Middlesbrough vs Southampton Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
Major bookmakers offered surprisingly high betting odds and plenty of different games to play for the match Middlesbrough vs Southampton. Even though this match will not be the best pick for watching, you should seriously consider this match for your betting tickets.
Middlesbrough are in the relegation zone as the nineteenth placed team at the table but still with any so chances to reach to the safe zone by the end of the season. They however cannot afford any other failure and therefore in this match they will play very closed and cautious, patiently waiting for a chance to score after a counterattack. This season they earned most of their points, 64% of them and scored most of their goals at home and they hope to continue in the same manner in this match as well.
On the other side, Southampton are safely placed at the middle of the table, with no chances to fall down to the relegation zone, but also without any chance to reach to the top five. They will play completely relieved in this match which can be seen from their starting lineup, made of players who did not have much opportunity to play this season. Still, even though this match has no competitive significance for the team, they will not risk too much to go behind and lose.
When it comes to their mutual encounters, Southampton won in three and have been undefeated in four of their last five matches against Middlesbrough in all competitions. Most of the action in this match will occur at the middle of the table but we also expect lots of thrills and scoring chances in front of both goals. Check out our other match previews and with the help of our betting tips and predictions, try to earn some cash placing the right bets.
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Middlesbrough do not have many missing players for the match against Saints. Gastón Ramírez is injured and he is only one player who will not play here. Víctor Valdés and Daniel Ayala are not fully fit and they are doubtful for the match. All other players are available for the match and all of them are fully fit.
On the other side Southampton have several missing players for the match against Boro. Alex McCarthy and Virgil van Dijk are injured and they will not play for sure. Matt Targett and Charlie Austin are another two players who cannot play for sure. All other players are available to play and all of them are eager to win this match.
Possible starting lineups
Middlesbrough: Guzan; Friend, Gibson, Chambers, Fabio; Leadbitter, Clayton, Roon; Downing, Negredo, Traore
Southampton: Forster; Soares, Stephens, Yoshida, Bertrand; Ward-Prowse, Romeu, Davis; Tadic, Gabbiadini, Boufal
Middlesbrough vs Southampton Prediction
Match Boro vs Saints brings us very good betting opportunity and you shouldnt miss this bet. Middlesbrough play very badly this season and have failed to win 18 of their last 19 matches. They will play strong in defense line and will try to score after long passes and counterattacks. Next season they will play in the Championship and players are not highly motivated for this game. On the other side Southampton are not in top form and have failed to win their last 5 matches. The Saints have failed to score in their last 3 matches and all players are highly motivated to play offensive from the first minute. It will be one interesting game and a perfect chance to increase our payouts Today.
However our prediction and betting tips for the match Middlesbrough vs Southampton Prediction: Southampton to win. Of course it is risky bet, but we believe in Saints and maybe correct score will be 0-2. Also you can try with bet on Under 2.5 goals. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.