Opta Stats: Southampton v Swansea

Will Claude Puel look happier after Southampton's match with Swansea?
Will Claude Puel look happier after Southampton's match with Swansea?

Southampton could climb out of the relegation zone with the right result against Swansea. Opta weighs up the odds.

"Only Chelsea (7) have allowed their opponents fewer shots on target than Southampton (10) in the opening four matchdays."

Under 2.5 goals is 1.845/6.

Southampton have lost just one of their previous eight Premier League games against the Swans (W5 D2). They are 1.738/11 to win.

Swansea have failed to score in five of their last seven league games against Southampton. The Saints are 2.26/5 to keep a clean sheet.

All of Swansea's three Premier League goals against Southampton have been scored in the 73rd minute or later. The Southampton half-time/draw full-time double result is 18.5.

The last time Southampton failed to win any of their first five games in a Premier League season was in 2000-01. You can lay them at 1.748/11.

Three of Swansea's four league goals this season have been scored by Leroy Fer. He's 5.04/1 to score.

Gylfi Sigurdsson's penalty against Chelsea last weekend made him Swansea's all-time top scorer in the Premier League (26 goals). Sigurdsson is 3.814/5 to score.

Only Chelsea (7) have allowed their opponents fewer shots on target than Southampton (10) in the opening four matchdays. Under 2.5 goals is 1.845/6.

Southampton are currently on the longest run in the Premier League without keeping a clean sheet (16 games). Over 2.5 goals is 2.1411/10.

The last Southampton manager to fail to win any of their first five Premier League games at the club was Harry Redknapp, who didn't win any of his first seven games in Dec 2004-Jan 2005. Swansea are 6.05/1 to win.

There has been a goal scored in the final 11 minutes of each Premier League game involving Swansea City this season; three of which have changed the outcome of the game. The draw half-time/Swansea full-time double result is 12.5.

Dan Fitch 2016/17 Season PL

Staked: 43 pts
Returned: 45.8 pts
P/L: +2.8 pts

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