Bournemouth v Southampton Betting Preview | 3rd December
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
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.
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.
Bournemouth – 11/5, Draw – 9/4, Southampton – 6/4
- BTTS/Draw – 11/3
- 1-1 – 11/2