Burnley v Leicester Predictions & Betting Odds – 16th March 2019

Clarets can deliver a boost against travel-sick Foxes

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Burnley v Leicester Betting Tips – Premier League, 16th March 3.00pm

Burnley have played their way into trouble with a run of three straight Premier League defeats. So they are back out of form and badly need a lift. Three points here against Leicester, who have been carrying some pretty poor away from, could be massive for Burnley at this stage of the season. Read our predictions for Burnley v Leicester.

Burnley v Leicester Betting Odds*

Leicester 11/8
Burnley 19/10
Draw 12/5
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on March 14th, 2019 at 8.10 p.m.)

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Burnley News and Form

Burnley need to stop the rot quickly because they have fallen back into relegation problems. They are on a three-match losing streak of league form at the moment. Last weekend they suffered a 4-2 loss at Liverpool. Back at Turf Moor they are W5 D2 L7 for the season and lost their last fixture there. They suffered a 3-1 loss against Crystal Palace. That saw a run of four unbeaten at home snapped for Burnley. The Clarets are on a nine-match scoring streak at home in the league.

Of the home goals which Bunrely have scored this season, 61% of them have been in the first half of matches. Just six times this season at home they have opened the scoring in a game. Of the five wins record at Turf Moor this seasons in the Premier League, three of them have been by a one-goal margin. 64% of all games at Turf Moor this season have gone over 2.5 goals. Burnley have no clean sheet in four at home. Burnley have the second-worst defensive record in the entire league.

Burnley v Leicester Head to Head

There was a 0-0 draw when the two met earlier this season
Burnley have won their last two at home over the Foxes
Both teams have scored in one of the last six meetings
Things are even at two wins each and draw in the last five meetings

Key-Facts – Burnley v Leicester

  • Burnley are on a three match losing streak
  • Leicester have conceded 10 goals in their last 4 road fixtures
  • Leicester have one point from their last four away games

 

Leicester News and Form

Leicester got their first win under Brendan Rodgers last weekend with a 3-1 success over Fulham. That was at home though and their away form is pretty poor. The Foxes are at W5 D3 L7 for their top-flight road campaign this season. They have only managed to return one point from their last four away games. In total Leicester conceded ten goals in those four away games. Leicester have conceded an average of 1.5 goals per away game this season.

The Foxes have returned an average of 1.3 goals per away fixture in the Premier League this season. They have scored in each of their last six on the road, so that is a small positive for them. They have not managed to take a clean sheet in any of their last nine away from the King Power though. Of Leicester’s away goals, a high 84% of them have been scored after half time. Only once have Leicester held a half time lead away from the King Power this season. They have actually been losing at the break in 8 of their 15 away games.

Burnley v Leicester Tips & Odds

Under 2.5 goals at 4/5
Burnley to win match outright at 11/8
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on March 14th, 2019 at 8.10 p.m.)

Burnley v Leicester Predictions

Burnley to win: Leicester don’t have away from behind them and Burnley need a huge spirited effort back on home soil. The Clarets are worth a poke to go and get themselves a crucial three points in this fixture.


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