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Round 37 of the Premier League serves up an encounter between Watford and Leicester City taking place at Vicarage Road Stadium this coming Sunday. The last encounter in the Premier League between these two teams was a belter of a 4-2 match. Are we in for a similar goal-fest on Sunday?

With 45 points after 35 games, Leicester City currently rank 10th in the Premier League standings. Watford play catch-up as they recorded 23 points in 36 matches, putting them up as 19th before their upcoming clash.

Watford scored seven times in the last ten outings for an average of 0.7 goals a game. They conceded 23 and managed one clean sheets.

Leicester City average 1.2 goals a game in their last ten outing, scoring a total of 12 goals. They conceded an average of 1.3 per game, for a total of 13 goals, whilst keeping their opponents from scoring two times.

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Watford Form

In their last three matches, Watford lost 2-1 against Burnley, 1-0 against Crystal Palace and drew 0-0 with Everton. Watford failed to win any of their previous 12 home matches at Vicarage Road Stadium.

Leicester City Form

Leicester City suffered a couple of disappointments in their last three matches as they were run over by Roma in a 1-0 defeat. Everton also proved too hard to handle as they won 1-2, before Leicester City were able to strike back in a 3-0 win against Norwich. Leicester City are winless in their last five matches when playing away from home.

Watford have had an awful season at Vicarage Road Stadium with very little to cheer about for their supporters. With just two wins on home soil, they have the worst home record in the Premier League.

Leicester City recorded 19 points following five wins from their last 10 games against teams placed among the bottom six. They scored 19 goals, but also conceded 11.

Form favours Leicester City for the win a little more than prices with the bookmakers suggests. Even playing on home soil, the bookmakers have placed a little too much faith in Watford, and we aim for the away win.

Watford vs Leicester City Stats

  • Watford have lost the last 11 home matches in a row
  • Watford have conceded in the last 17 home matches in a row
  • Watford have not won 22 of the last 24 matches
  • Watford have not won the last 11 home matches in a row
  • Watford have lost 8 of the last 9 matches
  • Leicester have conceded in 29 of the last 31 away matches
  • In 6 of the last 7 away matches Leicester played, both teams scored
  • In 7 of the last 9 matches Leicester played, both teams scored
  • Leicester have not won the last 7 matches in a row
  • Leicester have conceded in 12 of the last 14 matches

Watford vs Leicester City Team News

The injured and absent list looks to be stretched wide for Watford, as they prepare to meet Leicester City, since nine could be missing. For their upcoming match in round 37, Watford are unable to call upon Hassane Kamara, who is suspended.

Kiko, Nicolas N'Koulou, Joshua King, Emmanuel Dennis, Ismaila Sarr, Juraj Kucka, Imran Louza, Tom Cleverley and Juan Hernandez are all absent from the Watford squad that faces Leicester City at Vicarage Road Stadium.

Leicester City have three on the list of injured and absent players before their next match against Watford this coming Sunday.

Names like Ricardo Pereira, Wilfred Ndidi and Ryan Bertrand most likely won't be deemed fit enough to play Watford.

Watford vs Leicester City H2H

The Foxes ran out 4-2 winners the last time these two rivals played each other at King Power Stadium back in November 2021 in the Premier League. Watford have a 30% win rate in the Premier League against Leicester City, who won six of these matches. The total record reads 3-1-6, which is worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.

In the last ten matches between Watford and Leicester City over 2.5 goals came out five times. Odds on at least three goals are at 1.65 with bookies.

Watford vs Leicester City Betting Tips

Having scored just once lately in the Premier League, Hassane Kamara will be eager to hit the target again, and the upcoming game presents an opportunity to step up. Leicester City hope Jamie Vardy can inflict some damage on their upcoming opponents by adding to his tally of two Premier League goals in his last six Premier League games.

Watford are without a win in their previous 10 matches at home across all tournaments, but they drew one of these. They suffered nine defeats as well. Leicester City won three of their previous 10 away games, while drawing two and suffering five defeats. Both teams have been quite terrible at keeping their opponents at bay in recent matches. While Watford managed to keep a clean sheet in one of the games at Vicarage Road Stadium, Leicester City kept their opponent from scoring in one of their last 10 away games.

Over 2.5 goals was a winning bet five times in the past ten encounters between Watford and Leicester City, with the latter scoring 1.8 goals on average in these. Watford managed an average of 0.9 goals as both teams scored five times in this run. Watford saw over 2.5 goals in seven of their last ten matches across the tournaments, as they scored an average of 0.7 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in six of the last ten matches Leicester City played across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.2 goals in these matches.