Leicester vs Southampton Predictions & Betting Odds – 11th January 2020

Foxes can break the Saints' positive form

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Leicester vs Southampton Betting Tips – Premier League, 11th January 3.00pm

Leicester managed to defend second place in the table at the start of the New Year, picking up a good away win at Newcastle. This could be a tricky game for them back at the King Power as they host Southampton. The Saints have gone through a massive surge of positive form to pull themselves away from the drop zone. Read our predictions for Leicester vs Southampton.

Leicester vs Southampton Betting Odds*

Leicester 8/15
Draw 16/5
Southampton 19/4

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Leicester News and Form – Can the Foxes beat Southampton?

Brendan Rodgers’ Leicester have taken back to back league wins to keep themselves sandwiched between Liverpool and Man City in second place. Those were back to back away games for the Foxes as well at West Ham and Newcastle. They did have an extra shift in midweek, playing out a 1-1 draw against Aston Villa in the first leg of their EFL Cup semi-final. The home form of Leicester in the Premier League for this campaign is W7 D2 L1. They have only taken one point from their last two league games at the King Power, their most recent ending in a 4-0 loss against runaway leaders Liverpool.

Draw/Leicester HT/FT
10/3

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Leicester have averaged 1.9 goals per home fixture this season, while they are still averaging under a goal per game against. In total, the Foxes have collected a clean sheet in 40% of home games. Of the fourteen league successes that they have taken this season, nine of them have been by at least a two-goal margin. Of the home goals that Leicester have produced, 74% of them have come in the second half of fixtures. Despite their great season at home, Leicester have only opened the scoring in four fixtures at the King Power.

Leicester vs Southampton Head to Head

Leicester won 9-0 at St Mary’s earlier this season
Southampton have won one of the last six meetings with Leicester in all competitions
3 of the last 4 meetings at the King Power (all competitions) have ended 0-0
Just one of the last seven EPL meetings have produced a home win

 

Key-Facts – Leicester vs Southampton

  • The Foxes have won 7 of 10 league home fixtures
  • The Saints have won three of their last four league games
  • Leicester average 1.9 goals per league home game this season

 

Southampton News and Form – Can the Saints keep the unbeaten form going?

The Saints have really come to life with a W3 D1 unbeaten streak of league form going. On New Years’ Day, they collected a superb three points at home against Tottenham. They are carrying some road form, having taken back to back wins at Aston Villa and Chelsea, tallying a total of five goals in this success. It moved their away record this season on to W4 D2 L4. So they are a team on the up at the moment, but can they extend their unbeaten run?

The Saints average 1.4 goals per away game and they have scored in each of their last nine road games. Of the goals that Southampton have conceded away from home, 77% have gone against them in the second half of fixtures. Southampton have been level at halftime in six of their away games this season, five of those half time draws were 0-0 score lines, which isn’t a bad trend to consider. Another big trend with Southampton is that they have opened the scoring in 8 of 10 away games. Danny Ings has scored four goals in his last four league games.

Leicester vs Southampton Tips & Odds

Leicester to win & BTTS at 21/10
Over 2.5 goals at 4/6
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on January 8th, 2020 at 5:14 p.m.)

Leicester vs Southampton Predictions

Leicester to win: Leicester continue to look an impressive side and while this has the making of being a tight game because of the form of Southampton, Leicester can still win it. They sustain a lot of pressure on opponents and the Saints have struggled for away clean sheets. Home win.


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