Leicester Vs Liverpool – Predictions And Match Preview
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Leicester vs Liverpool – After losing to Fulham 5-3 in their most recent Premier League match, Leicester City will be looking for a better outcome this time around.
In that game, Leicester City had 43% of the possession and three of their 18 shots on goal were successful. James Maddison (81′) and Harvey Barnes (59′, 89′) scored for Leicester City.
Five of Fulham’s 17 efforts on goal were on target. For Fulham, goals were scored by Willian (10′, 70′), Carlos Vincius (18′), and Tom Cairney (44′, 51′).
Recently, games against Leicester City have frequently been exciting contests with lots of goalmouth action being the norm rather than the exception.
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There have been 22 goals scored between the two sides in their last six meetings alone (an average of 3.67 goals per game), with Leicester City accounting for nine of those goals. Let’s check to determine if this trend can continue.
Leicester City have lost their two previous league games to Liverpool, according to the record of their past encounters. In their previous two league home games, they are unbeaten.
Liverpool enter this encounter after defeating Brentford in their previous game, earning a 1-0 Premier League victory. Liverpool controlled 54% of the game’s possession and five of their 15 shots on goal were successful. Mohamed Salah (13′) was the lone player for Liverpool to register a goal. Five of Brentford’s shots on goal were on target.
Liverpool have scored a total of 17 goals in their last 12 games. On every one of those occasions, Liverpool were also successful in scoring. In that time, their opponents scored seven goals against the Reds.
According to pre-match statistics, Liverpool have lost their last two league games when playing Leicester City on the road. In their past three league road games, they are unbeaten.
Leicester vs Liverpool – Betting Analysis
Looking at their most recent head-to-head matches, which date back to November 22, 2020, Leicester City won two of them and Liverpool won three, with one match ending in a draw.
Throughout those games, the two clubs combined for 19 goals, with eight of those goals coming from The Foxes and 11 from The Reds. That equals 3.17 goals per game on average.
The previous league encounter between these clubs took place on Premier League Matchday 18 on December 30, 2022, and was won by Liverpool 2-1 over Leicester City. Liverpool had 57% of the possession in the match and made 21 attempts on goal, scoring on two of them.
At the other end, seven goal attempts were made by Leicester City, and two of them were on target. The Foxes’ centre-back, Wout Faes, scored two own-goals (38′ OG, 45′ OG) to gift the Reds the win. Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall scored Leicester City’s consolation goal. Craig Pawson served as the referee for the game.
Dean Smith, the manager of Leicester City, will be without Ryan Bertrand (knee surgery), Jonny Evans (calf injury), and James Justin (Achilles tendon rupture).
Daniel Iversen, Timothy Castagne, Alar Soyuncu, Wout Faes, Victor Kristiansen, Youri Tielemans, Boubakary Soumaré, Dennis Praet, James Maddison, Harvey Barnes, and Jamie Vardy appear to be the players who will start the game for The Foxes in a 4-2-3-1 system this time.
Jurgen Klopp, the manager of Liverpool, must deal with a number of unavailable players. Calvin Ramsay and Stefan Bajcetic will be unable to play because of knee surgery and an abductor muscle tear, respectively.
Alisson, T. Alexander-Arnold, Ibrahima Konaté, Virgil Van Dijk, Andrew Robertson, Fabinho, Cody Gakpo, Curtis Jones, Mohamed Salah, Darwin Nez, and Diogo Jota might be the starting lineup for The Reds in a 4-3-3 formation.
Our impression is that Leicester City will undoubtedly score a goal against this Liverpool team, yet even one goal might not stop them from giving up a few goals down the other way.
What are the best odds for this match?
Checking the betting prices for this game in the 90 min. result market, the win for Leicester City is best priced at 5.15, a wager on a draw result is 4.7, and selecting the win for Liverpool gets you 1.6. Those are the best of the market prices on offer at the moment.
Leicester vs Liverpool: Head-to-Head
Our Prediction: Over 2.5 Goals
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