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Our betting experts at Ronaldo.com preview the Premier League round 4 game between Southampton and Man Utd and offer team stats, fixture history and the best betting suggestions for the match.

The Premier League game at St. Mary’s Stadium this coming Saturday will see visitors Man Utd facing home side Southampton.

Erik ten Hag’s men head to the south coast on the back of a stunning 2-1 win over Liverpool, boosted by the €70 million summer arrival of Casemiro from Real Madrid, who could make his debut against the Saints.

Position in the Premier League standings: Southampton vs Man Utd

Glancing at the Premier League table, it is obvious that this match is vital for the opposing teams as there is only one point difference between them. Meaning that in this round 4 league match for Man Utd, they have an opportunity to catch up or even climb past Southampton in the league standings. Southampton, who ranks number 11 with four points, will do their best at least maintain the current gap to their upcoming opponents. All in all, there is much at stake this coming Saturday and a lot to be thrilled about.

Latest form and fixture history of Southampton against Man Utd

The Saints are in a nice flow

Southampton should be high on confidence, as their last three matches saw them gain seven points. They started off drawing 2-2 with Leeds, before beating first Leicester by 1-2, then Cambridge U in a 0-3 win.

Red Devils hoping for a fresh start

Man Utd go into this encounter hoping to turn a page, as performances in recent matches have been pretty scrappy. They have collected one win from their last three matches, as Brighton won by 1-2. Brentford were too strong as well, winning 4-0, before Man Utd won 2-1 against Liverpool.

Fixture history: Southampton vs Man Utd

It finished all square on when Southampton last faced Man Utd in the Premier League. With both denying to back down, the scoreboard said 1-1 in the end. Depending on your betting strategy, another draw will no doubt spike up your next accumulator.

Betting stats and facts for Southampton and Man Utd

Here are some interesting betting-relevant facts based on statistics from the last couple of matches that Southampton and Man Utd played across all tournaments.

  • Southampton have scored in 21 of the last 22 home matches
  • In 9 of the last 11 home matches Southampton played, both teams scored
  • In 5 of the last 6 matches Southampton played, both teams scored
  • Southampton have conceded in 10 of the last 11 home matches
  • Southampton have not won 8 of the last 10 home matches
  • Manchester United have conceded in 19 of the last 21 matches
  • Manchester United have conceded in 14 of the last 15 away matches
  • Manchester United have lost 7 of the last 9 away matches
  • In 6 of the last 8 matches Manchester United played, both teams scored
  • Manchester United have not won 8 of the last 10 away matches
  • Southampton have not won the last 12 matches versus Manchester United in a row
  • Southampton have not won the last 11 home matches versus Manchester United in a row
  • In 9 of the last 11 home matches Southampton versus Manchester United played, both teams scored
  • In 7 of the last 8 matches Southampton versus Manchester United played, both teams scored
  • Southampton have conceded in 14 of the last 16 home matches versus Manchester United

Players to zoom in on in Southampton vs Man Utd

James Ward-Prowse is one of the Southampton players, who is expected to score on a regular basis. His current season total is two goals. Man Utd have their eyes fixed on Cristiano Ronaldo, who is on a single goal so far this campaign. No doubt more will follow soon, when he hits his stride.

Best betting tips: Southampton vs Man Utd

In conclusion, we present betting tips for this Premier League match, which are based on the above statements. Besides the main prediction for this game, we have also come up with some lower and higher-risk alternatives.

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