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Southampton vs Crystal Palace: Betting tips, predictions, odds & match preview

Southampton and Crystal Palace are both in need of points at the bottom of the Premier League on Saturday afternoon (3:00pm kick-off).

Southampton vs Crystal Palace Betting tips

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Southampton vs Crystal Palace: Predictions

Southampton vs Crystal Palace: Predictions

Bet Prediction Best odds
BTTS? Yes 19/20 with Bet UK
Correct score Southampton 1-1 Crystal Palace 11/2 with Unibet
First Goalscorer Odsonne Edouard 7/1 with Bet365

Southampton sit bottom of the table four points from safety and still have to play Arsenal, Newcastle, Brighton and Liverpool so victory here is crucial. Crystal Palace have won back-to-back games under Roy Hodgson and are on 33 points six above the bottom three.

It is just two points from their last five for the Saints who if they are to haul themselves out of trouble must improve on a poor run of just one victory in 12 at their own place. The Eagles only have three road wins all season but will be buoyed by that 5-1 success at Elland Road.

The reverse fixture came at the end of October with Palace winning that one 1-0 thanks to a 38th minute goal from Odsonne Edouard. These sides also met in the FA Cup Third Round with Saints winning that day 2-1 although both teams had different faces in the dugout.


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Southampton vs Crystal Palace match stats

This game is a must win for Southampton who know they are bottom and have tougher games to come. They can take comfort from some of their early play against Man City before they were steamrolled. Palace grabbed five last weekend and look capable of goals on the break. Backing both teams to score in what could be an open affair looks the best play.

Michael Olise was excellent last weekend against Leeds creating three goals for his teammates. He is priced at 5/2 with Sky Bet to get at least one assist in this one and that looks worth taking.

Southampton vs Crystal Palace: Squawka Says

Scoreline prediction: Southampton 1-1 Crystal Palace

Southampton vs Crystal Palace head-to-head

7 January 2023- Crystal Palace 1-2 Southampton- FA Cup
29 October 2022- Crystal Palace 1-0 Southampton- Premier League
30 April 2022- Southampton 1-2 Crystal Palace- Premier League
15 December 2021- Crystal Palace 2-2 Southampton- Premier League
11 May 2021- Southampton 3-1 Crystal Palace- Premier League

Odsonne Edouard has two in his last two against the Saints while James Ward-Prowse has two in four from fixtures against the Eagles. The last five meetings between the pair have seen the honours shared with two wins each and one game finishing all-square.

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