Opta Stats: Brighton v Bournemouth

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe.
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It's a south coast derby as Brighton take on Bournemouth. Opta presents the tale of the tape.

"Bournemouth won their last Premier League away game, 1-0 against Chelsea. They last won back-to-back league games on the road in October 2018. The Cherries are also unbeaten in their last three Premier League away games against fellow south coast sides (W2 D1)."

Bournemouth are 2.1211/10 to avoid defeat in the Double Chance market.

Brighton are winless in their four Premier League matches with Bournemouth (D1 L3), losing this exact fixture 0-5 last season. Bournemouth are 4.67/2 to win.

Bournemouth are unbeaten in their last five away games against Brighton in all competitions (W2 D3), since a 2-3 loss in January 2008 in League One. The draw is 4.03/1.

After winning their final league game of 2016 and 2017, Bournemouth lost their final Premier League of 2018, 1-4 at Manchester United. A Brighton win is 1.875/6.

Brighton have lost nine Premier League home games in 2019, more than any other side in the competition. Bournemouth are 3.45 in the Draw No Bet market.

Bournemouth won their last Premier League away game, 1-0 against Chelsea. They last won back-to-back league games on the road in October 2018. The Cherries are also unbeaten in their last three Premier League away games against fellow south coast sides (W2 D1). Bournemouth are 2.1211/10 to avoid defeat in the Double Chance market.

Brighton have won just one of their last eight Premier League games (D2 L5), beating Arsenal 2-1 in December. The Seagulls are winless in their last four (D2 L2), throwing away a lead in three of those games. A draw half-time/full-time double result is 6.411/2.

Bournemouth have won just one of their last eight Premier League games (D1 L6). Indeed, the Cherries have won fewer points over the last eight Premier League games than any other side (4). The draw half-time/Brighton full-time double result is 5.24/1.

Bournemouth's Callum Wilson has scored in all three of his league games at the Amex Stadium (1 in Championship, 2 in Premier League), also providing two assists in the Cherries 5-0 win at the ground last season. Wilson is 3.55/2 to score.

Five of Brighton's last nine Premier League goals have been scored by defenders (Adam Webster x2, Lewis Dunk x2 and Shane Duffy). These five strikes have also all come from set-piece situations. Both teams to score is 1.875/6.

Bournemouth's Dan Gosling has scored two goals in six Premier League appearances this season, as many as he netted in 25 games in the competition last term. Gosling is 12.011/1 to find the net.

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