FootyMAD's Brighton & Hove Albion match preview

Last updated : 18 October 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Crystal Palace v Brighton & Hove Albion fixture

Crystal Palace take on Brighton & Hove Albion to Selhurst Park on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Eagles are clearly on top, having won 23 and lost only 10 of the 43 games.

The previous match played between the two at Selhurst Park was three years ago, in October 2002, with Crystal Palace annihilating their visitors 5-0 in a League Division One match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Tue 25 MarBrighton & HA0 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP
2002/2003Sat 26 OctCrystal Palace5-0Brighton & HACHMP
1988/1989Mon 27 MarCrystal Palace2 - 1Brighton & HACHMP
1988/1989Mon 26 DecBrighton & HA3 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP
1986/1987Mon 20 AprBrighton & HA2 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP
1986/1987Fri 26 DecCrystal Palace2 - 0Brighton & HACHMP
1985/1986Sat 29 MarCrystal Palace1 - 0Brighton & HACHMP

Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Eagles, with 1 goals against.

In complete contrast to Crystal Palace, Brighton & HA are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. While the Seagulls have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Crystal Palace's total of 20 points from their 12 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca Cola Championship. Brighton & HA find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 13 games have yielded only 10 points.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crystal Palace641111413
Brighton & HA6033593

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Crystal Palace fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Eagles. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Crystal PalaceUnbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Brighton & HAPrevious 4 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 7 most recent games.