Southampton v Tottenham Predictions & Betting Odds – 9th March 2019

Spurs can edge it at St Mary's

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Southampton v Tottenham Betting Tips – Premier League, 9th March 3.00pm

The Saints will be looking to make life as difficult as possible for Spurs on the weekend. The Saints are just the two points clear of the p zone and every point is valuable now. Spurs have fallen out of league form with them having earned only one point from their last three played. Will they be frustrated on the south coast? Read our predictions for Southampton v Tottenham.

Southampton v Tottenham Betting Odds*

Tottenham 10/11
Draw 13/5
Southampton 11/4
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on 7th March 2019 at 6:07 p.m.)

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Southampton News and Form

Southampton suffered a 3-2 defeat against Manchester United in their last league game. A good effort, but not enough at Old afford at the end of the day. The Saints are W3 D2 L3 in their last eight league games, but with just one win in their last six. Their home form is at W3 D6 L5 only this season, but they have been carrying better form at St Mary’s. Southampton have posted a W2 D1 L1 record in their last four home games. The Saints have come up with a total of 17 home goals this season at an average of 1.2 per game. They have scored in each of their last nine at home though.

Southampton have been level at the break in seven of their home fixtures this season and they have opened the scoring in 8 of their 14 home games. It has been closing out games which has been the problem for them. They have just the one clean sheet in their last eight Premier League games, home and away. 64% of all league fixtures at St Mary’s this season have gone over 2.5 goals. Crystal Palace and Huddersfield are the only sides in the top flight currently worth a worst home record than that of Southampton’s.

Southampton v Tottenham Head to Head

Spurs were 3-1 home winners over Southampton earlier this season
Tottenham are unbeaten in six league visits to Southampton (W4 D2)
Both teams have scored in each of the last six meetings
The Saints earned a 1-1 draw in last season’s corresponding fixture

 

Key-Facts – Southampton v Tottenham

  • The Saints have won one of their last six played
  • Southampton have only lost one of their last four at St Marys
  • Tottenham have the best away record in this season’s divsion

 

Tottenham News and Form

Spurs have claimed one point from the last nine available to them in the top flight. That was from a 1-1 draw in the North London derby last weekend. They were lucky in that though as Arsenal missed a last-minute spot kick. That was incidentally the first drawn game that Spurs have been in involved in this season in the EPL. Spurs have a great away record this season of W11 D0 L4 however, they have lost their last two out at Burnley and then Chelsea. They conceded exactly two goals in both of those fixtures as well.

Tottenham have averaged over two goals per away game this season with 67% of their road games going over 2.5 goals. They have earned a clean sheet in 40% of their away games as well. Six of their eleven road victories this season have been by a one-goal margin. Tottenham have been leading at the halftime break in 9 of their 15 away games. They have conceded 76% of their away goals in the second half of matches. Overall home and away they haven’t kept a clean sheet in any of their last four top-flight games.

Southampton v Tottenham Tips & Odds

Spurs to win by a one-goal margin at 11/4
Under 2.5 goals at even money
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on 7th March 2019 at 6:07 p.m.)

Southampton v Tottenham Predictions

Spurs to win: This will probably be a tight game and Spurs to win by the one-goal margin looks a good fit. They will be delighted with that given their recent drop off in form. Southampton may not quite have enough to avoid defeat.


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