Opta Stats: Southampton v Newcastle

Will Mauricio Pellegrino be smiling after Southampton's clash with Newcastle?
Will Mauricio Pellegrino be smiling after Southampton's clash with Newcastle?

Can Southampton get back to form when they host Newcastle? Opta gives their statistical verdict.

"Newcastle have conceded just 10 goals in their last 13 Premier League games and never more than twice in a match."

Under 2.5 goals is 1.794/5.

Southampton have won more Premier League games in total (15) and at home (12) against Newcastle than they have against any other side in the competition. The Saints are 1.8910/11 to win.

Newcastle have failed to keep an away clean sheet against Southampton in the top-flight in each of their last 26 games, since a 0-0 draw in February 1969. Over 2.5 goals is 2.245/4.

Newcastle have won just once in 16 Premier League away games versus Saints (W1 D3 L12). Southampton are 1.374/11 in the Draw No Bet market.

The Magpies have won just five points from their last 42 available on the road in the Premier League (W1 D2 L11), with that win coming at Swansea last month. Southampton are 3.052/1 to win half-time/full-time.

Newcastle have conceded just 10 goals in their last 13 Premier League games and never more than twice in a match. Under 2.5 goals is 1.794/5.

The last time they shipped three goals in a Premier League game was their last visit to St Mary's - a 1-3 loss in April 2016. Both teams to score is 1.991/1.

Saints have failed to score in eight of their last nine home Premier League matches, with the exception being a 3-2 win against West Ham in August. Newcastle are 4.3310/3 to keep a clean sheet.

Rafael Benitez has failed to collect a single point in his three previous Premier League visits to St. Mary's - all with different teams. He lost there with Liverpool in January 2005, Chelsea in March 2013 and Newcastle in April 2016. The draw half-time/Southampton full-time double result is 4.84/1.

Since the start of last season, Charlie Austin is Southampton's top scorer at home in the Premier League despite playing just 12 times (five goals). Austin is 2.8815/8 to score.

Shane Long scored in both games the last times these sides met in 2015-16. He's scored two goals and assisted a further two in his last three Premier League games against the Magpies. Long is 3.259/4 to find the net.

Dan Fitch 2017/18 Season P/L

Staked: 45 pts
Returned: 41.09 pts
P/L: -3.91 pts

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