Tip Southampton - Brighton
Prediction published on December 2, 2021 at 5:37 AM - Modified on December 2, 2021 at 6:37 AM
Southampton welcomes Brighton to St Mary’s Stadium for this Matchday 15 encounter. The home side are in 15th position with 15 points while the visitors find themselves in 7th position with 19 points. The home side will be disappointed that they drew their last match against Leicester having twice led in the match. They are now three matches without a win in the league. They know any more dropped points could result in them falling into the relegation zone as they are only five points from the 18th placed team. Southampton have a decent home record with four draws and two wins at home. They have only suffered one defeat at home. They have failed to beat Brighton in their last four home matches with the last home win coming in the 2011 season in a Championship match.
Brighton have been going through a slump and have not had a win in their last ten matches. They have had an incredible eight draws in those 10 matches including a 1-1 draw away to West Ham in their last match. They had an excellent start to the season and were in the European qualifying positions at one stage but now they find themselves four points away from Arsenal who have played a game less. Brighton have only managed to score four goals in their last five away matches at under one goal per match.
Key points Southampton - Brighton
In only two of Southampton’s last seven home matches has there been more than 2.5 goals been scored.
In only three of the last nine matches between these sides has there been over 2.5 goals scored.
The home team has failed to win the last ten matches between these sides.
Brighton have kept only one clean sheet in their last six away matches.
Conclusion Southampton - Brighton
The home team has had very little success in this fixture and there is history of this fixture being low scoring. We are backing the under 2.5 goals in this match with the possibility of yet another draw between these teams.