AEK Athens vs Brighton prediction, odds and betting tips 30/11/2023

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AEK Athens - Brighton

UEFA Europa League - OPAP Arena

5th Round

* Betting odds were correct at the time of publication but are subject to change

Today's Predictions for AEK Athens vs Brighton

Brighton & Hove Albion will be looking to book their place in the knockout rounds of the Europa League by defeating AEK Athens on Thursday, with the Seagulls the narrow favourites to win.

Roberto De Zerbi’s side have impressively beaten Ajax twice since their loss to AEK at the AMEX in September, while his men also grabbed a draw against Marseille in France.

You can also find more football betting tips today for picks and predictions across the football world at Football Whispers.

Brighton to Win

  • Brighton will be looking to avenge their loss at home to AEK and book their spot in the knockout rounds.
  • Brighton have drawn with Marseille and beaten Ajax twice since that defeat.
  • The Seagulls returned to winning ways in England over the weekend with a 3-2 comeback win against Nottingham Forest.

Over 2.5 Goals

  • AEK have scored 22 goals in 12 games in the Greek Super League.
  • No team has been involved in more goals in the Premier League than Brighton (51).
  • 26 goals have gone in from a combined eight games for these two in the Europa League.

Top Betting Odds and Stats for AEK Athens vs Brighton

Head to Head

21/09/23

UEFA Europa League UEL

Brighton

Brighton

AEK Athens

AEK Athens

2

3

Last Five - AEK Athens

10/07/24

World Club Friendlies World

Gent

Gent

AEK Athens

AEK Athens

1

2

W

06/07/24

Europe Friendlies Europe

Club Brugge

Club Brugge

AEK Athens

AEK Athens

4

1

L

03/07/24

Europe Friendlies Europe

KFCO Beerschot Wilrijk

KFCO Beerschot Wilrijk

AEK Athens

AEK Athens

0

3

W

28/06/24

Europe Friendlies Europe

AZ

AZ

AEK Athens

AEK Athens

6

0

L

19/05/24

Greece Super League 1 Greece

Lamia

Lamia

AEK Athens

AEK Athens

0

3

W

Last Five - Brighton

13/07/24

Europe Friendlies Europe

Basingstoke

Basingstoke

Brighton

Brighton

2

1

L

19/05/24

England Premier League EPL

Man Utd

Man Utd

Brighton

Brighton

2

0

L

15/05/24

England Premier League EPL

Chelsea

Chelsea

Brighton

Brighton

2

1

L

11/05/24

England Premier League EPL

Newcastle

Newcastle

Brighton

Brighton

1

1

D

05/05/24

England Premier League EPL

Aston Villa

Aston Villa

Brighton

Brighton

0

1

W

Win Probability

  • AEK Athens odds: 13/5 (3.6) – 27.8%
  • Draw: 13/5 (3.6) – 27.8%
  • Brighton odds: 10/11 (1.91) – 52.4%

AEK Athens vs Brighton Prediction – Team News & Injuries

AEK Athens 

AEK have won two in a row recently and usually change their team around for Europa League games. This likely sees Nordin Amrabat make his way back into the side.

Predicted lineup: Stankovic (GK), Mohammadi, Callens, Vida, Sidibe, Pineda, Szymanski, Amrabat, Gacinovic, Zuber, Eliasson.

Brighton

With only that loss to AEK to worry about for Brighton in the Europa League, they have now scored eight times and let in five goals in Europe. They also have a lengthy injury list of around 12 players struggling for fitness.

Predicted lineup: Verbruggen (GK), Lamptey, Dunk, van Hecke, Veltman Gross, Gilmour, Fati, Pedro, Adingra, Ferguson

Official lineups are usually released approximately one hour before kick-off.

AEK Athens

AEK Athens
4-4-2
2
Harold Moukoudi
cm
13
Orbelin Pineda
mx
4
Damian Szymanski
pl
12
Lazaros Rota
gr
8
Mijat Gacinovic
rs
28
Ehsan Hajsafi
ir
1
Cican Stankovic
at
10
Steven Zuber
ch
5
Nordin Amrabat
ma
20
Petros Mantalos
gr
21
Domagoj Vida
hr
Substitutes
3
Milad Mohammadi
ir
70
Rodolfo Pizarro
mx
14
Ezequiel Ponce
ar
39
Panagiotis Ginis
gr
19
Niclas Eliasson
se
30
Giorgos Athanasiadis
gr
24
Gerasimos Mitoglou
gr
29
Djibril Sidibe
fr
11
Sergio Araujo
ar

Brighton

Brighton
4-2-3-1
1
Bart Verbruggen
nl
22
Kaoru Mitoma
jp
11
Billy Gilmour
gb
24
Simon Adingra
ci
9
Joao Pedro
br
3
Igor
br
41
Jack Hinshelwood
gb
34
Joel Veltman
nl
5
Lewis Dunk
gb
13
Pascal Gross
de
28
Evan Ferguson
ie
Substitutes
20
Carlos Baleba
cm
56
Joshua Duffus
gb
38
Tom McGill
ca
6
James Milner
gb
8
Mahmoud Dahoud
de
23
Jason Steele
gb
50
Ben Jackson
gb
48
Samy Chouchane
tn
40
Facundo Valentin Buonanotte
ar
45
Jack Hinchy
gb
52
Leigh Kavanagh
ie

Player to Watch – Evan Ferguson

Evan Ferguson has already scored four goals this season and the Irish international has the skillset to put some more chances away against AEK Athens on Thursday. Ferguson is one of the most highly-rated teenagers in world football at present.


A lifelong Evertonian, James started writing for an Everton fan site in the mid-2000s and then developed his own blog covering football transfers from across Europe's big leagues before becoming a regular match preview and betting tips writer for Biggest Free Bets. James moved to Free Super Tips next, and then Racing Post, where he worked as a full-time betting tips writer for a few years. Following that, James joined Football Whispers in December 2020 and has been a permanent fixture ever-since, currently covering the Premier League amongst other things