Opta Stats: Southampton v Huddersfield

Can Mauricio Pellegrino inspire Southampton when they host Huddersfield?
Can Mauricio Pellegrino inspire Southampton when they host Huddersfield?

Southampton can move level on points with Huddersfield if they win on Saturday. Opta rates their chances.

"Saints haven’t kept a clean sheet in any of their last nine Premier League games – the joint-longest current run in the competition, along with Newcastle."

Both teams to score is 2.111/10.

Southampton have won their last three home matches against Huddersfield in all competitions, scoring 13 goals and conceding just once. They are 1.645/8 to win again.

Huddersfield's last top-flight visit to Southampton is also the last time they won away from home against the Saints, winning 2-1 at the Dell in September 1971. The Terriers are 6.611/2 to roll back the years.

Saints have won just one of their last nine Premier League games (D3 L5) and are winless in their last five (D2 L3). The draw is 4.03/1.

Southampton have lost just one of their last 26 home Premier League games against newly promoted sides (W17 D8), losing 0-1 against Cardiff in April 2014. The draw half-time/Southampton full-time double result is 4.57/2.

Huddersfield's 4-1 win at Watford last weekend ended a run of seven consecutive away Premier League games without a goal (D1 L6). Both of their away victories in the Premier League have been by a three-goal margin (3-0 vs Crystal Palace). Huddersfield are 4.94/1 in the Draw No Bet market.

Southampton have won 10 and lost none of their last 11 home league games against sides since from Yorkshire losing 2-1 to Sheffield United in February 2009. They are 2.568/5 to win half-time/full-time.

13% of Huddersfield's Premier League goals this season have been own goals by the opposition (2/16); the highest such ratio in the division. Over 2.5 goals is 2.1411/10.

Saints haven't kept a clean sheet in any of their last nine Premier League games - the joint-longest current run in the competition, along with Newcastle. Both teams to score is 2.111/10.

Charlie Austin has had a hand in six goals in seven previous league appearances against the Terriers (four goals, two assists). Austin is 2.26/5 to find the net.

Laurent Depoitre has scored two goals and provided an assist in his last two Premier League games - this after netting just twice in his first 13 in the competition. Depoitre is 4.57/2 to find the net.

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