Brighton and Hove Albion are a South Coast team that currently play in the Premier League. They are currently enjoying their second season there after promote in 2017. They have had several home grounds in their history, and, for several seasons, forced to ground share with several sides. In 2011 they finally move to the Amex Stadium.
Founded in 1901, Brighton have spent much of their existence in the reaches of the lower leagues. Reaching the old First Division for the first time in 1979. They stayed there for four seasons, but they relegate in 1983, and then, beset by financial problems and mismanagement off the pitch, began to tumble down the leagues. They came perilously close to losing their league status in 1998, but survived on the last day of the season.
Since then, under new ownership, they have rebuilt and raised the football pyramid again to reach their current status.
Brighton have never won a senior English football trophy – the closest they came was in 1983, when they reached the FA Cup Final, only to lose to Manchester United after a replay. That means that, in terms of Brighton predictions, they are unlikely to feature near the top of the table, or be challenging for honours.
Instead Brighton tips typically focus on whether the club can maintain their Premier League status and avoid relegation. In terms of individual matches, one Brighton betting tip is to check whether they are playing at home or away. They tend to gain the majority of their points at home, and are usually poor travellers.
Although Brighton has no direct league clubs in the area, they maintain a bitter rivalry with Crystal Palace, despite the teams being located 40 miles apart.