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Big Match Breakdown: Brighton v Tottenham

Charlie Dear | 22 September 2018

Odds, tips and preview ahead of the Premier League tussle

The Premier League action culminates at The Amex Stadium tonight as Brighton & Hove Albion host Tottenham Hotspur.

Brighton snatched a point at Southampton on Monday and could compound Spurs’ losing run with a win.

You can catch the action live on BT Sport 1 from 5.30pm this evening. The Coral News Team have all you need to know ahead of the crunch tie…

Head-to-Head

The pair’s meeting on the South Coast ended 1-1 last season. Pascal Gross cancelled out Harry Kane’s opener as pair played out a stalemate.

The Seagulls had lost the previous three games against Spurs dating back to 1983.

Likely XIs

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Tottenham will have to make do without Hugo Lloris for yet another week as he continues his recovery from a thigh injury.

Kieran Trippier and Toby Alderweireld look set to return to the starting line-up. Dele Alli could come back into contention as well.

Gross is still out for Brighton but striker Florin Andone and Jose Izquierdo are now available to make their first appearances of the season.

Key Battles

Glenn Murray has been in electric form this season, his two goals against Manchester United are perhaps the pinnacle so far.

He will have a tough test up against the Belgian pair of Jan Vertonghen and Alderweireld, who have formed a formidable duo at the heart of the Tottenham defence.

Harry Kane will want to get back to his goal-scoring best after failing to score in his last three games in all competitions.

Lucas Moura has had an impressive start playing as a second striker and will do battle against Brighton full-back Martin Montoya.

Match odds

The home side are 18/5 to grab the win. Tottenham are 8/11 to win their first game in three matches.

Murray is 15/8 to net Anytime. Brighton’s new signing Alireza Jahanbakhsh is 3/1 to get his first goal for the club.

Shane Duffy to score and the match to end in a draw is 50/1.

Harry Kane is 13/5 to score first and Son Heung-Min is 10/1 to net 2 or more.

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All Odds and Markets are correct as of the date of publishing