Register for FREE to read this article.

Already have an account?

You have article views left.
Register for FREE to read more articles.

Already have an account?

Remind me next time

Leicester City head to Emirates Stadium as the clear underdogs for a Premier League round two match with The Gunners this coming Saturday. Given how the odds are stacked against them, anything apart from a defeat will be a surprise.

Arsenal got what they hoped for in their first match of the season, as they claimed all three points in the opener.Leicester City failed in their attempt to get the new season underway with a win, as they only managed to split the points in the premiere.

Arsenal have their target aimed at getting one over Leicester City on Saturday, but the latter are highly motivated of showing their skills in front of the crowd at Emirates Stadium.

Arsenal scored an average of 1.9 goals in ten matches or a total of 19 while allowing 14 goals against. This is an average of 1.4 goals against per match with one clean sheet along the way.

When it comes to goal-scoring Leicester City are not the most prolific side. They scored a sustainable 19 times in their previous ten matches, making it 1.9 goals per game. They conceded 13 goals for an average of 1.3 a game, achieving a clean sheet in two of these matches.

Arsenal vs Leicester City Prediction

In their last six Premier League home matches, Arsenal have four wins, no draws and two defeats. They scored 13 and conceded seven goals.

Arsenal enter the season as candidates for a top three finish, but more than a third place would in the end would be a rather big surprise.

Leicester City go into their upcoming match unbeaten in their previous three matches, which started off with a 1-1 draw against Chelsea. They went on to beat Southampton by 4-1, before sharing the spoils with Brentford in a 2-2 draw.Leicester City managed to win just once in their past six away games in the Premier League. On top of winning once they also drew three as well as losing two, while scoring nine time and letting in ten.

Arsenal and Leicester City are firing on all cylinders, when it comes to goals currently, and we could be in for a very entertaining match on Saturday.

Arsenal vs Leicester City Stats

  • Arsenal have won 11 of the last 13 matches
  • Arsenal have not lost 11 of the last 13 matches
  • Arsenal have won 8 of the last 10 home matches
  • Arsenal have not lost 9 of the last 11 home matches
  • Arsenal have scored in 11 of the last 13 matches
  • Leicester have conceded in 27 of the last 29 away matches
  • In 11 of the last 13 away matches Leicester played, both teams scored
  • Leicester have scored in the last 12 matches in a row
  • In 8 of the last 10 matches Leicester played, both teams scored
  • Leicester have scored in 15 of the last 17 away matches

Arsenal vs Leicester City Team News

Arsenal could be looking at four players on the injured and absent list ahead of their upcoming match against Leicester City.For their upcoming match in round 2, Arsenal are unable to call upon Gabriel, who is suspended.

Takehiro Tomiyasu, Fabio Vieira and Emile Smith Rowe nurses various injuries and won't take part for Arsenal against Leicester City at Emirates Stadium.

Leicester City are juggling with three absent players on this coming Saturday when travelling to Arsenal.

Harvey Barnes, Ricardo Pereira and Ryan Bertrand all face a spell on the sidelines for Leicester City due to various injuries.

Arsenal vs Leicester City H2H

Arsenal seem to have a great read on Leicester City, winning five times of the previous ten matches in the Premier League. The bookies best betting odds on a home win are at 1.50.

Arsenal vs Leicester City Results

Over 2.5 goals came out five times in the last ten matches between Arsenal and Leicester City. Odds on under 2.5 goals are at 2.10 with bookies.

Arsenal vs Leicester City Betting Tips

Arsenal against Leicester City is also a battle between Edward Nketiah and Jamie Vardy with both in decent form. The former scored three while the latter has five Premier League goals in their last six games respectively.

Of their last 10 matches at home across all tournaments Arsenal won eight times and lost two as well. Leicester City won four times, drew three and lost three of their last 10 games away from home.Strap yourselves up for a goals at Emirates Stadium since both teams scored in seven of the last 10 home matches for Arsenal. The same occurred in seven of the last 10 league games away from home for Leicester City.

In the past ten encounters between Arsenal and Leicester City over 2.5 goals came out five times, with Arsenal scoring an average of 1.6 goals per game. Leicester City averaged 1.5 goals, while both teams scored five times.Arsenal saw over 2.5 goals in seven of their last ten matches across the tournaments, as they scored an average of 2.9 goals during this run.Over 2.5 goals happened in eight of the visitor's last ten games. Leicester City managed to hit the net 2.6 times on average in these games.