Ajax vs Brighton prediction, odds and betting tips 09/11/2023

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UEFA Europa League - Johan Cruijff ArenA

4th Round

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

Ajax and Brighton meet at the Johan Cruijff Arena to contest a Europa League fixture on Thursday, November 9th. Ajax continue their search for a first win in Group B when they take on Brighton this week. Read our Europa League predictions and betting tips along with the latest odds for the fixture below in our detailed match preview.

Today's Predictions for Ajax vs Brighton

Ajax are under new management and looking stronger ahead of their tussle with Brighton in the Europa League on Thursday. Read our top Ajax vs Brighton predictions for this week’s fixture below.

Ajax Double Chance

  • Ajax have won each of their last two competitive fixtures.
  • Ajax have a 100% winning record after two games under new boss John van ‘t Schip.
  • Brighton have failed to win eight of their last ten matches in all competitions.
  • Brighton have gone five straight contests on the road without tasting victory.

Over 2.5 Goals and Both Teams to Score

  • Ajax put four goals past Heerenveen at the weekend, though they conceded once themselves.
  • Six of Brighton’s seven away games this term have featured goals at both ends, while over 2.5 goals landed in five of the same matches.
  • Both teams found the net in five of Ajax’s last seven tussles.
  • Four of Ajax’s last five skirmishes on home soil have produced at least three goals.

Top Betting Odds and Stats for Ajax vs Brighton

View our list of key stats for Thursday’s contest below alongside a tool to help you choose the most attractive Ajax vs Brighton odds. Take a glance at more of our football betting tips today by following the link.

Head to Head

26/10/23

UEFA Europa League UEL

Brighton

Brighton

Ajax

Ajax

2

0

Last Five - Ajax

19/07/24

Europe Friendlies Europe

Olympiakos

Olympiakos

Ajax

Ajax

0

1

W

18/07/24

World Club Friendlies World

Al Wasl SC

Al Wasl SC

Ajax

Ajax

1

2

W

13/07/24

Europe Friendlies Europe

Rangers

Rangers

Ajax

Ajax

1

2

W

09/07/24

Europe Friendlies Europe

Sint-Truidense

Sint-Truidense

Ajax

Ajax

0

4

W

05/07/24

Europe Friendlies Europe

PEC Zwolle

PEC Zwolle

Ajax

Ajax

1

0

L

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

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W

Let's take a closer look at the latest markets, odds and probability figures ahead of Thursday’s clash featuring Ajax – Brighton below.

Ajax odds: 16/5 (4.20) – 23.8%

Draw odds: 57/20 (3.85) – 26%

Brighton odds: 37/50 (1.74) – 57.5%

The bookies have picked out Brighton as their expected winners this week with the implied probability of a win for the Seagulls currently listed at 57.5%. Elsewhere, the hosts could be worth checking out to score first at 29/20 (2.45 – 40.8%). If you’re looking for an alternative option, backing a draw in the half time market could also be a smart move at 27/20 (2.35) That one has a 42.6% chance of coming in according to the latest probability figures.

Ajax vs Brighton Team News & Injuries

Read all of the latest injury updates, Ajax vs Brighton lineups and team news for Thursday’s encounter below.

Ajax

Jay Gorter will be missing between the sticks for Ajax this week as will another goalkeeping option, Geronimo Rulli. In midfield, Amourricho van Axel Dongen and Sivert Mannsverk are both rated as doubtful and could also miss out.

Predicted Lineup for Ajax: Ramaj – Gaaei, Sutalo, Hato, Martha – van den Boomen, Taylor, Berghuis, Hlynsson, Bergwijn – Brobbey

Brighton

Julio Enciso, Pervis Estupinan, Jakub Moder, Danny Welbeck and Solly March are all expected to sit out Brighton's trip to the Netherlands on Thursday. Albion drew 1-1 at Everton in their last Premier League assignment.

Predicted Lineup for Brighton: Verbruggen – Veltman, van Hecke, Dunk, Milner – Groß, Gilmour, Dahoud – Adingra, Mitoma, Ferguson

Player to Watch – Chuba Akpom

Chuba Akpom has enjoyed a fine couple of weeks at Ajax, leaving behind his slow start with the Dutch giants to net three times in two runouts for his new employers. Akpom notched twice as an impact sub against Heerenveen at the weekend and the former Middlesbrough star will hope to see more action this week.

Starting Lineups

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

Ajax

Ajax
4-3-3
40
Diant Ramaj
de
3
Anton Gaaei
dk
2
Devyne Rensch
nl
37
Josip Sutalo
hr
4
Jorrel Hato
nl
24
Silvano Cliff Robbie Vos
nl
38
Kristian Nokkvi Hlynsson
is
8
Kenneth Taylor
nl
23
Steven Berghuis
nl
9
Brian Brobbey
nl
7
Steven Bergwijn
nl
Substitutes
25
Borna Sosa
hr
22
Remko Pasveer
nl
39
Mika Godts
be
30
Gaston Avila
ar
11
Carlos Borges
pt
10
Chuba Akpom
gb
18
Jakov Medic
hr
51
Charlie Setford
gb
33
Benjamin Tahirovic
ba
42
Ar'jany Martha
nl
19
Georges Mikautadze
ge
17
Anass Salah-Eddine
nl

Brighton

Brighton
4-2-3-1
1
Bart Verbruggen
nl
6
James Milner
gb
29
Jan Paul Van Hecke
nl
5
Lewis Dunk
gb
34
Joel Veltman
nl
8
Mahmoud Dahoud
de
13
Pascal Gross
de
24
Simon Adingra
ci
31
Ansu Fati
es
22
Kaoru Mitoma
jp
9
Joao Pedro
br
Substitutes
14
Adam Lallana
gb
20
Carlos Baleba
cm
41
Jack Hinshelwood
gb
23
Jason Steele
gb
40
Facundo Valentin Buonanotte
ar
4
Adam Webster
gb
30
Pervis Estupinan
ec
28
Evan Ferguson
ie
3
Igor
br
38
Tom McGill
ca
11
Billy Gilmour
gb
56
Joshua Duffus
gb

Ajax vs Brighton prediction


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