Southampton – Chelsea : Preview & Prediction
Southampton, 14th in the Premier League, is under threat from the relegation zone. The Saints, qualified in the League Cup after their win at Portsmouth (4-0), however, remain on a series of 2 defeats in the last two days of the championship against Bournemouth (1-3) at home and on the turf Tottenham (2 -1) last saturday.Southampton have already lost points at home against two big cars, against Liverpool (1-2) and Manchester United (1-1). The Blues could take advantage of Southampton’s bad home pass to take 3 important points to integrate the Big Four. The London club is on an upward slope since he just won at Lille (2-1) this Wednesday night on behalf of the second day of the Champions League. This European success comes after 2 wins against Grimsby Town (7-1) in League Cup and against Brighton and Hove (2-0) in the Premier League. The Blues seem to have found the right tempo and is aiming for a fourth win in a row.
We have to go back to October 2015 to see Southampton’s last win over Chelsea.
Chelsea have 7 successes and 1 draw in the last 8 direct confrontations against the Saints.
Last season, Chelsea won 3-0 at St. Mary’s Stadium.
The Blues are on a nice run of 3 wins in a row.
Southampton suffered two losses in the last two days of the Premier League.
Chelsea is the bête noire of Southampton … The Blues have the means to record an 8th victory during their last 9 duels.
Southampton – Chelsea : Betting Tips
Chelsea – Win Odds: 1.85
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70