The Albion midfielder was dismissed for a foul on Jonathan Hogg 15 minutes from time and afterwards Seagulls boss Chris Hughton thought the red card was harsh but Huddersfield manager David Wagner felt it was a dangerous challenge.
Hughton said on Match of the Day that it would be a 50-50 split over whether pundits and fans thought it was a sending-off or not.
Former Liverpool and Tottenham midfielder Danny Murphy said on Match of the Day: "I agree with Chris Hughton, it will be a 50-50 split but I don't think it's a red.
"It's certainly no worse than what we saw on (Sergio) Aguero from Ashley Young. It's low, it's two guys going in for the ball and I think he probably even gets a bit of the ball."I think too many red cards are dished out and it's also a lot to do with players' reactions."
However, former Chelsea and England midfielder Frank Lampard said: "It's a red card. It's a slightly dangerous tackle. I'm not being soft but I just think it was a bit over the top."
Albion are set to make a decision over the rest of the weekend whether to appeal the red card.
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