Liverpool vs Leicester Preview, Tips and Odds

League leaders Liverpool will welcome Leicester on Wednesday for a game of round 24 of the English Premier League. The Reds are four points clear of second placed Manchester City and boost the best defensive record in the league. The Foxes from Leicester are sitting comfortably in mid-table, occupying 9th spot with 31 points. Both teams were involved in seven goal thrillers in their previous games. Liverpool won in added time, while Leicester lost after conceding after the regular 90 minutes were already passed.

Liverpool vs Leicester Head to Head

Head to HeadLast gameLast H2H gamesLast games home/away
LiverpoolWin11 W/ 3 D/ 6 L6 W/ 1 D/ 2 L
LeicesterLoss6 W/ 3 D/ 11 L2 W/ 1 D/ 6 L

Worth mentioning: The last four victories for Liverpool in this tie were achieved by one goal margin. Six of the last seven games between the sides featured over 2,5 goals and saw both teams finding the back of the net. Liverpool managed just one clean sheet from the last ten meetings, while the Foxes from Leicester did not concede in two of those games. The Reds are undefeated in seven meetings at Anfield, with Leicester’ last win coming back in 2000. Four of the last five games in Liverpool produced over 2,5 goals and saw the two teams scoring.

Last game between the clubs: 01.09.2018 Leicester – Liverpool 1:2; Rachid Ghezzal 63′; Sadio Mane 10′, Roberto Firmino 45′
Last game at this venue: 30.12.2017 Liverpool – Leicester 2:1; Mohamed Salah 52′, 76′; Jamie Vardy 3′

Liverpool vs Leicester Stats

As of 27.01Last  gameLast 10 gamesLast 5 games home/away
LiverpoolWin8 W/ 0 D/ 2 L5 W/ 0 D/ 0 L
LeicesterLoss3 W/ 1 D/ 6 L2 W/ 0 D/ 3 L

Last game Liverpool: 19.01.2019 Liverpool – Crystal Palace 4:3; Mohamed Salah 46′, 75′, Roberto Firmino 53′, Sadio Mane 90′; Andros Townsend 34′, James Tomkins 65′, Max Meyer 90′; James Milner from Liverpool was sent off in the 89′ for second yellow card.
Last game Leicester: 19.01.2019 Wolverhampton – Leicester 4:3; Diego Jota 4′, 64′, 90′, Ryan Bennett 12′; Demarai Gray 47′, Conor Coady 51′ (own goal), Wes Morgan 87′

Top performers Liverpool: Mohamed Salah 16 goals 7 assists, Roberto Firmino 9 goals 3 assists, Sadio Mane 9 goals 1 assist.
Top performers Leicester: Jamie Vardy 7 goals 3 assists, James Maddison 5 goals 4 assists, Demarai Gray 3 goals 1 assist.

As of 27.01Last  gameLast 10 gamesLast 5 games home/away
LiverpoolWin8 W/ 0 D/ 2 L5 W/ 0 D/ 0 L
LeicesterLoss3 W/ 1 D/ 6 L2 W/ 0 D/ 3 L

Worth mentioning: The Reds are on a run of nine straight victories at Anfield. They have scored 16 goals in their last four home matches, averaging exactly four per game. The last three Leicester games featured over 2,5 goals and saw both teams scoring. All of Leicester last five away games were decided by a one goal margin.

Liverpool vs Leicester News

Missing players Liverpool: Joe Gomez, Trend Alexander-Arnold are definitely out. Virgyl Van Dijk, Fabinho, Georginio Wijnaldum and Dejan Lovren are questionable, while James Milner is suspended.
Missing players Leicester: Daniel Amartey and Harry Maguire.

Liverpool vs Leicester Predictions

Liverpool to win -1 handicap

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