Wolverhampton will take on Leicester on Saturday afternoon in a game of round 23 of the Premier League. Just two points seperate both teams in the standings, with the Wolves occupying 11th place, while the Foxes are 8th. Both teams lost their meetings last weekend. Wolverhampton went down to reigning champions Manchester City 3:0 and had to play with a man less more than 70 minutes, while Leicester lost at the hands of relegation threatened Southampton 1:2 at home after playing the entire second half with a man more.
Wolverhampton vs Leicester Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Wolverhampton||Draw||5 W/ 8 D/ 5 L||4 W/ 5 D/ 1 L|
|Leicester||Draw||5 W/ 8 D/ 5 L||1 W/ 5 D/ 4 L|
Worth mentioning: None of the last 3 clashes produced over 2,5 goals, or saw both teams scoring. The last time when one of the opponents scored more than 2 goals was more than ten years ago, back in 2007. Seven of the last ten games played at the Molineux saw both sides scoring, but only four times the sides scored over 2,5 goals. The last two games when the Wolves are at home ended with just 1 goal scored in total.
Last game between the teams: 25.09.2018 Wolverhampton – Leicester 0:0; Leicester winning 1:3 after penalties.
Last game at this venue: 25.09.2018 Wolverhampton – Leicester 0:0; Leicester winning 1:3 after penalties.
Wolverhampton vs Leicester Stats
|As of 15.01||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games at home/away|
|Wolverhampton||Loss||5 W/ 1 D/ 4 L||3 W/ 0 D/ 2 L|
|Leicester||Loss||3 W/ 2 D/ 5 L||2 W/ 1 D/ 2 L|
Last game Wolverhampton: 14.01.2019 Manchester City – Wolverhampton 3:0; Gabriel Jesus 10’, 39’ (penalty), Conor Coady 78’ (own goal); Willy Boly was sent off in the 19′ with straight red.
Last game Leicester: 12.01.2019 Leicester – Southampton 1:2; Wilfried Ndidi 58’; James Ward-Prowse 11’ (penalty), Shane Long 45’; Yann Valery was sent off in the 45’ for second yellow card.
Top performers Wolverhampton: Raul Jimenez 6 goals assists, Matt Doherty 3 goals 4 assists, Ivan Cavaleiro 3 goals 1 assist.
Top performers Leicester: Jamie Vardy 7 goals 2 assists, James Madddison 5 goals 3 assists, Ricardo Pereyra 2 goals 3 assists.
|Stats last 10 games||Scored:conceded||Over 2,5 goals||Both teams scoring||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: The last time Wolverhampton ended their home game in a draw was against Leicester in their cup clash. None of Leicester last ten games saw more than 3 goals scored. It has been obvious, that Leicester are lacking motivation against opponents from outside top 10 lately, as they performed admirably against top sides such as Chelsea and Manchester City, but lost to the likes of Cardiff, Newport County (4th division) and Southampton soon after.
Wolverhampton vs Leicester News
Missing players Wolverhampton: Willy Boly is suspended.
Missing players Leicester: Johny Evans, Daniel Amartey.
Wolverhampton vs Leicester Predictions
Draw and under 2,5 goals