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Opta Stats: Manchester United v Southampton

Will there be more goals for Robin van Persie and United?

Manchester United have scored in 25 of their 27 previous Premier League games against Southampton and have scored at least twice in eight of their last nine PL games versus them. Over 2.5 goals can be backed at 1.434/9.

It's the Red Devils against the Saints, when Manchester United host Southampton. Opta has all the vital statistics.

The Red Devils have dropped just two points in 13 Premier League home games against Southampton (W12 D1). United are 1.748/11 to be leading at half-time/full/time

Manchester United have scored in 25 of their 27 previous Premier League games against Southampton and have scored at least twice in eight of their last nine PL games versus them. Over 2.5 goals can be backed at 1.434/9.

Robin van Persie has scored four goals in three Premier League appearances against Southampton, including a hat-trick in Manchester United's 3-2 win at St Marys earlier this season. You can get odds of 1.715/7 that another hat-trick will be scored during this game. 

Morgan Schneiderlin has made more tackles than any other player in the Premier League this season (90) and only Sandro (80) has made more interceptions than the Frenchman (72). A Southampton clean sheet can be backed at 17.5n/a.

Paul Scholes has been given six cautions in the Premier League this season, despite playing only 682 minutes; meaning he has been given a yellow card every 114 mins on average. Manchester United are the 4.57/2 outsiders to win the bookings match bet

Wayne Rooney has scored five goals in his last five Premier League appearances and has three goals in his last three PL games against Southampton. Rooney is 4.3100/30 to score first

Manchester United have currently won 299 home games in the Premier League; more than any other side. United are just 1.241/4 to win their 300th home game against Southampton.

Manchester United have seen 16 different players score a Premier League goal for them this season; more than any other side. Alex Ferguson's side are 1.654/6 to score in both halves

The Red Devils have won 29 of a possible 33 points from their last 11 Premier League games (W9 D2). They are the 1.42/5 favourites to win the Premier League

Southampton have lost none of their last six Premier League matches, but five of these have ended in a draw (W1 D5). The Saints are 3.55/2 to be relegated

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29 January 2013

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