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Southampton vs. Brentford 5/7/2022 Premier League Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Southampton faces Brentford on 5/7/2022 at 10:00 AM.

Southampton clashes with Brentford in a Premier League match. Southampton with a record of 9-13-13 this season comes into this game with a 3-6-8 record on the road. Brentford is 11-7-17 this season and is 6-3-8 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Southampton and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. The bitter taste of disappointment is in the mouths of Brentford after their previous game, which was a loss. However, there is an opportunity for redemption at home against Southampton.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Brentford and it is an opportunity to get rolling. They lost their previous match and hope to bounce back from the disappointing setback. What better place to turn the ship around for Brentford than game on their home pitch?

The Southampton Roster

The Players to Watch for the Southampton

Oriol Romeu MF



Oriol Romeu has 30 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Southampton teammates, Oriol Romeu had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Oriol Romeu has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Oriol Romeu has 0 Red Cards this season.

James Ward-Prowse MF



As a scorer, James Ward-Prowse had 32 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. James Ward-Prowse has 9 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

James Ward-Prowse has 3 Yellow Cards this season. James Ward-Prowse has 3 Red Cards this season.

Mohammed Salisu DF



As a scorer, Mohammed Salisu had 30 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Mohammed Salisu has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Mohammed Salisu has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Mohammed Salisu has 0 Red Cards this season.

Jan Bednarek DF



Jan Bednarek has 28 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Jan Bednarek has 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Jan Bednarek has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jan Bednarek has 0 Red Cards this season.

Kyle Walker-Peters DF



As a scorer, Kyle Walker-Peters had 26 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Southampton teammates, Kyle Walker-Peters had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Kyle Walker-Peters has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Kyle Walker-Peters has 0 Red Cards this season.

The Brentford Roster

The Players to Watch for the Brentford

Pontus Jansson DF



Pontus Jansson has 33 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Brentford teammates, Pontus Jansson had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Pontus Jansson has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Pontus Jansson has 0 Red Cards this season.

Christian Nørgaard MF



As a scorer, Christian Nørgaard had 31 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Brentford teammates, Christian Nørgaard had 3 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Christian Nørgaard has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Christian Nørgaard has 0 Red Cards this season.

Ethan Pinnock DF



Ethan Pinnock has 29 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Ethan Pinnock has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Ethan Pinnock has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ethan Pinnock has 0 Red Cards this season.

Bryan Mbeumo FW,MF



Bryan Mbeumo has 29 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Brentford teammates, Bryan Mbeumo had 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Bryan Mbeumo has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Bryan Mbeumo has 1 Red Cards this season.

Rico Henry DF



Rico Henry has 28 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Rico Henry has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Rico Henry has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Rico Henry has 0 Red Cards this season.

Southampton Team Stats

The Southampton Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Southampton was able to score 1.03 goals. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Southampton was able to score 0.71 goals off assists. This is not a team sets up goals off assists as often as others.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Southampton was able to score on 0.24 of their shots on target. The shots generated from this offense would be deemed below average.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Southampton attempts 4.34 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. This offense falls in the middle when it comes to the number of shots on goal they take per game. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Southampton attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 33.5% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.







Southampton Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Southampton was able to hold opponents to 1.57 goals. The defensive effort has been pitiful, maybe it will improve, but this is not working. Nobody should be proud of this. Southampton goalkeepers fended off 4.69 shots per 90 minutes. Fans are holding their breath when the ball crosses over into their defensive territory.

Southampton goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 65.9% of the time. The struggles are real when it comes to defending shots on target. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 22.9% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Southampton. The idea of them having a clean sheet is a bit of a long shot compared to other teams in the league.







Southampton Utility Stats

Southampton tried 11.77 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Southampton is in the top 80 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Southampton has successfully intercepted 18.17 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Southampton in the top 3 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Southampton has committed 13.29 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Southampton is in the top 61 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Southampton drew 11.8 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Southampton is in the top 57 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Southampton had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.06 times per 90 minutes of action. Southampton is in the top 1 percentile in offside calls against them.







Brentford Team Stats

The Brentford Offensive Stats and Metrics

Brentford scored 0.97 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Brentford was able to score 0.77 goals off assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Brentford converted on 0.28 of attempted shots on goal. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Brentford attempted 3.51 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. They are not attempting shots on goal enough. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Brentford attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 31.5% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. The shots are not reaching the goalkeeper enough, they must improve.

Brentford Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Brentford was able to hold opponents to 1.37 goals. Brentford plays below-average defense and puts a lot of pressure on their offense to score to make up for it. Brentford goalkeepers fended off 4.57 shots per 90 minutes. Fans are holding their breath when the ball crosses over into their defensive territory.

Brentford goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 69.4% of the time. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 22.9% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Brentford. The idea of them having a clean sheet is a bit of a long shot compared to other teams in the league.

Brentford Utility Stats

Brentford tried 11.14 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Brentford in the top 85 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Brentford had 15.6 interceptions. Brentford is in the top 17 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Brentford has committed 11.74 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Brentford is in the top 28 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Brentford drew 11.23 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Brentford in the top 70 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Brentford committed an offside 1.86 times. Brentford is in the top 57 percentile in offside calls against them.

Southampton vs. Brentford Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Southampton 2 Brentford 1

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