Tip Brighton - Leicester
Brighton and Hove Albion start the weekend in 11th place in the Premier League, only two points off fifth position. They have won their last three home league games but face a tough task as they host third placed Leicester City. Brighton have won consecutive home league games against Tottenham, Everton and Norwich City. Not the greatest trio and between them they have won just one of 18 away league games played this season. Now Brighton have to take on Leicester City who have won three away league games already this season. The home side rely on their good results at the Amex Stadium. 15 of their 19 points have been earned at home.
Leicester are in third place and eight points behind the league leaders Liverpool. They are 11 points ahead of their opponents and only Manchester City have scored more league goals than them. Their last eight league and cup games have seen them score 28 goals. City have won eight of their last nine league and cup games. The other game was a last-gasp away defeat at Anfield. Away form has seen them get wins at Sheffield United, Southampton and Crystal Palace with defeats at Manchester United and Liverpool. The away side are the clear form pick here and can pick up another three points.
Key points Brighton - Leicester
Leicester City are eight places and 11 points clear of their opponents.
Leicester City have won eight of their last nine league and cup games.
Brighton's three recent home wins have come against sides in poor form and with appalling away records.
Leicester City have the best defensive record in the Premier League this season.
Conclusion Brighton - Leicester
Leicester City have surprised many this season and a return to the Champions League is looking a distinct possibility for them. Their away form is good with only Manchester United and Liverpool beating them this season. The goals have certainly been flowing and they will cause plenty of problems for Brighton in this game. Defensively they are strong too with only eight goals conceded in the league this season, the best record in the Premier League. Brighton have won their last three home league games but against sides who are struggling with little knowledge of what an away win is. Go for Leicester to get the win here.
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Brighton Leicester Prediction published on November 20, 2019