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Premier League: Manchester United vs Southampton – Match preview

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Ace Football team previews the Premier League clash between Manchester United and Southampton and offers the latest team news, stats, and free betting tips with the best odds.

The Premier League game at Old Trafford on Sunday will see visitors Southampton facing home side Manchester United.

Placed three in the table, Manchester United have amassed 49 points after 25 matches. On 21 points, Southampton rank 19 with 25 matches played this season.

Team form: Manchester United vs Southampton

Manchester United Form

Manchester United added two wins to their account in their three most recent outings, as they beat West Ham by 3-1. Their next match left them empty-handed in a 7-0 defeat against Liverpool, followed up by a 4-1 win against Real Betis. The Red Devils won five of their last six Premier League matches at Old Trafford, scoring 15 and conceding four along the way. They also drew once as they remained without defeat.

Southampton Form

Southampton collected one win from their last three matches, as Leeds won by 1-0. Grimsby were too strong as well, winning 1-2, before Southampton won 1-0 against Leicester. The Saints claimed two wins against zero draws and four defeats in their last six away matches in the Premier League. The scoreline from these matches reads ten goals conceded and five scored.

Betting stats and facts for Manchester United and Southampton

Here are some stats and facts that might be useful for betting on the upcoming match between Manchester United and Southampton. The facts are based on the data from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all competitions.

  • Manchester United have not lost the last 20 home matches in a row
  • Manchester United have won 16 of the last 18 home matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals
  • Manchester United have won 17 of the last 18 home matches
  • Manchester United have scored in the last 18 home matches in a row
  • Manchester United have scored in 29 of the last 31 matches
  • In the last 15 Southampton matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 13 of the last 15 Southampton away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Southampton have conceded in 11 of the last 13 away matches
  • Southampton have lost 5 of the last 7 matches while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • In 6 of the last 8 Southampton away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5

Players to watch: Manchester United vs Southampton

It has been a great season for Marcus Rashford so far as he currently has 14 goals on his account during this season. He also hit the net six times in his last six games, leaving Manchester United hoping he delivers against Southampton on Sunday as well. Siding with him to score in the upcoming game seems like a reasonable choice.

Full-time result

Going undefeated through their last 10 matches at Old Trafford, Manchester United won nine and drew one. Southampton won four of their previous 10 away games across all tournaments, in which they drew zero and lost six. Manchester United have really struck gold when it comes to home form, having not lost any of their previous 11 matches at Old Trafford. Manchester United have not lost to Southampton in 13 consecutive meetings.

Both teams to score

Manchester United scored first in six of their last ten home games. Southampton scored the opening goal in four of a possible ten games. The Saints managed two wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches. Manchester United have scored in 9 consecutive league meetings with Southampton.

Total goals

In their previous ten matches across all tournaments Manchester United saw over 2.5 goals scored eight times, and they scored 2.2 goals on average during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in five of Southampton’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 0.7 goals in these matches. Southampton’s last 3 matches had less than three goals.

Betting prediction: Manchester United vs Southampton

In conclusion, we have a free betting prediction for this game between Manchester United and Southampton. The betting tip was formed based on the abovementioned statements.

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