Southampton vs Middlesbrough prediction, odds & betting tips, lineups, Preview

Southampton vs Middlesbrough prediction, odds & betting tips, lineups, Preview

Are you looking for today’s football match Southampton vs Middlesbrough prediction? Today’s Match of the EFL Championship is between Southampton and Middlesbrough. Both teams will face each other at the EFL Championship Today Match on 29 March, 2024, at St. Mary’s Stadium (Bristol).

Southampton vs Middlesbrough prediction

Here’s a prediction for the Southampton vs Middlesbrough match on Friday, March 29th, 2024:


  • Strengths: Strong home record (12 wins in 18 home matches).
  • Weaknesses: Inconsistent form, recent defensive frailties.
  • Motivation: Looking to bounce back from a defeat and maintain their promotion push.


  • Strengths: Good away form (won two of their last three away games).
  • Weaknesses: Injury concerns, lack of squad depth.
  • Motivation: Aiming for a double over Southampton and a boost to their playoff hopes.


This is a close matchup. While Southampton holds the slight edge at home, their recent defensive struggles raise concerns. Middlesbrough’s away form and victory over Southampton earlier this season can’t be ignored.

Southampton vs Middlesbrough odds & betting tips


  • Southampton win: Bookmakers favor Southampton slightly at home with odds around 2.05 (19/10), indicating a 48.8% win probability.
  • Draw: A draw is a realistic possibility with odds around 3.40 (12/5), translating to a 29.4% chance.
  • Middlesbrough win: An away victory for Middlesbrough is considered the least likely outcome with odds around 4.00 (4/1), suggesting a 21.7% probability.

Betting Tips:

  • Southampton to win: Given their home advantage and slight edge in form, this is a decent bet.
  • Both teams to score (BTTS): Yes: Both teams have shown attacking prowess, so a high-scoring game is a possibility. Odds could be around 1.80 – 1.90.
  • Over 2.5 goals: Similar to BTTS, this bet suggests a match with at least three goals. Odds could be slightly lower than BTTS.
  • Southampton to win & Over 2.5 goals: This combines a Southampton victory with a high-scoring match. Odds could be around 3.50 – 4.00.

Southampton vs. Middlesbrough Match Facts

  • League: EFL Championship
  • MATCH: Southampton vs. Middlesbrough
  • DATE: 29 March, 2024
  • VENUE: St. Mary’s Stadium (Bristol)
  • TIME: 15:00 (UK)

Southampton vs. Middlesbrough Possible starting lineups For Both Teams


  • GK: Gavin Bazunu
  • DEF: Kyle Walker-Peters, Jan Bednarek, Taylor Harwood-Bellis, Ryan Manning
  • MID: Stuart Armstrong, Che Adams (C), Romeo Lavia
  • FORWARDS: Moussa Djenepo, Che Adams, Adam Armstrong


  • GK: Joe Lumley
  • DEF: Paddy McNair, Matt Clarke, Dael Fry
  • WING-BACKS: Isaiah Jones, Luke Ayling
  • MID: Jonny Howson (C), Matt Crooks, Marcus Forss
  • FORWARD: Emmanuel Leya Iseka

Southampton vs. Middlesbrough Preview

Southampton lock horns with Middlesbrough in a crucial Championship clash on Friday, March 29th. Both teams harbor ambitions of promotion, but for vastly different reasons. The Saints, recently relegated from the Premier League, are desperate for an immediate return. Boro, on the other hand, aim to build upon their strong season and secure a playoff spot.

Southampton: The Saints have been a force to be reckoned with at St. Mary’s this season, boasting a formidable home record. However, recent inconsistencies and defensive lapses have raised concerns. Che Adams and the Armstrong brothers remain a potent attacking threat, but their ability to keep clean sheets will be crucial. The passionate home crowd will undoubtedly be their biggest asset, urging them on for a vital victory.

Middlesbrough: Boro come into the game in good spirits, having defeated Southampton earlier this season. Their away form has been impressive, with recent wins against QPR and Birmingham. However, injuries to key players could hamper their performance. Players like Marcus Forss and Isaiah Jones will need to be at their best to overcome the challenge at St. Mary’s.

Key Points to Consider:

  • Can Southampton rediscover their defensive solidity at home?
  • Will Middlesbrough’s injury concerns affect their performance?
  • Can Boro repeat their success against Southampton from earlier this season?

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When does Southampton vs Middlesbrough kick off?

29 March, 2024 at 15:00 (UK)

Where is Southampton vs. Middlesbrough being played?

St. Mary’s Stadium (Bristol)

Where can I get tickets for Southampton vs. Middlesbrough?

Tickets are available on the Home Side Club website.

What time does the Southampton vs. Middlesbrough match start?

15:00 (UK)

Which team will hit more goals in the Southampton vs. Middlesbrough match?

Middlesbrough will post more Goals in this match.

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