Swansea vs Brighton – Saturday 4th November 2017 – 15:00

Swansea are 13/10 with Tammy Abraham at 7/2 to score first.

Swansea face Brighton at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday afternoon, in another round of games in the Premier League.

The Swans come into this match on the back of a 2-1 away defeat against Arsenal, a tough result for Paul Clements men.

Sam Clucas gave the visitors the shock lead early in the first half (22), a neat finish after Tammy Abraham's superb through ball.

Arsenal fought back in the second half though, with Sead Kolasinac continuing his fine start with the leveller (51).

Aaron Ramsey completed a fine comeback for the Gunners just seven minutes later (58), making it 2-1 to Arsenal.




Tough Run

Swansea had a poor campaign last season, they have fared slightly better this season but have found it tough.

They come into this match on a run of five defeats in six matches, with just the one win against Huddersfield.

The Swans find themselves in 17th place in the Premier League, they need a win in this match to move up the table.

They face a tough yet winnable fixture in the form of Brighton, who find themselves in 12th place.


Swans Favourites

Paul Clement's side come into this match as favourites, despite their poor run of form and current league position.

This will be a tough match for Swansea, with Brighton looking to continue their fine start to their debut season.

Swansea will be looking for four successive wins against the Seagulls.

Home Tie

The Seagulls come into this match in mixed form, despite gaining a point against Southampton last weekend.

It was a tight contest between the South Coast sides, it was their first top flight meeting since 1983.

Steven Davis (7) scored Southampton's opener, giving the Saints the lead away from home.

Glenn Murray equalised for the Seagulls (52), his header giving Brighton a share of the spoils come the final whistle.

It was a battling point for Chris Hughton's side, one which keeps them in the mid table position.

Mixed Results

It's been a mixed run of fixtures for Hughton's side, with two of every result in their last six matches.

They will have been delighted with their start, they now only need another 28 points to reach the magical forty mark.

A win against Swansea would be an excellent result, with the Swans likely to be competing with them to stay in the league.

The Seagulls find themselves in 12th place, five places above the hosts Swansea.


Seagulls Underdogs

Brighton come into this match as underdogs, despite enjoying a far better start to the season than Swansea.

Chris Hughton will be looking for his side to go one better and secure a much-needed win.

The Seagulls will be looking for their 6th win in 25 matches against Swansea.

Brighton are 23/10 with Glenn Murray and Tomer Hemed at 6/1 to open the scoring.



Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Bony to score first @ 9/2

Tip 2 – Swansea to win 2-1 @ 17/2

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