It’s not quite the rivalry of Southampton and Bournemouth, but in a similar South Coast seaside town match-up, this one should still be a cracker. The two sides have had vastly different starts to the campaign with the Seagulls outsiders for a European place, while the Saints once again battle relegation.
Just like I’ve done for every Boxing Day Premier League fixture, I’ve covered the stats for xG, goals, shots, corners, fouls, cards and even passing. Do with that information what you will, but it should boost your chances of picking some winning bet builder selections. Alongside the juicy info, you can use my Stats Pack Guide.