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Date: 1st December 2023
Kick-Off: 15:00 UK
Venue: St Mary's Stadium
Southampton to Score First
1-2 to Southampton
Southampton hosts Cardific in an epic Championship battle. Read this Southampton v Cardiff preview to discover more about the fixture and don't forget to bet on the best predictions by Football Ground Guide.
Southampton v Cardiff- Free betting tips by Football Ground Guide
We have the following are the best three and free Southampton v Cardiff predictions ahead of the Saturday clash at St. Mary's Stadium in Southampton, Stadium:
Match result prediction – Southampton to score first
Southampton are currently ranked 4th in the England Championship. The Saints are determined to make a comeback to the top flight next season having been relegated last season. They are ranked 7th in 9 home games, scoring 17 and leaking 14 goals on home soil.
On the other hand, Cardiff sit on the 1oth spot in the away performance. Cardiff have scored 12 and leaked 11 goals in 9 away games. While Southampton have been the inferior opposition in this match, the current form favours the Saints and with that, we expect the hosts who are now unbeaten in the last five games in the visiting to open the scoring on matchday.
Team to score prediction – Both teams to score – Yes
In the second Southampton v Cardiff prediction, our betting tip backs goals on both ends. From these scoring stats highlighted in our first tip, we note that Southampton acreage nearly 2 goals in every home game while Cardiff averages at least a goal in every trip. Cardiff have the most wins in this matchup, so despite being the least favourite currently, they should score at least once.
Correct score prediction – 2-1 to Southampton
In the final Southampton v Cardiff prediction, we have a correct score of 2-1 in favour of Southampton. The Saints cannot afford to slip in their quest for promotion and every home game presents Russel Martin's men with a chance to earn maximum points and consequently, a return to the top flight. We expect a narrow 2-1 for Russel's side on 1st December.
Southampton v Cardiff: What the fans think
Here are a couple of tweets from fans on both ends ahead of the Saturday, 1st December clash at St. Mary's
Southampton fans upbeat for another win- unbeaten streak continues
Thanks for finally letting me wake up to wins! Been years of waking/staying up for miserable defeats!
— Martin St. Hill (@MartinStHill) November 30, 2023
Cardiff City fans confident in Erol Bulut's mentality
— ccfcinsider (@ccfcinsiderr) November 30, 2023
Southampton v Cardiff – Tickets
There are 32, 505 seats at St. Mary's. A total of 3,300 seats are reserved for the away fans. Southampton fans can purchase the tickets at a 10-double discount, which means instead of the usual £20, individual tickets for Southampton vs Cardiff are available at £10.
You can purchase your tickets for this game on the Official Southampton website with several seats still available as of 1st December 2023. You can also buy tickets on re-seller retail platforms. However, be wary of scam platforms and overcharged tickets.
FAQs about Southampton v Cardiff
- What was the score in the last meeting? Southampton defeated Millwall 0-4 away from home in a friendly fixture in the last duel.
- How did Southampton perform in the last five games in the division? The hosts recorded WDWWW in the last five Championship matches.
- What was the performance of Cardiff in their last five Championship matches? The visitors recorded LWLDW in their last five outings in the division.