Leicester and Wolverhampton will face each other on Sunday at King Power Stadium for their first game of the new Premier League season. Both teams finished the previous campaign in the upper half of the table, with Leicester ending up at 9th place and Wolverhampton in 7th.
Leicester vs Wolverhampton Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last Game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Leicester||Loss||5 W/ 8 D/ 6 L||4 W/ 3 D/ 1 L|
|Wolverhampton||Win||6 W/ 8 D/ 5 L||1 W/ 3 D/ 4 L|
Last game between the teams: 19.01.2019 Premier League: Wolverhampton – Leicester 4:3; Diego Jota 4′, 64′, 90′, Ryan Bennett 12′; Demarai Gray 47′, Conor Coady 51′ (own goal), Wes Morgan 87′
Last game at this venue: 18.08.2018 Premier League: Leicester – Wolverhampton 2:0; Matt Doherty 29′ (own goal), James Maddison 45′; Jamie Vardy from the home side was sent off with straight red card in the 66′
Worth mentioning: None of the last eight meetings between the two teams saw the visiting side triumphant after the final whistle. Just two of the last five H2H clashes featured over 2,5 goals, and only the same two witnessed goals at both ends. The Wolves have managed to score more than a goal in their visits to Leicester just once, and it coincides with their only victory at King Power Stadium.
Leicester vs Wolverhampton Stats
|As of 09.08||Last Game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Leicester||Win||7 W/ 2 D/ 1 L||4 W/ 0 D/ 1 L|
|Wolverhampton||Win||6 W/ 2 D/ 2 L||3 W/ 0 D/ 2 L|
Last game Leicester: 02.08.2019 Club Friendly: Leicester – Atalanta 2:0; Ayoze Perez 62′, Jamie Vardy 76′
Next game Leicester: 18.08.2019 Premier League: Chelsea – Leicester
Last game Wolverhampton: 08.08.2019 Europa League Qualifiers: Pyunik Yerevan – Wolverhampton 0:4; Matt Doherty 29′, Raul Jimenez 42′, 46′, Ruben Neves 90′ (penalty)
Next game Wolverhampton: 15.08.2019 Europa League Qualifiers: Wolverhampton – Pyunik Yerevan
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2,5||BTTS||Clean Sheets|
Worth mentioning: Leicester did not lose any of their pre-season friendlies, with their previous defeat dating back to the beginning of May when they lost to future champions from Manchester City. Each of the last five matches involving the Foxes produced over 2,5 goals and all but one saw both sides hitting the back of the nets.
Wolverhampton have also gone unbeaten through their summer preparation. The team played just two friendlies in Asia, but started with the competitive games early, as they have met Crusaders and Pyunik Yerevan in the qualifying stages of Europa League. Three of the Wolves last five outings featured over 2,5 goals, while just one witnessed goals at both ends and Wolverhampton were also able to keep four clean sheets in the process.
Leicester vs Wolverhampton News
Missing players Leicester: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
Missing players Wolverhampton: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
Leicester vs Wolverhampton Predictions
Under 2,5 goals – 1.66 @ bet365