Sports Betting. Southampton vs Tottenham [28.12.16] : The Spurs to be tested on St Mary's Stadium

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Sports Betting. Southampton vs Tottenham [28.12.16] : The Spurs to be tested on St Mary's Stadium

Premier League

Matchday 18

28.12.2016

Bet: Southampton win

Southampton currently is a club of average means in Premier League being in the top part of standings by occupying seventh place. Sports betting experts admit that The Saints aren’t the European cups challengers but there is no a threat of relegation. Moreover, in recent matches the team shows solid performance winning three times in five last matches alongside with a single lose. That’s why bookies posted on rather low odd of 2.90 on Southampton win. According to bets, a Draw is evaluated with 3.20 odds.

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At the same time Tottenham is among club peloton that continue to pursue the leader Chelsea. While betting you should take into account that The Spurs have won two last matches. But in last five games they were beaten twice by Manchester United and Chelsea. Moreover all victories were gained over underdogs and this helped Mauricio Pochettino’s side to save fifth position in standings. So when placing bets you should remember that bookmakers consider Tottenham as narrow favourite with odds of 2.60.

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Sports betting experts noted that Tottenham almost in every match concedes goals. This is due to long injury of Toby Alderweireld which cemented the defence. Moreover, the attacking midfielder Érik Lamela is also sidelined for The Spurs as striker Vincent Janssen is in question. However, these problems should not hinder the guests from taking three points. That’s because Southampton has also several huge personnel issues. For example, defenders Jérémy Pied and Matt Targett, midfielders Jordy Clasie and Jake Hesketh as well as striker Charlie Austin are not available for this game for different reasons. So bets say that The Spurs have a reduced mighty potential.

Moreover Southampton rarely makes Total Match Goals Over 2.5 as well as Tottenham tries to play from defence without Alderweireld. That’s why gamblers may take Total Match Goals Under 2.5 with odds of 1.67. Moreover, while betting you should take into account that The Spurs in away games have a completely frustrating statistics having not win since September and losing three last matches. At the same time Southampton shows solid performance on St Mary's Stadium. So it may be risky but you should obviously try Southampton win.