Leicester – Watford : Preview & Prediction
Leicester City and Watford play at King Power Stadium in a 24th round match of the Barclays Premier League. In the final clash between these teams in this competition on 26-12-2017, Watford won at home for (2-1). At this stage, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which has 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss in the last 5 games. In fact, the last time they played in this stadium was on 06-05-2017, in a game for the Barclays Premier League that ended with the victory of Leicester City by (3-0). The goals of the match were scored by W. Ndidi (38 ‘), R. Mahrez (58’) and M. Albrighton (90 ‘) for Leicester City. In this match the home factor can play an important role, since both teams present significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
Analysis of Leicester City
After 8 wins, 7 draws and 8 losses, the home team is in 8th place, having won 31 points. In the last match, they drew with Chelsea away by (0-0), after in the previous game to have won at home in a game against Huddersfield Town, for (3-0). This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 4 wins, 6 draws and 5 losses as a visitor; against 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses in his stadium. In the last game he played for the FA Cup, he beat Fleetwood Town at home (2-0). In the last 10 home games for the league, Leicester City have 4 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses, having won 14 points out of 30. The team has conceded goals in 7 of their last 10 games, so they have not shown great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, as they managed to make it 8 out of the last 10 games in this competition. There is a tendency for goals in their home games, as 10 of the last 11 matches they played for this competition ended with over 1.5 goals. In 23 games in this competition, he only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 9 games in which he conceded the first goal.
Coming from a draw away from home with the great team of Chelsea, Leicester come confident for this duel in front of their fans and will fight for the positive result during the 90 minutes of play. The team is currently in the middle of the standings, and there is still a good gap behind the first team within the qualifying zone, so you need to get a good run if you want to fight for something bigger inside the championship. In the last round the team drew 0-0 with the Chelsea team. The coach should take to the field a team with more offensive posture.
The visiting team is currently in 10th place with 26 points, after 7 wins, 5 draws and 11 losses. In the penultimate match, lost out to Manchester City by (3-1). In the last match, they drew at home to Southampton by (2-2). This is a team that curiously has been stronger outside than at home, because in the last 30 games it registers 5 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses as a visitor; against 4 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses in his stadium. In the last 10 out of the league Watford has recorded 3 wins, 1 draw and 6 defeats, having won 10 points out of 30.
For this competition, it registers a sequence of 4 defeats in the last games like visitor. The team has not been very strong defensively, since they have always conceded goals in the last 10 games, but their attack has scored regularly, since they managed to achieve in 8 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 23 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 12 times and only got 2 turns on the scoreboard.
Playing away from home, the Watford team has not been able to get good results, so in this match hopes to change this scenario and so seek a good result and gain confidence for the rest of the competition. The team knows the difficulties that will face in this duel, but hopes to neutralize the attack moves of the home team, otherwise otherwise suffer goals will approach a good result. In the last round the visiting team was only drawn in the draw with Southampton by the score of 2 x 2. The commander of the team should take to the field the best available for this game.
Leicester – Watford : Betting Tips
Leicester – Win Odds: 1.75
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70