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Jon Wilde 30 Dec 2020
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Southampton Home Shirt
Southampton
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Premier League
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01 Jan
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Tottenham Home Shirt
Tottenham Hotspur
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Odds correct at the time of writing
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Southampton vs Tottenham Hotspur Score Prediction

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Southampton vs Tottenham Hotspur Match Info

Date: Wednesday January 1 2020
Kick-off time: 3.00pm
Venue: St Mary’s Stadium
Referee: Mike Dean

Southampton vs Tottenham Hotspur Head-To-Head Record

Last 3 matches

September 28 2019: Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 Southampton

March 9 2019: Southampton 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur
December 5 2018: Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 Southampton

Total head-to-head league matches played: 113
Southampton wins: 34
Tottenham wins: 52
Draws: 27

Southampton vs Tottenham Hotspur Stats

  • Both teams have scored in all of the last eight matches between these clubs
  • Southampton have won only one of their latest seven home games against Tottenham
  • Nine of Jose Mourinho’s 10 matches as Tottenham manager have contained three or more goals
  • Harry Kane has scored nine goals in his last eight appearances against Southampton

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Tottenham continue to be the great entertainers – surprisingly so – under Jose Mourinho and their trip to Southampton may well be another match that contains a few goals.

The days when Mourinho’s teams went 2-0 up and then shut the front door appear to be over judging by the way his Spurs reign has begun. Two or more goals have been scored in all of his 10 games in charge and on each of the three occasions when Tottenham were two up, the net bulged a further three times before the final whistle!

After winning his first three matches at the helm, Mourinho’s Tottenham have become inconsistent. They made hard work of their latest two victories, which have been followed by a 2-0 home defeat against Chelsea and a 2-2 draw away to struggling Norwich.

Southampton, meanwhile, are improving. They have collected 13 points from the last 21 available, including a superb 2-0 triumph at Chelsea, and put vital breathing space between themselves and the Premier League relegation zone.

Danny Ings is enjoying an excellent campaign with 12 league goals so far, but there does remain a worry about Saints’ home form due to only two wins in the last dozen fixtures on their own pitch.

In fairness, Spurs are not the best travellers, but we are happy to take a chance on them at what looks an attractive price of 6/5 to edge a contest that should be compelling viewing for both supporters and neutrals alike.

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Southampton vs Tottenham Hotspur Betting Tips

Tottenham Hotspur to win @ 6/5 with Unibet
Harry Kane anytime goalscorer @ 5/4 with BetVictor

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    Southampton vs Tottenham Hotspur Match Info Date: Wednesday January 1 2020 Kick-off time: 3.00pm Venue: St Mary’s Stadium Referee: Mike Dean Southampton vs Tottenham Hotspur Head-To-Head Record Last 3 matches September 28 2019: Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 Southampton March 9 2019: Southampton 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur December 5 2018: Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 Southampton Total head-to-head league matches…