FA Cup 4th Round – Brighton and Hove Albion vs Arsenal Betting Preview

January 24, 2015 | By

FA Cup 4th Round – Brighton and Hove Albion vs Arsenal Betting Preview, Sports Free Bets, Tips, Predictions, Offers, Promotions, Bet In Play, Live Streaming Info.

FA Cup action on Sunday Afternoon comes from the American Express Community Stadium and can be seen Live on BT Sport 1 HD with a scheduled 16:00pm (GMT) Kick Off Time.

FA Cup 4th Round – Brighton and Hove Albion vs Arsenal Betting Preview

Brighton head into this 4th round FA Cup tie with Arsenal in good form as they have only lost once in their past five outings. Their last match saw them brawling with Ipswich Town in a match they eventually came out 3-2 victors in. Brighton are currently 19th in the Championship and the play-off places look well out of their reach, their main priority for the remainder of the season will be to survive relegation although I’m sure they would love a cup run.

Arsenal are also in good form heading into this encounter as they have won their last three matches on the trot most notably their last game which saw them travel to the Etihad and ease to a comfortable 2-0 victory over the current Premier League champions. The Gunners are currently 5th in the Premiership just one point behind Manchester United who occupy that all important fourth and final Champions League place.

Brighton vs Arsenal Head to Head Statistics

Sunday’s game from the American Express Community Stadium will become the 10th meeting between these two sides. Both of Brighton’s wins have come at home whilst 3 of Arsenal’s 6 wins have come away from home. The only draw did not take place on Brighton’s home turf.

26/01/13 FAC Brighton vs Arsenal 2 : 3
04/02/83 BPL Arsenal vs Brighton 3 : 1
06/09/82 BPL Brighton vs Arsenal 1 : 0
09/04/82 BPL Brighton vs Arsenal 2 : 1
25/01/82 BPL Arsenal vs Brighton 2 : 0

In the previous 5 matches played between the two we can see in the table above it is odd as even between the two teams with both recording two wins each with the other game ending all square.

Brighton Recent Form

21/01/15 CHA Brighton vs Ipswich Town 3 : 2
17/01/15 CHA Brighton vs Brentford 0 : 1
10/01/15 CHA Charlton vs Brighton 0 : 1
03/01/15 FAC Brentford vs Brighton 0 : 2
29/12/14 CHA Fulham vs Brighton 0 : 2

Brighton are in good form as of late, they have managed four wins from their last five games and only lost once in that time at home to Brentford.

Arsenal Recent Form

18/01/15 BPL Manchester City vs Arsenal 0 : 2
11/01/15 BPL Arsenal vs Stoke City 2 : 2 
04/01/15 FAC Arsenal vs Hull City 2 : 0
01/01/15 BPL Southampton vs Arsenal 2 : 0
28/12/14 BPL West Ham United vs Arsenal 1 : 2

Arsenal are doing well and they have also won four of their last five fixtures, suffering just won defeat in that time span which was away to Southampton

Brighton Team News

Manager Chris Hughton will be delighted that he has a fully fit squad for Sunday’s game when they welcome the Gunners to the Amex, the home side will play a 4-3-3 formation.

Arsenal Team News

Big injury concerns for Arsene Wenger has 5 players missing through injury in this game. Arteta, Wilshere, Debuchy, Diaby and Welbeck will all be out for at least another month.

Brighton vs Arsenal Average Goals Per Game Statistics

In the 9 previous meetings between these two clubs over the years there has been a total of 23 goals which produces an overall average goals per game statistic of 2.56.

14 of those goals have been scored in the previous 5 matches played between the two clubs at the Amex and this generates us an average goals per game statistic of 2.8.

Both of these statistics seem to suggest that we will see over 2.5 goals scored on Sunday.

Brighton vs Arsenal Current Betting Odds Market

Brighton are massive underdogs in this game, which is no real surprise given the gulf in class between the two sides, if Brighton are to upset the Premier league outfit then they will start the game well and score the first goal. Bet365 offer the best price for Brighton to win @ 6/1 – £200 Matched Bonus Bets for New Customers.

The Draw could be a potential outcome given that the FA Cup usually produces surprise results in the early rounds and Premier League sides are often complacent and struggle to get the win. Bet365 offer the best odds for the draw @ 10/3 – £200 Matched Bonus Bets for New Customers.

 Arsenal are the favourites for this game which is to be expected considering their perfect performance against the Premiership champions in their last outing. BetVictor deliver the best value for Arsenal to win @ 4/7 – £25 Free Bets for New Customers.

Brighton vs Arsenal Free Sports Bets, Tips & Predictions

Brighton come into this game in good form, looking at the result that Cambridge United pulled off against Manchester United on Friday Night I think Brighton will be inspired and will fancy their chances of at least earning a replay and an opportunity to play on the perfect Emirates surface.

Arsenal head into this game with a good amount of momentum and I think they will field a strong side that are capable of getting the job done and won’t take any chances against an energetic Brighton side. If Arsenal can create space and dominate possession then I think they will tire Brighton out and kill the game off in the second half.

My Banker for this game is going to be Arsenal race to 3 goals as they have the creativity to penetrate any defense in the Championship with ease.

My saver is going to be Alexis Sanchez first goalscorer.

Brighton vs Arsenal Banker & Saver Tips

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