Manchester City vs Southampton – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: October 6, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: October 6, 2022

We are zooming in on Manchester City and Southampton, as the duo face each other at Etihad Stadium on Saturday in what surely will be an exciting Premier League clash. Looking at the current standings in the Premier League, the two teams are separated by 13 points.

Manchester City vs Southampton Stats

  • Manchester City have scored in the last 24 matches in a row
  • Manchester City have won the last 11 home matches in a row
  • Manchester City have not lost 25 of the last 27 home matches
  • Manchester City have scored in 26 of the last 27 home matches
  • Manchester City have not lost 21 of the last 23 matches
  • Southampton have not won 13 of the last 15 away matches
  • Southampton have conceded in 10 of the last 11 matches
  • Southampton have lost the last 3 matches in a row
  • Southampton have not won the last 3 matches in a row
  • Southampton have conceded in 4 of the last 5 away matches

Manchester City vs Southampton Lineups

Manchester City vs Southampton Preview

Champions Manchester City have swept all aside in their last three matches and started off by winning 0-3 against Wolverhampton. They went on to defeat Manchester United 6-3 and made it three on the spin against FC Copenhagen in a 5-0 victory. Manchester City bulldozed their way through the previous six Premier League outings at the Etihad Stadium. They won all six, adding 18 points to their account, whilst scoring 28 and conceding 7.

Southampton lost their previous three matches by 1-0 against Wolverhampton, 1-0 against Aston Villa and 1-2 against Everton. Ralph Hasenhuttl’s side have claimed just one win from the last six away games in the Premier League. They were defeated 5 times in the remaining matches, as they were outscored by 14 goals to 4. If their current form continues, it could be another season where Southampton are battling at the wrong end of the table.

Manchester City vs Southampton H2H

Neither Manchester City nor Southampton managed a breakthrough when they last faced each other. They ended up settling for a point in a 1-1 draw, and the best betting odds on a draw at full-time with the bookies are at 9.00. Manchester City generally have the upper hand against Southampton, offering a fine 7-2-1 winning record before their next encounter. The bookies’ best betting odds on a home win are at 1.11.

Current table in the Premier League

Full Time Betting

Of their 10 most recent games at Etihad Stadium across all tournaments, Manchester City won 10 times, drew 0 and lost 0. Southampton won 2 of their recent 10 games on their travels, as well as drawing 2 and losing 6. Manchester City have been ready from the outset, scoring the opening goal no less than 7 times in their previous 10 outings at Etihad Stadium. The visitors scored the first goal of the game in 2 of their last 10 games away from home.

Both Teams to Score

Manchester City and Southampton had to settle for a point each in their most recent match, which finished with a 1-1 scoreline. The best betting odds on a draw at full-time with the bookies are at 9.00. In the past 10 matches between home side Manchester City and Southampton both teams found the back of the net 6 times. Best priced odds on both teams to score with the bookies are at 2.00.

Over/Under Tips

Manchester City managed an average of 2.1 goals in the past 10 encounters against Southampton, who scored 0.8 goals on average. Over 2.5 goals happened 5 times, while both teams scored 6 times. Over 2.5 goals happened in 9 of Manchester City’s last 10 matches across the tournaments. They pulled off an average of 3.7 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in 7 of the visitor’s last 10 games this season. On average, they scored 1.2 times in those matches.

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