This has the look of a tight match between two sides evenly matched when Brighton and Leeds face off in round 13 at The American Express Community Stadium. Brighton steps onto the pitch at 9th in the Premier League table on 17 points following 12 rounds. Leeds are number 17 in the standings with 11 points after 12 matches.
Too many recent draws have halted Brighton in their progress. Their upcoming match with Leeds could be a good opportunity to return to winning a match instead.
The Seagulls are relatively average in the art of goal-scoring these days. The hosts this coming Saturday claimed a steady 8 goals in their previous 10 matches. An average of 0.8 goals per game. They simultaneously allowed their opponents 13 goals, or an average of 1.3 goals a game. They clawed out a clean sheet 3 times in this run.
Leeds travel to their next Premier League match, averaging a lowly 0.9 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a disappointing total of 9 goals, while also conceding 13 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.3 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 1 times. Check out our predictions for the match on this page!
Stats and facts for Brighton and Leeds.
- Brighton did not win the last 7 matches in a row;
- Brighton did not win the last 3 matches in a row at home;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Brighton's last 5 of 7 matches;
- Brighton conceded in the last 6 of 8 matches.
- Leeds scored in the last 14 of 16 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Leeds's last 4 of 6 matches;
- Leeds conceded the last 5 matches in a row;
- Leeds conceded the last 6 matches in a row when playing away.
Current form — Brighton v. Leeds
The Seagulls struggling for results.
The Seagulls will enter the match hoping to finally end their disappointing run of form in the league. It is not all bad, but it is not fantastic either for Brighton right now, with just 2 points from their last 3 matches. They first drew 2-2 against Liverpool, followed by another draw. This time 1-1 against Newcastle, before going down in a 2-0 defeat against Aston Villa.
Leeds hoping for fresh start.
Leeds go into this encounter hoping to turn a page, as performances in recent matches have been pretty scrappy. Judging by their last 3 matches, we can expect a bit of everything from Leeds at the moment. Against Norwich, they came out on top in a 1-2 win, before drawing 1-1 against Leicester. Most recently they were left reeling in a 2-1 defeat win against Tottenham.
Brighton have put stronger performances on display in recent games and with the advantage of familiar surroundings we call a home win here. The bookmakers have the price for a home win at odds 2.00 while an away win pays out odds 3.60. Should the match finish with no winner, there are 3.50 to obtain with the bookmakers.
Brighton v. Leeds — fixture history
The last time the pair played each other, The Seagulls came away as winners back in May 2021 in a match in the Premier League. Brighton head into their upcoming match against Leeds with a 100% winning record in recent Premier League meetings. In 2 encounters, that amounts to a 2-0-0 record for the home side, as they amassed a win rate of 0%.
Current table in the Premier League
Looking at the current Premier League standings, Brighton and Leeds are currently 6 points and 8 places apart. Brighton will no doubt attempt to grab all three points from Leeds on Saturday to move further up the league table. Despite being the outsider in this clash, Leeds will try to make this a miserable day for their opponents. The result of this game could have a big impact on both teams in their upcoming matches. There is every reason to zoom in on the clash between Brighton and Leeds.
Leandro Trossard has been the most prolific scorer for the home team recently. Surely, Brighton are relying on him to once again shine in their upcoming match. Meanwhile, Leeds will be looking to Raphinha in the hope that he will add more goals to his current total of 4 goals in his latest games.