Newcastle United Vs Brighton: Match Preview, Injury News And Betting Odds

Newcastle United Vs Brighton: Match Preview, Injury News And Betting Odds

Newcastle are set to take on a tough Brighton and Hove Albion outfit on Thursday, May 18, with a kick-off time of 7:30. Can Eddie Howe’s men solidify their spot in the top four?

With just a few games remaining in the current season, the Toon need every point they can get. A defeat could see them slip down to as far as 5th place – but a win could put distance between them and the teams below them. The game will be available for viewing on Sky Sports.

Newcastle injury news

Newcastle will be without Emil Krafth, Jamaal Lascelles, Matt Ritchie, Ryan Fraser and Sean Longstaff for their game against Brighton on Thursday evening. Aside from this, the Magpies have no new injury concerns.

Newcastle vs Brighton past meetings

When the two teams last met in the Premier League, all the way back in August (when former Chelsea boss Graham Potter was still at the Seagulls’ helm), the two teams played out a 0-0 draw.

It was an uninteresting game – nevertheless, Newcastle had to ride their luck somewhat to avoid defeat. The Magpies registered just a single shot on target all game – let’s hope for a more exciting outing in the reverse fixture.

Newcastle vs Brighton betting odds

According to Oddschecker, Newcastle are the heavy favourites for their game against the Seagulls. The Toon have accumulative odds of 21/20, while Brighton have a price of 28/11 to come away with a victory. Meanwhile, the draw is rated at 3/1. It will be a spicy encounter you would thinb given how much both teams have to play for.