Ace Football team previews the Premier League clash between Southampton and Liverpool and offers the latest team news, stats, and free betting tips with the best odds.
Southampton come up against visiting side Liverpool this coming Sunday at St. Mary’s Stadium for their final Premier League fixture.
Despite their disappointing campaigns, both sides are ready to bring their A-game. Southampton may be relegated, but they’re not going down without a fight. As for Liverpool, the fifth-placed Reds are determined to enter the offseason on a high note.
Team form: Southampton vs Liverpool
Southampton have had to endure a tough spell in their last three matches, from which they have nothing to show. They were beaten 4-3 by Nottingham Forest before Fulham ran out 0-2 winners. A third defeat on the trot followed against Brighton, who came out 3-1 winners. The Saints did not win any of their last six Premier League matches at the St. Mary’s Stadium. They came through these matches with a record of one draw and five defeats, in which they conceded 14 and scored four goals.
Liverpool claimed seven points from their last nine available, as they won by 1-0 and 0-3 against Brentford and Leicester, respectively. Last time out, Aston Villa ended up stealing a point in a 1-1 draw. The Reds managed a decent return of three wins in their last six Premier League away matches, in which they scored 12 while also conceding seven times. They also experienced one draw and two defeats.
Betting facts for Southampton and Liverpool
Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the most recent games that Southampton and Liverpool played across all competitions.
- Southampton have conceded in 26 of the last 28 home matches
- Southampton have not won the last 11 matches in a row
- Southampton have lost the last 3 home matches in a row without scoring a goal
- Southampton have conceded in the last 10 matches in a row
- Southampton have lost the last 3 home matches in a row while scoring less than 0.5 goals
- Liverpool have not lost the last 10 matches in a row
- In 11 of the last 13 Liverpool away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Liverpool have won 7 of the last 8 matches
- Liverpool have won 3 of the last 4 matches without conceding a goal
- Liverpool have scored in the last 9 matches in a row
Players to watch: Southampton vs Liverpool
It has been an excellent season for Mohamed Salah who managed to score an impressive 19 goals in total during the current campaign. He also seems on a good run currently, hitting the target three times in his last six outings. Liverpool are looking to him against Southampton, hoping he keeps his momentum going.
Betting markets: Southampton vs Liverpool
Southampton lost their previous 5 matches. Liverpool are on a roll, having now played 10 matches on the spin without losing. Liverpool have beaten Southampton in 4 consecutive meetings.
Both teams to score
Amazingly, Southampton scored the first goal of the match in just three out of the last ten games at home. Liverpool got the opening goal in four out of their last ten away games. The Reds will feel optimistic about scoring on Sunday with Southampton managing a measly zero clean sheet in the previous 10 games. The latter fought their way to four clean sheets in their previous 10 games. Southampton have scored in 4 consecutive home meetings with Liverpool.
Southampton saw over 2.5 goals in six of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 1.2 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in six of Liverpool’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 2.3 goals in these matches. Somehow Southampton failed to keep a clean sheet in their previous 11 matches. Liverpool scored at least once in their previous 9 matches on the bounce.
Recommended tip: Southampton vs Liverpool
In conclusion, the upcoming game between Southampton and Liverpool seems like a decent betting opportunity. Considering the abovementioned stats and facts, we have come up with a betting suggestion for this Premier League match.