Manchester United vs Southampton Preview, Tips and Odds

Manchester United and Southampton will meet on Saturday for their game of round 29 of the Premier League. The Red Devils are 5th in the standings with 55 points, one less than 4th placed Arsenal, but also just two more than Chelsea who are 6th. Southampton managed to escape the relegation zone after their midweek win, but are 17th in the table, just outside the drop zone and having two point advantage over Cardiff – the first team in the danger area.

Manchester United vs Southampton Head to Head

Head to HeadLast H2H gameLast H2H gamesLast games home/away
Manchester UnitedDraw13 W/ 5 D/ 2 L6 W/ 2 D/ 2 L
SouthamptonDraw2 W/ 5 D/ 13 L2 W/ 2 D/ 6 L

Last game between the teams: 01.12.2018 Southampton – Manchester United 2:2; Stuart Armstrong 13’, Cedric Soares 20’; Romelu Lukaku 33’, Ander Herrera 39’
Last game at this venue: 30.12.2017 Manchester United – Southampton 0:0

Worth mentioning: The Saints have not recorded a victory against Manchester United in the last six meetings. Just two of those games featured over 2,5 goals and the same number saw goals at both ends. Just one of the last five games at Old Trafford produced over 2,5 goals and saw the two teams scoring.

Manchester United vs Southampton Stats

As of 28.02Last gameLast 10 gamesLast 5 games home/away
Manchester UnitedWin7 W/ 2 D/ 1 L2 W/ 2 D/ 1 L
SouthamptonWin3 W/ 5 D/ 2 L1 W/ 3 D/ 1 L

Last game Manchester United: 27.02.2019 Crystal Palace – Manchester United 1:3; Joel Ward 66’; Romelu Lukaku 33’, 52’, Ashley Young 83’
Last game Southampton: 27.02.2019 Southampton – Fulham 2:0; Oriol Romeu 23’, James Ward-Prowse 40’
Top performers Manchester United: Paul Pogba 11 goals 9 assists, Romelu Lukaku 10 goals, Marcus Rashford 9 goals 6 assists.
Top performers Southampton: Danny Ings 7 goals 1 assist, James Ward-Prowse 4 goals, Nathan Redmond 3 goals 2 assists.

Last 10 gamesGF : GAOver 2,5 goalsGoal / GoalClean sheets
Manchester United17:7545

Worth mentioning: Manchester United were involved in five consecutive games where only one of the teams was scoring, until the most recent outing against Crystal Palace. Just two of the Red Devils last five meetings featured over 2,5 goals. United drew blanks in their last two home games, having previously scored in eight consecutive outings at Old Trafford.
Southampton ended their four game winless streak in midweek when they beat Fulham and recorded their first clean sheet in nine meetings. Just one of their last five outings produced over 2,5 goals, while on three occasions both involved teams scored. The Saints lost only one of their last six visits, going down to Arsenal in their most recent trip.

Manchester United vs Southampton News

Missing players Manchester United: Ander Herrera, Juan Mata, Jesse Lingard, Nemanja Matic and Luis Antonio Valencia will miss the game. Phil Jones, Anthony Martial and Matteo Darmian are questionable.
Missing players Southampton: Michael Obafemi and Mario Lemina will miss out. Danny Ings is doubtful.

Manchester United vs Southampton Predictions

Manchester United to win -1 handicap – 2.25 @ bet365

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