Southampton will be taking on visiting team Brighton at St. Mary's Stadium in a Premier League tie. Ranked at number 16 The Saints have scraped together 15 points from 14 matches. With 19 points, Brighton earned themselves a place as number 7 in the Premier League following 14 encounters.
The Seagulls have been a surprise package so far this season and a win against Southampton will serve to strengthen their position.
The Saints go into their next Premier League match, averaging a humble 0.9 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a mundane total of 9 goals, while also conceding 14 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.4 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 4 times.
The Seagulls travel to their next Premier League match, averaging a lowly 0.8 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a disappointing total of 8 goals, while also conceding 12 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.2 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 3 times. Here are our betting predictions!
Facts and figures for Southampton vs Brighton in Premier League.
- Southampton did not win the last 3 matches in a row;
- Southampton unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row at home;
- Southampton scored in the last 7 of 9 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Southampton's last 4 of 6 matches.
- Brighton did not win the last 9 matches in a row;
- Brighton did not win the last 5 matches in a row when playing away;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Brighton's last 7 of 9 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Brighton's last 4 matches in the row.
Current form — Southampton v. Brighton
Southampton looking for more
Only a single point prevents Southampton from getting through their last 3 games empty-handed. They came up short, losing 2-1 and 4-0 against Norwich and Liverpool respectively. Their latest match brought some consolation with a 2-2 against Leicester.
Brighton hope to stop the rot
It is not all bad, but it is not fantastic either for Brighton right now, with just 2 points from their last 3 matches. They started by losing 2-0 at the hands of Aston Villa, before drawing 0-0 with Leeds. They secured a point in their latest encounter, a 1-1 draw against West Ham.
Southampton v. Brighton — fixture history
Southampton got knocked out when The Seagulls took a 2-1 win in their latest Premier League encounter. It served as payback for the 2-1 defeat, The Saints handed out in the reverse match. Southampton head into their upcoming match against Brighton with a 38% winning record in recent Premier League meetings.
In 8 encounters, that amounts to a 3-4-1 record for the home side, as they amassed a win rate of 13%. Your betting strategy should take this h2h statistic into consideration, before adding a result to a possible accumulator.
Over 2.5 goals only came out as a winning bet 3 times in the past 8 matches between Southampton and Brighton. Both teams found the back of the net 6 times in those 8 matches. When looking for value bets with your betting strategy, adding both teams not to score to accumulator look the smart move.
Current table in the Premier League
The current standings in the Premier League shows us how Southampton and Brighton are positioned in the league table. Surely, an exciting battle for three points is on the cards in this round 15 clash on Saturday.
Man of the Moment
Che Adams is enjoying a great goal per game ratio, as he has been on target a few times recently. Southampton will be relying on the services of their in-form marksman yet again, when clashing with Brighton. The visitors are hoping Leandro Trossard adds another goal to his current tally. He seems in quite good shape with 2 goals lately.