Cardiff v Southampton Predictions & Betting Odds – 8th December 2018

Cardiff on target for more home success

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Cardiff v Southampton Betting Tips – Premier League, 8th December 3.00pm

This will be a big a battle down in South Wales for some precious survival points. The Bluebirds have had some recent positives on home soil in the top flight which could spell danger for the visiting Saints. Can the Saints give themselves a huge boost against a fellow relegation-candidate with their new manager in place? Read our predictions for Cardiff v Southampton.

Cardiff v Southampton Betting Odds*

Southampton 13/8
Cardiff 17/10
Draw 11/5
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on December 4th, 2018 at 7:41 p.m.)

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Cardiff News and Form

The Bluebirds suffered a heavy 3-1 loss at West Ham in midweek

They have alternated between a loss and a win in each of their last five (W2 L3)

Their home form this season is W3 D1 L4

The last two home wins recorded by Cardiff have both been 2-1 results

The Bluebirds are W3 L1 in their last four home games

They have tallied 11 goals at home, conceding 15

75% of their home games in the EPL have gone over 2.5 goals

Almost 40% of their home games this season have seen at least five goals

The Bluebirds have just get one clean sheet this season at home

They don’t have a clean sheet in any of their last seven home games

Cardiff have conceded in each of their last 12 league games

Both teams have scored in 62% of games in Cardiff

Cardiff have yet to be winning at half time in any league game this season

Cardiff v Southampton Head to Head

The last league meeting was in the 2013/14 EPL season
There was an away win for both during that season
Cardiff have won five of their last six at home against the Saints
Three of Cardiff’s last five home wins over the Saints have been 2-1 wins

Southampton News and Form

The Saints were bruised 3-1 in midweek by Spurs as new boss Ralph Hasenhuttl

The loss leaves Southampton winless in eleven league games

The Saints have alternated between a draw and a loss in each of their last six games

Southampton have tallied 7 away goals, connecting 19

62% of Southampton’s away games have ended over 2.5 goals

Southampton are on a three-match losing streak on the road

They have conceded twelve goals in their last three road games

Southampton have been losing at half time in five of their eight away games

They have not earned a clean sheet in any of their last five (home and away combined)

The Saints have shipped at least two goals in each of their last three road games

They are winless in six on their travels

63% of their away goals conceded have been in the first half of games

Only Cardiff and Fulham have a worse away record than Southampton this season

Only three teams have conceded more goals than they have

Cardiff v Southampton Tips & Odds

Over 2.5 goals at 6/5
Both teams to score at 10/11
* (betting odds taken from bet365 on December 4th, 2018 at 7:09 pm)

Cardiff v Southampton Predictions

Cardiff to win: We are going to stick with the home side as Cardiff have at least proven recently that they can find ways to win on home soil. The Saints are still transition and have defensive problems that still need fixing.

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