Opta Stats: Southampton v Watford

Struggling Southampton take on a Watford side that have made a great start to the season. Opta presents the vital statistics.

Southampton have lost just one of their last 10 matches against Watford in all competitions (W5 D4). The draw is [3.35].

Only one of Southampton’s 21 home league meetings with Watford has ended in a draw (1-1 in August 2016), with Saints winning 14 to Watford’s six. Southampton are [2.54] to win.

Southampton are winless in their last seven Premier League games (D3 L4), scoring just three goals and conceding 16 in that run. A Watford win is [3.15].

Southampton are winless in their five Premier League home games this season – they’ve never failed to win any of their first six at home in a single league season in the top four tiers of English football. Watford are [2.22] in the Draw No Bet market.

Six wins and 19 points from 11 games marks Watford’s best ever start to a top-flight campaign. Watford are [1.64] double chance.

Southampton manager Mark Hughes has won his last four Premier League games against Watford. The Saints are [1.79] draw no bet.

Only Jose Mourinho (6) and Arsene Wenger (8) have won more Premier League games against Watford than Southampton boss Mark Hughes (5). Southampton are [1.45] double chance.

Southampton winger Nathan Redmond has been involved in five goals in his last four Premier League appearances against Watford (4 goals, 1 assist). Redmond is [5.5] to score.

Watford midfielder Abdoulaye Doucouré has scored in all three of his Premier League appearances against Southampton (three goals); only two players have scored in their first four against the Saints – Andrew Cole (first five) and Dele Alli. Doucoure is [7.0] to find the net.

Danny Ings has scored 57% of Southampton’s Premier League goals so far this season (4/7). Ings is [3.0] to add to his tally.

Dan Fitch 2018/19 Season P/L

Staked: 185.00 pts
Returned: 203.90 pts
P/L: +18.90 pts

Source: Betfair Premier League