The Toffees and Southampton look well positioned in mid-table before squaring up against each other on Monday. As such, both sides will be looking to add to their points tally without too much risk. Everton lie 7th in the table on 40 points from 24 games. 10 points behind following the first 25 matches Southampton find themselves in a deplorable 14th place.
While Everton could be sneaking inside the top 6 with a win here, Southampton will be hoping to add some distance to the lower regions.
Stats and facts for Everton and Southampton.
- Everton has lost the last 3 matches in a row at home;
- Everton did not win the last 5 matches in a row at home;
- Everton has lost in the last 4 of 5 matches at home;
- Everton conceded in the last 9 of 11 matches.
- Southampton did not win the last 8 matches in a row;
- Southampton has lost the last 4 matches in a row when playing away;
- Southampton did not win the last 6 matches in a row when playing away;
- Southampton has lost in the last 7 of 8 matches.
The Form Of Both Teams
Results have been on par, so to speak, for Everton in recent weeks as results have performed as expected. In their previous 3 matches Everton were easily beaten 2-0 by Fulham and went on to a 3-1 defeat against Manchester City. Their latest outing brought them a 2-0 win against Liverpool.
Southampton will enter the match hoping to finally end their disappointing run of form in the league. In their 3 latest outings Southampton went down 2-1 in a match against Wolves and went on to a 1-1 draw with Chelsea. Their latest game saw them take a 3-0 defeat against Leeds.
Being both the bookmakers favorite at odds 2.00 and with stronger performances lately than Southampton has put on show, Everton seem the natural pick.
The last time the pair played each other The Saints came away as 2-0 winners back in October 2020 in a match in the England – Premier League With just 5 of their previous 10 matches going over 2.5 goals, the value bet could be going for under 2.5 goals. Everton have won 30%, while Southampton have won 40% of their last 10 encounters in the Premier League resulting in a total of 3-3-4.
The Toffees lie 7th in the table on 40 points from 24 games. 10 points behind following the first 25 games The Saints find themselves in a deplorable 14th place.
Full Time Betting
According to the bookies The Toffees are favorites to win. The best price you will find on a home win is 2.00 as bookies predict Everton to have a 50% chance of beating Southampton. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.60 on offer, while an away win for Southampton pays out at 3.80. Everton won just 2 of their last 10 home league games. Southampton lost 4 of their last 10 away league games.
The chance of both teams to score (BTTS) in this match is as high as 60%, judging by the odds on offer with the bookmakers. This equals a modest payout of odds 1.67 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Accordingly betting on a “NO” in the BTTS market pays out at odds 2.15. The last 10 home league games for Everton averaged 2.4 goals per game with BTTS paying out 5 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Southampton the average total goals were 3.9 with 6 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
Looking at the prices on offer by the bookmakers, the chance of this match going over 2.5 goals is 53%. This equals odds 1.87 if you wish to place a bet on OVER 2.5 goals. Speculating in the opposite outcome of under 2.5 goals pays out at 1.95. The last 10 home league games of Everton had an average of 2.4 goals per match. Of their last 10 home matches 5 went over 2.5 goals. Southampton’s last 10 away league games averaged 3.9 goals per game. Meanwhile, 5 of Southampton’s last 10 away matches offered over 2.5 goals.