Two places behind the league-leaders, Ipswich claimed 15 points from six rounds, while Southampton amassed ten points. They now rank as number 9 in the Championship standings.
Following some poor performances in this Championship campaign recently, Southampton desperately need points from the match against Ipswich to get back on track.
Southampton scored an average of two goals in ten matches or a total of 20 while allowing 22 goals against. This is an average of 2.2 goals against per match with one clean sheets along the way.
Ipswich are currently decent goalscorers, as they managed a bearable 15 goals in the past ten outings for an average of 1.5 goals a game. Their opponents scored a total of 16 goals, and while Ipswich claimed three clean sheets, they conceded an average of 1.6 goals per match.
It finished all square on when Southampton last faced Ipswich. With both denying to back down, the scoreboard said 1-1 in the end. The best betting odds on a draw at full-time with the bookies are at 12/5.
Southampton vs Ipswich Prediction
Southampton managed one win in the last three matches, which was a 2-1 victory against Queens P.R.. They went on to lose 5-0 against Sunderland, before getting dumped in a 1-4 defeat against Leicester. Southampton claimed a modest two wins in their past six home matches in the Championship. They also drew two and lost two, scored 14 goals and conceded 14.
A top half finish is the bare minimum Ipswich will expect from this season. The visitors are targeting a spot in an international tournament and know a good start will leave them in a good stead.
Ipswich went unbeaten through their last three matches, which began with a 2-2 draw against Reading. A 3-2 win against Cardiff followed, before they beat Sheffield Wednesday by 0-1. Ipswich managed a decent return of three wins in their last six Championship away matches, in which they scored four while also conceding nine times. They also experienced zero draws and three defeats.
Southampton have one eye on the big prize, although a spot in the top two looks the safer bet as the Championship gets rolling.
Southampton go into their match at St. Mary's Stadium as favourites with the bookies, but form has been too shabby for us to back that claim. We prefer a bet on Ipswich, while the more cautious punter might prefer the double-chance.
Southampton have taken one points from their last three games against teams from the top half of the Championship table. They won zero of these matches with a scoreline of five goals to 13. Southampton only drew once so far this season after six games played, in stead recording three wins and two defeats in the Championship. Ipswich are looking at five wins, zero draws and one defeat in the Championship.
Southampton vs Ipswich Stats
- Southampton have conceded in the last 24 matches in a row
- Southampton have conceded in 33 of the last 35 home matches
- In 9 of the last 11 matches Southampton played, both teams scored
- In 9 of the last 10 Southampton matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Southampton have not won 14 of the last 16 home matches
- Ipswich have scored in the last 31 matches in a row
- Ipswich have scored in the last 15 away matches in a row
- In 8 of the last 9 away matches Ipswich played, both teams scored
- Ipswich have not lost 14 of the last 16 away matches
- In 9 of the last 11 Ipswich away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
Southampton vs Ipswich Squads
The 37-year-old coach of the home team, Russell Martin, will select the lineup against Ipswich from the squad below. The information in the brackets refers to goals scored and matches played in the Championship this season:
Alex McCarthy (0/0), Gavin Bazunu (0/6), Joe Lumley (0/0), Jack Stephens (0/4), Jan Bednarek (1/5), Juan Larios (0/0), Kyle Walker-Peters (0/6), Mason Holgate (0/0), Shea Charles (0/5), Taylor Harwood-Bellis (0/0), Carlos Alcaraz (0/5), Flynn Downes (0/0), James Bree (0/0), Joe Aribo (0/5), Ryan Fraser (0/3), Ryan Manning (0/6), Samuel Amo-Ameyaw (0/3), Stuart Armstrong (0/6), William Smallbone (0/4), Adam Armstrong (4/6), Che Adams (3/5), Kamaldeen Sulemana (0/1), Ross Stewart (0/0), Samuel Edozie (2/6), Sekou Mara (0/3).
This is the full squad of players that the Ipswich head coach McKenna will select from for his starting XI:
Christian Walton (0/0), Cieran Slicker (0/0), Nick Hayes (0/0), Vaclav Hladky (0/6), Axel Tuanzebe (0/0), Brandon Williams (0/3), Cameron Burgess (0/6), Dominic Ball (0/0), Elkan Baggott (0/0), George Edmundson (0/0), Janoi Donacien (0/3), Leif Davis (0/6), Luke Woolfenden (1/6), Conor Chaplin (3/6), Harry Clarke (0/4), Jack Taylor (0/3), Lee Evans (0/1), Marcus Harness (0/4), Massimo Luongo (0/6), Nathan Broadhead (3/6), Omari Hutchinson (0/5), Sam Morsy (0/6), Sone Aluko (0/0), Cameron Humphreys (0/0), Dane Scarlett (0/0), Freddie Ladapo (2/5), George Hirst (1/5), Kayden Jackson (1/4), Larsen Toure (0/0), Wes Burns (0/6).
Southampton vs Ipswich Team News
Southampton could be looking at three players on the injured and absent list ahead of their upcoming match against Ipswich.
Due to various ailments Jack Stephens, Juan Larios and Ross Stewart will be absent from the squad, Southampton are able to field against Ipswich on Tuesday.
It seems that Ipswich are limited to just two players being absent or injured as they prepare for their match this coming Tuesday.
Names like Janoi Donacien and Christian Walton most likely won't be deemed fit enough to play Southampton.
Southampton vs Ipswich Lineups
Southampton vs Ipswich H2H
Neither Southampton nor Ipswich managed a breakthrough, when they last faced each other. They ended up settling for a point in a 1-1 draw, and the best betting odds on a draw at full-time with the bookies are at 12/5. In finished in a stalemate four times in the last ten encounters between Southampton and Ipswich. They both claimed five wins, and the bookies best betting odds on a draw at full-time are at 12/5.
Southampton vs Ipswich Results
In the past ten matches between home side Southampton and Ipswich both teams found the back of the net six times. Best priced odds on both teams to score with the bookies are at 8/15.
Southampton vs Ipswich Betting Tips
Southampton against Ipswich is also a battle between Adam Armstrong and Conor Chaplin with both in decent form. The former scored four while the latter has three Championship goals in their last six games respectively.
One win at St. Mary's Stadium is a poor outcome for Southampton from 10 attempts to claim a win here. They drew two and lost seven in this streak. Ipswich won four of their 10 most recent games away, drew four and lost two. Both teams have been poor at keeping their opponents from scoring in their last 10 games, respectively. Southampton managed a clean sheet in zero of their games at home, Ipswich kept a clean sheet in two of their last 10.
Both teams to score was a winning bet six times in the last ten encounters between Southampton and Ipswich. There were over two goals five times, as Southampton managed an average of 1.6 goals, while Ipswich scored 1.4 goals on average. In their previous ten matches across all tournaments Southampton saw over 2.5 goals scored nine times, and they scored 1.8 goals on average during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in four of the last ten outings for Ipswich, who managed to score 1.8 times in those matches.