Cherries unlikely to have any sympathy for their toiling southern rivals
Relegation may be looming for third-bottom Southampton
Rivalry between the teams has intensified over the last three years and that may be bad news for Southampton, who can expect the Cherries to be fully motivated.
Bournemouth are almost safe from relegation but they played with a decent tempo in their 2-0 loss to Manchester United ten days ago.
They can cause problems for Saints, who look poor value odds-on favourites.
1pt 4-1 general
Jack Stephens is available after suspension but Steven Davis (Achilles) misses out.
Harry Arter (Achilles) and Adam Smith (knee) are sidelined.
Bournemouth have lost only one of their last 11 games against teams outside the big six.
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