This Premier League preview brings you coverage on two live fixtures, with the Saints playing City late on Saturday evening and West Brom facing Liverpool in the first Super Sunday offering.

Southampton vs Manchester City – Saturday 15th April 2017 – 17:30 - BT Sport

Southampton are 3/1 with Manolo Gabbiadini at 13/2 to score first.

Southampton welcome Manchester City to St.Mary's in the Premier League, with both sides looking to build on their recent results.

The Saints come into this match on the back of a 1-0 win against West Brom, with Southampton registering back to back wins.

Jordy Clasie (25) scored the only goal of the game midway through the first half, with the Dutchman scoring his first Premier League goal.

The Saints dominated possession with 58% of the ball, although West Brom dominated the shots both on and off target.

It was an excellent win for the Saints, beating West Brom at fortress Hawthorns is no easy task this season.

Dogged Performance

The Saints have had a reasonably mixed bag throughout the season, that result ensures they remain in 9th place.

They have won three of their last six matches, losing two and drawing the other match.

Despite their mixed run of form they have had a good season, also reaching the EFL Cup final.

Claude Puel's side will be looking to register three successive wins, an excellent run of form going into the business end of the season.

Saints Underdogs

Southampton come into this match as underdogs, with City's excellent season informing the bookies.

This will be a tough fixture for Claude Puel's side, with Guardiola's side enjoying a good season.

The Saints will be looking to continue their excellent recent record against Manchester City, they are unbeaten in their last three meetings.


City Mixed

Guardiola's side come into this match on the back of a 3-1 win against Hull, a great win for City.

Ahmed Elmohamady (31 og), opened the scoring for the hosts, with the right back giving the Tigers an early setback.

Sergio Aguero (48) made it 2-0 just after the restart, with the Argentine forward continuing his excellent form.

Fabian Delph (64) scored in his first start of the season, with the former Villa man blighted by injury up until now.

Andrea Ranocchia (85) pulled one back for the Tigers late on, it was nothing more than a consolation goal though.

Consistency Needed

Manchester City have been in mixed form of late, with two of every result in their last six matches.

Guardiola's men will have two aims this season, finishing in the top three if possible and securing an FA Cup win.

Manchester City remain in fourth place in the league, a win could move them above Liverpool into third place.

Same Again For Pep

The match against Southampton sees Manchester City emerge as favourites, with City's pedigree informing the bookmakers.

A win will mean they will have registered their 19th win of the season, a crucial milestone for Guardiola.

Pep will be looking for City to register their 23rd win against Southampton, in their 63rd meeting.

Man City are 4/5 with Sergio Aguero at 100/30 to open the scoring.



West Brom vs Liverpool – Sunday 16th April 2017 – 13:30 - Sky Sports 1


West Brom are 3/1 with Salomon Rondon at 13/2 to score first.

West Brom welcome Liverpool to the Hawthorns this Sunday, with the hosts looking to address their poor run of form.

West Brom come into this match on the back of a 1-0 defeat, at home against Southampton.

Jordy Clasie (25) scored the only goal of the game midway through the first half, with the Dutchman scoring his first Premier League goal.

The Saints dominated possession with 58% of the ball, although West Brom dominated the shots both on and off target.

It was another poor performance from the Baggies, who are now without a win in their last three matches.

Baggies Poor Run Of Form

It has been a breakthrough season for West Brom, they have been absolutely phenomenal for the most part.

The club find themselves behind Everton, who are now seven points ahead of them in 7th.

Tony Pulis' side have a poor record in the last six matches, with one win, one draw and four defeats.

They come into this match in 8th place in the Premier League, which is an incredible position for the club to be in.

Baggies Underdogs

West Brom come into this match as underdogs, despite home advantage and their excellent season.

The Baggies face a challenge in the form of Liverpool, they will be looking to avoid three successive defeats and two at home.

Tony Pulis side will be targeting a first win in the Premier League against Liverpool since the 2013 season.

West Brom

Reds In Great Form

The Reds come into this match on the back of a 2-1 win against Stoke, another good result for Liverpool.

Jon Walters (44) opened the scoring for the home side, with Walters a lifelong Everton fan continuing his excellent run against the Reds.

It wasn't until the introductions of Firmino and Coutinho that Liverpool found an extra gear.

Phillipe Coutinho (70) scored his second goal in as many games, to level the scoring for Liverpool.

Fellow Brazillian Roberto Firmino (72) scored the winner just two minutes later, with an incredible volley.

Mixed Season So Far

Liverpool started the season in excellent fashion, but they have struggled to beat the sides below them.

They were looking like the only realistic challengers to Chelsea at one stage, they now find themselves 3rd in the table.

Jurgen Klopp's men are in excellent form, they are now undefeated in their last six matches.

They have won four and drawn two of those matches, they will be targeting back to back wins in this fixture.

Key Match For Klopp

The match against West Brom is another key match for Liverpool, they go into the match as heavy favourites.

Liverpool have to find a way to win these types of games, they are without key players Mane and Lallana though.

Liverpool will be looking to continue their overall record against West Brom. They have won 53, drawn 34 and lost 29 of their 116 meetings.

Liverpool are 10/11 with Roberto Firmino and Divock Origi at 4/1 to open the scoring.


Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Gabbiadini to score first @ 13/2 and Manchester City to win 2-1 @ 7/1

Tip 2 –Origi to score first @ 4/1 and West Brom to win 2-1 @ 12/1

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