Leicester vs Chelsea Preview, Tips and Odds

Leicester and Chelsea will meet at King Power Stadium in the earliest Saturday game from the Premier League’s schedule for the 25th round. Both teams are neighbors in the standings, occupying 3rd and 4th places, with the Foxes enjoying an 8 point gap between them and their next opponents.

Leicester vs Chelsea Head to Head

Head to Head Last game Last games Last games home/away
Leicester Draw 3 W/ 6 D/ 11 L 2 W/ 3 D/ 5 L
Chelsea Draw 11 W/ 6 D/ 3 L 5 W/ 3 D/ 2 L

Last game between the teams: 18.08.2019 Premier League: Chelsea – Leicester 1:1; Mason Mount 7’; Wilfred Ndidi 67’
Last game at this venue: 12.05.2019 Premier League: Leicester – Chelsea 0:0

Worth mentioning: Chelsea failed to win any of the last five meetings with Leicester, with four ending in draws, and the Foxes winning just one. These games turned out to be not so entertaining, as the sides were unable to score more than a single goal. Understandably, all five featured under 2,5 goals, as two witnessed goals at both ends. Only one of the previous ten and none of the last seven H2H clashes was won by the home teams, while the visitors triumphed on three occasions.

Leicester vs Chelsea Stats

As of 29.01 Last game Last 10 games Last 5 games home/away
Leicester Loss 5 W/ 1 D/ 4 L 2 W/ 1 D/ 2 L
Chelsea Win 5 W/ 2 D/ 3 L 3 W/ 1 D/ 1 L

Last game Leicester: 28.01.2020 EFL Cup: Aston Villa – Leicester 2:1; Matt Target 12’ Trezeguet 90’; Kelechi Iheanacho 72’
Top performers Leicester: Jamie Vardy 17 goals 4 assists, Ayoze Perez 7 goals 4 assists, James Maddison 6 goals 4 assists.
Next game Leicester: 14.02.2020 Premier League: Wolverhampton – Leicester
Last game Chelsea: 25.01.2020 FA Cup: Hull – Chelsea 1:2; Kamil Grosicki 78’; Michy Batshuayi 6’, Fikayo Tomori 64’
Top performers Chelsea: Tammy Abraham 13 goals 3 assists, Mason Mount 5 goals 2 assists, Christian Pulisic 5 goals 2 assists.
Next game Chelsea: 17.02.2020 Premier League: Chelsea – Manchester United

Last 10 games GF:GA Over 2.5 goals BTTS Clean sheets
Leicester 16-13 6 6 3
Chelsea 14-9 4 4 3

Worth mentioning: Leicester crashed out of the EFL Cup at the semi-finals, after a defeat in the 2nd leg of their tie with Aston Villa, as they allowed Trezeguet to score the winning goal deep into stoppage time. The Foxes are struggling for consistency lately, but that is due to their congested schedule, having already played eight matches in 2020. Four of Leicester’s last five outings produced over 2,5 goals and the same also saw both involved sides to score, with three of those games finishing in 2:1 scores.
Chelsea lost only one of their previous seven matches. The Blues are through to the last-16 stage of the FA Cup, after a 2:1 victory away at Hull last weekend. The Blues players will have a fresher legs on Saturday, having not played in midweek, and taking part in 6 games in January – two less than Leicester. Three of Chelsea’s last five encounters featured over 2,5 goals, and two witnessed goals at both ends.

Leicester vs Chelsea News

Missing players Leicester: Nampalys Mendy and Daniel Amartey are injured. Wes Morgan is doubtful.
Missing players Chelsea: Olivier Giroud, Tammy Abraham, Reece James, Christian Pulisic and Ruben Loftus-Cheek are injured.

Leicester vs Chelsea Predictions

Over 2,5 goals – 1.66 @ bet365