Southampton – Liverpool : Preview & Prediction
Southampton is stuck in the soft underbelly of the standings, in 9th place, with only 7 successes after 16 days of the championship. The Saints have been in the hard since mid-December since they have not won in the last 4 days. Thus, Walcott’s teammates (2 goals) failed against Manchester City (0-1) at home then shared the points with Arsenal (1-1), Fulham (0-0) and in front of West Ham (0-0) ) on December 29. With only 1 victory in the last 4 meetings at St. Mary’s Stadium, Southampton are struggling to impose their law at home and could fall once again against a big team. Liverpool have been unbeaten for almost a month and a half but the Reds have lost 4 points in the last two days. After his two brilliant victories in front of Tottenham (2-1) and at Crystal Palace (7-0), the Premier League leader dropped points against the modest formations of West Bromwich Albion (1-1) and Newcastle (1) -1) outside on December 30th. Salah’s partners (13 goals) will have to return to victory because they are under pressure … Indeed, Manchester United, who beat Aston Villa (2-1) this Friday evening, returned to equal points with the Reds at the top of this Premier League. There is no doubt that Klopp’s proteges will want to reassure themselves in Southampton, their promised land for 3 years.
Liverpool are on an ongoing streak of 6 straight wins ahead of Southampton.
The Reds have won their last 3 visits to St. Mary’s Stadium (2-0, 3-1, 2-1).
Liverpool are Premier League co-leaders with Manchester United.
Southampton is 9th overall.
Southampton are on 4 games without success (3 draws and 1 loss) in the last 4 days.
The Reds have been unbeaten for 9 games, including the Premier League and Champions League.
Liverpool were joined at the top of the championship by Manchester United … The Reds have to beat Southampton to stay the course.
Southampton – Liverpool : Betting Tips
Liverpool – Win Odds: 1.55
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70