Southampton vs. Brentford Prediction 3/14
- Mar 13, 2023, 8:33:26 PM
Southampton will welcome Brentford to St Mary's in a Premier League encounter on Wednesday night. The Saints hope to move out of the relegation zone, while the Bees aim to secure a place in the top seven. In this article, we will provide team analysis, betting trends, and prediction for this exciting match.
Southampton has turned a corner under new manager Ruben Selles, and they will be aiming to climb out of the bottom three for the first time since November. They have kept three clean sheets in their last four top-flight matches, and they hope to improve their form at St Mary's as they have picked up the fewest home points in the Premier League this season.
The Saints played well against Manchester United, but they failed to convert any of their 17 shots. They will need to add goals to their game if they wish to climb out of the relegation zone, having scored only three times in their last seven league matches. They will be without Valentino Livramento and Juan Larios due to long-term injuries, while Ainsley Maitland-Niles is hopeful of recovering from a minor issue that kept him out of the draw against Man United.
Brentford suffered a minor setback in their last match as they lost 1-0 to Everton, bringing an end to their remarkable 12-game unbeaten league run. However, they will be looking to quickly bounce back and secure a place in the top seven with a victory over Southampton. They have won just two of their 12 away matches this season, but they have excelled in front of their home fans.
Bryan Mbuemo is expected to continue alongside top scorer Ivan Toney, and they will be looking to replicate their performance from their last meeting against the Saints, where they secured a comfortable 3-0 victory on home soil.
Southampton has been in good form lately, and they have claimed seven points from their last four matches. Brentford has struggled on the road this season, and they have won just two of their 12 away matches. However, they have won five of their last six matches against Southampton, and they will be looking to continue their dominance over the Saints.
Southampton will be without Valentino Livramento and Juan Larios due to long-term injuries. Brentford's only injury concerns are with Thomas Strakosha and Keane Lewis-Potter, who recently underwent surgery.
Southampton has been impressive in recent weeks, but they will need to add goals to their game if they hope to climb out of the relegation zone. Brentford has struggled on the road this season, but they have an impressive record against Southampton. We predict that Brentford will come away with maximum points at St Mary's with a 2-1 victory.