Southampton vs Stoke Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
Saturday afternoon mid table derby, Southampton vs Stoke, and another great chance to boost your betting tickets. After not so good start of the season, both teams put their form to the top and doubtless are climbing up on the table round after round. And while Southampton is undefeated since September, Stoke have won four of their last six matches. Stoke played under 2.5 goals in eight of their last ten matches while on the other side Southampton scored at least two goals in nine of their last ten home matches in the Premier League. 69% of Southampton's conceded goals were conceded at home and Stoke did not conceded a goal in their last three away matches. When it comes to their mutual encounters, they played draw four of their last seven matches. This match, however, statistically Southampton should win easily but as we have seen so many times before, favorite on paper is not always favorite on the field. Both teams will head for the victory and while Southampton will dominate in speed and air duels, Stoke will try to keep possession and control most of the midfield action. What is sure is that we will see lots of scoring chances and hopefully lots of goals and with great odds offered for this match, we will enjoy not only football but also potential winnings.
Southampton have few missing players for this match against Stoke City. Fraser Forster, Jay Rodriguez and Florin Gardos are injured and they will not play on this match for sure. Sadio Mané is doubtful for the match and he also probably will not play. All other players are fully fit and ready for the match.
On the other side Stoke also have few missing players for this game. Marc Muniesa and Shay Given are injured and they cannot help their team on this match against Stoke. Geoff Cameron and Mame Biram Diouf are doubtful for the match and they probably will not play. All other players are fully fit and ready for the game. All of them are highly motivated to earn points from this match.
Possible starting lineups
Southampton: Stekelenburg; Bertrand, Dijk, Fonte, Soares; Wanyama, Clasie; Tadic, Davis, Mane; Pelle
Stoke: Butland; Johnson, Shawcross, Wollscheid, Pieters; Whelan, Adam; Shaqiri, Bojan, Arnautovic; Walters
Southampton vs Stoke Prediction
We expect real football battle for points on match Southampton vs Stoke City. Both teams lately play very well and for sure they will play very aggressive from the first minute. Southampton play very attractive football and they scored at least 2 goals in 9 of their last 10 home matches in the Premier League. On the other side Stoke City play very strong football in defending. They usually play under 2.5 goals scored and they do that in 8 of their last 10 matches in Premier League. However our prediction and betting tips for match Southampton vs Stoke Prediction: 1st Hal Time Draw. You can find very good offer for this bet at 888Sport. Maybe you can try to place your money on one bet with very good odd X/1. We will for sure. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.