Opta Stats: Southampton v Manchester City

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola.
Will it be another win for Pep Guardiola's Manchester City when they travel to Southampton?
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Manchester City can claim 100 points for the season with a win at Southampton. Opta rates their chances.

"If Manchester City win, they’ll be the first team to ever reach 100 points in an English top-flight campaign, breaking Liverpool’s previous record of 98 in 1978-79 (adjusted to 3 points for a win)."

Manchester City are [3.4] to win both halves.

Saints have won just one of their last nine Premier League meetings with Man City (D2 L6). The draw is [5.1]

Man City have won two of their last three visits to St Mary's in the Premier League (L1), with both victories being by a scoreline of 3-0. City are [1.44] to win again.

Southampton haven't kept a clean sheet in any of their last 12 Premier League games against Man City, shipping 27 goals in total. Over 2.5 goals is [1.57].

The Saints have collected eight points in their last four Premier League games (W2 D2), as many as they picked in the previous 12 combined (W1 D5 L6). Southampton are [8.2] to pick up a shock victory.

If Manchester City win, they'll be the first team to ever reach 100 points in an English top-flight campaign, breaking Liverpool's previous record of 98 in 1978-79 (adjusted to 3 points for a win). Manchester City are [3.4] to win both halves.

Man City could also become the first team to record 32 wins in an English top-flight campaign, with their current tally of 31 a joint-record alongside Spurs in 1960-61. The draw half-time/Manchester City full-time double result is [4.8].

Indeed, victory for the Citizens would also see them create a new record for most away wins (16) and points (50) in a Premier League season. Manchester City are [2.68] to win to nil.

In fact, in the top-flight, only Tottenham in 1960-61 have won as many as 16 away games in a single campaign, while no side has ever earned 50 points on the road, even when converting to three points for a win. City are [2.1] to win half-time/full-time.

Hughes hasn't ended on the winning side in back to back Premier League games since January 2017, when his Stoke side beat Watford and Sunderland. Southampton are [6.6] in the Draw No Bet market.

Dan Fitch 2017/18 Season P/L

Staked: 448.0 pts
Returned: 464.37 pts
P/L: +16.37 pts

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