This Premier League preview sees a packed Sunday fixture list for the first time this season. Hull host Southampton at the KC Stadium, with the hosts in dire form having lost their last six successive matches. Southampton are flying high despite their defeat to Chelsea last weekend, with the Saints beating Inter Milan in the midweek Europa League fixture.

Hull vs Southampton – Sunday 6th November 2016 – 14:15

Hull

Hull welcome Southampton to the KC Stadium on Sunday afternoon, with both sides looking to better their results after last weekend's defeats.

The hosts Hull come into this match on the back of a 1-0 defeat away against Watford at Vicarage Road.

It was a cruel blow for Hull, who had looked resolute in defence up until the 83rd minute when Michael Dawson bundled the ball into his own net.

The goal was the only effort Watford had on target, which has consigned Hull to their sixth successive Premier League defeat.

Hull Can't Buy A Win

That result will have disappointed manager Mike Phelan as it extends Hull's poor record to six matches.

They haven't won in the Premier League since the 20th August, when they beat Swansea 2-0.

Hull are having problems at both ends of the pitch, they have scored just twice in their last five Premier League matches.

During that time they have conceded an incredible 16 goals and they have the worst goal difference in the Premier League as it stands.

Hosts Underdogs

Hull head into this fixture as the underdogs with their winless streak putting them at odds with the bookies, despite having home advantage.

They will be looking to register their third win of the season, they will also be looking to avoid seven successive defeats.

Mike Phelan's men will be looking to better their recent record against Southampton, they have lost their last six successive matches against the Saints.

Hull are 17/4 with Abel Hernandez at 15/2 to score first.

Hull

Southampton High On Confidence

Southampton travel to the KC in excellent form and with their confidence sky high after their midweek Europa League match.

They won their last fixture against Inter Milan 2-1, a result and performance that will have delighted Claude Puel.

Mauro Icardi (33) put the Italians in front, with Inter managerless after dispensing of Ronald De Boer's services after the weekend's defeat.

Goals from Virjil van Dijk (64), and a Nagatomo own goal (69) meant ultimately that the change in management didn't change the result.

Southampton Looking To Get Back On Track

The Saints lost their last match against Chelsea 2-0, it was their first defeat in the Premier League since the defeat against Arsenal early in September.

Claude Puel will be wanting an instant response from his players in this fixture, he will also be wanting to use the momentum from the excellent win against Inter.

Southampton have been one of the form teams in the Premier League and a win against Hull will take them to 16 points from 11 games.

Saints Favourites

Southampton come into this match as favourites, with the clubs form at the opposite end of table compared to their hosts.

This will be a tough fixture for the Claude Puel's side, with Southampton only winning once away from home against West Ham.

The Saints will be looking to continue their excellent record against Hull, in 12 meetings they have won 8, drawn once and lost just three times.

Southampton are 7/10 with Charlie Austin at 17/2 to open the scoring.

 

In the live fixture, high-flying Liverpool take on Watford at Anfield. Jurgen Klopp's men are in excellent form heading into this match, with five wins and a draw in their last six matches. Watford are also in excellent form, they have lost just one of their last six matches and they will be looking to cause an upset in this match.

Liverpool vs Watford – Sunday 6th November 2016 – 14:15 - Sky Sports 1

Liverpool

Liverpool welcome Watford to Anfield on Sunday afternoon, with both sides looking to maintain their excellent recent results.

The hosts Liverpool come into this match on the back of a 4-2 win away against Crystal Palace last Saturday.

Goals from Emre Can (16), Dejan Lovren (21), Joel Matip (44) and Roberto Firmino (71) gave Liverpool four goals away from home and three points.

James McArthur's rare double (18, 33) pegged Liverpool back twice but ultimately Palace failed to defend properly and it has cost them dear.

Reds In Excellent Form

That result will have delighted manager Jurgen Klopp, with Liverpool on a run of five wins in six matches in the Premier League.

The only dropped points were in the match against Manchester United, with a 0-0 draw which ensured they remained unbeaten.

Liverpool are the joint top goal scorers in the league, level with Manchester City on 24 goals with the defence their only real problem.

They have shipped 13 goals in the season so far, with that figure the joint highest in the top nine sides, along with Watford.

Hosts Red Hot Favourites

Liverpool head into this fixture as the heavy favourites with their excellent league form and home advantage taken into account.

They will be looking to register their eighth win of the season, they will also be looking to keep pace with Manchester City and Arsenal who play before them.

Jurgen Klopp's men will be looking to continue their excellent record against Watford, they have won six of their last seven meetings against the Hornets.

Liverpool are 2/7 with Daniel Sturridge, Roberto Firmino and Divock Origi at 7/2 to score first.

Liverpool

Watford In Excellent Form

Watford travel Anfield in excellent form and with their confidence sky high after their win last weekend.

They won their last fixture against Hull 1-0, a result that will have delighted manager Walter Mazzarri, despite putting in a below par performance.

It was a cruel blow for Hull, who had looked resolute in defence up until the 83rd minute when Michael Dawson bundled the ball into his own net.

The goal was the only effort Watford had on target, which has consigned Hull to their sixth successive Premier League defeat.

Hornets Looking To Continue Momentum

The Hornets will be looking to continue their excellent recent form in the Premier League, with defeat against Burnley their only blemish in recent times.

Despite a tough start to life as Watford manager, Walter Mazzarri's side have found a great formula recently and are above Manchester United in the table as it stands.

Watford have been solid at the back, conceding just five goals in their last six matches, they find themselves eight points behind their hosts going into this match.

Hornets Underdogs

Watford come into this match as underdogs, despite the Hornets suffering just one defeat in their last six matches.

This will be a tough fixture for the Walter Mazzarri's side, with Liverpool in excellent from and Watford's away record poor in comparison with their form at Vicarage Road.

The Hornets will be looking to better their overall record against Liverpool, in 20 meetings they have won 4, drawn once and lost 15 times.

Watford are 9/1 with Troy Deeney and Odion Ighalo at 10/1 to open the scoring.

 

Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Austin to score first @ 17/2 and Southampton to win 2-1 @ 7/1

Tip 2 – Firmino to score first @ 7/2 and Liverpool to win 2-1 @ 8/1

 

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