Opta Stats: Southampton v Chelsea

Can Chelsea continue their march towards the title when they face Southampton?
Can Chelsea continue their march towards the title when they face Southampton?
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Fourth meets first as Southampton play host to Chelsea. Opta are on hand with the vital statistics.

"Southampton have won just one of the last 10 Barclays Premier League matches against Chelsea (W1 D3 L6)."

Chelsea are 1.8910/11 to win.

Southampton have won just one of the last 10 Barclays Premier League matches against Chelsea (W1 D3 L6). Chelsea are 1.8910/11 to win.

The Blues have scored in each of their last nine league trips to Southampton, netting more than once six times in this run. Over 2.5 goals is 2.26/5.

Shane Long has scored in three of his last four Premier League starts against the Blues. Long is 4.1 to find the net.

Southampton have kept six clean sheets in the last nine Premier League matches at St Mary's. The Saints are 4.84/1 to not concede.

Cesc Fabregas is only three third player in Premier League history to rack up double figures for assists in five
separate seasons (Ryan Giggs and Wayne Rooney). Fabregas is 4.77/2 to find the net himself.

Chelsea have lost just one of their last 12 Premier League away matches (W8 D3 L1). They are 3.02/1 to win half-time/full-time.

Chelsea have played Southampton six times before between Christmas and New Year's Day in the Premier League, with two draws and two wins apiece. The draw is 3.711/4.

There have been just six goals scored in the five previous Premier League games played at St Mary's between Christmas and New Year. Under 2.5 goals is 1.824/5.

Graziano Pelle has scored seven goals in his last eight Premier League matches at St Mary's. Pelle is 3.3512/5 to score.

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