Burnley vs Leicester Preview, Tips and Odds

Burnley will take on Leicester on Saturday for their meeting in round 31 of the Premier League. The Clarets are 17th in the table with 30 points, just two more than the first team in the relegation zone. Leicester are 10th on 38 points.

Burnley vs Leicester Head to Head

Head to HeadLast H2H gameLast H2H gamesLast H2H games home/away
BurnleyDraw6 W/ 5 D/ 9 L4 W/ 1 D/ 5 L
LeicesterDraw9 W/ 5 D/ 6 L5 W/ 1 D/ 4 L

Last game between the teams: 10.11.2018 Leicester – Burnley 0:0
Last game at this venue: 14.04.2018 Burnley – Leicester 2:1; Chris Wood 6′, Kevin Long 9′; Jamie Vardy 72′

Worth mentioning: These is one of the less thrilling rivalries in the Premier League and it is evident by the statistics that two of the last six H2H clashes featured over 2,5 goals, while just one of those witnessed goals at both ends. The same goes for Burnley’s home games, as only the most recent of the last five outings at Turf Moor produced over 2,5 goals or saw both teams scoring. No draw has been registered in the last seven meetings when Burnley are at home.

Burnley vs Leicester Stats

As of 14.03Last gameLast 10 gamesLast 5 games home/away
BurnleyLoss3 W/ 3 D/ 4 L3 W/ 1 D/ 1 L
LeicesterWin2 W/ 1 D/ 7 L0 W/ 1 D/ 4 L

Last game Burnley: 10.03.2019 Liverpool – Burnley 4:2; Roberto Firmino 19′, 67′, Sadio Mane 29′, 90′; Ashley Westwood 6′, Johann Gudmundsson 90′
Last game Leicester: 09.03.2019 Leicester – Fulham 3:1; Youri Tilemans 21′, Jamie Vardy 78′, 86′; Floyd Ayite 51′
Top performers Burnley: Ashley Barnes 9 goals 2 assists, Chris Wood 7 goals, Johann Gudmundsson 3 goals 5 assists.
Top performers Leicester: Jamie Vardy 12 goals 4 assists, James Maddison 5 goals 6 assists, Demarai Gray 4 goals 1 assist.

Last 10 gamesGF : GAOver 2,5 goalsBTTSClean sheets

Worth mentioning: Last weekend Burnley suffered their third defeat in a row at the hands of Liverpool. Before that the Clarets lost only one of ten matches. Four of their last five outings featured over 2,5 goals and all of these games also witnessed goals at both ends. At home they were on a five game unbeaten run, before losing to Crystal Palace in the last match in front of their own fans. All of the last four games at Turf Moor have seen the involved teams exchanging goals.
Leicester managed to take a breath after winning two of their last three matches. Before that the Foxes were on a seven game winless streak, where they managed to earn a single draw and recorded six losses. All of their last five games produced over 2,5 goals and saw both teams scoring. The same can be said about their visits, as only the game with Liverpool finishing with under 2,5 goals scored. The Foxes have not won any of their last five visits.

Burnley vs Leicester News

Missing players Burnley: Steven Defour, Aaron Lennon and Jonathan Walters.
Missing players Leicester: Marc Albrighton and Daniel Amartey.

Burnley vs Leicester Predictions

Burnley to win – 2.90 @ bet365

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