Furthermore, the Irish bookmaker is offering money back as a free bet if your stake loses!
The Saints are bidding to keep pace with runaway league leaders Chelsea on Monday night. Southampton have won eight of their last nine Premier League games, their most-recent loss coming at Anfield in August. Meanwhile, Paul Lambert’s men have lost their last three home games. The Tipster is offering *new Paddy Power customers enhanced odds of 5/1 (currently 3/4) on Southampton to beat Aston Villa.
Italy international Graziano Pelle is one of the Premier League’s in-form strikers. The Southampton forward has scored an impressive six goals in 11 top-flight appearances. What’s more, Pelle has netted three goals on the road this season. The Tipster is backing the 29-year-old to score any time at 6/5.
As already mentioned in this post, Southampton have won eight of their last nine games. So, Ronald Koeman’s side are riding the crest of the wave. Will their run end at Villa Park? Unlikely. The Saints haven’t conceded in six of their last eight games, and Lambert’s side are struggling for goals. Southampton to win to nil is 17/10.
Southampton have the best defensive record in the Premier League, and by a distance, too. The Saints have conceded just five goals in 11 games. To put that stat in context, league leaders Chelsea have the second-best defensive record, shipping 11 goals! Villa, meanwhile, have failed to score in six of their last seven games. The Tipster reckons Villa to fail to score is a great bet at 11/10.
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