Southampton vs Arsenal Prediction: Premier League Match Live Stream, TV Channel, Watch Online, Time, Odds

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After a loss to Chelsea last week raised the specter of another Losing 9-0 to Ralph Hasenhuttl’s side, Southampton will look to get back to winning ways when they host Arsenal at St. Mary’s on Saturday. They’re not the only team that needs a boost.

The Gunners’ back-to-back defeats leave them little room for further swings as they vie with Tottenham for fourth place. When it kicks off on the south coast, Arsenal could have a six-point gap to make up on their north London rivals. Here’s how you can watch the game and what you need to know:

How to watch

Date: Saturday April 16 | Weather: 10 a.m. ET
Location: St. Mary’s — Southampton, United Kingdom
Television and live broadcast: Peacock Bounty
Odds: Southampton +270; Draw +260; Arsenal-105 (via Caesars Sportsbook)

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Scenarios

Southampton: Last week’s 6-0 loss to Chelsea extended a frustrating run of results for the Saints, who have picked up just one Premier League point since early March, conceding 15 goals in five games. With survival long assured but the chances of a European place gone, there is little left to motivate Hasenhuttl’s troops, who also staggered across the finish line last season.

Each Premier League place is worth over £1million in prize money alone, but will that be enough to convince Southampton to undertake a late charge? There is at least one full squad to choose from, although Hasenhuttl pointed to “one or two small issues” during his press conference on Thursday.

Arsenal: Saturday’s sweet defeat to Brighton could yet prove to be the moment the wheels fell off an impressive season, with a surprisingly soft Emirates Stadium responding to a performance lacking in character and tactics from Mikel Arteta’s side, who expects to see Thomas Partey join Kieran Tierney on the sidelines for the rest of the season. Meanwhile, Granit Xhaka looks uncomfortable at left-back even though he is preferred over a natural in Nuno Tavares; Alexandre Lacazette seems to cling by default to the position of incumbent striker.

“I think you are going to see two teams that are suffering,” Arteta said, “we are hurting after losing the last two games, and we want to play and win. I’m sure after their home defeat, they had they want to do the same.”

Prediction

Arsenal’s desperate need to win could be enough to prevail in what could be a tough game for both players and viewers. TO TAKE: Southampton 1, Arsenal 2

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