Kick-off: 1730, 02/01/2020
Stadium: Amex Stadium
TV: Sky Sports
Brighton and Wolves have drawn their last three head-to-head Premier League meetings and another close encounter is on the cards at Amex Stadium.
Both sides are struggling to claim victories, with Albion on a seven-match winless run and Wanderers prevailing just once in six outings of late.
Everything points towards 9/4 for a stalemate being the way to go with our first Brighton vs Wolves prediction.
A Look At Brighton and Hove Albion’s Betting Odds
Brighton have now tasted victory just once in 14 top-flight fixtures after going down 1-0 to Arsenal at this venue on Tuesday.
That result also meant the Seagulls only secured a solitary home win in this competition throughout the whole of 2020.
Alireza Jahanbakhsh insists Albion can rectify their worrying slump into another relegation battle.
“We work our socks off, you can see that our performances are really good,” the Iran international told the club website.
“We create four or five very good chances every game but we need to turn them into goals – that’s what we need to work on.
“This moment isn’t going to last forever, though, there will be a time when those chances go in and then you will see how much quality we have got.
“We know with what we have in terms of our ability, we can turn this around.
“The picture can change quickly and if you put a couple of wins together, you can climb the table very quickly.”
The stats suggest this will be a tight tussle early on, though, as Brighton have bagged just one first-half goal in five appearances and Wolves none in six.
Looking at the Brighton vs Wolves odds, there is obvious appeal in 29/20 for 0-0 at the break.
Last Brighton line-up: Sanchez, Webster, Dunk, Bernardo, Burn, Veltman, Bissouma, Mac Allister, Gross, Propper, Jahanbakhsh.
A Look At Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Betting Odds
Wolves were unfortunate to lose 1-0 at Manchester United in midweek, with Marcus Rashford’s deflected effort in the the closing stages cruelly settling the issue.
Wanderers boss Nuno Espirito Santo was understandably gutted by the sickening late blow, stating: “It was tough to take.”
However, he added: “We are experienced enough to know that sometimes it’s the other way around. We take this and move forwards.
“I think this was a game that everybody should learn from, especially the young boys.
“It’s nothing that they have to worry about – I think they did really, really well.
“But the game teaches that you have to be focused until the last moment. It’s a tough lesson to take but it’s a good one.”
Wolves fielded a weakened team at Old Trafford, due partly to injuries but also in order to rest some regular starters following a hard-fought 1-1 home draw with Tottenham, which took a lot out of them.
It is testimony to Nuno’s training methods that several youngsters slotted comfortably into a well-drilled formation, but the hope is for some familiar faces to return here.
We’re taking 17/5 for the scores to be level at half-time and full-time for our final Brighton vs Wolves prediction.
Last Wolves line-up: Rui Patricio, Hoever, Ait Nouri, Coady, Kilman, Neves, Ferreira, Saiss, Moutinho, Neto, Traore.
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