Southampton vs Swansea Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
Match Southampton vs Swansea brings us very good betting opportunity and it will be one interesting game to watch. The Saints like to play strong football in defending, especially in front of their fans and their main objective for the match will be ball possession. On the other side Swansea want to start Premier League campaign with success and they are highly motivated to play aggressive from the first minute.
Southampton have played very badly on the end of the last season and have failed to score in their last 5 home matches. Southampton have never won an opening day home fixture in the Premier League and now all players will do their the best to do that for the first time.
On the other side Swansea have finished last season with several good results, they have won their last 3 matches in the Premier League. But Swansea only won four matches away from home last season and now they will try to play much better in offensive. Despite flirting with relegation last season, players are in fine fettle and all expect to see them in top ten in the new season.
When it comes to their mutual encounters The Saints have better record and have won six of their last eight meetings with Swansea in the Premier League. Southampton have won three of the last four meetings with Swans. They have won 1-0 in two of these three matches. For sure we will enjoy in a true football battle so don’t forget to read our other match previews and with our betting tips and predictions, try to earn some cash placing the right bets.
Southampton don't have missing players for this game. All players are ready to play against Swansea and all of them are eager to win opening match in the new season.
On the other side Swansea don't have lots of missing players for the match. Fernando Llorente, Ki Sung-yueng and Nathan Dyer are injured and they will not play for sure. Gylfi Sigurdsson is doubtful for the match. Tammy Abraham is not fully fit and he is doubtful for the match against Southampton.
Possible starting lineups
Southampton: Forster; Bertrand, Stephens, Yoshida, Soares; Lemina, Romeu; Boufal, Tadic, Redmond; Gabbiadini
Swansea: Fabianski; Naughton, Fernandez, Mawson, Olsson; Carroll, Mesa, Fer; Ayew, Abraham, Routledge
Southampton vs Swansea Prediction
Every team wants a winning start to the season and we expect a true football fight for the points. Southampton play in front of their fans and they are closer to win all three points, but it will not be an easy job. On the other side The Swans are also highly motivated for the match, but their main objective for this clash will be fast counterattacks. We expect ball possession for the hosts, but don’t expect to see a clean sheet. Both sides will play aggressive in midfield, with lots of fouls and yellows.
However our prediction and betting tips for the match Southampton vs Swansea Prediction: Southampton to win. Our second betting pick for the match is Saints to win with one goal margin. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.