The teams of West Ham and Leicester will face each other at the Olympic Stadium in London for a match of Premier League 31st round on Sunday. The two sides are neighbors in the standings, sitting on 3rd and 4th positions, with the Hammers on fifty-two points and the Foxes four ahead.
West Ham vs Leicester Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|West Ham||Win||6 W/ 8 D/ 6 L||3 W/ 3 D/ 4 L|
|Leicester||Loss||6 W/ 8 D/ 6 L||4 W/ 3 D/ 3 L|
Last game between the teams: 04.10.2020 Premier League: Leicester – West Ham 0:3; Michail Antonio 14’, Pablo Fornals 34’, Jarrod Bowen 83’
Last game at this venue: 28.12.2019 Premier League: West Ham – Leicester 1:2; Pablo Fornals 45’; Kelechi Iheanacho 40’, Demarai Gray 56’; Demarai Gray from the visiting team missed a penalty in the 12’
Worth mentioning: West Ham trashed Leicester 0:3 at King Power Stadium in the last match between the two sides in October of 2020. That was a perfect revenge for the previous encounter which the Foxes won with a comprehensive 4:1 score. Leicester are the dominant force in the recent H2H clashes, winning six of the last thirteen, with the Hammers registering just two victories for the period. Only one of the last eight games was won by the teams playing at home. All but one of the last five meetings produced over 2,5 goals, and also four witnessed goals at both ends.
West Ham vs Leicester Stats
|As of 09.04||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|West Ham||WIn||5 W/ 3 D/ 2 L||3 W/ 1 D/ 1 L|
|Leicester||Loss||5 W/ 2 D/ 3 L||2 W/ 3 D/ 0 L|
Last game West Ham: 05.04.2021 Premier League: Wolverhampton – West Ham 2:3; Leander Dendoncker 44’, Fabio Silva 68’; Jese Lingard 6’, Pablo Fornals 14’, Jarrod Bowen 38’
Top performers West Ham: Tomas Soucek 9 goals, Michail Antonio 7 goals 5 assists, Jarrod Bowen 7 goals 3 assists.
Next game West Ham: 17.04.2021 Premier League: Newcastle – West Ham
Last game Leicester: 03.04.2021 Premier League: Leicester – Manchester City 0:2; BBenjamin Mendy 58’, Gabriel Jesus 74’
Top performers Leicester: Jamie Vardy 12 goals 7 assists, Harvey Barnes 9 goals 4 assists, James Maddison 8 goals 5 assists.
Next game Leicester: 18.04.2021 FA Cup: Leicester – Southampton
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2.5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: West Ham prevailed 2:3 away at Wolverhampton on Monday. The Hammers took a three goal lead for 2nd successive game, but were very close to repeat the same mistake as three weeks ago against Arsenal, when letting the win slip through their fingers, finishing in 3:3 draw. The triumph against the Wolves was the first victory for a visiting side across West Ham’s last nine outings. All of the team’s four defeats for the last twenty games came at the hands of top 6 members in the face of Chelsea, Liverpool, City and United. Three of West Ham’s last five meetings featured over 2,5 goals and also three saw both involved sides to score.
Leicester lost 0:2 at home to runaway league leaders Manchester City on Saturday. Prior to that meeting the Foxes were on a run of three straight victories and unbeaten in four matches. Just four of the team’s last sixteen encounters were won by the home sides. Leicester have been relying mostly on their tight defense, as all of the four times when conceding more than a goal across the last twenty clashes resulted in the Foxes four defeats for the period. Three of the team’s last five meetings produced over 2,5 goals, and also three witnessed goals at both ends.
West Ham vs Leicester News
Missing players West Ham: Angelo Ogbonna, Darren Randolph, Declan Rice and Andriy Yarmolenko are injured.
Missing players Leicester: Harvey Barnes, James Justin, Wes Morgan and Caglar Soyuncu are injured.
West Ham vs Leicester Predictions
Under 2,5 goals – 1.90 @ bet365