw 3.30 or 23/10, Brighton 2.25 or 5/4
Total Goals Over/Under 2.5: Over 2.25 or 5/4, Under 1.61 or 8/13
Both Teams To Score: Yes 1.83 or 5/6, No 1.83 or 5/6
First off, let’s look at the away team. Brighton is the current league leaders with a game in hand, have won their last 5 league games in a row, and we have to look quite a while back for their last defeat – in September 2016. Their previous game against Preston finished 2-2, so there are reasons for their fans to be worried before the replay. That is the only thing we managed to find which isn’t going in Brighton’s favor at the moment. All the rest indicate a single thing: the leaders will deliver another excellent performance.
The thing is that Preston isn’t a bad team either. They sit 11th with 36 points and can even hope for a playoff spot at the end of this season. Their home form isn’t very impressive, with 18 points from 13 games and a single win in their last 5 games, but the team managed a great first half against Premier League giants Arsenal in the FA Cup. Surely, if they manage to repeat such impressive performances, points will come their way in the Championship.
Preston vs Brighton Betting Tips
That being said, we still favor the away team for this game. X2 is the safe bet of the day, as well as Brighton to score, and a solo away win has some great odds – around 2.00. The away team’s form will probably be too much to handle for Preston, and they should lose this game – although narrowly since Brighton aren’t known to produce big wins away from home.
Brighton Win @ 2.25 or 5/4
Brighton Win & Both To Score – Yes @ 4.70 or 7/2 with 138Bet
England Championship Predictions And Betting Tips
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