Leicester vs Chelsea Betting Tips
Leicester City are level on points with Manchester City in second place in the Premier League. On Tuesday night, the Foxes have the opportunity to leapfrog both Manchester City and Manchester United in the standings at take control of first place. To move into first place, Brendan Rodgers team will need to defeat the inconsistent team of Chelsea.
Frank Lampard’s side are seventh in the league and five points off of fourth-placed Liverpool. Chelsea’s hopes of winning the Premier League title after spending heavily last offseason are nearly gone. Blues are coming off of a weekend 1-0 win against 10-man Fulham. Chelsea struggled to get ahold of the game until Mason Mount scored late in the second half.
Leicester City are unbeaten in five straight league matches. Three of those fixtures finished in victories. Leicester City’s last two matches in the league each ended in victory. After defeating Newcastle United 2-1 before winning against Southampton 2-0. Leicester City have taken 11 points from their last 18 possible. Chelsea, on the other hand, have taken just seven points from their last 18 possible.
Matchday 19 will mark the halfway point of the Premier League campaign. Can Chelsea win for the second straight match and get their hopes of finishing in the top four going once more?
Leicester vs Chelsea Betting Odds
Leicester City have been better on the road than at King Power Stadium this term. They have taken 13 points from 27 possible at home compared to 22 points obtained on the road. Rodgers’ team are unbeaten in back-to-back matches in the league drawing versus Manchester United 2-2 and defeating Southampton 2-0. Leading sportsbooks have the Foxes at odds of 2/1 to win at full-time versus the Blues.
Chelsea’s away form hasn’t been great. They have taken 14 points from 27 points possible. Their 1-0 win against Fulham at the weekend ended a three-match losing streak in the league on their travels. The Blues have scored 14 times and conceded 10 goals away from Stamford Bridge. Chelsea are at odds of 7/5 to claim a victory away at the King Power Stadium on Tuesday night.
Leicester City and Chelsea met three times last season in all competitions. The away team were unbeaten in each of the three fixtures. Their match at Stamford Bridge finished 1-1 before a 2-2 draw occurred at the King Power Stadium. Chelsea did win 1-0 at the King Power Stadium in the FA Cup on their way to the final at Wembley.
The last nine matches in all competitions between these clubs all saw the away team get a result. Five of the last nine games ended in draws. Leading sportsbooks have Leicester City and Chelsea are at odds of 5/2 to finish in a draw.
Leiceste vs Chelsea Team News
Neither manager has significant injury problems going into matchday 19. Rodgers’ only player expected to miss the match is midfielder Dennis Praet. The creative midfielder is out for four months and won’t return until April due to a severe thigh injury. Striker Jamie Vardy is still nursing a slight groin issue. He is expected to play regardless of the slight injury problem.
Lampard has no injuries going into the game. He has all of his top attacking players fit including Hakim Ziyech, Christian Pulisic, and Callum Hudson-Odoi. Chelsea allowed centre-back Fikayo Tomori join AC Milan on loan for the rest of the campaign. Tomori has been out of favour at Stamford Bridge for much of the season but now finds himself in the middle of a Serie A title chase. AC Milan have an option to buy Tomori in the summer.
Reports on Monday are that Chelsea are ready to spend big once more. This time, Chelsea are claimed to be ready to buy Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho.
The Blues will play Luton Town at Stamford Bridge at the weekend in the FA Cup fourth Round at the weekend. Like in the third round against Morecambe, Chelsea were handed an easy draw. Leicester City will have a more difficult tie against Championship club Brentford.
Leicester vs Chelsea Prediction
Both teams to score: YES @ 8/13 - BET NOW
Last season’s matches between Leicester City and Chelsea in the Premier League finished with both teams scoring goals. Their match at Stamford Bridge finished 1-1 with Leicester City coming from behind in the second half to claim the draw. Their match at the King Power Stadium exploded in goals in the second half with four after going scoreless in the first period. That match ended 2-2.
James Maddison to score anytime @ 10/3 - BET NOW
James Maddison is quietly having a good season at the King Power Stadium. He has scored five goals and added four assists in 16 Premier League appearances. Maddison has scored in each of his last two matches in the league. His goal against Southampton on matchday 18 was the winner. Maddison averages a league goal every 208 minutes.
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Leicester City can go top of the Premier League with a victory over Chelsea on matchday 19. The Foxes need to get points at the very least to keep pace with Manchester United and Manchester City. The former have an away fixture versus Fulham while the latter have a difficult game with Aston Villa.
The last time these teams played at the King Power Stadium in the league, they combined for over 2.5 goals scored. Four of the last 10 matches in all competitions between these clubs finished with over 2.5 goals tallied.
Two of Leicester City’s last four matches in the league ended with more than 2.5 goals scored. Four of Chelsea’s last six Premier League matches finished with over 2.5 goals scored.
Chelsea are undefeated in 11 of their last 12 matches against Leicester in all competitions. Can they stay unbeaten this week at the King Power Stadium and stay in the top-four fight? Like the teams’ two Premier League matches in 2019-20, this one could end in a draw.
Leicester vs Chelsea Tips
Here are our Leicester vs Chelsea betting tips for Tuesday's Premier League match at the King Power Stadium.
|Both teams to score: YES||8/13|
|James Maddison to score anytime||10/3|
|Over 2.5 goals scored||17/20|
Leicester vs Chelsea Highlights
The last Leicester and Chelsea met, the Blues triumphed in the FA Cup with a 1-0 victory over the Foxes. You can watch the highlights below.
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Leicester vs Chelsea Frequently Asked Questions
What are the odds on Leicester beating Chelsea on Tuesday?
Leciester can be backed at 2/1 to beat Chelsea on home soil on Tuesday evening.A
What are the odds on Chelsea beating Leicester on Tuesday?
Chelsea might not be in great form, but you can still back the Blues at odds of 7/5 to win this match.A