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West Ham vs Brighton prediction, free betting tips & odds

Date: 02/01/2024
Kick-Off: 19:30 UK
Venue: London Stadium, London, England

TV: NOW TV UK, Sky Go Extra, Sky Sports Premier League, Sky Go UK, Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Ultra HD.

West Ham and Brighton will clash on the second day of January 2024. Which side will win?  We have the fixture details in this match preview, so read further to bet on the top free betting predictions by Football Ground Guide.

West Ham vs Brighton – Free betting tips

In the last five English Premier League matches, West Ham had four wins and lost once. In the same period, Brighton recorded two wins, two draws and a loss. Will West Ham continue the good run in this upcoming encounter? The best free West Ham vs Brighton prediction:

Match result prediction – West Ham to win

In our first West Ham vs Brighton prediction, we expect this PL clash to end in favour of the Hammers. David Moyes's men have been exceptional in their recent performance, winning four of their last five except a 5-0 loss against Fulham away from home.

They defeated Brighton 1-3 back in August at the start of the season, so completing the double this season against Brighton and in the first game of 2024 should be a top priority, especially against a team that struggled in recent outings.  Brighton won two of their last five, all home wins and lost two of their last three away games, one of which was a draw.

Total match goals prediction – Over 2.5 goals

West Ham and Brighton will be an exciting game. We have seen lots of goals getting scored in this matchup in recent meetings. The last two meetings yielded 4 goals each while three of their last four had four goals each. We think both teams stand a scoring chance and with the Hammers are the winning favourites, over 2.5 goals is a good pick for this PL fixture.

Correct score prediction – 3-2 to West Ham

In the final West Ham vs Brighton prediction, our bet is a 3-2 correct score. This matchup has most yield goals on both sides, noting that only one of the last 10 meetings ended with goals on one end while the other 9 ended with goal-goal outcomes. We predict a massive scoreline and a thrilling fixture with West Ham as the favourite to win 3-2 at home.

West Ham vs Brighton – Team News

West Ham vs Brighton prediction
A general view of London Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday, December 3, 2023. – Photo by Icon Sport

On the West Ham side, Aguerd, Paqueta, Antonio, and Zouma are doubtful due to injuries while Brighton have a longer list of injuries.  The visitors are likely to travel without Webster, Veltman, Mitoma, March, Lamptey, Enciso, Fati, and Adingra who are all injured.  Julio and Buonanotte are all injured while Lewis Dunk remains suspended.

West Ham predicted lineup vs Brighton

Areola, Coufal, Mavropanos, Ogbona, Palmieri, Alvarez, Ward-Prowse, Kudus, Soucek, Benrahma, and Bowen.

Brighton predicted lineup vs West Ham

Steele, Estupinan, Julio, Hecke, Hinshelwood, Grob, Baleba, Gilmour, Lallana, Pedro, and Ferguson.

West Ham vs Brighton – What the fans think

The Hammers ready for New Year showdown

James Milner could make his 632nd career appearance in the New Year clash with the Hammers

How far will Brighton & Hove Albion fans travel

A trip from Falmer to London is a distance of 54.6 miles. The journey usually takes 1 hour and 41 minutes by bus or personal car. A train ride can take between 1 hour and 31 minutes and 1 hour 42 minutes depending on the time you leave Falmer for London.

West Ham vs Brighton – Tickets

The tickets for this EPL clash between West Ham and Brighton can be booked on the official Hammer's booking site and other reseller platforms. Note that the ticket prices vary based on the location of the seats and age. Here is a sneak peek into the current ticket prices for West Ham home matches:

  • Adults – £30 to £100
  • Under 21s – £17.50 to £100
  • Over 65s – £17.50 to £100
  • Accessibility – £17.50 to £100
  • Under 18s – £17.50 to £100

FAQs – West Ham vs Brighton

  • Who will referee this fixture? Samuel Barrot will be the match official in charge of the EPL fixture on 2nd January 2024.
  • What is the seating capacity of the London Stadium? 62, 000 seats.
  • How did the last EPL meeting nd? West Ham won 1-3 away from home.

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