Aston Villa – Leicester : Preview & Prediction
Aston Villa and Leicester City are playing in a 2nd round after the draw for the 1st match (1-1) at King Power Stadium in this League Cup. The Villans, 16th in the Premier League, are only 2 points ahead of the relegation zone and priority will therefore be given to the championship. Pepe Reina’s teammates ended a streak of 4 unsuccessful matches (2 draws and 2 losses) by winning at home against Watford (2-1) on the last day Tuesday. Heavily defeated 4 goals to 1 at home last season, Aston Villa could experience an identical setback and elimination in this national cup. Leicester City, present on the podium (3rd), achieves a successful first half of the exercise and the Rodgers players have just beaten West Ham (4-1) in the league and Brentford (1-0) away in FA Cup this Saturday. With 3 successes in its last 4 trips, Leicester City travels very well and arrives in a position of strength at Villa Park.
Aston Villa is 16th in the Premier League and has the sole objective of maintenance.
Leicester City is on the podium, in 3rd place.
Leicester City are on a winning streak of 2.
Aston Villa have won only 1 game in their last 5 outings.
Leicester City have been unbeaten for 4 games against Villa, making 2 wins and 2 draws.
Last season, Leicester City won 4-1 at Villa Park.
Leicester City, who could not make a difference in the first match, will not miss the opportunity to qualify in additional time in the lair of Aston Villa.
Aston Villa – Leicester : Betting Tips
Leicester – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70