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Crystal Palace v Brighton betting tips: Seagulls flying high

| 24.09.2021
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Preview and odds for Monday’s Premier League clash

The Seagulls and the Eagles is a cracking rivalry and on Monday they square off in the Premier League, so we look at the odds to find some Crystal Palace v Brighton betting tips.

Brighton have started the season well and earned a notable win over Leicester last weekend, while Palace failed to back up their thumping win over Tottenham by losing 3-0 at Liverpool.

Monday’s match, which takes place at Selhurst Park, kicks off at 8pm and is live on Sky Sports.

Crystal Palace v Brighton match odds

Palace sit 14th in the Premier League table with five points after five games, having beaten Tottenham 3-0 and drawn at West Ham and at home to Brentford.

They have been efficient under Patrick Vieira, scoring five goals from just 11 shots in total, and therefore have the best ratio of goals to shots in the division.

The Eagles have kept a clean sheet in both their home games this term and they will look to make it three consecutive home shutouts to start the season, which they last managed in 1979-80.

Palace are 15/8 to win and it is 7/2 that they win to nil.

Brighton sit fourth, having won four of their last five Premier League games, suffering only one defeat – a 2-0 reverse at home to Everton – and are looking for three consecutive league victories for the first time since October 2018.

While they have won both of their Premier League away games so far this season, they have never won three in a row on the road in the top flight. Graham Potter’s side are 8/5 to win and buck that trend.

The last two meetings at Selhurst Park ended in score draws and it is 2/1 that the game ends in a stalemate and 10/3 that it is a scoring draw.

Crystal Palace v Brighton head-to-head

Palace are unbeaten in their last four league meetings with Brighton, though both victories in this run have come away from home. They have conceded in six of their last seven clashes with the Seagulls and Palace are 5/1 to win but concede this time.

Brighton have won just one of their last seven away games against Crystal Palace in all competitions (D4 L2), though they are unbeaten in their last three at Selhurst Park. The odds are 2/5 for Brighton to win or draw the game on the Double Chance market in the Crystal Palace v Brighton betting tips.

Five of their last eight meetings yielded three goals or more and it is 13/10 that this is the case again.

Crystal Palace v Brighton key battles

Brighton have been relatively tight at the back this term and have faced the fewest shots of any team other than Manchester City. They are 9/5 to keep a clean sheet.

They also could cause problems at set-pieces for the hosts, who have conceded three times from corners this season. Brighton have created 11 chances from 26 corners this term, the highest ratio in the division.

Centre-halves Shane Duffy and Lewis Dunk are always difficult to defend in such situations and are respectively 13/2 and 15/2 to score at any stage.

The visitors will fear Wilfried Zaha, however. He has scored seven goals against Albion in his career and has netted in the last four games against them. He is 23/10 to score at any stage.

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All odds and markets correct as of date of publication

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Simon Milham