Southampton vs Manchester United – Match Preview, Betting Tips, Best Odds

Published: August 24, 2022
Author: Dean Carr
Last Updated: August 24, 2022

The Premier League game at St. Mary’s Stadium this coming Saturday sees visitors Man Utd facing home side Southampton. Glancing at the Premier League table it is obvious that this match is vital for the opposing teams as there is only one point difference between them. For Man Utd, they have an opportunity to catch up or even climb past Southampton in the league standings. Southampton, who are currently 11th in the standings with four points, will do their best at least maintain the current gap with their upcoming opponents. All in all, there is much at stake this coming Saturday and a lot to be thrilled about.

Read below to see our betting tips and the best odds for the Premier League fixture between Southampton and Manchester United.

How to watch Southampton vs Manchester United

The upcoming game between Southampton and Manchester United will be live on Saturday, August 27th at 12:30 at St. Mary’s Stadium.

Can you watch the game on Bet365?

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If you plan to do some betting on the match, Bet365 is the place to do so. The bookmaker offers a live stream service for a number of football games but unfortunately does not cover matches in the Premier League in the United Kingdom. This match will be broadcast live on television on BT Sport.

Southampton vs Manchester United Stats

  • Southampton have scored in 21 of the last 22 home matches
  • In 9 of the last 11 home matches Southampton played, both teams scored
  • In 5 of the last 6 matches Southampton played, both teams scored
  • Southampton have conceded in 10 of the last 11 home matches
  • Southampton have not won 8 of the last 10 home matches
  • Manchester United have conceded in 19 of the last 21 matches
  • Manchester United have conceded in 14 of the last 15 away matches
  • Manchester United have lost 7 of the last 9 away matches
  • In 6 of the last 8 matches Manchester United played, both teams scored
  • Manchester United have not won 8 of the last 10 away matches

Southampton vs Manchester United Lineups

Southampton vs Manchester United Preview

Southampton should be high on confidence, as their last three matches saw them gain seven points. They started off drawing 2-2 with Leeds, before beating first Leicester by 1-2, then Cambridge U in a 0-3 win. In their last six Premier League matches at home, Southampton have one win, while they’ve drawn one and lost four.

Man Utd suffered a couple of disappointments in their last three matches as they were run over by Brighton in a 1-2 defeat. Brentford also proved too hard to handle as they won 4-0 before Man Utd were able to strike back in a 2-1 win against Liverpool. In their last six Premier League away matches, Man Utd failed to win even once. Instead, they’ve drawn zero and lost six, scoring one while also conceding 17 times.

Southampton vs Manchester United H2H

Southampton and Man Utd had to make do with a point each in their latest encounter, which finished with a 1-1 scoreline. The best betting odds on a draw at full-time with the bookies are at 3.80. Man Utd look back on four wins in their previous matches against their next opponent in the shape of Southampton. The home side has a 0% win rate in these encounters for a total record of 0-6-4. No doubt worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.

Full Time Result

In their last 10 matches at St. Mary’s Stadium across all competitions, Southampton won two times, drew one and lost seven times. Man Utd claimed two wins, one draw and seven defeats in their last 10 games away. Both teams have been poor at keeping their opponents from scoring in their last 10 games, respectively. Southampton managed a clean sheet in one of their games at home, Man Utd kept a clean sheet in one of their last 10.


The match ended in a 1-1 draw in the previous outing between Southampton and Man Utd and should we get another draw, the bookies’ best price is 3.80. Betting on both teams to score in recent matches between Southampton and Man Utd would have made you a decent profit. Both teams found their way to the goal seven times in their previous ten matches. Odds on both teams finding the back of the net are best priced at 1.57 with the bookies.

Over/Under Goals

There were more than three goals scored five times in the past ten encounters between Southampton and Man Utd, with the former averaging 1.1 goals a game. Man Utd scored 2.3 goals per game, while both teams to score paid out seven times in this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in eight of Southampton’s last ten matches across the tournaments. They pulled off an average of 1.4 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of the visitor’s last ten games this season. On average, they scored 1.7 times in those matches.