Southampton and West Ham will each be trying to offer their fans a late christmas present as the 2 bully off in Premier League action this Thursday.
The hosts enter the match on a two-game win streak with victories over Huddersfield and Arsenal. Meanwhile, West Ham had their four-match win streak undone in their last outing. They lost 2-0 at home to Watford.
Southampton are priced at 6/5 by SkyBet to win this match. The Saints have climbed out of the dropping zone with their previous 2 outings. They currently have fifteen points from eighteen matches. Striker Danny Ings has scored 3 in their last 2 and has seven for the season. he's lethal from the penalty spot and is 7/5 to score anytime with BET365.
The last 3 meetings between these 2 sides have seen a minimum of 3 goals. The last match at the St Marys stadium saw the home side win 3-2. SkyBet are giving 3/1 for Southampton to win and both teams to score.
West Ham are priced at 21/10 to win this match. they have been in red hot form in the past few weeks but enter the match on the rear of their 1st loss in 5 matches. Summer signing Felipe Anderson is beginning to find his feet in London and has got six goals in the campaign. The tough Brazilian is probably going to cause the home team issues and is 17/2 to score first.
West Ham’s away return has been good, with eleven points taken from eight matches. they have also kept 2 clean sheets in their last 2 away matches and are 5/1 to win to nil.
The referee for this match will be Craig Pawson. The official hasn’t been shy with his cards this season and has averaged 48.8 booking points this season in his twelve Premier League appearances.
Southampton vs West Ham United will be televised live in the united kingdom on Sky Sports Premier League HD and kicks off at 19:45.
Southampton vs West Ham United PREDICTION
- HOME WIN
- AWAY WIN