It's a south coast derby as Southampton take on Brighton. Opta presents the tale of the tape.
"After winning two of their first three top-flight clashes against Brighton, Southampton have won just one of the last six (D3 L2)."
The draw is 3.55/2.
After winning two of their first three top-flight clashes against Brighton, Southampton have won just one of the last six (D3 L2). The draw is 3.55/2.
Brighton have failed to score in their last two away league trips to Southampton, they last went three in a row without scoring there in November 1953. Under 2.5 goals is 1.664/6.
Southampton have only lost one of their last 27 Premier League home games against newly promoted teams (W17 D9) and are unbeaten in each of the last 11. They are 1.794/5 to win.
Brighton are yet to score in their three previous Premier League midweek games (Tuesday and Wednesday), drawing 0-0 with Crystal Palace and losing 2-0 against both Tottenham and Chelsea. Southampton are 2.0521/20 to keep a clean sheet.
Saints are winless in their last 11 Premier League games (D6 L5), just one short of their longest ever winless run in the competition (12 games ending March 1995). Brighton are 2.245/4 in the Double Chance market.
The Seagulls have scored fewer away goals than any other Premier League side this season (5), failing to score in nine of their 12 games on the road this season, including each of the last six. Under 1.5 goals is 2.9215/8.
Southampton have scored in each of their last six Premier League home games, netting nine goals in total. Their previous nine at St Mary's in the competition had come over a period of 14 games. Over 2.5 goals is 2.447/5.
Indeed, Saints have also conceded in each of those six games - only once in the Premier League have they had a longer run of both scoring and conceding in home games (8 games between February and August 2016). Both teams to score is 2.26/5.
Saints have dropped a league-high nine points from leading positions in Premier League home games this season. The Southampton half-time/draw full-time double result is 18.5.
Pascal Gross has had a hand in 53% of Brighton's 17 Premier League goals this season (4 goals, 5 assists), the highest ratio in the division. Gross is 6.05/1 to score.