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Southampton vs Swansea Prediction 12/26/2023 | Championship

Match Details

The match between Southampton and Swansea is scheduled to take place on December 26, 2023, at St. Mary’s Stadium. It is a Championship regular season match, with Southampton being the home team. The odds for this match are as follows: Southampton (1.49), Draw (4.65), Swansea (6.10).

Head-to-Head Comparison

In their previous encounters, Southampton has had the upper hand against Swansea. In their most recent meeting on July 31, 2021, during a friendly match, Southampton emerged victorious with a scoreline of 3-1.

Team Form: Southampton

Southampton has been in excellent form recently, remaining unbeaten in their last six matches across all competitions. They have won four of those matches and drawn two, scoring ten goals while conceding only two.

In the Championship standings, Southampton currently sits in fourth position with 45 points from 23 matches played. They have a goal difference of +9 and have scored an impressive total of 38 goals.

Their most recent match was against QPR in the Championship on December 23rd, which they won by a solitary goal from Tymon Harwood-Bellis in the 42nd minute.

Team Form: Swansea

Swansea has had mixed results recently, winning two matches out of their last six across all competitions. They have also lost two matches and drawn two during this period.

In terms of away performances specifically, Swansea has won four out of eleven matches played away from home in the Championship this season.

Currently positioned at 16th place in the Championship standings with 28 points from 23 matches played, Swansea has an even goal difference and has scored as many goals as they have conceded – both standing at 32.

Their latest match was against Preston on December 22nd, which they won 2-1 with goals from Jamie Paterson in the 60th and 90th minutes.

Key Players

For Southampton, Adam Armstrong has been in exceptional form, contributing 12 goals and six assists in 22 matches this season. Stuart Armstrong has also been influential in midfield, scoring three goals and providing one assist.

Swansea’s Jamie Paterson has been a key figure for them, netting three goals and providing four assists in 22 appearances. Jay Fulton has also played an important role in midfield with one goal and one assist.

Statistical Insights

Southampton’s recent form, both at home and overall, suggests that they are strong contenders for victory. They have scored an average of 1.67 goals per game across all competitions this season while conceding only 0.87 goals per game.

On the other hand, Swansea’s away record indicates that they can be a threat to Southampton. They have scored an average of 1.33 goals per game on their travels but have conceded an equal number of goals as well.

Based on these statistics and the teams’ recent performances, it is likely to be a closely contested match with both teams having the potential to find the back of the net.

Prediction: Southampton vs Swansea

Taking into account Southampton’s strong form, particularly at home, along with their higher league position compared to Swansea, it is expected that Southampton will come out on top in this encounter. Therefore, our prediction for this match is: Southampton 2 – 1 Swansea

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