The Saints face a nervous end to the season with West Ham United sitting just two points adrift of the South Coast club on the final day of the Championship season.
Meanwhile, Andy Thorn is expected to hand Jordan Willis his first start at Coventry following Richard Keogh's sending-off during the Sky Blues' 2-0 defeat to Doncaster Rovers last week, which sent the club down into League One.
Southampton: Davis; Fonte, Fox, Butterfield, Hooiveld; Cork, Hammond, Guly, Lallana; Lambert, Sharp
Coventry: Murphy; Willis, Hussey, Clarke, Cranie; Norwood, Bigirimana, Thomas, McSheffrey; Platt, McDonald
Sports Mole says: 2-0