With both Tottenham and Southampton sitting comfortably mid-table, both will be out to strengthen their position when facing off on Wednesday. Tottenham is 7th with 50 points after 32 games. Southampton ranks 14th in the table with 36 points.
While Spurs 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 Tottenham and Southampton.
- Tottenham Hotspur did not win the last 3 matches in a row;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Tottenham Hotspur’s last 8 of 10 matches;
- Tottenham Hotspur scored in the last 10 of 12 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 3.5 in Tottenham Hotspur’s last 4 of 6 matches.
- Southampton has lost in the last 7 of 8 matches when playing away;
- Southampton conceded in the last 13 of 15 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Southampton’s last 5 of 7 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Southampton’s last 4 matches in the row.
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Form Tottenham vs Southampton
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Spurs hope to stop the rot.
Tottenham will enter the match, hoping to end their disappointing run of form in the league finally. In their last 3 matches, Tottenham split the points in a 2-2 draw against Newcastle, followed by a 3-1 defeat against Manchester United. Their most recent match brought a 2-2 draw with Everton.
Southampton look poor on the road
Southampton goes into this encounter on the back of some poor performances in the league. In their previous 3 matches, Southampton managed to win 3-2 against Burnley and a 3-0 defeat against West Brom. Their latest match served up a 1-0 defeat against Leicester.
It is a match-up between two seemingly equal sides, with both in similar shape recently. The bookies still favour Tottenham to win the match at odds 1.80.
Tottenham v Southampton Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Caution thrown overboard:
The Saints were left empty-handed when Tottenham handed them a 5-2 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 1-0 win. The most recent matches between the pair have proved profitable on both teams to score the betting market. No less than 9 of the previous 10 matches have seen both sides hit the back of the net. All in all, Tottenham has had a fine reading on Southampton in previous seasons in the Premier League with a 6-1-3 advantage going into this match.
The Lilywhites lie 7th in the table on 50 points after 32 matches. 14 points behind after 31 matches, The Saints find themselves in 14th place.
Full Time Betting
According to the bookies, Spurs are favourites to win. The best price you will find on a home win is 1.80 as bookies predict Spurs to have a 56% chance of beating Southampton. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.90 on offer, while an away win for Southampton pays out at 4.40. Tottenham won 5 of their previous 10 home league games. In contrast, Southampton lost 7 of their last 10 away league games.
The chance of both teams to score (BTTS) in this match is as high as 61%, judging by the odds on offer with the bookmakers. This equals a decent payout of odds 1.65 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Accordingly, betting on a “NO” in the BTTS market pays out at odds 2.20. The last 10 home league games for Tottenham averaged 2.9 goals per game, with BTTS paying out 4 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Southampton, the average total goals were 3.4, with 3 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
Looking at the bookmakers’ prices, the chance of this match going over 2.5 goals is 57%. This equals odds 1.75 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 2.20. The last 10 home league games of Tottenham had an average of 2.9 goals per match. Of their last 10 home matches, 5 went over 2.5 goals. Southampton’s last 10 away league games averaged 3.4 goals per game. Meanwhile, 6 of Southampton’s last 10 away matches offered over 2.5 goals.