Opta Stats: Southampton v Stoke

Who will win the battle of the red and white stripes at St Mary's?

Victory for Southampton could see them leapfrog their opponents Stoke and grab a bigger share of Premier League prize money. 

"The Saints are without a win in five successive Premier League matches (D3 L2); netting just two goals during this run. You can back the draw at 14/53.85."

The last three league meetings between Southampton and Stoke have seen 16 goals scored; an average of 5.3 goals a game. Over 7/24.5 goals is available at 8/19.2.

Southampton have won six and drawn one of their last seven home games against Stoke City in all competitions. Back Southampton to beat Stoke at 4/51.8.

The Saints are without a win in five successive Premier League matches (D3 L2); netting just two goals during this run. You can back the draw at 14/53.85.

Stoke City have scored only five goals in their last 10 Premier League away matches. Southampton are 5/42.3 to keep a clean sheet.

Despite a slight upturn in fortune recently, Stoke have still won the fewest Premier League points in 2013 so far (12). Sunderland are 2.75 to win to nil.

Southampton have scored just one goal in their last six hours and 31 minutes of Premier League football. Stoke are 4/15.0 to keep a clean sheet.

The Saints have dropped a league-high tally of 29 points from winning positions in the Premier League this season. Stoke are 22/123.0 to win from behind.

Morgan Schneiderlin has made both more tackles (144) and more interceptions (138) in the Premier League this season than any other player. Southampton are 2.75 to win to nil.

Frank Lampard (15) is the only English player to have scored more Premier League goals than Rickie Lambert (14) this season, but the Saints' striker is currently on a run of nine hours and 24 minutes without a goal in the competition. Lambert is 6/42.48 to break his duck.

Stoke City have committed the most fouls (478) and been given the most yellow cards (76) in the Premier League this season, while only Arsenal (5) have been given more red cards than the Potters (4). You can find odds of 5/16.0 that a red card will be shown in this match.

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