Ace Football previews the EFL Cup clash between Southampton and Manchester City and offers team news, fixture history, betting tips and the latest odds.
Manchester City will go up against Southampton this coming Wednesday for an EFL Cup quarter-final meeting at St. Mary’s Stadium. Both sides go into the game desperate to take the win, with the prospect of a cup run on the horizon. We are bound to see an exciting game.
Southampton vs Manchester City – Fixture History
Southampton back to winning ways
Southampton suffered a couple of disappointments in their last three matches, as they were run over by Fulham in a 2-1 defeat. Nottingham Forest also proved too hard to handle, as they won 0-1, before the Saints were able to strike back last time out in a 1-2 win against Crystal Palace.
Manchester City look solid
Manchester City look to build on their current momentum with another positive result. The Citizens look well suited to take on any opponent with two wins to show off from three matches. They started off drawing 1-1 with Everton, before downing first Chelsea by 0-1, then Chelsea in a 4-0 win.
Fixture history: Southampton vs Manchester City
The last time the two teams faced off against each other, Manchester City came away as 4-0 winners. It was a match played at Etihad Stadium back on October 2022 in the Premier League. This time round, betting on Manchester City will get you odds 1.22, meaning the bookies predict, they are in with an 82% chance of beating Southampton. You can get a price of 13.00, should you wish to add Southampton to your accumulator, if that is your preferred betting strategy.
Highlights from the last match between Southampton and Manchester City:
Southampton vs Manchester City Stats
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Southampton and Manchester City. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- In 12 of the last 13 home matches Southampton played, both teams scored
- Southampton have scored in 28 of the last 30 home matches
- Southampton have conceded in the last 13 home matches in a row
- Southampton have conceded in 18 of the last 20 matches
- In the last 4 matches in a row Southampton played, both teams scored
- Manchester City have not lost 22 of the last 24 matches
- In the last 4 Manchester City away matches the sum of goals was under 1.5
- Manchester City have not lost 12 of the last 14 away matches
- Manchester City have won 6 of the last 7 matches
- Manchester City have won 5 of the last 6 matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals
Players to focus on in Southampton vs Manchester City
The standings of the top-scoring players in the last 6 matches in the EFL Cup show that Southampton might be relying on in-form Che Adams when it comes to scoring in the upcoming match. On the other side, Riyad Mahrez has been one of the decisive players from Manchester City recently. Both players are expected to be dangerous and difficult to stop this coming Wednesday.
Best tips for the match: Southampton vs Manchester City
To summarise, the upcoming match between Southampton and Manchester City appears to be a good chance to place some bets. Therefore, we have come up with the recommended betting suggestion for this game. However, we also present some lower and higher-risk alternatives.