Our betting experts at Ace Football preview the Premier League match between Leeds and Southampton. Keep reading to get the latest team news, stats and betting tips.
Leeds take on Southampton for a match in the Premier League this coming Saturday at Elland Road.
Leeds are number 19 in the table with 19 points after 23 matches. Southampton rank as number 20 with 18 points after 23 matches played.
Form: Leeds vs Southampton
In their previous three outings, Leeds drew 2-2 with Manchester United, before losing 0-2 against Manchester United and 1-0 against Everton. The Whites only managed one meager home win from a possible six at Elland Road in the Premier League. They also drew two and lost three of these six encounters, in which they scored nine and conceded 13 goals.
Southampton collected one win from their last three matches, as Brentford won by 3-0. Wolverhampton were too strong as well, winning 1-2 before the Saints won 0-1 against Chelsea. They won twice, while also recording zero draws, and four defeats in their last six away matches in the Premier League. The scoreline from these matches says ten goals conceded and five scored.
Betting stats for Leeds and Southampton
Here are some fun facts that could come in handy when betting on the upcoming match between Leeds and Southampton. The facts are based on the data from matches played across all tournaments.
- Leeds have conceded in 20 of the last 22 matches
- In 8 of the last 10 home matches Leeds played, both teams scored
- In 8 of the last 10 Leeds home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Leeds have not won 10 of the last 12 matches
- Leeds have conceded in 12 of the last 14 home matches
- In the last 11 Southampton matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Southampton have conceded in 24 of the last 26 matches
- In the last 6 Southampton away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 11 of the last 13 Southampton away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Southampton have lost 5 of the last 6 matches while scoring less than 1.5 goals
Players to watch: Leeds vs Southampton
Having scored just once lately in the Premier League, Patrick Bamford will be eager to hit the target again, and the upcoming game presents an opportunity to step up. Southampton hope James Ward-Prowse can inflict some damage on their upcoming opponents by adding to his tally of three Premier League goals in his last six Premier League games.
Popular markets: Leeds vs Southampton
Leeds claimed all three points four times in their last 10 home matches across all tournaments, while also drawing two along the way. They endured defeat in four of the games in this run. Southampton won four of their last 10 games away, drawing zero and losing six in this series of matches. Leeds have not lost to Southampton in 6 consecutive home meetings.
Both teams to score
Leeds scored the first goal of the match in four of their previous ten games. Curiously, Southampton only scored the opening goal of the match in two of the last ten away games. The Saints managed the first goal of the game in only four of those 10 previous games played. Meanwhile, Leeds were first on target in four of their last 10 outings.
Leeds scored an average of 1.5 goals in their last ten matches in which over 2.5 goals happened six times. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten games for Southampton, who scored 1.1 times on average in those matches.
Recommended tip: Leeds vs Southampton
To sum up, the upcoming match between Leeds and Southampton seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this Premier League game.