West Ham have lost only two of their last 11 Barclays Premier League games against Southampton and are unbeaten in the last five.
Saints have scored exactly one goal in five of their last six Premier League games against West Ham.
None of West Ham's last 17 Premier League games have ended level (W8 L9)
The Hammers have conceded only eight goals in their last nine Premier League home games.
Saints have taken only four points from their last five Premier League away games (W1 D1 L3).
Shane Long has scored only two goals in his last 14 Premier League appearances.
Last weekend, Carlton Cole scored in his 12th separate Premier League campaign.
Southampton have claimed 30 points in 2014, just one fewer than Manchester United.
West Ham have drawn only one of their 21 Premier League games in 2014 so far.
Southampton have used only 14 players this season; only Swansea have used as few.