Southampton vs Tottenham
England Premier League.
Date: Wednesday, 28th December 2016.
Kick-off at 19:45 UK.
Venue: St. Mary’s Stadium (Southampton).
Both Southampton and Tottenham Hotspur are keen to extend their good run in the Premier League when they face-off against each other on Wednesday evening.
Southampton defeated Bournemouth 3-1 away from home on match day 17 to stretch their unbeaten run to three games. The win at Dean Court is only their second win on the road this season and first in 6 games. Meantime, their home form is strong as they picked up 4 wins from the last 6. The two matches they didn’t win here was against the 0-0 draw with Liverpool and a 2-0 loss to Chelsea.
Tottenham will go into this clash on the back of a 2 match winning streak, but both wins have come at home. However, their away form is on the poor side as they lost in the last two and are without a win in the last 5. It may not look as bad as it sounds as the defeats were against Chelsea and Manchester United.
Spurs are fifth in the league standings while their Wednesday’s opponent Southampton are eighth at a 9 point distance.
Southampton vs Tottenham Hotspur: Head-to-head
- The Saints won 2-1 in the latest clash between the sides at the White Hart which ended their 7 match win-less run against Spurs.
- The North London Club were winners in 6 of the 7 matches during the period.
- Tottenham won the corresponding fixture at the Saint Mary’s last season by a 2-0 margin.
- Southampton haven’t won at home in the last four games against Spurs and were beating in 3 of those.
Southampton vs Tottenham Hotspur: Prediction
Both teams are coming on the back of some decent form at the moment. But, when you look at the home versus away record in recent weeks, Southampton are way ahead. The Saints were beaten only once from their 8 games at the St. Mary’s this season and are poised to give a big test to Pochettino’s side on Wednesday night.
Spurs have failed to win in their 8 straight away matches in all competitions split across 4 draws and defeats. Therefore, we believe the Southampton will get at least a point from this fixture.
Southampton vs Tottenham Hotspur: Bet Tips
Draw at Full-Time at 3.30 (23/10)
Correct Full-Time Score: 1-1 at 7.00 (6/1).