Bournemouth vs Southampton predictions for Sunday’s Premier League derby on the south coast. Southampton make the short journey down the south coast to face off with rivals Bournemouth in Sunday’s first Premier League clash. Read on for all our free predictions and betting tips.
Bournemouth vs Southampton:Both Teams To Score
Bournemouth vs Southampton:Draw 1-1
Reason For Bournemouth vs Southampton Betting Tips
Bournemouth have their south coast rivals Southampton on Sunday, and to be straightforward the two teams will think back on their season so far with a level of dismay. Bournemouth were fantastic going ahead last season and contributed heavily finished the mid year, while Southampton had a season modifying last year and were trusting that their interminable supply of youth prospects would come great again this season. In reality, neither one of the teams has satisfied expectations.
Admittedly both have had some achievement as of late. Bournemouth hammered Huddersfield 4-0 in mid-November yet have since drawn away to Swansea and lost against the in frame Burnley in midweek. Meanwhile, Southampton pulled off an immense win last end of the week as they battered Everton 4-1, yet they will be disappointed to have lost their hard battled outing to The Etihad in midweek.
Overall, the Cherries have performed better finished the past couple of months. They have won three of their last six in the Premier League, yet the last two displays have been real let downs. Southampton, then again, have lost three of their last four however demonstrated some real guarantee in the last two games.
Bournemouth had a particularly poor start to the season as well, which means that they sit all the way down in fifteenth position in the Premier League, only four points above the drop zone. They are just two points behind The Saints however, and would leapfrog their rivals with a win on Sunday.
Scoring has been Southampton’s main issue this season, yet their issues have largely come at St Mary’s. Away from home they have actually discovered the net in four of their six league games, although their beforehand strong protection has let in eight goals in the last four games.
Bournemouth have a similar issue at the back, keeping only two clean sheets in their seven home games however finding the net in four of them as well. Both hope to have enhanced going ahead lately as well, so backing Both Teams to Score could be a decent move going into this game. At last we’re expecting a stalemate however, so we’re also settling on a 1-1 revise score forecasts.
Southampton have won four, drawn two, and lost one of their last six gatherings with Bournemouth.
Bournemouth versus Southampton Stats
Bournemouth have recorded only one win in their last nine league gatherings with Southampton (W1 D2 L6), winning 2-0 in this exact fixture in March 2016.
After losing their initial eight Premier League games on a Sunday, scoring four goals and surrendering 21, the Cherries have gotten four points from their last three (W1 D1 L1).
Southampton have won only one of their last seven away league games on a Sunday (D4 L2), however this came at Bournemouth in December last season (3-1).
This is Southampton’s most minimal points tally after 14 games of a Premier League season (16) since 2012-13 (12) – they completed that campaign in fourteenth place.
Bournemouth Team News
Junior Stanislas is an uncertainty for The Cherries, while Brad Smith, Tyrone Mings, and Adam Federici are all harmed as well.
Southampton Team News
Matt Targett is a slight uncertainty for Southampton, with Cedric Soares improbable to take part after getting a thump.