Manchester United vs Southampton Prediction & Betting Tips (12/2/2022)

In an early kick-off in the Premier League, Southampton will travel to Old Trafford for an early kick-off match against Manchester United. The Red Devils head into this weekend match after being held in a 1-1 draw against Burnley earlier this week. This was a shocking result from the top premier league outfit given that Burnley are struggling to survive in the elite League football division. The Ralf Rangnick’s men enjoyed 65% possession and made 22 shots on the goal. Paul Pogba netted the lone goal in the 18th minute for Manchester United while Jay Rodriguez equalized for Burnley. 

Manchester United head to this Saturday Clash with a four game unbeaten run having registered 2 wins and 2draws since losing to Wolves on January 3.  Earlier on, the Red Devils were held in a 2-2 draw with Aston Villa And later on defeated Brentford 3-1 and West Ham 1-0 before drawing with Burnley this week. Manchester United are currently at the sixth position in the English Premier League table with 39 points having registered 11 wins, 6 draws and 6 losses. They have scored a total of 37 goals and conceded 31. 

Southampton head to this match on the back of a 3-2 win against Tottenham. They came from behind to win the match having enjoyed a 53% possession and 23 goal attempts. They are currently enjoying a good form having only lost one match in the last seven league matches. A quick look at the last seven matches it’s worth noting that the Saints have scored in each of those matches. Eight of the last 10 Southampton matches have ended in Over 2.5 goals. 

Manchester United have won six of their last 12 head-to-head matches against Southampton while the rest of the matches ended in draws. Alex Telles and Fred will be sidelined due to Covid 19, while Eric Bailly is still in the recovery room. 

The Saints will play without Alex McCarthy and Lyanco. Nathan Tella and Nathan Redmond are also doubtful in Saturday match appearance.

Manchester United predicted lineup: De Gea; Dalot, Varane, Pogba, McTominay; Maguire, Shaw; Sancho, Fernandes, Elanga; Ronaldo

Southampton predicted lineup: Forster; Walker-Peters,Salisu, Perraud; S. Armstrong, Bednarek, Romeu, Elyounoussi; Ward-Prowse,  Adams, Broja

According to the experienced tipsters at Bettingscape, the sure bet prediction for this Premier league clash is a Home win/Draw or Over 1.5 goals to be scored.

Author: Denise Price