Leicester City vs. Southampton Match Analysis and Prediction

Matchday 22 will see Leicester City go head-on with the relegation-bound Southampton at 1800hrs(GMT+3), for the match to be played at the King Power Stadium. Leicester has an upper hand against Southampton thanks to its overall performance during the season. However, if Southampton’s most recent football action is something to go by; they are not an easy team to wish away.

Leicester City is in position 7 in the League table standings while Southampton is in the relegation zone at number 18.

Leicester City has not yet lost their charm. Their last premier league they stood strong against Everton beating them 1-0.

Southampton, on the other hand, has shown some improvements in their last premier league matches. Their most recent match against benevolent Chelsea saw them forcing them to a 0-0 draw, something that they are highly proud of owing to Chelsea’s long streak of a wonderful performance.

leicester southampton form

Leicester City vs. Southampton Head to Head

The two teams have met 28 times and have shared the spoils equally. 10 wins for Leicester and 10 wins for Southampton and eight draws. Their most recent head to head has been as below.

  • Southampton 1-2 Leicester City
  • Leicester City 0-0 Southampton
  • Southampton 1-4 Leicester City
  • Southampton 3-0 Leicester City
  • Leicester City 0-0 Southampton
  • Leicester City 1-0 Southampton

Goals Scored

goal scoring form

In their head to head, on average each team scored under 2.5 goals per match.

In two matches in a row, both teams scored no BBTS

Draw all recent 2 matches in a row

Team News

Daniel Amartey will be out of play in this weekend’s fixture for Leicester due to a broken ankle. No any other key player for the Leicester City is nursing injuries.

Dan Ings won’t be playing for Southampton during the fixture as he is nursing a hamstring injury. Stuart Armstrong, on the other hand, will add strength to the team as he is expected back into play after weeks of nursing an ankle injury.

Prediction and odds

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The two teams are under pressure to perform. Leicester has been inconsistent and hence has the pressure to prove that they are still on form. On the other hand, Southampton has to win this match if they want to get out of the relegation zone.

  • Under 3.5 goals at fulltime is 1.26
  • Leicester to Win: 2.02
  • Both Teams to Score: 1.91

 

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