Southampton vs Leicester City – Prediction

Published: March 2, 2023
Last Updated: March 2, 2023

The Premier League clash at St. Mary’s Stadium this coming Saturday sees Southampton hosting opponents Leicester City. Southampton rank 20 with 18 points to their name from 24 matches, while visitors Leicester City rank 14 in the table on 24 points.

Southampton vs Leicester City Stats

  • In the last 12 Southampton matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Southampton have conceded in 24 of the last 26 home matches
  • Southampton have conceded in 17 of the last 19 matches
  • In the last 6 Southampton home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Southampton have lost 5 of the last 7 matches while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • In 9 of the last 10 Leicester away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Leicester have conceded in 9 of the last 11 matches
  • In the last 3 Leicester matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Leicester have not lost 4 of the last 5 matches
  • Leicester have won 3 of the last 4 matches

Southampton vs Leicester City Lineups

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Southampton have been a bit bleak in their last three matches, although it opened with a 0-1 victory against Chelsea. Unable to follow that up, they went down 1-0 against Leeds, before handing over all three points in a 1-2 defeat against Grimsby. Southampton did not win any of their last six Premier League matches at the St. Mary’s Stadium. They came through these matches with a record of zero draws and four defeats, in which they conceded seven and scored six goals. Southampton have the poorest defensive record on home soil season in the Premier League. They conceded an impressive 19 goals so far at St. Mary’s Stadium.

Leicester City endured a tough spell in their last three matches, from which they have nothing to show. They were beaten 3-0 by Manchester United, before Arsenal ran out 0-1 winners. A third defeat on the trot followed against Blackburn, who came out 1-2 winners. In their last six Premier League away matches, Leicester City have three wins, they’ve drawn zero and lost one three. They scored nine while also conceding nine times. They also experienced zero draws and three defeats.

Southampton vs Leicester City H2H

Southampton triumphed in a 2-1 win against Leicester City, the last time they faced off. However, Leicester City secured a 4-1 win in the match before that. Neither side have been the dominant force in recent meetings between Southampton and Leicester City, as Leicester City won four of the last ten Matches, while Southampton won three matches of these ten encounters. The bookies have Leicester City to win this match at best price odds of 2.60.

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Full Time Betting

Southampton racked up four wins in their previous 10 matches on their home ground across all tournaments. They lost six and now face Leicester City who won six of their previous 10 away matches. They drew zero and lost four. Leicester City kept their opponents from scoring five times in their previous 10 away matches. Meanwhile, Southampton have been able to keep a clean sheet in one of their last 10 games at home.

Both Teams to Score

Leicester City were knocked out cold when Southampton took a 2-1 win in their latest encounter. It served as pay back for the 4-1 defeat, Leicester City handed out in the game before. As both teams found their way to the goal seven times in their previous ten matches, betting on BTTS naturally would have been profitable. Odds on both teams finding the back of the net are best priced at 1.75 with the bookies.

Over/Under Tips

Over 2.5 goals paid out seven times in the previous ten encounters between these two Premier League sides. Southampton pulled off an average of 1.1 goals, while Leicester City settled for an average of 2.3 goals in these. Both teams to score was a winning bet seven times in this streak. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of Southampton’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 0.8 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in five of Leicester City’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.3 goals in these matches.