Indeed Graham Potter's Brighton are on a fine run of form and are unbeaten in their last six and have kept five clean sheets in the process.
Rivals Crystal Palace arrive at the Amex Stadium on Monday on the back of two defeats against Burnley and Leeds and will be without their star man Wilf Zaha.
However, former Liverpool and England striker Michael Owen believes Brighton's unconvincing home record could stand in their way of three points as they welcome Crystal Palace to the Amex Stadium this Monday
"Crystal Palace travel to Brighton once again missing their star man, Wilfried Zaha," wrote Owen in his Bet Victor predictions blog."Brighton have won a lot of fans in recent weeks with big wins against Liverpool and Tottenham, however, when you look at their home record, it doesn’t fill you with confidence.
"The Seagulls’ have failed to win 15 of their last 16 home matches in the Premier League, so I’ll be approaching with caution here.
"I think Crystal Palace will sit in and try to hit on the counter, and if they get one, I think that’ll be enough to take a point at least."
In a boost for the Seagulls, Zaha continues to struggle with the hamstring injury he sustained against Newcastle, and Hodgson would not be drawn on a return date for the talismanic forward.
But what about transfer news?
Here, we take a look at the latest transfer talk from Brighton and their rivals: