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Ace Football previews the Championship round 36 match between Southampton and Preston and offers team news, stats and a free betting tip with the latest odds.

Bookmakers favour Preston to win against Southampton in their next Championship match. This takes place this coming Tuesday with the hosts in decent form, and a win seems quite likely. Naturally, Southampton will put up a fight at the St. Mary’s Stadium, though.

Southampton approach the next Championship round as number 4 in the table, having claimed 81 points this season so far. With 41 games behind them, Preston amassed 63 points, placing them as number 10 before their next fixture.


Team form: Southampton vs Preston

Southampton Form

Their last three matches saw Southampton drawing 0-0 with Blackburn, before taking out Coventry by 2-1, and Watford by 3-2. Southampton claimed a middle-of-the-road three wins in their previous six matches on home soil in the Championship. They also drew one and lost two, as they scored 12 and conceded ten goals.

Preston Form

Preston added four points to their collection in their last three matches, which began with a 0-0 draw with Watford. A 4-1 win against Huddersfield followed, before a 0-1 defeat against Norwich in their most recent match. Preston managed a decent return of three wins in their last six Championship away matches, in which they scored seven while also conceding two times. They also experienced two draws and one defeat.

Betting facts for Southampton and Preston

Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the last couple of matches that Southampton and Preston played across all tournaments.

  • Southampton have scored in 35 of the last 37 matches
  • Southampton have scored in 32 of the last 33 matches in the Championship
  • Southampton have scored in the last 18 home matches in a row
  • Southampton have scored in 27 of the last 28 home matches in the Championship
  • In 11 of the last 12 Southampton home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In the last 9 Preston away matches in the Championship, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 9 of the last 10 Preston away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In the last 3 Preston away matches the sum of goals was under 1.5
  • In the last 3 Preston away matches in the Championship, the sum of goals was under 1.5
  • Preston have not lost 11 of the last 13 matches

Players in form: Southampton vs Preston

Scoring 20 goals during a Championship campaign is just the sort of form, every club adores in a player. Adam Armstrong is out to extend his current momentum, and the upcoming game should be a good opportunity to add another goal to his name. Picking Adam Armstrong to score seems like a no-brainer currently.

Popular betting markets: Southampton vs Preston

Full-time result

Southampton claimed seven wins, drew one and lost two of their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. Preston won three, drew two and lost five of their last 10 games away. Southampton have not lost to Preston in 5 consecutive meetings.

Both teams to score

Southampton scored first in six of their last ten home games. Interestingly, Preston scored the opening goal of the match in just three of their last ten games. Both teams have scored in the last 7 consecutive home games Southampton played. Preston should feel cheery over the chances of getting at least one goal in this coming Tuesday, as Southampton only managed one clean sheets in the previous 10 matches. Preston claimed five clean sheets in their last 10 games. Preston have scored in 9 consecutive league meetings with Southampton.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals happened in eight of Southampton’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 1.8 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of the last ten outings for Preston, who managed to score 1.4 times in those matches.

Betting prediction: Southampton vs Preston

In conclusion, the upcoming game between Southampton and Preston seems like a decent betting opportunity. Considering the abovementioned stats and facts, we have come up with a betting suggestion for this Championship match.

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