Bournemouth v Southampton Betting Preview | 3rd December

  • 3rd December 2017
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In our Bournemouth v Southampton betting preview we look at team news, potential line-ups, stats & facts, head-to-head, popular bets and more for the first of Sunday’s two Premier League fixtures.

Bournemouth v Southampton Betting Preview

Date: 03/12/2017

Time: 13:30

Venue: Vitality Stadium

Channel: Sky Sports Premier League

Just two points separate Bournemouth and Southampton before their face off on Sunday.

Southampton have just one win in their previous five fixtures, a 4-1 victory over strugglers Everton. Champions Manchester City only managed two goals against the fifth best defence in the league in a 2-1 victory over the Saints.

Bournemouth have failed to win in their previous two fixtures. Their latest, a 2-1 defeat to Burnley succeeding a 0-0 stalemate with Swansea, their seventh time they have failed to score in the league in fourteen attempts this season. Despite this, Eddie Howe’s side scored a third of their premier league goals in the prior fixture in 4-0 defeat of Huddersfield.

Team News:

Eddie Howe is without goalkeeper Adam Federici and defenders Tyrone Mings and Brad Smith for selection due to injury.

Junior Stanislas is a doubt for the Cherries.

Shane Long may also miss the fixture through injury while defenders Cedric Soares and Matt Targett are sidelined.

Potential Bournemouth starting XI: Begovic, Daniels, Ake, Cook, Francis, Pugh, Arter, Surman, Ibe, King, Wilson

Potential Southampton starting XI: Forster, Yoshida, Van Dijk, Hoedt, Bertrand, Lemina, Romeu, Ward-Prowse, Tadic, Austin, Redmond

Stats & Facts

  • No players featuring in this fixture have scored more than three goals. (Home: Wilson, Away: Gabbiadini, Austin, Davis)
  • Bournemouth have failed to score in 50% of their premier league matches this season.
  • There has been under 2.5 goals in 50% of Southampton’s fixtures.

Head To Head

  • This is just the eights meeting between these two sides.
  • Bournemouth have claimed just one victory over this opponent, losing six.

Betting Odds

Bournemouth – 11/5, Draw – 9/4, Southampton – 6/4

Popular Bets

  • BTTS/Draw – 11/3
  • 1-1 – 11/2