Norwich City vs Southampton Betting Tips: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions

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With some key defenders back in contention, Al Hain-Cole expects the Canaries' defence to hold strong against Hasenhuttl's tea at Carrow Road

Norwich City will be hoping to kickstart their great escape when they welcome Southampton to Carrow Road for Friday’s Premier League clash.

The Canaries were rock bottom of the league when play was suspended back in March, six points adrift of safety.

Norwich City vs Southampton latest odds

However, having lost just one of their last five home games in the league, they can be backed at 21/10 (3.10) with bet365 to give their hopes of survival a boost by coming out on top in their comeback game.

Ralph Hasenhuttl’s men are six points clear of the drop zone despite losing four of their last five league fixtures, and are available at 23/20 (2.15) to gain more breathing space by collecting maximum points here.

The sides shared a 2-2 draw when they last met here in 2017’s FA Cup clash, and you can get odds of 13/5 (3.60) on them cancelling each other out once again.

Norwich City vs Southampton team news

Timm Klose is back in contention after being ruled out since August with a knee injury, while Onel Hernandez, Christoph Zimmermann and Sam Byram have also shaken off injury issues.

Nathan Redmond is fit to face his former club after shaking off a muscle injury, although Moussa Djenepo is suspended due to the red card he picked up in a defeat to Newcastle last time out.

Norwich City vs Southampton preview

Klose’s return is a major boost for Daniel Farke, whose team was already starting to show steady signs of improvement in defence before play was interrupted.

Indeed, they have conceded more than one goal just once in their last seven fixtures - restricting both Liverpool and Tottenham to a single goal in that run - and let in only two goals in their last four on home turf.

Norwich City vs Southampton predictions

With their backline strengthened even further, even money (2.00) seems generous on Norwich ensuring under 2.5 goals for their sixth match in seven when they take on a Saints team that has only scored four goals in five league games.

Odds correct at the time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.

Betting Banner - Best Bet Under 2.5 goals at Evens (2.0) for a 1pt stake with bet365

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