Opta Stats: Southampton v West Ham United

Will Ronald Koeman mastermind a Southampton victory over West Ham?
Will Ronald Koeman mastermind a Southampton victory over West Ham?

With the Premier League giants snapping at their heels, can Southampton keep them at bay with a win over West Ham? Opta provides the answers.

"Southampton have conceded the fewest goals in the Premier League this season (17) and no side has kept more clean sheets (11, level with Chelsea)."

They are 7/52.4 to not concede.

Southampton have won only one of their last seven home Barclays Premier League matches where the opposition has scored. You can lay them at 4/51.77.

Mark Noble has scored more Premier League goals against Southampton (3) than versus any other opponent. Noble is 6.5 to add to his tally.

Carlton Cole has netted four goals in his last five Premier League games against the Saints. Cole is 5/16.0 to find the net.

The Hammers have won just one of their last seven Premier League away games (W1 D3 L3). The draw is 3.9.

Following five successive wins, Southampton have lost three of their last six Premier League home matches (W2 D1 L3). West Ham are 9/25.5 to win.

Southampton have hit the woodwork 14 times in the Premier League this season; more often than any other team. Graziano Pelle is responsible for six of these. West Ham are 9/25.5 to keep a clean sheet.

Sadio Mané has scored four in his last five Premier League games and in four successive PL starts. Mane is 85/403.1 to score.

Southampton have conceded the fewest goals in the Premier League this season (17) and no side has kept more clean sheets (11, level with Chelsea). They are 7/52.4 to not concede.

West Ham's next Premier League defeat will be their 300th in the competition. Southampton are 8/111.76 to win.

The Hammers have scored a league-high 14 headed goals this season, while Diafra Sakho has scored two more than any other player in the league (5).Sakho is 3/14.0 to score (with any part of his body).

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