This Premier League preview sees two televised matches this Sunday.

Tottenham vs Southampton – Sunday 19th March 2017 – 14:15 - Sky Sports 1

TottenhamTottenham are 4/6 with Heung-Min Son at 7/2 to score first.

Tottenham welcome Southampton to White Hart Lane this Sunday, with Harry Kane missing through injury.

Tottenham come into this match on the back of a 6-0 win against Millwall, an FA Cup hammering.

Christian Eriksen (31) opened the scoring for Spurs, with a superb strike to start the afternoons procession.

Heung Min Son (41, 54 & 90+2) scored a hat-trick, with his goals set to be crucial in Kane's long term absence.

Dele Alli (72) continues his impressive season, with Vincent Janssen (79) finally scoring from open play.

Excellent Start For Spurs

Spurs have enjoyed an excellent season so far, this win ensures that they will face Chelsea in the Semi-Finals of the FA Cup.

Mauricio Pochettino and his side are in 2rd place in the Premier League, a win will take them to within 7 points of leaders Chelsea.

Harry Kane had been in imperious form of late, his absence through injury could have a huge impact on Tottenham's season.

They have now won four of their last five fixtures, their defeat against Gent the only low point.

Much More To Come

Spurs come into this fixture as the favourites, with home advantage and their current position dictating the odds.

In Southampton they face a side who are in mixed form, but come into the match on the back of a great win.

Tottenham will be looking to continue their excellent overall record against Southampton, in 79 matches they have won 37, lost 24 and drawn 18.

white_hart_lane_jan_2008_2Saints In Mixed Form

Southampton come into this match on the back of a huge win, a 3-2 victory over Watford at Vicarage Road.

The Hornets got the ideal start through Troy Deeney (4), but Southampton replied through Dusan Tadic 24 minutes later (28).

Southampton took the lead just before half time, with Nathan Redmond (45+2) scoring in the dying minutes.

Stefano Okaka drew the hosts level in the 79th minute, making it 2-2 with just 11 minutes left.

Manolo Gabbiadini (83) gave the Saints the lead again, with the 3-2 scoreline coming with just seven minutes left.

Nathan Redmond (86) scored his second and the Saints fourth, with that goal proving to be the winner.

Abdoulaye Doucoure (90+4) made it a nervy finish for the Saints, with the seven goal thriller complete.

Saints Unearth Another

Claude Puel will be delighted with their performance, especially on the back of the league cup heartbreak.

Manolo Gabbiadini, the signing from Napoli has been a revelation, with five goals in his last three matches for the Saints.

They will now be looking to the Premier League, with the squad more than capable of a top ten finish.

Saints Underdogs

Southampton come into the match as underdogs, with Tottenham's pedigree and home form dictating the odds.

Claude Puel's side will be looking to build on that crucial win, and finish the league season in style.

The Saints will be looking to draw on last seasons performance, where they beat Tottenham 2-1 at White Hart Lane.

Southampton are 4/1 with Manolo Gabbiadini at 13/2 to open the scoring.


Manchester City vs Liverpool – Sunday 19th March 2017 – 16:30 - Sky Sports 1

Man City are 19/20 with Sergio Aguero at 7/2 to score first.

Manchester City welcome Liverpool to the Etihad in the Premier League, with Liverpool looking to build on their recent wins.

Guardiola's side come into this match on the back of a 3-1 defeat against Monaco, meaning they crashed out of the Champions League.

Mbappe Lottin (8) opened the scoring for Monaco, with the home side taking an early advantage.

Fabinho (29) doubled their advantage, with City going into the break 2-0 down and out on away goals.

Leroy Sane (71) gave City a lifeline, and at that stage City would have progressed into the next round.

But their appalling defence came back to haunt them, with Bakayoko (77) scoring Monaco's third of the night.

The result mean that they drew the tie 6-6, but Monaco progressed due to their three away goals a fortnight ago.

City In Good Form

City have been in good form of late, although that defeat at Monaco will have hurt Guardiola and his emerging side.

Guardiola's men will be wanting to secure a second placed finish as the minimum, they are 10 points behind Chelsea.

They are in excellent form as it stands, they still have the Premier League and the FA Cup to play for.

Same Again For Pep

The match against Liverpool sees Manchester City emerge as favourites, with their excellent form finding favour with the bookies.

They face a Liverpool side who have yet to lose to a top six opponent, they will have to defend far better.

Pep will be looking for City to better their overall record against Liverpool, with City winning 42, drawing 40 and losing 74 of their 156 meetings.

City_Of_Manc_StadiumLiverpool In Good Form

The Reds come into this match on the back of a 2-1 win against Burnley, an excellent win for Jurgen Klopp.

It was the perfect start for Burnley, with Ashley Barnes (7) giving the Clarets a deserved lead after a sumptuous ball from Matt Lowton.

Georginio Wijnaldum (45+1), equalised for the visitors on the stroke of half-time it proved to be a crucial intervention.

Emre Can produced a moment of magic just after the hour mark (61), to give Liverpool an undeserved lead.

Liverpool in truth were very lucky, it was a poor performance and Burnley can again count themselves unlucky.

Mixed Season So Far

Liverpool started the season in excellent fashion, but 2017 has seen them struggle but they have won successive matches.

They were looking like the only realistic challengers to Chelsea at one stage, they now find themselves 4th in the table.

Wins against Burnley and Arsenal have seen them turn their form around, a win against City will be a key victory in their race for fourth.

Key Match For Klopp

The match against Manchester City is another key match for Liverpool, they go into the match as underdogs.

With Manchester United and Arsenal enjoying games in hand, Liverpool will need to win this match to secure their top four spot.

Liverpool will be looking to continue their overall record against Manchester City. They have won 74, drawn 40 and lost 42 of their 156 meetings.

Liverpool are 13/5 with Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane at 15/2 to open the scoring.



Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Gabbiadini to score first @ 13/2 and Southampton to win 2-1 @ 16/1

Tip 2 – Aguero to score first @ 7/2 and Liverpool to win 2-1 @ 12/1

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