Leicester City vs. Burnley Match Analysis and Prediction

Leicester will this weekend face-off with Burnley in their matchday 9 of the season. This match will be held at the King Power Stadium on Saturday 19th October 2019. It is scheduled to start at 15:30 GMT.

Leicester City has been doing impressively well this season. At number 4 of the table standings, they hope to extend their stay among the top four this weekend when they take on also relatively on-form Burnley. Brendan Rodger’s men were nearly sharing the spoils with Liverpool in their last premier league action. However, Liverpool outwitted them in the last minutes of the match when they scored a winner from the penalty spot thus denying them the point.

Burnley, on the other hand, did well to beat 10-man Everton 0-1 in their matchday 8 in front of their home fans. At number 7 of the table standings, they also seem to be doing relatively well. However, they are not regarded as good travelers.

The Foxes had a flying start to the season and their spirits are still high. They have been very impressive at their King Power Stadium and considering that the Clarets are not considered good while on the road, hence Brendan Rodger’s men are considered favorites to win the fixture. With this in mind, we, therefore, find there is a big value in betting for the home team.

 Leicester City vs. Burnley Head to Head

Teams Leicester City and Burnley have so far met a record of 26 times. In their meetings, Leicester has won 11 direct matches while Burnley won 8 matches. 7 of their meetings ended in a draw. Here is a look into their 8 most recent head to head action and how the scores turned out:

  • Burnley 1-2 Leicester
  • Leicester 0-0 Burnley
  • Burnley 2-1 Leicester
  • Leicester 1-0 Burnley
  • Burnley 1-0 Leicester
  • Leicester 3-0 Burnley
  • Burnley 0-1 Leicester
  • Leicester 2-2 Burnley

Team News

Leicester will miss the services of Matthew James who is nursing an Achilles tendon injury and James Maddison who is recovering from an illness.

Burnley, on the other hand, will likely get the services of Daniel Drinkwater and Jack Cork after nursing an ankle and shoulder injuries respectively. However, the services of Eric Peters are doubtful due to his ankle injury.

Prediction and Odds

You can get the latest odds here.

In the two team’s last meeting back in March 2019, Leicester won 1-2 despite them getting a red card. With Burnley considered bad travelers, we believe Leicester will dominate the match. Here are our best bets for the outcome of the match:

  • Leicester to win
  • Over 1.5 goals in fulltime
  • Jamie Vardy to score
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