Opta Stats: Southampton v Stoke

Will Claude Puel look happier after Southampton's match with Stoke?
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Two sides in poor form meet when Southampton take on Stoke. Opta presents the vital statistics.

"These two teams have met nine times in the Premier League; with them both winning two apiece and drawing the other five."

Another draw is priced at [4.0].

These two teams have met nine times in the Premier League; with them both winning two apiece and drawing the other five. Another draw is priced at [4.0].

This fixture has seen three red cards in the last five games in all competitions; including each of the last two Premier League contests. The odds of a player being sent off are [5.5].

Southampton hosted Stoke City on the last day of the season in the 2012-13 campaign; when Rickie Lambert equalised after current Stoke City striker Peter Crouch opened the scoring for the Potters. Both teams to score is [1.71].

Southampton have lost just once in 10 final day home games in the Premier League (W5 D4), a loss against Manchester United in 2005 which confirmed relegation for Southampton. The Saints are [1.81] to win.

After losing each of their first three Premier League final day contests, Stoke are unbeaten in their last five (W3 D2), including wins in each of the last three. They are [4.8] to claim all three points.

With one game to go, the Potters (41 points) are one point below their previous worst points tally in a full Premier League season (42 in 2012-13). Southampton are [2.8] to win half-time/full-time.

Regardless of the result in this match, Southampton's final Premier League points tally will be lower than in each of the last three seasons: 2015-16 (63), 2014-15 (60) and 2013-14 (56). Stoke are [3.65] in the Draw No Bet market.

Southampton have failed to score in five of their last seven Premier League matches, including the 0-0 draw with Manchester United on Wednesday night. Under 2.5 goals is [2.08].

Glen Johnson could make his 350th Premier League appearance in this match; 14 years and three months after making his debut in the competition (January 2003). Johnson is [21.0] to make the ocassion with a goal.

Mark Hughes will be looking for his 150th Premier League victory as a manager in this match - only six managers have reached his landmark (Ferguson, Wenger, Redknapp, Moyes, Allardyce and Mourinho). Stoke are [2.2] in the Double Chance market.

Dan Fitch 2016/17 Season P/L

Staked: 523 pts
Returned: 526.30 pts
P/L: +3.30 pts

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