Liverpool vs Southampton Predictions and Betting Tips

15:00, 27 nov 2021
Liverpool vs Southampton predictions for Saturday’s Premier League fixture at Anfield. Liverpool’s 4-0 victory over Arsenal last Saturday meant they lost no ground over the leaders, Chelsea. Read on for our free predictions and betting tips.

Liverpool vs Southampton key stats

  • Mohamed Salah was back on the scoresheet against Arsenal after not scoring in his previous two league matches.
  • Former Southampton striker, Sadio Mane has scored seven goals so far and is second top Premier League goalscorer this season behind teammate Salah (11).
  • Southampton have the worst away record in the Premier League in 2021 with two wins, two draws and 13 losses.
  • They have also conceded 43 goals during that run. No other Premier League side has lost or conceded more goals away from home than the Saints in 2021.

Back to winning ways for the Reds

After a defeat at West Ham before the international break brought a 20-game unbeaten streak to an end, Liverpool wasted no time getting back in the win column with an impressive 4-0 win over Arsenal.

Strike trio Salah, Mane and Diogo Jota all got on the scoresheet. All three are in the top five Premier League goalscorers so far this season.

Liverpool, scorers of 20 goals in their last six matches should be confident of getting back-to-back home victories before they make a short trip to Goodison Park for the Merseyside Derby versus Everton on Wednesday night.

Saints struggling for goals

Only Norwich on seven goals have scored less than Southampton’s 11. And guess who beat Southampton last week. However, it must be said that Southampton had double the shot attempts of Norwich and 63% of the possession.

There was also the unique circumstance of Dean Smith managing his second Premier League match in a row versus Southampton, maybe he seen some flaws in Southampton’s game live from his last match with Aston Villa.

For a Southampton side struggling to score, there couldn’t be a worse time to play against a Liverpool side who have only conceded 11 goals this season while scoring a league leading 35 goals.

Liverpool vs Southampton predictions

Although five out of the eight points earned away from home this calendar year have come this season, there is no getting around the fact that their away form is generally poor.

Looking positively, in the form table over the last six league matches, Southampton are on 10 points, only one behind Liverpool.

However, Liverpool simply cannot be ignored after 20 goals in their last six matches and last week’s thumping of Arsenal. We believe Liverpool will win by at least two clear goals; therefore, we recommend backing Liverpool at a -1 handicap.

Forwards Salah and Mane have combined for 18 of Liverpool’s 35 goals so far this season. Mane is also up against his former team here. We recommend backing both to score at any time in a Bet Builder.

Liverpool vs Southampton team news

Liverpool team news

Roberto Firmino and young guns, Harvey Elliott and Curtis Jones miss out due to thigh, ankle, and eye injuries respectively.

Joe Gomez also misses out with a calf injury while Naby Keita could return from a thigh injury.

James Milner, Andrew Robertson, and Jordan Henderson all returned from injury in the Champions League against FC Porto on Wednesday.

Southampton team news

Jack Stephens and Stuart Armstrong continue to miss out for the Saints.

Nathan Redmond is back in contention after missing last week’s game due to the birth of his child.

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