Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Southampton Match Preview and Prediction
On Monday evening (UK time), Wolverhampton Wanderers will be taking on Southampton at Molineux Stadium with a 8:00pm kick-off. This is a Premier League fixture.
Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League will be showing this match in the UK.
Read on for the preview, match prediction and betting tip.
The key metrics have identified the existence of some decent value when these teams meet. Frog breaks it down below.
Betting Odds for Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Southampton
Wolverhampton Wanderers can be backed at 2.38 with Bet Victor. The draw is available at 3.3 with Bet365 while Southampton are 3.25 with 888sport.
Highlights in the Total Goals lines, the top price for Over 2.5 goals is 2.23 via 888sport. Alternatively, the most attractive price for Under 2.5 goals is 1.7 with the experts at Bet Victor.
Here are the best odds for the BTTS offerings. If you think both teams will score, "Yes" is currently available at 1.95 with Bet365. "No" is available at 1.95 for account holders at Bet Victor.
Head To Head
Wolverhampton Wanderers played Southampton in January in a Premier League game. The winners were Wolverhampton Wanderers securing a final score of 2-3. R. Jimenez went home with a brace for the home side.
Over the last decade, these sides have played 6 times. Wolverhampton Wanderers have won in 3 of them, while their opponents, Southampton have won 2 times. There has been 1 draw.
Combining their head-to-head record, there has been an average of 2.83 goals per game. Wolverhampton Wanderers score an average of 1.5; Southampton score an average of 1.33 per outing.
Looking specifically at the match-up on the road, whichever side has been away has won 33% of the matches between these sides. The home side has secured the win 50% of the time.
Wolverhampton Wanderers have 13 points in the Premier League. They are in 9th position.
There have been 34 matches played by this side in the last year. They have 13 wins; 10 draws; and 11 losses. Therefore, Wolverhampton Wanderers have won 38%, drawn 29%, and lost 32% of their recent matches.
During this recent year, they average 1.38 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 1.12.
A look at their home record in this time. They have a win rate of 38% (7 wins) in their 18 home fixtures. 33% (6) of these home games have been a draw, with the remaining 27% (5) being a loss.
On average they have scored 1.39 times when at home in this last year; they have conceded 0.78.
Their recent performance, in league or cup football, shows that they have scored a total of 8 goals in their last ten matches; 4 of these matches have been wins. Regarding the BTTS count, 2 of these games are matches where both teams have scored; the total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 2 out of the last ten.
Right now Southampton have 16 points in Premier League. They are in 4th place.
Looking over the last year, they have played 29 matches. They have 14 wins; 4 draws; and 11 losses. This gives Southampton a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 48%-13%-37%.
In this period, they have an average of 1.55 goals for, and 1.41 goals against.
A look at their away record in this time. They have a win rate of 46% (6 wins) from their last 13 away fixtures. 15% (2) of these away games have been a draw, with the remaining 38% (5) being a loss as the away side.
Their away scoring record for this period shows that their average number of goals scored is 1.77 and they have conceded 1.77 on average.
As far as their recent activity goes, both home and away, they have a total of 16 goals in their last ten matches and in this time they have a win rate of 50%. The frequency of matches in which both Southampton and their opposition have scored is 3 out of the ten. The total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 3 from their last ten.
And they are also on a run of 7 matches in a row in which they have scored.
Frog's betting tip for Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Southampton
After looking in to this match-up, Frog is taking Yes in the both teams to score market. Frog thinks that both sides will concede a goal at some stage during in this match. If you like the pick you can get stuck in with Bet365 who are offering 1.95 for "Yes" in the BTTS market. According to Frog's research, this is a positive value pick.