Can Southampton build upon their solid start to the season with a victory over Newcastle? Opta reveals all.
"Southampton have won 10 and lost just one of 14 previous Barclays Premier League home games against Newcastle (D3)."
Southampton have won 10 and lost just one of 14 previous Barclays Premier League home games against Newcastle (D3). The Saints are 1.824/5 to win.
The Magpies have only kept one clean sheet in their last 14 Barclays Premier League games against Southampton and have never managed a shutout against them on the south coast in 14 PL trips there. Over 2.5 goals is 2.111/10.
Indeed, Saints have scored in each of their last 24 home league games against Newcastle, last drawing a blank in February 1969. They are 1.211/5 to score against Newcastle again.
The Magpies have failed to score in seven of their last nine away league games (W1 D2 L6). A Southampton clean sheet is 2.447/5.
Overall, Alan Pardew's side have taken just five points from the last 33 on offer (W1 D2 L8). Southampton are 2.915/8 to win half-time/full-time.
Saints have only lost one of their last seven league games (W3 D3). The draw is 3.814/5.
Only at Liverpool (0.30) do Newcastle average fewer points per game than they do at Southampton (0.43) in the Premier League era (minimum four games). Southampton are 2.68/5 to win to nil.
Sadio Mané scored two and assisted four in just four Austrian Bundesliga appearances this season. Last term, he scored 13 and assisted 12 in 33 games. Mane is 2.77/4 to score.
Southampton have only lost two of their last 10 league games at St Mary's, winning four and drawing four. They are 1.222/9 in the Double Chance market.