Opta Stats: Southampton v Leicester City

Will Ronald Koeman still be applauding after Southampton's game with Leicester?
Will Ronald Koeman still be applauding after Southampton's game with Leicester?

Southampton will be looking to extend their surprising run when they face a Leicester side in the relegation zone. Opta rates their chances.

"Southampton have conceded just five league goals this season; fewer than any other team in England’s top four divisions."

They are 2.265/4 to keep a clean sheet.

Victor Wanyama has scored three goals in his last six Premier League appearances, having failed to net in his previous 26. Wanyama is 8.07/1 to score again.

The last eight league meetings between Leicester and Southampton have been in the Championship, with the teams drawing both matches the last time they were together in the top flight in 2003-04. The draw is 4.94/1.

Southampton have conceded just five league goals this season; fewer than any other team in England's top four divisions. They are 2.265/4 to keep a clean sheet.

Leicester City have failed to score in four of their last five Premier League matches. The Saints are 2.37 to win to nil.

The Saints have won five and lost none of their last seven Premier League matches at St Mary's. They are 1.4640/85 to win again.

Southampton have conceded only three goals in their last nine on home soil and kept six clean sheets in that run. Under 2.5 goals is 2.265/4.

If Southampton win this game without conceding they will have the same W-D-L and goals conceded record as Wigan did after 11 games in 2005-06. The Latics eventually faded to finish 10th. You can lay Southampton to finish in the top six at 1.991/1.

The average finishing position for teams who have conceded five goals or fewer in their opening 10 games in the English top-flight is fourth. Southampton are 4.1 to finish in the top four.

Southampton only conceded four goals in their opening 10 Premier League games last season; they conceded 19 in their next 10, only managing one clean sheet. Both teams to score is 1.8910/11.

Leicester have attempted just one direct-free kick shot this season, which was blocked. They are 3.953/1 to be relegated.

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