Brighton vs Newcastle United on TV: What channel is it on? How can I watch? Latest odds and kick off time

Brighton host Newcastle United on Saturday evening in what is sure to be a Premier League six-pointer at the bottom end of the table.

Tuesday, 16th March 2021, 1:47 pm
Brighton manager Graham Potter (Photo by GLYN KIRK/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Brighton are three points clear of the drop zone after beating Southampton 2-1 at the weekend, whereas Steve Bruce’s side remain just two points outside the bottom three three, and could drop below the dreaded red line before kick-off at the Amex Stadium if Fulham beat Leeds United on Friday night.

How can you watch the clash on the south coast? Here, we take you through everything you need to know:

When is Brighton vs Newcastle United?

The Premier League clash between Brighton will take place at the Amex Stadium on Saturday, March 20th.

It is the late kick-off on Saturday evening – scheduled for 8pm.

What channel is Brighton vs Newcastle United on?

The Premier League match between Brighton and Newcastle United is on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League.

Coverage is likely to start at 7:30pm.

Can I stream Brighton vs Newcastle United online?

You can watch the match for a one-off payment of £9.98 via NOW TV, or sign up for a month for £33.99 without signing up to a contract.

NOW TV can be streamed through a computer or apps found on most smart TVs, phones and consoles.

Existing Sky Sports customers can live stream the game via the Sky Go app on a variety of devices.

NOW TV is also available via BT Sport for BT Sport subscribers.

Who is the referee for Brighton vs Newcastle United?

Anthony Taylor will referee this one, with Gary Beswick and Adam Nunn as his assistants.

Kevin Friend has been named fourth official, with Stuart Attwell and Stephen Child on VAR duties at Stockley Park.

What are the odds for Brighton vs Newcastle United?

At the time of writing, Newcastle are outsiders to win at 5/1. Brighton, meanwhile, are 8/13 to claim a precious three points.

Odds of 13/5 will get you a draw – which would be the Magpies’ fourth in a row.

Is there any team news ahead of Brighton vs Newcastle United?

For the visitors, there is hope that Miguel Almiron will be fit in time for their trip to the south coast.

However, Callum Wilson and Allan-Saint-Maximin are likely to return after the international break.

Fabian Schar also remains a few weeks away, though Steve Bruce has been boosted by the return of Javier Manquillo in recent games.

Brighton are missing right-back Tariq Lamptey until next season – the same goes for Solly March.

Adam Webster and Aaron Connolly are ruled out until April, while Dan Burn is being assessed after coming off at half-time during the win at Southampton.

What is the head-to-head record like?

Brighton ran out 3-0 winners when the two sides met in the Premier League back in September, with Neal Maupay and Aaron Connolly scoring the goals at St. James’ Park that day.

Prior to that meeting, the last three games between the two clubs ended in draws, and the Magpies haven't beaten Albion since February 2017.