Southampton vs Burnley – Saturday 4th November 2017 – 15:00 

Southampton are 8/13 with Manolo Gabbiadini at 7/2 to score first.

Southampton face Burnley at St.Mary's on Saturday afternoon, in another round of games in the Premier League.

The Saints come into this match in mixed form, drawing their last match against Brighton 1-1.

It was a tight contest between the South Coast sides, it was their first top flight meeting since 1983.

Steven Davis (7) scored Southampton's opener, giving the Saints the lead away from home.

Glenn Murray equalised for the Seagulls (52), his header giving Brighton a share of the spoils come the final whistle.





New Manager 

It has been another season of change for Southampton on the managerial front, with Mauricio Pellegrino now in the hot seat.

It's been a tough start for the new Saints manager, their record in the last six is mixed, with two of every result.

They find themselves in 10th place in the table, an excellent position to be in come the end of the season.

In Burnley, they face a tough proposition, with Sean Dyche's men one of the sides of the season.


Saints Favourites

Southampton come into this match as the favourites, with home advantage informing the odds.

Mauricio Pellegrino's men will be looking to win this fixture, giving them their fourth win this season.

The Saints will be looking to make it 11 wins in 29 matches against Burnley.

Fighting Draw

Burnley come into this match on the back of a 1-0 win against Newcastle, another great result for Sean Dyche's men.

Jeff Hendrick scored the only goal of a tight encounter (74) with 16 minutes to spare, in a tough result for Newcastle.

The Magpies just edged possession (52%), but they had the same amount of shots (12) and the same shots on target (5).

Sean Dyche's men have been one of the surprise packages of the season, it has seen Dyche linked with respective roles at Leicester and Everton.


One Defeat

Burnley have had an excellent start to the season, they have also lost just one of their last six matches.

They have won two and drawn three of their last six matches, an excellent return for the Clarets.

Sean Dyche's side are in 7th place in the Premier League, with 16 points from their opening ten games.

Burnley have had an excellent record away from home this season, they have already secured more away points this season than the entirety of last season.


Clarets Underdogs

Sean Dyche's side come into this match as underdogs, despite their excellent recent form.

This will be a tough match for Burnley, with Southampton looking to produce a solid home performance.

The Clarets will be looking for their second successive win against Southampton.

Burnley are 19/4 with Chris Wood at 11/2 to open the scoring.



Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Vokes to score first @ 6/1

Tip 2 – 1-1 draw @ 11/2

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