Southampton vs Liverpool Betting Preview – 05/04/2019

Southampton vs Liverpool Betting Preview – 05/04/2019

Southampton vs Liverpool

Southampton welcome Liverpool to St Mary’s Stadium this Friday looking to disrupt their title challenge and pick up some well-needed points of their own. Saints head into the final stages of the Premier League season sat in 16th, just five points clear of the relegation zone. Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League over the weekend, but assuming Manchester City beat Cardiff City, they will need to secure all three points once again to return to the top. When these sides met at Anfield, Liverpool eased to a 3-0 win and Jurgen Klopp will be expecting a similar result here.

Southampton are not in the clear yet with them still able to fall into the relegation zone, as they head into the last seven games with just a five-point gap separating them from the bottom three. Ralph Hasenhüttl’s men secured a huge three points in their last match against Brighton who they beat 1-0. This win for Southampton marked their second win on the bounce following their impressive 2-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspur. Both of Southampton’s last two defeats have come whilst playing away from home. The hosts arrive as clear underdogs and have a price of 7/1 with SkyBet.

The last three meetings between these sides in the league have all ended in defeat for Southampton and they have failed to score during all three games. Bet365 has the hosts to fail to score once again priced at 1/1. James Ward-Prowse has found some late form this season and finds himself on six goals after bagging three in his last four games.

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Liverpool reclaimed first place over the weekend and moved two points clear of Manchester City, who hold a game in hand. Jurgen Klopp’s men went up against Tottenham Hotspur in their last game and left it late to claim the full three points, with a late goal to win 2-1. Following their previous win, Liverpool have gone 12 games without a single defeat and have won their previous four games on the bounce. SkyBet has Liverpool to win priced at 2/5 and with a -1 handicap they sit at 11/10.

The Reds have emerged victorious in their last three meetings with Southampton and have done so without conceding a single goal. SkyBet has Liverpool to keep another clean sheet priced at 10/11. All of Liverpool’s last four games have seen the final result end with over 2.5 goals scored and Bet365 has over 2.5 goals priced at 8/11. Sadio Mane has bagged five goals in his last four matches and can be backed to score again with SkyBet at a price of 23/20.

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