Southampton – Liverpool BETTING TIPS (11.01.2017)
Southampton and Liverpool are playing at St. Mary’s Stadium, Southampton, in a game in the first leg of the League Cup semi-finals.
The history of clashes between the two emblems favors the Liverpool side: in the last 10 matches played for several competitions, the visiting team won 5 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses.
The Southampton side arrive in this match with a two-ball draw at Norwich, adding to their fourth consecutive game without a win in official matches: Whittaker (2) and Naismith (2) signed the goals. In the previous qualifiers, the home team eliminated Crystal Palace, Sunderland and Arsenal.
In the last 10 games, Claude Puel’s team scored an average of 1.1 goals and conceded an average of 1.6 goals per game, showing some shortcomings in the relegated sector. Note that 60% of these games ended with more than two goals in the final score.
The worst time for homemakers is between 76 ‘and 90’, when they scored 2 goals and conceded 8 goals. It is important to remember that the team opened the scoring in 5 of the last 10 games, and in only 2 of these matches was winning in the late 90’s.
The Liverpool side arrives at this unmotivated game as the home side draws against Plymouth, their opponents in the English fourth division. In the previous qualifiers, visitors eliminated Burton, Derby County, Tottenham and Leeds United.
Looking at the previous 10 games it is possible to see that the visitors scored on average 2 goals and conceded an average of 0.9 goals per game, showing great quality in the offensive sector. Of note 50% of the games ended with more than two goals in the final score.
Jürgen Klopp’s best period was between 61 and 75, when they scored five goals and did not suffer any attempts. To highlight that in the 8 games in which he opened the scoring, however, in 5 of these bouts was winning in the late 90 ‘.