Tottenham vs Southampton prediction, odds & betting tips
Tottenham striker Harry Kane

Tottenham vs Southampton prediction, odds & betting tips

Kick-off: 1500, 06/08/2022

Stadium: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium

Tottenham and Southampton have a habit of producing goals when they get together and another entertaining encounter is on the cards in London.

Both teams have scored in 14 of their last 15 head-to-head meetings, with the most recent being a 3-2 Premier League win for Saints at this venue.

This time, we’re taking 2.9 for Spurs to prevail and each side to hit the back of the net with our first Tottenham vs Southampton prediction.

Tottenham Hotspur Odds

Tottenham made great progress last term following the arrival of Antonio Conte and finished strongly enough to pip arch-rivals Arsenal for fourth place in the table.

A 5-0 romp at Norwich on the closing day completed a hat-trick of victories and made it eight wins out of 11.

Harry Kane and Son Heung-Min were predictably the catalysts for that late surge, with the latter striking a dozen times in that period.

He finished with 23 goals to share the Golden Boot award with Mohamed Salah, while Kane was six back in fourth.

Conte quickly added strength in depth to his squad with experienced free agents Ivan Perisic and Fraser Forster.

Richarlison is an exciting recruit from Everton for £60m and highly-rated Brighton midfielder Yves Bissouma was brought in on a four-year deal for a £25million fee.

Barcelona defender Clement Lenglet comes in on loan and wing-back Djed Spence joins from Middlesbrough for £20m after impresing in a stint with Nottingham Forest last season.

Conte has definitely rekindled the feelgood factor at Spurs and they will start the new campaign with spirits high.

Looking at the Tottenham vs Southampton odds, we like 11.0 for a 3-1 home win.

Southampton Odds

Southampton looked in fine shape when securing three wins and a draw with Manchester United from four top-flight fixtures in February.

However, the wheels fell off at that point and they only claimed one more victory from 12 subsequent league games, while suffering nine defeats.

Saints had done enough to avoid being dragged into a relegation battle, but the pressure is on Ralph Hasenhuttl after such a disappointing finish.

Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu has come in from Manchester City and will challenge Alex McCarthy for the number one spot.

Hasenhuttl said of the 20-year-old: “As a club, we are always on the lookout for young talent and Gavin is a very exciting addition to the squad.

“We believe he has tremendous potential to improve and will give us great competition for places in the goalkeeping department.”

Former City teammate Romeo Lavia, Armel Bella-Kotchap of VfL Bochum, Rangers midfielder Joe Aribo and 19-year-old Bordeaux striker Sekou Mara are other fresh faces.

Saints have two attacking wing-backs in Kyle Walker-Peters and Tino Livramento, a solid set of forwards and James Ward-Prowse is always a threat at set-pieces.

We reckon the keepers could be busy at both ends here and 4.6 for each team to score in the first half completes our Tottenham vs Southampton betting tips.

Additional stats

Head-to-head: Tottenham 2-3 Southampton, Southampton 1-1 Tottenham, Tottenham 2-1 Southampton, Southampton 2-5 Tottenham

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