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Leicester v Southampton Predictions & Betting Odds – 19th April 2018

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Leicester v Southampton Betting Tips - Premier League 19th April 7.45pm Things are looking a bit desperate now in the relegation zone for Southampton who are five points away from safety. They are struggling and they blew a 2-0 lead at home against Chelsea on the weekend to come away empty handed. Leicester have lost their last two league games now though having gone down against Burnley on the weekend. Will they be able to respond at home and sink the Saints further towards the Championship?

Leicester News and Form

Leicester are just in a little dip of form having lost back to back games, which was after drawing back to back games. So they are W2 D2 L2 in their last six. They haven't collected a win in any of their last four home games (D3 L1) and have surprisingly failed to delivered there in some easier-looking fixtures recently. Leicester are W6 D5 L5 for the season at the King Power and have netted in each of their last seven there. Overall home and away they are on a ten-match scoring streak of form, so it’s likely that the will score. Both teams to score with Paddy Power is at 4/5 odds* (Betting Odds taken at 10:12 p.m. on April 15th, 2018) and that’s because Leicester aren’t particularly tight at the back. They don't have a clean sheet in any of their last four home games, so will be a little vulnerable there. Leicester have produced 22 goals in their 16 home fixtures and just 44% of their home fixtures have managed to get above 2.5 goals. Jamie Vardy is on a four-match scoring streak in the Premier League and is the 7/2 first goalscorer favorite* (Betting Odds taken at 10:12 p.m. on April 15th, 2018) with Paddy Power.

Southampton News and Form

Southampton will have been disappointed with themselves having thrown away a 2-0 lead to come away empty-handed against Chelsea. Basically, they can’t afford to lose this now. They are on a four-match losing streak at the moment though, going winless in seven (D2 L5). The Saints have conceded exactly three goals in each of their last four games, but they have shown a bit of fight with back to back 3-2 losses against Arsenal and then Chelsea. Away from home in the top flight Southampton are on a three-match losing streak away from St Mary’s and have won just twice on their travels all season (D6 L8). That’s been terribly bad form from them and the Saints are averaging under a goal per game away from home so far, conceding at 1.8 on average per game. There has been no clean sheet in their last six road games and overall have only managed one in 19% of their away games. They just have to go out and continue to try and be bold at the moment because they are in dire straits. There’s just no point holding back at the moment. In the Paddy Power correct score market the shortest priced option is the 1-1 draw at 11/2 odds* (Betting Odds taken at 10:12 p.m. on April 15th, 2018).

Leicester v Southampton Head to Head

Southampton suffered a 4-1 home loss against the Foxes earlier this season. In the previous seven Premier League meetings the Foxes are W3 D2 L2 against the Saints. Last season’s meeting at the King Power ended in a 0-0 draw and the Foxes are unbeaten in their last four home games against Southampton in all competitions. Leicester have not conceded in their last three at home against the Saints.

Leicester v Southampton Betting Odds*

Leicester 5/4, Southampton 11/5, Draw 23/10* (Betting Odds taken at 10:12 p.m. on April 15th, 2018)

Leicester v Southampton Predictions

Leicester to win: The confidence of the Saints can’t be high, not after what happened to them on the weekend. Leicester are, by and large, a solid home side and can rally themselves to get three midweek points on the board to help secure their top half of the table finish.
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Burnley v Leicester Predictions & Betting Odds – 14th April 2018

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Burnley v Leicester Betting Preview - Championship 14th April 3.00pm Neither of these have anything to play for but for a top half of the table finish. They are sat together in the table heading into the weekend, with Burnley in seventh, six points ahead of the Foxes. The Clarets made it four straight wins as they took a victory out at Watford last weekend. Things didn't go quite as well for Leicester Who suffered a surprise home defeat against the visiting Newcastle.

Burnley News and Form

It has been a great run then from Burnley who are on a four-match winning streak. Each of their last three have been out on the road. They haven’t actually been in great form at Turf Moor. Their win over Everton in their last home fixture snapped a five-match winless streak that they were on there (D2 L3). Overall their home form reads W6 D4 L5 for the season. They have not kept a home clean sheet in their last six and both teams to score at William Hill for 4/5 odds* (Betting Odds taken at 00:22 p.m. on March 20th, 2018) looks a good place to start. fixtures at Turf Moor have not been high scoring ones this season as Burnley themselves have scored 12 and conceded 12 in their fifteen matches. Just 20% of their home games have made it over the 2.5 goal line. They are on a three-match scoring streak at home right now and they have taken a clean sheet in 40% of their home fixtures. Of the goals they have produced at Turf Moor, two-thirds of them have come in the second half of matches, while two-thirds of their goals conceded have been in the second half of matches too.

Leicester News and Form

The Foxes were on a two-match winning streak in the league before losing at home to Newcastle last weekend, which made the defeat even more surprising. The Foxes are on a two-match winning streak away from home though still so they have that going for them. They are only at W5 D5 L6 for the season on their travels but they have been fairly reliable in front of goal and have netted one each of their last four away games and in each of their last nine home and away combined. The half time draw at William Hill has to be worth consider really because Leicester have been level at the break in 12 of their 16 road games this season. Jamie Vardy is the William Hill 4/1 second favourite First Goalscorer option behind Burnley’s Chris Wood at 7/2 odds* (Betting Odds taken at 00:22 p.m. on March 20th, 2018). Leicester have only managed to collect one clean sheet in their last eight league games so there is a decent chance of both teams producing a goal in this one. In the William Hill correct score market the 1-1 draw is at 11/2 odds* (Betting Odds taken at 00:22 p.m. on March 20th, 2018). The Foxes have only taken a clean sheet 19% of their away games this season.

Burnley v Leicester Head to Head

The Foxes collected a 1-0 home win over Burnley earlier in the season and that three of the last four games between these two have ended in a 1-0 scoreline, with Leicester winning two, Burnley the other won. The Foxes have won three of their last four against the Clarets in the Premier League and from the five previous Premier League classes are W3 D1 L1 against them. Both teams have scored in just one of the last six meetings.

Burnley v Leicester Betting Odds*

Burnley 13/8, Leicester 7/4, Draw 21/10* (Betting Odds taken at 00:22 p.m. on March 20th, 2018)

Burnley v Leicester Predictions

We guess the way to look at this is by asking whether Burnley are likely to win five games on the bounce? That’s a big streak of form to put together and maybe the law of averages will come into play enough in this one for Leicester to pick themselves up a point.
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Leicester v Newcastle Predictions & Betting Odds – 7th April 2018

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Leicester v Newcastle Betting Tips - Premier League 7th April 3.00pm Both of these have found a little bit of form in having won their last two games respectively in the league. Leicester took a solid away win at Brighton on the weekend to continue to hold down a top-eight place while Newcastle were narrowly getting the better of Huddersfield. So it may be a tight old battle between the two of them at the King Power

Leicester News and Form

Leicester are four games unbeaten in the league now, winning their two with successes at West Brom and Brighton. This weekend it is back to the King Power where they have taken three straight draws and all of those 1-1 ties as well. The 1-1 correct score with Paddy Power is at 6/1 odds* (Betting Odds taken at 7:01 p.m. on April 3rd, 2018). The Foxes are on a six-match scoring streak at the King Power, but they don’t have a clean sheet in their last three so the both teams to score at Paddy Power is worth considering at 4/5 odds* (Betting Odds taken at 4:51 p.m. on April 3rd, 2018). Jamie Vardy has been in decent form recently in front of goal and the England man is at 10/3 odds with Paddy Power* (Betting Odds taken at 4:51 p.m. on April 3rd, 2018) in the first goalscorer market. Regardless of the result, it may be worth looking under 2.5 goals for the game as 60% of Leicester's home games have finished under the goal line.

Newcastle News and Form

Newcastle have produced well recently, well enough to get themselves safe from any relegation worries. They are seven points clear of the bottom three heading into the weekend and they have taken a W3 D4 L8 record on their travels this season in the top flight. They are without a win in any of their last four away from St James Park though (D2 L2) so may struggle to do enough to get the wins on the board. The Magpies have averaged exactly one goal per away game this term while they have shipped at 1.7 per game on average. There has been no clean sheet in their last four away games. 64% of the goals they have conceded on the road have been in the second half of matches. Five times this season Newcastle have been drawing 0-0 and that’s a decent half time correct score option at Paddy Power. They are picking up the points but they are still lacking the goals to go out and threaten teams greatly. But as a positive, they do have the best defensive record of all teams starting eighth or lower this weekend in the top flight.

Leicester v Newcastle Head to Head

Leicester took a 3-2 away win at St James Park earlier in the season and that moved them onto a four-match winning streak against the Magpies in the Premier League. Three of their last four wins against Newcastle have come with a clean sheet. On home soil, Leicester will be defending a seven-match undefeated streak of form against the Magpies in all competitions (W3 D4). They have won each of their last three at home against Newcastle now.

Leicester v Newcastle Betting Odds*

Leicester 10/11, Draw 5/2, Newcastle 3/1* (Betting Odds taken at 8:11 p.m. on April 2nd, 2018)

Leicester v Newcastle Predictions

Leicester to win: Leicester have home form against the Magpies and they are playing well enough at the moment to extend that. The two should be pretty evenly matched up but Leicester have the extra bit of quality going for them. Home win.
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Do a Leicester – Premier League History

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It's been a very long time since there was an intruder into the Premiership who might just take the title. The Premiership has generally been a carve-up mainly concerning Man. Utd, Arsenal and Chelsea. Although, of late, Man. City have shown more than a passing interest. The only other team to earn a mention in the leagues history is Blackburn Rovers who did a "Leicester" in 1994/95 season when they astounded everyone, except their manager, Kenny Dalglish, when they took the top spot. Going back in time and including the old Football League there was hardly ever an upset. e.g. a team from the bottom half of the previous season's league table winning the title. Those that do stand out are very few indeed. For me there are only two which are memorable. In the old Football League in 1960/61 Ipswich Town were promoted as Division 2 Champions. They then did the unthinkable and won the First Division Title at the first attempt. This gave them entry into the European Cup in which they won their first tie 14 - 1 on aggregate versus Maltese side Floriana. They were then seen off by A.C. Milan. Their glory days in the First Division didn't last for too long either. They finished their second season in the top division just four points above the relegated sides. The following season saw them relegated as wooden spoonists. The next interlopers of note, were Blackburn Rovers. They found themselves in the newly formed Premier League having won via the "play-offs". By this time they had a new chairman, Jack Walker who had installed Kenny Dalglish as manager. They had been quietly plied their trade in the new Premier League. Finishing fourth in the inaugural season 13 points behind champions Man. Utd. The following season again ended in Man. Utd being crowned Champions and just 8 points behind in second place was Blackburn Rovers. The 1994/95 season saw them finish ahead of Man. Utd, depriving them of a third successive title by 0ne point. From this high position they soon found themselves floundering finishing 7th, 13th and then 6th, before being relegated (19th) in the 1998/99 season. They returned to the Premiership for the 2001/02 season after finishing seccond behind Fulham. The 2002/03 season saw their best position (6th) during their eleven year spell before once more being relegated. Apart from that one season their form was never realy more than moderate. Man. Ciry were promoted from the First Division at the end of 2001/02 season. However they didn't make too much of an impact until the 2009/10 season whenthey finished 5th. Thereafter they didn't act like intruders as they finished third the following season and then finished as Premiership Champions 2011/12. This was folloewd by another second place and then they won their second Premiership title in 2013/14. Last season they again slipped to second place. So now we cannot really call them intruders. With all the money now floating around the Premiership clubs it remains to be seen whether any other non-fashionable sides make any kind of breakthrough. The likes of Arsenal cannot be ruled out, of course, but will we see a resurgent Tottenham hotspurs or Liverpool make their presence felt in the coming seasons? Man. utd must always be considered too but only time will tell what damage has been done to them since Ferguson left them pretty much high and dry.
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Brighton v Leicester Predictions & Betting Odds – 31st March 2018

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Brighton v Leicester Betting Tips - Premier League 31st March 3.00pm The Seagulls have a nice cushion of six points between themselves and the drop zone and anything out of this one would be a positive return to action as they take on a side sitting above them in the Premier League table. Leicester snapped a log winless streak just before the break, so will they pick up from there or need some time to get back into the groove of things?

Brighton News and Form

Brighton have been ticking along nicely since the end of January really and are W3 D2 L1 in their last six Premier League fixtures.So they are up in mid-table looking pretty safe at the moment and their home form has been great. They have won each of their last three at the Amex in the top flight, netting a total of nine goals in that positive sequence too. It has all been very good from them and the last time they took a home win it was Arsenal they beat by a 2-1 scoreline. They are still getting troubled at the back and they haven’t managed a league clean sheet this year. So both teams to score at bet365 for 19/20 odds* (Betting Odds taken at 04:27 p.m. on March 26th, 2018) looks a viable enough option for this one at the Amex. Brighton have a five-match scoring streak going at home (their last nine overall home and away combined) and have netted at least two of their own in each of their last three. 67% of their league goals at the Amex this term have been after the halftime break.

Leicester News and Form

Leicester were not running in particularly hot form leading up to the international break. They did bag a 4-1 victory over bottom side West Brom in tier the last match, but they were without a win in their five previous games (D3 L2) in the league. Their triumph over the Baggies at the Hawthorns snapped a five-match winless streak of away from that Leicester were on, losing four of those. So their away form isn’t great at the moment which could present Brighton a good chance in this. Leicester haven’t taken a clean sheet in any of their last six league outings, but they have scored in each of their last seven so over 2.5 goals at bet365 for 5/4 odds* (Betting Odds taken at 04:27 p.m. on March 26th, 2018) looks good value as this could be a really entertaining match up at the Amex. Leicester have been level at half time in eleven of their away fixtures this season and 67% of their fixtures away from the King Power have made it over the 2.5 goal line. Of the goals that Leicester have conceded this season, almost two-thirds of them have been in the second half of matches. Leicester City have scored in 80% of their away matches.    

Brighton v Leicester Head to Head

It was Leicester on top when the two met at the King Power earlier in the season, beating the Seagulls 2-0. That was their first game since the 2013/14 Championship season when Brighton won both fixtures. The Seagulls are on a four-match unbeaten streak at home against Leicester (W3 D1). Both teams have scored in just three of the last eight league meetings between them.

Brighton v Leicester Betting Odds*

Leicester 6/4, Brighton 9/5, Draw 9/4* (Betting Odds taken at 04:13 a.m. on March 26th, 2018)

Brighton v Leicester Predictions

Draw: While Leicester are sitting above Brighton, the Seagulls should have enough spirit about them to grind out a point for themselves in this one. It would be a good point to nudge them towards safety at the end of the season.
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Leicester v Chelsea FA Cup Predictions & Betting Odds – 18th March 2018

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Leicester v Chelsea Betting Preview - FA Cup 18th March 4.30pm From the Nou Camp to the King Power. It’s a busy week for Chelsea as they try and close in a little further on some domestic silverware for the season. Their results haven’t been good enough to where they can expect to have a comfortable evening in this FA Cup quarter final. Leicester, who will be the fresher of the two, will no doubt see the huge opportunity in front of them to knockout a major contender for the Cup.

Leicester v Chelsea FA Cup Betting Tips

Leicester won’t have too much to fear in this one as they should be in with a good chance of moving ahead in the Cup. At least that's what they should believe. The Foxes are unbeaten in nine games now at the King Power in all competitions (over 90 minutes) and in that sequence have held Man City to an EFL Cup draw and Manchester United to league draw. The Foxes have drawn three of their last four home games by a 1-1 scoreline and 1-1 correct score option at bet365 for this contest is up at 11/2 odds* (Betting Odds taken at 04:09 a.m. on March 14th, 2018). Leicester have played two home games so far this season in the tournament and have won them both to nil, taking down Fleetwood in a replay and then beating Sheffield United in the last round. Leicester have conceded just one goal in the FA Cup this season. But since January, the wins have been hard to come by for them as they are W2 D3 L2 in their last seven matches played. They have scored in each of their last nine games at home though and will pose the Blues some threat here. Leicester and Chelsea have already contested their two Premier League fixtures for the season, with the Blues coming out on top with four points. The Blues took a 2-1 win at the King Power, and despite being easily second best back at the Bridge managed to somehow get away with a 0-0 draw. Chelsea are unbeaten in six games against the Foxes (W4 D2) and have won their last three at the King Power in all competitions. Chelsea should create some chances in the game though because Leicester doesn’t have a clean sheet in any of their last eight games. Chelsea bowed out of the Champions League in midweek against Barcelona at the Nou Camp, going down 3-0 but having a really good go at the Spaniards. So now the FA Cup becomes even more important to them. Both teams to score at bet365 is at 7/10 odds* (Betting Odds taken at 04:09 a.m. on March 14th, 2018) and looks a pretty viable option. The trouble for the Blues is that their away from is pretty miserable right now having lost each of their last nine away from home in all competitions. They conceded at least two goals in four of those five games, failing to score in their last two. They have won just one of their last nine away from the Bridge now. This looks like a tough away tie for them to handle. There is no replays now at the quarter final stages, just extra time and penalties if needed.

Leicester v Chelsea FA Cup Betting Odds*

Chelsea 11/10, Leicester 12/5, Draw 12/5* (Betting Odds taken at 04:09 a.m. on March 14th, 2018)

Leicester v Chelsea FA Cup Predictions

Leicester have to be worth a flutter to come up with something in this one. They have home advantage, they will be fresher and they played so well against Chelsea in their last league encounter. The Foxes are worth a dabble to deliver against the slightly ragged Blues.
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West Brom v Leicester Predictions & Betting Odds – 10th March 2018

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West Brom v Leicester Betting Tips - Premier League 10th March 3.00pm West Brom are staring Championship football next season in the eye. They have lost their last five games and this looks to be a hopeless situation for them. A win in this one would offer some kind of hope and probably keep Alan Pardew in a job. Leicester have just lost their way a little bit having failed to win some favourable looking home games recently. So will that put them at risk on their travels?

West Brom News and Form

Five defeats on the bounce is what West Brom have under their belt going into this one. They suffered a 1-0 defeat out at Watford last weekend to sink them further into relegation problems. Another defeat here would probably be the end of Alan Pardew. West Brom have lost their last two at the Hawthorns, one goal margin defeats against Southampton and Huddersfield, so that may be a good indicator for the outcome of this one. West Brom have only collected the two home wins all season with a W2 D7 L5 record there and they have won only one of their last thirteen there. They need to rally themselves somehow but it doesn’t look likely to happen on current form at all. They have scored in each of their last three home games at least, so over 2.5 goals because of that is at 23/20 odds with bet365* (Betting Odds taken at 10:33 p.m. on March 7th, 2018), which could be worth a flutter. The both teams to score option may offer something too as the Baggies have scored in all but one of their last six home games. The Baggies have netted just fifteen goals in fourteen home games and while their output has been better under Pardew, their defence hasn’t improved.

Leicester News and Form

Leicester have found that their winning touch has deserted them lately. They have drawn three of their last four games, all 1-1 results at home and strangely that was against sides in the bottom half of the table, games that the Foxes were expected to win. Each of those draws were by a 1-1 scoreline and in the bet365 correct score market the shortest priced option is indeed a 1-1 draw at 11/2 odds* (Betting Odds taken at 10:33 p.m. on March 7th, 2018). Leicester have put up a W3 D5 L6 for the season away from home in the Premier League and they have lost four of their last five (D1). They did net in each of those four defeats though, and the half time draw is a decent option for the game as the Foxes have been level at the break in ten of their away games this season. Leicester have conceded 64% of their road goals after half time in games, but they haven’t taken a clean sheet in any of their last five. But with them having scored in each of their last six, they should be in this. Jamie Vardy has scored Leicester’s last three away goals.

West Brom v Leicester Head to Head

This will be just the eighth Premier League meeting between the two sides and from those previous seven, Leicester are narrowly W3 D2 L2 ahead. When the two met in October last year there was a 1-1 draw played out at the King Power. Leicester though are on a three-match winning sequence at the Hawthorns from their three previous Premier League visits there, each of the wins by a one-goal margin.

West Brom v Leicester Betting Odds*

Leicester 6/4, West Brom 15/8, Draw 11/5* (Betting Odds taken at 11:16 p.m. on March 6th, 2018)

West Brom v Leicester Predictions

Draw: Just because Leicester have lost their winning touch, it may be worth backing a share of the spoils in this one. West Brom certainly don’t look like winning but they may be able to avoid defeat at least which isn’t going to do anything for them really at the end of the day.
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FA Cup Quarter Final line up set as Spurs and Swansea win replays

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The final eight have now been settled for the FA Cup following the midweek replays. Spurs played through a wealth of VAR confusion and snow at Wembley to put six goals past League One side Rochdale in their replay and that was following a cruise for Swansea at home against Championship outfit Sheffield Wednesday the day before. So with both Premier League sides surviving their replays, it leaves just the one non-Premier League side in the mix, that being League One’s Wigan who knocked out favourites Man City. So the quarter-final line-up for the FA Cup is now: March 17th, 2018 Swansea v Spurs Manchester United v Brighton March 18th, 2018 Leicester v Chelsea Wigan v Southampton With the demise of Manchester City, it is their rivals Manchester United who are the 9/4 joint outright favourites at William Hill* (betting odds taken at 11:01 p.m. on February 28th, 2018) to get their hands on the title, alongside Tottenham. Spurs may well have a bit of advantage if they get through the next round with the semi-finals and final all being played at Wembley, which is where Tottenham are playing their home games this season. Chelsea are 7/2* (betting odds taken at 11:01 p.m. on February 28th, 2018) to get the title, their only shot at domestic silverware and Leicester are the only other side of the eight that are in single figures, the Foxes trading at 9/1* (betting odds taken at 11:01 p.m. on February 28th, 2018) to lift the title for the first time ever in their history.

FA Cup Winner Odds*

Manchester United 9/4, Tottenham 9/4, Chelsea 7/2, Leicester 9/1, Southampton 10/1, Swansea 20/1, Brighton 20/1, Wigan 40/1* (betting odds taken at 11:01 p.m. on February 28th, 2018)
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Leicester v Bournemouth Predictions & Betting Odds – 3rd March 2018

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Leicester v Bournemouth Betting Tips - Premier League 3rd March 3.00pm Leicester surprisingly could only manage a 1-1 home draw with Stoke last weekend, a game in which they were strong favourites to win against the relegation-threatened Potters. It didn't quite happen for them though, but they get another shot a three home points this weekend as Bournemouth pay a visit. The Cherries couldn’t shake off the attention of Newcastle in a draw on the south coast last weekend.

Leicester News and Form

There have been no wins for Leicester in their last four league games now (D2 L2). The surprising thing about this run of form for the Foxes is that there were some winnable home games for them in the sequence. Their last two home games have both ended in a 1-1 draw against Swansea and Stoke. Still, Leicester are without defeat in their last five home fixtures in the Premier League so they are reliable enough to avoid defeat in this one. The Foxes have scored an average of 1.4 goals per home game and Jamie Vardy continues (as always) to look their best route to goal and he is the Ladbrokes first goalscorer favourite at 3/1 odds* (Betting Odds taken at 10:22 p.m. on February 26th, 2018). It could be worth weighing up both teams to score in the game as the Foxes haven’t been watertight this season. While they have hit the back of the net in each of their last five home games in the league, they have just the two clean sheets in their last six at the King Power.

Bournemouth News and Form

Bournemouth have done ever so well to turn their season around and they are now in a situation where they have suffered only one defeat in their last nine league games. There was a 2-2 draw for them on the weekend against Newcastle and that means that the Cherries have scored at least two goals in seven of their last nine games. Over 3.5 goals at Ladbrokes for 9/5* (Betting Odds taken at 10:22 p.m. on February 26th, 2018) is well worth a flutter in this one. Almost 30% of Bournemouth's away games this season have gone over the goal line and ten of their last eleven home and away have made it over 2.5 goals. They suffered a setback in their last away game though as they were taken down heavily 4-1 at Huddersfield. Their away form isn't great with only the one victory in their last eight away games, part of a W3 D4 L7 for the season on the road. Two of those wins were by a one-goal margin, while they have lost four of their seven on the road by a one-goal margin as well. They are on a nine-match scoring streak in the league so are value to get themselves in this game.

Leicester v Bournemouth Head to Head

When the Cherries faced up against Leicester at home earlier this season there was a 0-0 draw played out. Four of the five previous Premier League contests between them have ended in a draw (two 0-0 draws and two 1-1 draws). The one exception was a home win for Bournemouth last season. One of the last six games between these two have managed to make it over 2.5 goals.

Leicester v Bournemouth Betting Odds*

Leicester 5/6, Draw 11/4, Bournemouth 3/1* (Betting Odds taken at 04:27 a.m. on February 26th, 2018)

Leicester v Bournemouth Predictions

Leicester to win: The Foxes struggled last weekend against Stoke, but have good home form overall and are worth backing to sneak a win in this one. It probably would be nothing more than by a 1-0 result given the way previous games between them have gone.
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Leicester v Stoke Predictions & Betting Odds – 24th February 2018

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Leicester v Stoke Betting Tips - Premier League 24th February 12.30pm Leicester have the chance to climb up into seventh on Saturday as they start the weekend’s action at home against Stoke at lunchtime. The Foxes could do with a pick-me-up too having failed to win any of their last three. Stoke are still in a spot of bother in the relegation zone and only a win would get them out of there at the end of this match.

Leicester News and Form

The home form of Leicester has been pretty solid and they have collected only the one defeat in their last seven league fixtures at the King Power. So they are going pretty well and are on a four-match undefeated streak of league form there and have banked a clean sheet in two of their last three home games. Leicester to win to nil at bet365 is at 15/8 odds* (Betting Odds taken at 6.33 p.m. on February 20th, 2018) and is a decent proposition. The Foxes have averaged just around 1.5 goals per game at home this season and they have netted in each of their last four at the King Power, so that puts them in great shape really for a win against the struggling Stoke. Jamie Vardy is on a four-match scoring streak of form in the league at the moment and makes a great first-time goalscorer option. Leicester have been strong starters to matches this season and have been leading at half time in six home games this season. The most frequent half time score at the King Power this season has been 1-0 in Leicester's favour.

Stoke News and Form

Stoke start the weekend second from bottom in the league with only West Brom doing worse. However, they have gone W1 D2 L1 in their last four games which is points on the board at least. But the rub of that reality is that all of those points were collected on home soil and they are on a three-match losing sequence away from home in the top flight, scoring just the one goal in those three games too. Stoke have managed to collect just the two points in their current eight-match winless streak of away from that they are on. They have only picked up the one away clean sheet all season and haven’t had a great impact going forward themselves with just eleven goals in 13 matches. That could play its part in this going under 2.5 goals which at bet356 is at 9/10 odds* (Betting Odds taken at 6.33 p.m. on February 20th, 2018). Stoke have conceded at least two goals in each of their last three road games and with only a W1 D3 L9 record away from home this season, that’s 69% of road games which they have lost.

Leicester v Stoke Head to Head

The Foxes are on a two match winning streak at home against the Potters, with both wins coming with a clean sheet. The Foxes are W3 D3 L1 up in the head to head against the Potters from their seven previous Premier League games. There was a 2-2 draw between them at Stoke earlier this season, and Leicester have suffered only one defeat in their last eight against Stoke in all competitions at the King Power.

Leicester v Stoke Betting Odds*

Leicester 8/11, Draw 5/2, Stoke 4/1* (Betting Odds taken at 00:22 a.m. on February 20th, 2018.)

Leicester v Stoke Predictions

Leicester to win: It is hard to see the Foxes slipping up in this home contest. They have been ticking over well at home and Stoke are not a major threat. It’s worth having a look at both teams to score, but a home win still.
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