Leicester City take on Southampton for a match in the Premier League this coming Saturday at King Power Stadium.It was an enormously entertaining 4-1 match, when these two sides last played each other. A similar feast of goals would go down well this coming Saturday.
They are not exactly up to a dream opening on the new season as Leicester City have had to settle for a single point so far in the Premier League.Southampton surely would have hoped for more than a single point so far in the Premier League. They will be feeling the pressure of securing a first win of the season.
The last time Leicester City played Southampton, they booked three points to their account and look well primed to secure another win on Saturday.
Leicester City scored an average of two goals in ten matches or a total of 20 while allowing 15 goals against. This is an average of 1.5 goals against per match with two clean sheets along the way.
Southampton average 0.9 goals a game in their last ten outing, scoring a total of nine goals. They conceded an average of 2.7 per game, for a total of 27 goals, whilst keeping their opponents from scoring once.
Leicester City vs Southampton Prediction
Leicester City collected four points from their last three matches, starting with a 4-1 win against Southampton. It was followed by a 2-2 draw with Brentford and a 4-2 defeat against Arsenal.In their last six Premier League home matches, Leicester City have three wins, while they've drawn two and lost one. They scored 12 and conceded six goals.
In a season where everything runs absolutely smoothly Leicester City might be able to surprise. However, a finish inside the top half of the Premier League looks the most realistic scenario.
In their previous three games, Southampton lost 4-1 and 4-1 against Leicester and Tottenham, respectively, before drawing 2-2 with Leeds.Southampton are winless in their last six away games in the Premier League, in which they drew two and lost four. They conceded 16 goals while scoring five themselves.
Southampton naturally hope for a a top half position come reckoning day next spring, but experts foresee a tough battle ahead in the lower regions of the Premier League.
The crowd usually get a very entertaining encounter, when Leicester City face Southampton, and we see no reason for this to end this coming Saturday. The value bet lies with goals.
Leicester City vs Southampton Stats
- Leicester have scored in the last 12 matches in a row
- Leicester have scored in 20 of the last 22 home matches
- Leicester have not lost 14 of the last 16 home matches
- In 8 of the last 10 matches Leicester played, both teams scored
- Leicester have not lost 10 of the last 11 matches
- Southampton have not won the last 11 away matches in a row
- Southampton have not won 17 of the last 19 matches
- Southampton have conceded in 17 of the last 19 away matches
- In 6 of the last 8 matches Southampton played, both teams scored
- Southampton have conceded in 10 of the last 12 matches
Leicester City vs Southampton Team News
Leicester City might be looking at three missing players for their upcoming assignment against Southampton.
Harvey Barnes, Ricardo Pereira and Ryan Bertrand nurses various injuries and won't take part for Leicester City against Southampton at King Power Stadium.
Southampton are juggling with four absent players on on Saturday when travelling to Leicester City.Kyle Walker-Peters and Mohammed Salisu racked up too many penalty points and won't be in the Southampton travelling party for their next match.
Names like Theo Walcott and Valentino Livramento most likely won't be deemed fit enough to play Leicester City.
Leicester City vs Southampton H2H
The last time these two sides facing off here came up against each other, Leicester City came away with a 4-1 win. Rest assured they have a similar outcome in mind at King Power Stadium.Leicester City have been slightly more successful than Southampton in recent meetings. With a 5-3-2 advantage going into this match, betting on Leicester City has often proved the profitable way to go. The bookies best betting odds on a home win are at 1.85.
Leicester City vs Southampton Results
Both teams to score came out seven times in the past ten matches between Leicester City and Southampton. Odds on both teams finding the back of the net are best priced at 1.61 with the bookies.
Leicester City vs Southampton Betting Tips
James Ward-Prowse shows decent form right now for Southampton, as he scored two goals in his last six games in the Premier League. The visitors need more from him, though, when facing Leicester City, who are strong favourites on Saturday. Siding with Jamie Vardy also look a nice prospect as he scored five goals in his last six Premier League matches.
Leicester City won four of their previous 10 matches across all tournaments at King Power Stadium. They drew four and lost two as well, while Southampton won zero of their last 10 games away. They drew four and lost six.Goals are flowing freely for Leicester City on home soil currently, as both teams scored in seven of their last 10 matches here. Both teams were also on target seven times in Southampton''s last 10 league games away from home.
Over 2.5 goals paid out seven times in the previous ten encounters between these two Premier League sides. Leicester City pulled off an average of 2.6 goals, while Southampton settled for an average of one goal in these. Both teams to score was a winning bet seven times in this streak.In their previous ten matches across all tournaments Leicester City saw over 2.5 goals scored eight times, and they scored 2.3 goals on average during this run.Over 2.5 goals came up in eight of the last ten matches Southampton played across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of one goals in these matches.