Southampton (@2.05) vs Bournemouth (@3.75)
21-09-2019

Our Prediction:

Southampton will win

Southampton – Bournemouth Match Prediction | 21-09-2019 15:00

Despite not exactly boasting an enviable goalscoring record for a centre forward, Long was always held in high regard by both managers and his peers, with his incredible work rate and never-say-die attitude winning him plenty of admirers. Long will also go down as one of the most prolific scorers in the history of the Republic of Ireland national team, which he represented at the Euro 2012 and Euro 2016 finals.

Bournemouth have failed to win in their last six meetings with Southampton but you can back them end that run here at 29/10 withBetfair. That victory at Villa Park was followed up with back-to-back 3-1 defeats both at home to Manchester City and away at Leicester City, but the Dorset side ran out winners by that same scoreline again last weekend as they welcomed Marco Silvas Everton to the Vitality Stadium.

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He could get himself back in the England team again should he rediscover his form for club. The Englishman is a great crosser of the ball but hasnt been up to pace this season. The next player the Saints will want to see get going is left back Ryan Bertrand. It was astounding, and it showed real calm and composure to put away such a chance early on. The confidence he exhibited shows he has turned over a new leaf, and it means he could be set to score bundles. Shane Long made Premier League history on Tuesday by scoring the fastest goal ever in just seven seconds.

Last season Southampton FC scored an average of 1,42 goals in their own stadium and had to accept 1,58 against.Home games usually ended 1:2, 1:1 or 1:3 in the previous season. According to current statistics, Southampton will score 1,00 goals in each home game and will concede 1,50 goals, which is 2,50 goals in total per game at home. Coach Ralph Hasenhuttl's team tends to score in the second half time. The most frequent final score in their own stadium last season was 1:1, 1:2 or.

In their last home game the Saints defeated Wolverhampton 3-1. The Cherries have nothing to play for in the season finale. Eddie Howes troops have already secured the Premier League survival and seeing that they failed to impress in a 1-0 loss to Fulham at the weekend, we believe that there is a big value in betting on Southampton this time out.

Southampton vs Bournemouth Preview, Prediction, Betting Tips

Were backing both teams to find the net in this game. You can back both teams to score at odds of 4/6 withWilliam Hill. Bournemouth have both scored and conceded in every one of their five Premier League matches so far this season while Southampton themselves havent failed to find the net in any of their last five matches in all competitions.

Expert Verdict: Bournemouth have really struggled recently, and they have only just about backed their way into safety. That should propel them to a victory. Southampton aren't quite there yet, and that means they have even more to play for here. That means that, even with them having played in midweek, that the motivation is squarely upon them. Had they had two less wins over the season, they would be in real trouble, but as the table sits, they are good.

They are a strong team with many goal-scoring options and a solid tradition behind them. Historically you always know what to expect when these 2 teams play each other. They have won against Sheffield Utd 1:0 which is a perfect reminder for everyone of how good Southampton can be. Besides that, their Premier League season started well for them. They currently have 7 points from 5 games played. When these teams faced each other last 4 out of 5 times the game ended as a draw. Southampton is listed as a favorite here, as they should be.

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The Cherries have nothing to play for in the season finale. In their last home game the Saints defeated Wolverhampton 3-1. Eddie Howes troops have already secured the Premier League survival and seeing that they failed to impress in a 1-0 loss to Fulham at the weekend, we believe that there is a big value in betting on Southampton this time out.

Southampton managed to avoid relegation last season after improving vastly under the management of Ralph Hassenhuttl following a dreadful start under Mark Hughes. The Austrian boss will no doubt have been hoping his side could take some momentum from that form into the new campaign but instead they fell to defeats in the opening two weeks, 3-0 away at Burnley and 1-2 at home to Southampton.

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Buoyed by a 3-1 win over Everton, Bournemouth will be looking to give fans yet another reason for celebration when they take on Southampton at St. Marys Stadium on Matchday 6. The Saints have been producing fine performances in the Premier League of late and thanks to a hard-fought 1-0 win over Sheffield United they climbed to top ten in the table.