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Brighton vs. Leeds United 5/15/2022 Premier League Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Brighton meets Leeds United on 5/15/2022 at 12:30 PM.

Leeds United encounters Brighton in a Premier League match. Brighton with a record of 11-14-11 this season comes into this game with a 7-7-4 record on the road. Leeds United is 8-10-18 this season and is 4-5-9 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Brighton and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. In their last match, Leeds United won and now turns their attention to Brighton at home in friendly territory.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Leeds United and it is an opportunity to get rolling. How does Leeds United bounce back from a tough loss? They will get to answer that question on their home pitch against Brighton.

The Brighton Roster

The Players to Watch for the Brighton

Marc Cucurella DF



As a scorer, Marc Cucurella had 32 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Marc Cucurella has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Marc Cucurella has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Marc Cucurella has 0 Red Cards this season.

Leandro Trossard FW,MF



Leandro Trossard has 30 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Leandro Trossard has 8 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Leandro Trossard has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Leandro Trossard has 1 Red Cards this season.

Joël Veltman DF



Joël Veltman has 29 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Brighton teammates, Joël Veltman had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Joël Veltman has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Joël Veltman has 0 Red Cards this season.

Lewis Dunk DF



As a scorer, Lewis Dunk had 26 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Lewis Dunk has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Lewis Dunk has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Lewis Dunk has 0 Red Cards this season.

Neal Maupay FW



Neal Maupay has 24 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Brighton teammates, Neal Maupay had 8 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Neal Maupay has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Neal Maupay has 2 Red Cards this season.

The Leeds United Roster

The Players to Watch for the Leeds United

Stuart Dallas DF,MF



Stuart Dallas has 32 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Stuart Dallas has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Stuart Dallas has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Stuart Dallas has 0 Red Cards this season.

Raphael Dias Belloli FW,MF



As a scorer, Raphael Dias Belloli had 30 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Leeds United teammates, Raphael Dias Belloli had 10 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Raphael Dias Belloli has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Raphael Dias Belloli has 3 Red Cards this season.

Jack Harrison FW,MF



As a scorer, Jack Harrison had 27 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Jack Harrison has 7 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Jack Harrison has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jack Harrison has 0 Red Cards this season.

Daniel James FW,MF



Daniel James has 26 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Daniel James has 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Daniel James has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Daniel James has 0 Red Cards this season.

Luke Ayling DF



As a scorer, Luke Ayling had 25 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Luke Ayling has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Luke Ayling has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Luke Ayling has 0 Red Cards this season.

Brighton Team Stats

The Brighton Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Brighton was able to score 0.89 goals. Offensively, they are quite disappointing in their ability to put the ball in the back of the net. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Brighton was able to score 0.72 goals off assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Brighton was able to score on 0.25 of their shots on target. The shots generated from this offense would be deemed below average.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Brighton attempts 3.53 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. They are not attempting shots on goal enough. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Brighton attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 28.2% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. The shot quality of all shots attempted has been poor. Inefficient shot attempts are a problem.







Brighton Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Brighton was able to hold opponents to 1.11 goals. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.86 shots were saved by Brighton goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 71.9% of shots on target were saved by Brighton goalkeepers. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 30.6% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Brighton. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.







Brighton Utility Stats

Brighton tried 12.78 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Brighton is in the top 70 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Brighton has successfully intercepted 15.0 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Brighton in the top 17 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Brighton has committed 12.53 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Brighton in the top 46 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Brighton drew 11.58 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Brighton in the top 61 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Brighton had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.44 times per 90 minutes of action. Brighton is in the top 17 percentile in offside calls against them.







Leeds United Team Stats

The Leeds United Offensive Stats and Metrics

Leeds United scored 0.97 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Leeds United was able to score 0.69 goals off assists. This is not a team sets up goals off assists as often as others.

Leeds United converted on 0.26 of attempted shots on goal. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Leeds United attempted 3.69 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. They are not attempting shots on goal enough. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Leeds United is able to get 29.4% of their shots to be on goal(target). The shot quality of all shots attempted has been poor. Inefficient shot attempts are a problem.

Leeds United Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Leeds United was able to hold opponents to 2.06 goals. The defensive effort has been pitiful, maybe it will improve, but this is not working. Nobody should be proud of this. Leeds United goalkeepers fended off 5.78 shots per 90 minutes. This defense plays with fire far too often due to their inability to prevent shots on goal.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 65.4% of shots on target were saved by Leeds United goalkeepers. The struggles are real when it comes to defending shots on target. Leeds United goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 13.9% of the time. This defense and goalkeeping crew is really struggling, expecting a clean sheet is unreasonable.

Leeds United Utility Stats

Leeds United tried 11.61 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Leeds United in the top 77 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Leeds United has successfully intercepted 16.53 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Leeds United in the top 5 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Leeds United commits 14.81 fouls. Leeds United is in the top 79 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Leeds United drew 11.92 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Leeds United is in the top 53 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Leeds United committed an offside 1.64 times. Leeds United is in the top 38 percentile in offside calls against them.

Brighton vs. Leeds United Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Brighton 2 Leeds United 0

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