Brighton Hove Albion v Sheffield Wednesday Preview

May 16, 2016 | By

BetVictor £25 Free Bets for New CustomersEnglish Championship Play Off 2nd Leg action Monday night comes from the American Express Community Stadium and features Brighton & Hove Albion versus Sheffield Wednesday.

View our Betting Preview, Tips, Predictions and Match Odds for the game which can be seen Live on Sky Sports 1 High Definition with a scheduled 19:30pm (BST) Kick Off Time.

Brighton Hove Albion v Sheffield Wednesday Preview, Championship Play Off 2nd Leg, Monday 16th May 2016

Brighton head into this game having already suffered a 2-0 defeat from the first leg match last week and now the hosts really need to give this game everything if they are to stay in contention of securing a place in the premiership for next season.

Sheffield Wednesday will know they will be in for a difficult game on Monday night as Brighton will have to throw everything including the kitchen sink at them if they are to turn around the 2-0 first leg result, but this could play into the visitors hands as you would expect them to defend quite deep in large numbers and use the counter attack when it presented itself.

Brighton & Hove Albion Team News (Courtesy of SkySports.com):

Connor Goldson (thigh), Tomer Hemed (hamstring), Steve Sidwell (knee) and Anthony Knockaert (ankle) are all expected to miss out, while Dale Stephens is still suspended.

The Seagulls are set to be without10 players, with the likes of Bobby Zamora and Solly March still long-term injury absentees.

Sheffield Wednesday Team News (Courtesy of SkySports.com):

First-leg goal-scorer Kieran Lee is in line for his 51st appearance in all competitions amid a gruelling campaign for Wednesday, who have no fresh injury concerns.

Brighton & Hove Albion v Sheffield Wednesday Head to Head Statistics:

Monday night’s game from the American Express Community Stadium will become the 18th meeting between the two clubs over the years, of which Brighton have won 3 times overall with all 3 of those victories having came with home advantage, where as Sheffield Wednesday have won 7 times overall with just 2 of those victories having came at the American Express Community stadium.

As we can see from our head to head to head statistics table shown below, recent meetings between the two clubs shows Sheffield Wednesday with a clear advantage having won two times, compared to Brighton having not won a single match and the remaining three matches having finished all square.

13/05/16 CHA Sheffield Wednesday – Brighton
2 : 0
08/03/16 CHA Brighton – Sheffield Wednesday
0 : 0
03/11/15 CHA Sheffield Wednesday – Brighton
0 : 0
14/02/15 CHA Sheffield Wednesday – Brighton
0 : 0
09/08/14 CHA Brighton – Sheffield Wednesday
0 : 1

Previous Average Goals Per Game Statistics

29 Goals have been scored in the previous 17 meetings between the two clubs and this provides us with an overall average goals per game statistic of 1.71.

14 of those Goals have came in the 8 previous matches played at the American Express Community Stadium and this generates us an average goal scoring statistic of 1.75.

Based on both sets of data shown above this match looks like seeing very few in the way of goals being scored and betting markets like Under 2.5 Goals and Both Teams to Score NO looking the best options.

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Brighton & Hove Albion v Sheffield Wednesday Recent Form All Competitions (Left to Right)

Brighton & Hove Albion: W W D D L

Sheffield Wednesday: D D W L W

Nothing to seperate the two clubs as both have managed to secure two wins, two draws and one defeat in their previous five matches played and this could suggest that this game finishes all square come Monday night.

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Brighton & Hove Albion v Sheffield Wednesday Match Betting Odds Market

Brighton head into this game as the clear favourites to win this 1st leg match at current best odds available of 5/4 with Bet365 – Receive £200 Matched Bonus Bets when Registering a New Account.

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Brighton & Hove Albion v Sheffield Wednesday Match Predictions, Banker Tips & First Goal Scorer Bets

Brighton face an almost impossible task in this game as not only are they 2-0 down from the first leg, they also have an abundance of injuries to their first team squad and it really would take a miracle for the seagulls to turn this tie around on Monday night.

Sheffield Wednesday have a healthy two goal lead and with having not conceded from the first leg, they will be even more confident of progressing through to the final to face what looks like being Hull City.

Onto some predictions then and my Banker Free Tip for this game is going to be for Sheffield Wednesday to come away with the victory as I fully expect them to defend deep and frustrate their hosts and the longer this game goes without Brighton scoring, the more players they will need to push forward and this should then result in the visitors scoring that all important goal that will sink Brighton fans hearts.

My First Goalscorer Free Tip is going to be for Sheffield Wednesday striker Fernando Forestieri to score the first goal of the game for his club as he has been in excellent form this season and is the clubs current top goalscorer with 15.

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