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Leicester vs Southampton Preview, Tips and Odds

Seventh placed Leicester will welcome relegation threatened Southampton at the King Power Stadium on Saturday evening. The Foxes need to find motivation and consistency. Winning and drawing against reigning champions Manchester City and prevailing over Chelsea was soon followed by a home loss at the hands of Cardiff and shock cup exit at Newport County, a team currently performing in the 4th tier of English football. The Saints are currently 18th, but just two points away from safety. In their last outing, they threw away a 2 goal lead and eventually the game against Derby County (Championship side) ended in a 2:2 draw.

Leicester vs Southampton Head to Head

Actual as of 08.01.2019Last gameLast 20 H2H gamesLast 10 games at Leicester
LeicesterDraw7 W/ 5 D/ 8 L4 W/ 4 D/ 2 L
SouthamptonDraw8 W/ 5 D/ 7 L2 W/ 4 D/ 4 L

Worth mentioning: Just four of the last ten games produced over 2,5 goals, while only on 3 occasions both teams managed to score. Southampton have not scored in their five recent visits to the King Power Stadium, with the last 3 games ending 0:0. The two sides played 3 times in 2018 with Leicester winning the reverse fixture 1-2, while the other games saw no goals and finished in 0:0 draws.

Last game between the teams: 27.11.2018 Leicester – Southampton 0:0; Leicester won 6:5 on penalties.
Last game between at this venue: 27.11.2018 Leicester – Southampton 0:0; Leicester won 6:5 on penalties.

Leicester vs Southampton Stats

Actual as of 08.01.2019Last gameLast 10 gamesLast 5 home/away games
LeicesterLoss4 W/ 2 D/ 4 L2 W/ 1 D/ 2 L
SouthamptonDraw2 W/ 4 D/ 4 L1 W/ 2 D/ 2 L

Worth mentioning: : Just two of the last fifteen Leicester games have produced over 2,5 goals. On the other hand, five of the last six games for Southampton have produced over 2,5 goals and saw both sides finding the net. Southampton have not lost any of their three recent visits, gaining a creditable draw in their last Premier League game away to Chelsea.

Last game Leicester: 06.01.2019 Newport County – Leicester 2:1; Jamille Matt 10’, Padraig Amond 85’; Rachid Ghezzal 82’
Last game Southampton: 05.01.2019 Derby County – Southampton 2:2; Jack Marriott 58’, Tom Lawrence 61’; Nathan Redmond 4’, 48’

Top performers Leicester: Jamie Vardy 7 goals 2 assists, James Maddison 5 goals, 3 assists, Marc Albrighton 2 goals and 2 assists.
Top performers Southampton: Danny Ings 7 goals 1 assist, Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg 3 goals 1 assist, Stuart Armstrong 3 goals.

Leicester vs Southampton News

Missing players Leicester: Vicente Iborra, Daniel Amartey
Missing players Southampton: Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, Stuart Armstrong, Maya Yoshida, Danny Ings, Michael Obafemi, Ryan Bertrand, Sam Gallagher.

Leicester vs Southampton Prediction

Both teams to score