Leicester – Crystal Palace : Preview & Prediction
Leicester City and Crystal Palace play at King Power Stadium in an 18th round Barclays Premier League duel. At this stage, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which has 2 wins and 1 loss in the last 3 games. In fact, the last time they played at this stadium was on 22-10-2016, in a game for the Barclays Premier League that ended with the victory of Leicester City by (3-1). The goals of the match were scored by A. Musa (42 ‘), S. Okazaki (63’) and C. Fuchs (80 ‘) for Leicester City and Y. Cabaye (85’) for Crystal Palace. In this match the home factor can play an important role, since Crystal Palace presents significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
Analysis of Leicester City
After 7 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses, the home team is in 8th place, having won 26 points. In the last match, he won Southampton away for (1-4), after having won the previous game in a match against Newcastle, (2-3). This is a team little affected by the house factor, that is, presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 matches has 5 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses as a visitor, with 23 goals scored and 20 conceded, against 8 victories , 3 draws and 4 defeats at home, with 24 goals scored and 19 conceded. For the championship, Leicester City had 13 points in 24 chances, after 4 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses in their last eight games at their stadium.
In this competition, he won the last 4 games he played. The team have conceded goals to their opponents in 8 of the last 10 games, so they have not shown great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, as they managed to achieve in 9 of the last 10 games in this competition. There is a tendency towards goals in their games at home, because 7 of the last 8 matches that disputed for this competition finished with More of 1.5 goals. In 17 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 8 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard.
The Leicester team are trying to get closer to the top of the competition and so try to figure inside the qualifying zone. In this round the team will play in the home, therefore will have total conditions to look for a good result, even more to face a team technically inferior to yours. The team must present good football in the field if they want to achieve their goal. In the last round the team ended up winning the Southampton team for the 4 x 1 score. The coach is expected to take a very offensive tactical team to the field.
Crystal Palace Review
After 3 wins, 5 draws and 9 losses, the visiting team is in 18th place, having won 14 points. In the last match, he won at Watford at home (2-1), after his previous match drew at home in a game against Bournemouth (2-2). This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 2 wins, 3 draws and 10 losses as a visitor; against 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses in his stadium. His last away game for this competition ended with a 0-0 draw at West Bromwich. In the last 8 games away from the championship, Crystal Palace has had 2 draws and 6 defeats, having won 2 points out of 24.
For this competition, does not win as a visitor does 8 games. In his games as a visitor there are some frequent results: at 0-0 intervals (5 in 8 games) and at the end of the game 1-0 (4 out of 8 matches). Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In his games away to this competition there is a tendency towards few goals, since in 6 of the last 8 that disputed there were less than 3 goals. This is a team that scored few times first and they only managed to open the scoring in 2 of their last 17 games in the Barclays Premier League, of these 2 reached the break in lead in 1 and won in the late 90 ‘in 1. In 17 games in this competition, only managed 2 turns on the scoreboard in the 13 games in which he suffered the first goal.
The Crystal Palace team knows that this will be a very complicated game, because they play away from home and also face a more qualified team than yours, so you have to be alert throughout the game. The team is at the bottom of the table and needs to look for points in these next rounds so they can move away from the sticking zone. In the last round the visiting team managed a good win in the home against Watford by the score of 2 x 1. The coach proposes a more defensive posture of play and trying to surprise in the counterattacks.
Leicester – Crystal Palace : Betting Tips
Leicester – Win Odds: 1.95
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70