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Date: Saturday 16th December 2023
Kick-Off: 15:00 UK, 16:00 CET
Venue: St Mary's Stadium
Southampton vs Blackburn Rovers top free betting tips
This Championship clash between Southampton and Blackburn is sure to be an entertaining affair. Both clubs sit in the top half of the table with Southampton in fourth and Blackburn in ninth. Southampton are in better form than Blackburn and have collected eight wins and five draws in their previous thirteen matches while Blackburn has won four of their previous seven matches, losing the other three.
Both teams to score prediction: Yes
Both teams to score is almost a given in this fixture. Russell Martin is the manager of Southampton and his teams are known for playing open, expansive and attacking football which often leaves them open to conceding a few chances while Blackburn plays somewhat chaotic football as seen by their previous results with a 3-0 win and 4-2 win over Stoke and Birmingham being followed up with a 3-1 defeat to Sheffield Wednesday. Blackburn have scored at least one goal in all of their previous seven matches.
Anytime goalscorer prediction: Adam Armstrong to Score Anytime
Adam Armstrong has been in fine form this season having notched twelve goals in twenty-one matches so far. This game for Armstrong is a return to his former club where he had a successful spell scoring twenty-eight league goals in his final season at Blackburn. Armstrong has scored or assisted in all of his previous eight matches scoring five times and assisting five times.
Correct score prediction: 2-1 to Southampton
Our final prediction, we go with a 2-1 victory for the Saints. Southampton are a very good side and has shown that so far this season, especially as of late with their current unbeaten run standing at thirteen games as things stand. Southampton sits sixth in the table based on home results while Blackburn has won five and lost four away matches this term, conceding fifteen times. The Saints have scored thirty-three times this season and have conceded twenty-nine times in twenty-one matches.
Southampton vs Blackburn Rovers: What the fans think
Russell Martin is happy with Samuel Edozie
Russell Martin on Edozie 🗣️:
“I said to him – You have to come on the pitch and prove I made a mistake, and he did” #SaintsFC
— Saints Socialite (@SaintsSocialite) December 14, 2023
This Blackburn fan is very happy with Sammie Szmodics' form
You deserved to win you are a pleasure to watch. Fantastic work rate from start to finish, not to mention the brilliant goals. Keep it going Sam👍👏
— Shirley Gray (@shirley2855) December 13, 2023
How far will Blackburn‘s fans travel to Southampton?
Ewood Park to St Mary's Stadium is a long journey from Lancashire to the South Coast. Blackburn fans will be on the road for a total of ten hours covering just under 500 miles.
Southampton vs Blackburn Rovers: Tickets
Adult tickets at St Mary's will set you back upwards of £30 for this clash against Blackburn Rovers.
FAQs regarding Southampton vs Blackburn Rovers
What was Southampton's last result? 1-1 draw against Coventry City.
What was Blackburn's last result? 2-1 win against Bristol City.
Who is the player to watch? Adam Armstrong.