Tottenham VS Southampton Prediction from 22Bet: Premier League
EPL 2019/20 is in full swing and another derby will be upon us on Saturday, September 28th, when Tottenham will face Southampton on their home turf. 22Bet,one of the new betting firms in Kenya, offers a closer look and a prediction for the match.
After amonumental Champions League season, the Spurs seem to experience an unexpectedtrend. They are unable to protect their lead, as they have only won once in the past six games. However, all of that can change this weekend as they meet the underdog Southampton in a home match.
Tottenham and Southampton Recent Performance
Pocchettino’s team has lost once again in their previous match when they met with Leicester City. Even though Harry Kane has scored in the first half, they had to be conceded in the second half and eventually lost 2-1.
The Saints were short on luck as well. They were defeated 1-3 at home when in a match with Bournemouth. Southampton couldn’t score even in an open play, with their only goal coming from a James Ward-Prose’s penalty.
What to Expect
Mauricio Pocchettino is a fan of more flexible formations, such as 4-2-3-1, 4-3-2-1 or 3-4-2-1. Spurs could stay rather calm, while later shifting to a more aggressive attacking style relying on their versatile midfielders. However, the absence of Hugo Lloris is certainly an issue, as such players as Paul Gazzaniga, Christian Eriksen or Delle Alli have not shown convincing performances just yet.
Ralph Hassenhutl often deploys the 4-2-2-2 formation, which dates back to his days with RB Leipzig. However, the team could definitely use something else, a 4-5-1 or 5-4-1 for example, as Tottenham will definitely dominate the match. Such formation might allow for a swift counter-attack, similar to what Newcastle did when they beat the Spurs at home.
Which Players Will be Most Active?
Harry Kane is still the number one scorer in Tottenham. Him, as well as Erik Lamela, Son Heung-min and Lucas Moura, will all want to shine after some of the recent disappointments.
Meanwhile, Southampton can only rely on a few noticeable players, including Nathan Redmond and Jannik Vestergaard. Danny Ings might be brought back from the bench to replace Moussa Djenepo, who will be away due to injury.
Tottenham vs Southampton Prediction
Pocchettino and the team are desperately looking for the next victory after failing in their last two games. Moreover, playing at home is a fact that will surely give them a confidence boost. Therefore, even three solid goals from the Spurs are very likely to take place on Saturday.
Betting Odds from 22Bet
As a clear favorite, Tottenham is priced to win at 1.38. Southampton’s win market is only at 4.60, whereas the odds for the draw is at 8.30.
Tip: Tottenham Hotspur to win at 1.38 odds with 22Bet. Make sure to use their 15,000 KHS sports betting welcome bonus when registering to bet on the match.