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Brighton and Hove Albion v Watford – Stats and Preview 21-8-21 Will goals flow once more?

Match: Brighton and Hove Albion v Watford

Competition: Premier League

Date: 21/8/21

Kick-off time: 5.30pm

Channel: Sky Sports

Recent form

  • Last 5

  • Last 5

Head to head record

Last 5 matches – Premier League only

08/02/20 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 – 1 Watford

10/08/19 Watford 0 – 3 Brighton & Hove Albion

02/02/19 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 – 0 Watford

11/08/18 Watford 2 – 0 Brighton & Hove Albion

23/12/17 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 – 0 Watford

Goal stats

  • Total match goals
Over 0.5 goals 100%
Over 1.5 goals 100%
Over 2.5 goals 50%
Over 3.5 goals 0%
BTTS - Yes 50%

Brighton and Hove Albion team goals

Over 0.5 goals 100%
Over 1.5 goals 100%
Over 2.5 goals 0%

Watford team goals

Over 0.5 goals 100%
Over 1.5 goals 100%
Over 2.5 goals 100%

Corner betting stats

Brighton and Hove Albion corner stats

Average corners for: 6.00

Average corners against: 7.00

Over/ under corner % charts

Over 9.5 corners 100%
Over 10.5 corners 100%
Over 11.5 corners 100%

Watford corner stats

Average corners for: 2.00

Average corners against: 4.00

Over/ under corner % charts

Over 9.5 corners 0%
Over 10.5 corners 0%
Over 11.5 corners 0%

Card betting stats

Brighton and Hove Albion Card stats

Averages

Yellow for: 1.00

Yellows against: 2.00

Top cards:

N Maupauy – 1

Watford Card stats

Averages

Yellow for: 3.00

Yellows against: 1.00

Top cards:

Peter Etebo – 1

Juraj Kucka – 1

Ken Sema -1

Injuries

Brighton and Hove Albion injuries & suspensions

Out: K Scherpen and T Lamptey

Doubtful: D Welbeck and D Burn

Suspended: None

Watford injuries & suspensions

Out: J Pedro, J King, and N Chalobah

Doubtful: None

Suspended: None

Brighton and Hove Albion v Watford Match Predictions & Trends

Can Hornets back up their great start?

Newly promoted Watford travel to face Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday evening at The American Express Community Stadium. The Hornets earned a 3-2 victory over Aston Villa at home in their opening league match of the season. The Seagulls won their fixture last weekend 2-1 at Turf Moor against Burnley.
 
The previous Premier League fixture between the sides saw them play out a 1-1 draw at The American Express Community Stadium in February 2020. Both sides will be confident of a victory after starting strongly but something has to give.
 
Over 19 Premier League matchups at home last season, Graham Potter’s men had four wins, nine draws, and six losses. In comparison, Watford, had eight wins, eight draws, and seven losses in their 23 Championship contests on their travels.

Match Prediction

Match result: draw

Correct score: Brighton 2 v 2 Watford

Corner prediction: 8-10 match corners

Card prediction: 3-4 cards

Key trends

Brighton has been shown the first card in the last 4 games against Watford

There have been fewer than 3 goals scored in total in each of Watford’s last 4 away games

There have been more goals in the second half in Brighton’s last 5 games

Referee data

Ref: A Taylor