This match between Southampton and Cardiff City is scheduled for April 12, 2014 at St. Mary’s Stadium. In this match Southampton with 8th position will play against Cardiff City with 19th position in this league. Majority of football betting odds given by various online betting sites are in favor of Southampton to win this match. The football betting odds for this match, based on the data pertaining to both teams, are also suggesting win of Southampton in this match due to their home ground advantage, higher ranking and superior form.
The comprehensive study of head to head statistics comprising of 11 matches played between these two teams in the past is suggesting the win of Southampton at 36.4 percent, win of Cardiff City at 45.5 percent and probability of draw at 18.2 percent in this match.
For evaluating the betting odds in this article we have also considered the performance chart analysis of both teams. This analysis shows that the form of Cardiff City (-13) is inferior to that of Southampton (+2). Southampton won 3 and lost 2 out of the last 5 matches played by them. They lost their last match against Manchester City on April 5, 2014 with score of 4-1. Cardiff City won 1, had draw in 1 and lost 3 out of the last 5 matches played by them. They recently lost a match against Crystal Palace on April 5, 2014 with score of 3-0.
As on April 09, 2014 Betfair is providing best betting odds for this match as 1.15 for the win of Southampton, 4.3 for draw and 6.0 for the win of Cardiff City in this match.