Liverpool vs Southampton Predictions and Tips

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Match preview and best betting tip:

The most likely scenario for this match is Liverpool’s triumph. The home team must dominate the possession of the ball and enjoy more chances to score goals, as it has a much higher eleven than the rival. On the other hand, Southampton have a very interesting counterattack, however they have struggled playing away from home. Thus, because they have a more evolved squad and are going through a more positive moment, risking in favor of Liverpool’s victory in this match is a good option.

Betting tip

Asian Handicap, Liverpool -1.5

Odd 1.85

Prediction

Liverpool and Southampton meet at Anfield, in a match for the 35th round of the Premier League. Southampton won at home by (1‑0) the last time they met in this league edition, on 04‑01‑2021. In this stadium, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which registers 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss in the last 5 games. Indeed, the last time these teams met at this stadium, on 01‑02‑2020, in a Premier League match, Liverpool won by (4‑0). The goals of the match were scored by Mohamed Salah (90 ‘and 71’), J. Henderson (60 ‘) and A. Oxlade – Chamberlain (47’) for Liverpool. In this match home advantage can play an important role, as both teams have significant differences in the results obtained at home and away.

Liverpool analysis

The home team is currently in 7th position, with 54 points won, after 15 wins, 9 draws and 9 losses. In the penultimate match, they drew with Leeds United by (1‑1). In the last match, they drew at home against Newcastle United by (1‑1). This is a team that, curiously, has more positive results away than at home, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses as a visitor, with 31 goals scored and 15 suffered, against 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses at home, with 14 goals scored and 14 conceded. For the league, Liverpool won 6 points out of a possible 30, after 1 win, 3 draws and 6 losses in the last 10 home games. The team allowed their rival goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, so they have not presented great defensive strength, but their attack has scored regularly, since they managed to specify in 7 of the last 10 matches of this competition. In 33 games in this competition he suffered the first goal 13 times but managed to overcome the score by 4.

Liverpool enters this match with a draw, at 1×1, at the reception against Newcastle, thus adding the second consecutive game without a win in this Premier League: the only goal of the team was signed by Mohamed Salah. The home team is a team that likes to play with a high block, trying to recover the ball in other sectors. When he invests in the offensive process, he usually does it down the left aisle, with the intention of taking advantage of the speed of the side Sadio Mané. Forward Mohamed Salah is Liverpool’s top scorer with 20 goals scored. Outside of this game are Divock Origi, Caoimhin Kelleher, Jordan Henderson, Joel Matip, Joe Gomez and Virgil Van Dijk, all with physical problems.

Southampton Team Analysis

The visiting team is currently in 15th place, with 37 points won, after 10 wins, 7 draws and 16 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in an away match against Tottenham Hotspur by (2‑1). In the last match, they tied at home against Leicester City, by (1‑1). This is a stronger team when they play in their stadium, since in the last 30 games they have registered 4 wins, 2 draws and 9 losses as a visitor; against 6 victories, 3 draws and 6 defeats in his stadium. In the last 10 away matches for the league, Southampton have recorded 1 win, 1 draw and 8 losses, having won 4 points out of a possible 30. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, since he has conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 games, but his attack has scored regularly, since he has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games of this competition. In 33 games in this competition, he only managed 2 turns on the scoreboard in the 14 games in which he suffered the first goal.

Southampton enters this game with a draw, at 1×1, against Leicester, thus adding the third consecutive game without winning in this English championship: the only goal of the team was signed by James Ward-Prowse. Coach Ralph Hasenhüttl usually plays in a 4-4-2 tactical system, favoring the organization of his defensive blocking. In addition, it is a team that likes to play in its midfield, with the aim of trying to surprise its rival through counterattack. Midfielder James Ward-Prowse is one of the great scorers of this Watford with 5 goals scored. For this match the visiting coach cannot count on Jannik Vestergaard, suspended, as well as Takumi Minamino, Ryan Bertrand, Danny Ings, Oriol Romeu and William Smallbone, all with physical problems.

Betting tip

Asian Handicap, Liverpool -1.5

Odd 1.85


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