Opta Stats: Watford v Southampton

Can Mauricio Pellegrino inspire Southampton when they visit Watford?
Can Mauricio Pellegrino inspire Southampton when they visit Watford?
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Will Watford or Southampton bring their mutual poor form to an end when they meet on Saturday? Opta gives their statistical verdict.

"There have been 34 goals scored in the last eight meetings between these sides at Vicarage Road in all competitions (19 for Watford, 15 for Southampton), at an average of over four per game."

Over 2.5 goals is [2.0].

Watford's only home Premier League victory against Southampton came in their very first such meeting against them - winning 3-2 back in December 1999 (D1 L1 since). They are [2.52] to win.

Saints haven't lost both league meetings against Watford in a season since the 2007-08 Championship campaign. The draw is [3.45].

There have been 34 goals scored in the last eight meetings between these sides at Vicarage Road in all competitions (19 for Watford, 15 for Southampton), at an average of over four per game. Over 2.5 goals is [2.0].

Watford have lost six of their last seven Premier League games, winning the other against Leicester. Southampton are [2.24] Draw No Bet.

The Hornets have dropped 16 points from winning positions in the Premier League this season - more than any other side. A Watford half-time/draw full-time double result is [15.5].

Saints are winless in nine Premier League games (D4 L5); only West Bromwich Albion are on a longer current run in the division (20). Watford are [1.78] Draw No Bet.

Indeed, Southampton last had a longer run without a win in the division back in January 2005 (10 games). Watford are [1.45] Double Chance.

Marco Silva's side have won just 48% of their Premier League points in home games this season (12/25) - the lowest ration in the division. Southampton are [1.64] Double Chance.

Nathan Redmond has scored four goals and provided one assist in his five Premier League games against Watford - he's scored more against the Hornets than he has any other opponent in the competition. Redmond is [5.0] to score.

Abdoulaye Doucoure has scored in both of his Premier League games against Southampton, including his first ever goal in the competition in March 2017. Doucoure is [6.0] to find the net.

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