Welcome to our Southampton vs Arsenal preview, predictions and head to head analysis. Southampton are in 12th position in the league. Four losses and a draw in their last 5 matches have seen them plummet down the league. They need to arrest this freefall and try to secure at least a point from this match. Arsenal are in 2nd place in the league, twice in the past, they have benefitted when the team leading at Christmas imploded. Will history repeat itself? They need to win this and keep the pressure on Leicester City.

Recent Form

Southampton LLDLL
Southampton have lost 4 and drawn 1 of their last 5 matches.

Arsenal WWWWD
Arsenal have won 4 and drawn 1 of their Premiership matches.

Head to Head

This fixture has played a lot of times. Seventy Seven (77) time to be exact. Southampton have won 18, drawn 21 and Arsenal have won 38. In recent times Southampton have won 3, drawn 4 and Arsenal have won 3 of the last 10 fixtures.

Goals Scored

Southampton have scored 21 goals this season
Arsenal have scored 31 goals this season

Goals Conceded

Southampton have conceded 21 goals this season
Arsenal have conceded 14 goals this season

Top Scorers

Southampton’s top scorer is Graziano Pellè with 6 goals
Arsenal’s top scorer is Olivier Giroud with 10 goals

Team News

Southampton are without Gardos, Rodriguez, and Forster.
Arsenal are without Cazorla, Wilshere, Sanchez and Welbeck.

Conclusion

This fixture has produced 4 draws since the turn if the century, with 3 Southampton victories and 2 Arsenal victories. I am going for the draw here, with an Southampton victory a very close second choice.