Everton vs Brighton prediction

Carlo Ancelotti will looking to get back to winning ways in the Premier League when his Everton side host Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday.

The Toffees had beaten Burnley and Newcastle United in their first two games under the Italian, before a narrow loss to Manchester City on New Year’s Day. However, defeat in the Merseyside derby against Liverpool’s youngsters in the FA Cup last weekend left fans fuming.

I think this light a fire in the stomach of Everton players and the manager alike as they hit back with three points this weekend.

Graham Potter’s side have won just one of their last seven in all competitions and that came at home to an out-of-form Bournemouth side at the end of 2019. Whilst their 1-1 draw against Chelsea looks respectable, they were very lucky. And then they were beaten at home by Championship side Sheffield Wednesday in the FA Cup last weekend.

Everton’s defence is looking much better already under the new manager, who has also got Dominic Calvert-Lewin scoring in attack. I think the home side will have too much for the Seagulls and I see good value in them virtually being evens favourites.

Best bet: Everton to in is 1.98 with Betfair