Southampton – Burnley : Preview & Prediction
Southampton and Burnley meet at St. Mary’s Stadium in a match of the 11th round of the Barclays Premier League. At this stage, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which has 3 wins in the last 3 games. Indeed, the last time they met at this stadium was on 16-10-2016, in a game for the Barclays Premier League that ended with the victory of Southampton by (3-1). The goals of the match were scored by C. Austin (52 ‘and 66’) and N. Redmond (60 ‘) for Southampton and S. Vokes (72′) for Burnley. In this match the home factor can play an important role, since both teams present significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
The home team is currently in 10th place with 13 points earned after 3 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses. In the penultimate match, he won at home to West Bromwich by (1-0). In the last match, he tied off for Brighton & Hove Albion for (1-1). This is a team that curiously has more positive results than at home, since in the last 30 matches it has 6 wins, 5 draws and 4 defeats as a visitor, with 24 goals scored and 18 conceded, against 4 wins, 4 draws and 7 defeats at home, with 11 goals scored and 20 conceded. In the last 6 home games for the championship, Southampton have won 2, 2 and 2 draws, having won 8 points out of 18. In 10 games in the competition, he never managed to turn the scoring in the 4 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Southampton enter this round after a 1-1 away draw at the Brighton field. The home team tends to play a 4-3-3 tactical system, favoring a faster style of play and constant transitions. In this drawing, the three men responsible for creating danger plays on the opposing defense are Boufal, Gabbiadini and Tadic. Coach Mauricio Pellegrino should have all the collective at his disposal for this round.
The visiting team is currently in 7th place with 16 points, after 4 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses. In the penultimate match, lost out to Manchester City by (3-0). In the last match, won at home to Newcastle by (1-0). This is a team that curiously has been stronger outside than at home, because in the last 30 games it registers 7 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses as a visitor; against 5 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses in his stadium. In the championship, Burnley won 8 points in 15 chances, after 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss in their last 5 away games. His attack has scored regularly, as he has managed to achieve in 7 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 10 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 4 times and never managed to turn the score. There are 3 periods in the last seven matches played as a visitor for all competitions: he scored 4 of his 8 goals between the minutes (16’-30 ‘) and 4 of his 8 between (31′-45′); suffered 3 of his 7 goals in minutes (61’-75 ‘).
Burnley enter this motivated round after a 1-0 home win at Newcastle: Hendrick, at 74 minutes, scored the only goal of the game. The visiting team usually plays on a tactical system in 4-3-3, favoring a slower and more organized style of play. Barnes, Gudmundsson and Brady are expected to play the three players responsible for creating dangerous moves on defensive opponents. Coach Sean Dyche will not be able to count on Walters, Marney and Tom Heaton for being injured.
Southampton – Burnley : Betting Tips
Southampton – Win Odds: 1.65
Both teams to score / NO – Odds: 1.70
UNDER 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70