Friday, January 21, 2022

Prediction: Southampton vs Brentford

Prediction: Brentford to win 2-1

Best Odds: 11/1

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Southampton and Brentford will face each other in the Premier League this week. The match will be played at St. Mary’s Stadium and is scheduled to kick off at 7:45pm UK time on Tuesday.

Southampton

Southampton are 14th in the Premier League table at the moment with 21 points from 19 matches. The Saints are 10 pants above third-from-bottom Burnley, who have played 17 games.

Ralph Hasenhuttl’s side will head into the match against Brentford on the back of a 3-2 extra-time victory over Swansea City away from home at the Liberty Stadium in the third round of the FA Cup. It followed a 1-1 draw with Tottenham Hotspur at St. Mary’s Stadium in the Premier League.

Team News:

Valentino Livramento is injured, while  Kyle Walker-Peters has coronavirus.

Brentford

Brentford are 12th in the Premier League table at the moment with 23 points from 19 matches. The Bees, who won promotion from the Championship at the end of last season, are 11 points above the relegation zone and are unlikely to get relegated.

Thomas Frank’s side will head into the match against Southampton on the back of a 4-1 victory over Port Vale away from home in the third round of the FA Cup. It followed a 2-1 victory over Aston Villa at home in the Premier League.

Team News:

Kristoffer Ajer could start for Brentford.

Key Factors to Consider

  • Southampton have won 1 of their last 5 Premier League games.
  • Brentford have won 2 of their last 5 Premier League games.
  • Southampton have scored 20 goals in 19 Premier League matches.
  • Brentford have scored 26 goals in 19 Premier League matches.
  • Southampton have conceded 29 goals, while Brentford have shipped in 26 goals.

Conclusion

Southampton are a decent team, but Brentford are very confident now and could eke out a narrow win at St. Mary’s Stadium. 

Prediction: Brentford to win 2-1

Best Odds: 11/1

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jamie Jones


Jamie Jones is an experienced football journalist who has been working in the industry for years. Jamie watches all the major leagues in Europe, especially the Premier League and La Liga.

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