Tip Brighton - Cardiff
Two teams below Cardiff City have already been relegated; Cardiff will be keen not to join them and getting three points here will be massive for them. They are coming from a loss to Burnley, but looking at the last five matches, their form is not as bad as Brighton’s even though they have lost each of the last three and four of the last five. Brighton are winless in the last five matches; they have not scored a goal in the last four matches and have conceded 10 in the process. Brighton have lost each of the last two home matches and have managed just three wins in 11 home matches. They have failed to score in just four of their 16 home matches in the league this season. On their part, Cardiff have one win in the last seven matches; they have lost all the other six. They have four wins in 17 matches and have failed to score in three of the last five. Cardiff have conceded in each of their last six away league games, letting in two or more goals in five of those and they have just two clean sheets in 14 away league matches this season. In 16 away matches in the league this season, Cardiff have suffered 12 losses. Cardiff beat Brighton in the first leg meeting and have two wins in the last four meetings between the two sides. In 30 meetings, Brighton have picked six wins and Cardiff 11.
Key points Brighton - Cardiff
Brighton are winless in the last five matches
Cardiff have conceded in each of their last six away league games.
Cardiff have one win in the last seven matches.
Conclusion Brighton - Cardiff
Cardiff City go to this game with a poor away form but they have had their way against Brighton in the past few meetings. They also need three points in their fight for survival, and will be facing a side so low in confidence and poor in attack, having failed to score in the last four matches. We are backing Cardiff for a win here.
Brighton Cardiff Prediction published on April 14, 2019