Leicester v Bournemouth Predictions & Betting Odds – 30th March 2019

Foxes can take down the Cherries

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Leicester v Bournemouth Betting Tips – Premier League, 30th March 3.00pm

Leicester have won back to back league games, including a success with ten-men against Burnley last time out. Will they be able to make it three in a row as they welcome Bournemouth the King Power? The Cherries haven’t had the greatest of seasons on their travels. Read our predictions for Leicester v Bournemouth.

Leicester v Bournemouth Betting Odds*

Leicester 5/6
Draw 13/5
Bournemouth 16/5
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on March 24th, 2019 at 10:18 p.m.)

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Leicester News and Form

The Foxes had Harry Maguire sent off early against Burnley in their last league outing, but still managed to produce a 2-1 win at Turf Moor. That is back to back wins for Leicester now in the league. It is three wins in their last four games which they have taken now (L1). The Foxes have won back to back games at the King Power and overall are W6 D2 L7 there this season. Leicester have scored 19 goals at home in their campaign this season, while they have conceded that exact same amount.

They have only taken a clean sheet in 20% of their home games, with both teams scoring in 60% of games at the King Power. Leicester haven’t taken a clean sheet, home and away, in any of their last ten in the top flight. Of their six home league win this season, four of them have been by a two-goal margin. Leicester don’t have a clean sheet in any of their last eight at home, but they are on a three match scoring streak at the King Power. Each of their last five league games, home and away, have gone over 2.5 goals.

Leicester v Bournemouth Head to Head

The Cherries produced a 4-2 win over Leicester this season
Bournemouth are undefeated in their last seven against the Foxes
Five of the last seven meetings have been drawn
The three previous EPL meetings at the King Power ended in a draw

 

Key-Facts – Leicester v Bournemouth

  • Leicester have won three of their last four league games
  • Each of Leicester’s last five games have gone over 2.5 goals
  • Bournemouth have lost 9 of their last 10 away games

 

Bournemouth News and Form

Bournemouth had to settle for a 2-2 draw at home against Newcastle last time out. That leaves them with four points from their last two games. They have only taken one victory in their last seven played, home and away. The Cherries managed to get a win at Huddersfield in their last road game, snapping a nine-match losing streak they were on away from home. Bournemouth have returned 15 away goals this season while they have conceded at an average of 2.3 goals per away game.

The Cherries have taken a clean sheet in 20% of away games, while two-thirds of their road games have gone over 2.5 goals. Bournemouth are at W4 D0 L11 this season on their travels and all but one of those away defeats have been by a margin of at least two goals. The Cherries have been losing at the half time break in nine of their road games this season in the top flight. Surprisingly the Cherries have only opened the scoring in three away fixtures all season.

Leicester v Bournemouth Tips & Odds

Both teams to score at 4/6
Leicester to win & both teams to score at 12/5 odds
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on March 24th, 2019 at 10:18 p.m.)

Leicester v Bournemouth Predictions

Leicester win: Frankly the Cherries are just so unreliable away from home that there is no sense in backing them to get three points. Leicester still have some improvement to do, but should have enough about them at home to get three points.


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