With both teams placed mid-table Southampton and Burnley have a chance to gain some ground on their upcoming opponent in the Premier League. Southampton are 14th with 33 points after 29 games. Burnley ranks as 15th in the table on 33 points.
The Saints will be eager to close the gap on Burnley in the Premier League table this coming Sunday.
Stats and facts for Southampton and Burnley.
- Southampton did not win the last 5 matches in a row at home;
- Southampton has lost in the last 4 of 5 matches;
- Southampton has lost in the last 4 of 5 matches at home;
- Southampton conceded in the last 11 of 13 matches.
- Burnley unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row;
- Burnley conceded in the last 9 of 11 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Burnley’s last 4 of 6 matches;
- Burnley scored in the last 6 of 8 matches.
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Form Southampton vs Burnley
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Southampton hoping for fresh start.
While not exactly disastrous, 2 wins in the last 6 games for The Saints is not a fantastic output either. In their 3 latest outings Southampton were trashed by Manchester City in a 5-2 defeat and went on to a 2-1 defeat against Brighton. Their latest game produced a 3-0 win against Bournemouth.
Burnley enjoy steady progress.
Results have been on par, so to speak, for Burnley in recent weeks as results have performed as expected. In their 3 latest outings Burnley split the points in a 1-1 draw against Leicester and went on to a 1-1 draw with Arsenal. Their latest game produced a 2-1 win against Everton.
In a match between two sides performing almost identical in recent weeks, we still favor Southampton to first make a breakthrough.
Southampton v Burnley Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Don’t expect goals
The Clarets were left emptyhanded, when Southampton handed them a 1-0 defeat in their last Premier League encounter. The former did win the reverse match though, as they secured 3 points to their name by claiming a 2-1 win. Recent meetings between the two have not been action-packed when it comes to goals as 7 of the last 10 matches had under 2.5 goals scored. In addition, at least one team managed a clean sheet in 4 of the last 10 matches. Southampton go into their upcoming match against Burnley with a 3-3-4 record in recent meetings in the Premier League.
Southampton find themselves sad placed 14th in the table on 33 points from 29 matches. In 15th place Burnley are 0 points behind in the standings.
Full Time Betting
Following odds are available for this match with the bookmakers: Southampton to win pays out at 2.10, the best prize for a draw is 3.30, while an away win for Burnley returns you odds 3.90. Southampton won 2 of their last 10 home league games whereas Burnley lost 5 of their last 10 away league games.
Looking at the prices on offer by the bookmakers, the chance of this match seeing both teams to score (BTTS) lies at 53%. This equals odds 1.90 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Speculating in the opposite outcome that at least one side keeps a clean sheet pays out at 1.87. The last 10 home league games for Southampton averaged 2.3 goals per game with BTTS paying out 5 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Burnley the average total goals were 2.1 with 1 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
According to the bookmakers the chance of this match having over 2.5 goals is just 47%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 2.15 available if you bet OVER 2.5 goals. Going the opposite direction and betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.70. Southampton’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 2.3 goals a game. 3 of Southampton’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Burnley’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.1 goals per game. 4 of the last 10 away matches for Burnley went over 2.5 goals.