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Championship: Cardiff vs Southampton – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the Championship game between Cardiff and Southampton who meet up on Saturday. The match preview includes the current team news, stats, and a recommended betting tip.

Only three rounds remain of Championship season, and both Cardiff and Southampton look to bolster their account at Cardiff City Stadium on Saturday.


Team form: Cardiff vs Southampton

Cardiff Form

Cardiff are currently performing inconsistently, as they lost against Hull by a 1-3 score, before winning 0-1 against Birmingham. They lost again in their most recent match, this time 3-1 against Millwall. Cardiff won half of their previous six matches on home soil in the Championship, while also drawing one. They suffered two defeats, while they scored six and conceded seven goals.

Southampton Form

Southampton look fabulous with three wins on the trot, starting off against Coventry, who were defeated by 2-1. Then, Watford got outclassed in a 3-2 win, before beating Preston by 3-0. Southampton won three of a possible six away matches in the Championship, as well as playing one draw and suffering two defeats. They scored 11 while also conceding nine times.

Betting stats and facts for Cardiff and Southampton

Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Cardiff and Southampton. The facts are based on the statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.

  • In 11 of the last 13 Cardiff home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 11 of the last 13 Cardiff home matches in the Championship, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 9 of the last 11 Cardiff matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 9 of the last 11 Cardiff matches in the Championship, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Cardiff have conceded in 9 of the last 11 home matches
  • Southampton have scored in 36 of the last 38 matches
  • Southampton have scored in 33 of the last 34 matches in the Championship
  • Southampton have scored in 21 of the last 23 away matches in the Championship
  • In 10 of the last 12 matches Southampton played in the Championship, both teams scored
  • Southampton have not lost 14 of the last 16 away matches in the Championship

Players in form: Cardiff vs Southampton

It’s been a great season for Che Adams so far with 15 goals to his name across all tournaments this season. He also hit the target five times in his last six games, and no doubt Southampton want him to continue this productive spell against Cardiffon Saturday.

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Full-time result

Cardiff won three of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments, while drawing two and losing five as well. Southampton won four from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew three and lost three in this run. Cardiff have beaten Southampton in 5 consecutive home league meetings

Both teams to score

Amazingly, Cardiff scored the first goal of the match in just two out of the last ten games at home. Southampton got the opening goal in four out of their last ten away games. Southampton managed the first goal of the game in only four of those 10 previous games played. Meanwhile, Cardiff were first on target in four of their last 10 outings. Cardiff have scored in 5 consecutive home meetings with Southampton.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals happened in five of Cardiff’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 1.1 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals were scored in eight of the ten most recent games across all tournaments for Southampton. They performed an average of two goals in these.

Recommended tip: Cardiff vs Southampton

To sum up, the upcoming match between Cardiff and Southampton seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this Championship game.

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