Southampton vs Chelsea Odds – Sunday 30th October 2016 – 16:00 – Sky Sports 1
Southampton are 19/10 with the draw at odds of 12/5 and Chelsea are 7/5
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Southampton welcome Chelsea to St.Mary’s on Sunday afternoon, with both sides looking for another valuable three points.
Claude Puel’s side come into this match on the back of a 1-0 win against Sunderland in the EFL cup and a 1-1 draw against Man City last weekend.
Club record signing Sofiane Boufal scored an excellent goal in the 66th minute, to give the Saints a hard-fought win against the struggling Black Cats.
Saints In Excellent Form
Southampton come into this match in excellent recent form, despite winning only two matches in their last six.
They have had a series of tough fixtures and this is no exception, in the build up to the Sunderland game they faced Inter Milan and Manchester City.
Puel’s side have been in excellent form, they have only lost the one match since their opening Europa League match.
The match against Sunderland was their first clean sheet in their first four matches, with Leicester the last side who failed to score against the Saints.
Despite this excellent run of form Southampton are the underdogs in this fixture, with Chelsea in great form.
They will be looking to register their fourth win of the season, they will be looking to register back to back wins.
Their recent record against Chelsea is mixed, winning one, losing one and drawing two of their last four encounters.
Chelsea In Excellent Form
Chelsea travel to St.Mary’s in great form, with three successive wins in the Premier League.
They lost their last fixture against West Ham 2-1, a result that manager Antonio Conte will be unhappy with.
The only negative outcome of the night was the crowd trouble that marred the match, it is a problem that is increasingly becoming the headline at the London Stadium.
Goals from Kouyate (11) and Fernandes (48) sent West Ham 2-0 up, with Gary Cahill (90+4) scoring his second goal in as many games with a consolation goal.
Chelsea Looking For Fourth Win
Chelsea will be targeting a fourth successive win in the Premier League, a record Antonio Conte will be delighted with.
United got off to the worst possible start when they went 1-0 down to a Pedro goal in the 1st minute after terrible defending from Blind and Smalling.
Another mistake allowed Gary Cahill to make it 2-0 (21), with Eden Hazard (62) and N’Golo Kanté (70) completing a miserable return to the Bridge for Mourinho.
Chelsea come into this match in excellent from and will be looking for their seventh win of the season.
This will be a tough fixture for the Blues, with Southampton in excellent form and holding home advantage.
Antonio Conte’s side will be looking to maintain their overall record with 30 wins, 18 draws and 19 defeats in 67 matches.
Both teams are 4/6 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Southampton are Charlie Austin at 11/2, with Shane Long and Nathan Redmond at 13/2. For Chelsea, Diego Costa is at 4/1 with Michy Batshuayi at 5/1.
The last time that these two sides met Chelsea won 2-1 and the odds of the same result are 17/2.
Southampton vs Chelsea Odds
Tip 1 – Austin to score first @ 11/2
Tip 2 – Southampton to win 2-1 @ 9/1
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