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Southampton vs Norwich City betting tips: Championship preview, predictions and odds

This article provides a preview, odds and recommended bets for the Championship meeting between Southampton and Norwich City on August 12th, 2023

Southampton vs Norwich City odds and betting statistics


Southampton vs Norwich City betting tips

Southampton vs Norwich City match preview

One of the more high-profile fixtures of the upcoming Championship gameweek is set to play out at St. Mary’s Stadium on Saturday, August 12th,

The matchup in question will see Southampton act as hosts, in a meeting with Norwich City.

Beginning with the former, Southampton are fresh off an opening day victory in their return to the 2nd tier of English football.

With sights set firmly on a swift promotion back to the Premier League, Russell Martin’s troops emerged from Hillsborough on the right side of a 2-1 scoreline against Sheffield Wednesday.

After Adam Armstrong’s early opener was cancelled out by Lee Gregory on the other side of the interval, Che Adams emerged from the bench to prove himself difference-maker with 87 minutes on the clock.

The Saints, in turn, will head into the coming round of fixtures with confidence high in the camp.

Like Southampton, Norwich City had a late winner to thank for an eventual three-point haul in their season opener last weekend.

The Canaries were tasked with getting the better of Hull City, and should have in comfortable fashion when taking into account the hefty 28 shots they managed to direct at goal.

And yet, deep into injury-time, the two sides remained locked at a goal apiece, after Liam Delap’s opener was followed by a Jonathan Rowe equaliser on the stroke of half-time.

Just when it looked as though the efforts of David Wagner’s men were set to go unrewarded, however, Adam Idah struck, sending Carrow Road into rapturous celebrations.

So, who are we at 101 backing to emerge triumphant from St. Mary’s on Saturday afternoon?

Whilst hosts Southampton should be considered slight favourites, we envision the spoils ultimately being shared upon the full-time whistle bringing a close to proceedings at

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Conor Laird

Die-hard Juventus fan with a love for all things Italian, and a real soft spot for Arsenal cult heroes. Emmanuel Eboue, Nicklas Bendtner, Philippe Senderos... Give them all statues outside the Emirates.

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