Leicester City vs Watford – Preview, Tips and Odds

England: Premier League
Leicester
Full Time
4:2
Watford
Highlights and Stats


Leicester City will welcome Watford on Sunday at King Power Stadium for a match of the 13th round of Premier League. The Foxes are currently on 12th place in the standings with 15 points, while the Hornets are down to 16th spot on 13 points.

Leicester City vs Watford Head to Head

TeamLast Game 2020/06/20Last 20 Games
Leicester
draw
  • ?
  • Daway
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Dhome
  • Waway
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Whome
  • Laway
Watford
draw
  • ?
  • Dhome
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Daway
  • Lhome
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Laway
  • Whome

Worth Mentioning

The outcome of their latest encounter was a 1:1 stalemate. The two teams faced each other on 20th of June 2020. Watford failed to win any of the last two games against Leicester City, recording 1 draw and 1 loss. Playing at home turned out advantageous in the latest 10 face-to-face clashes. The hosts went all guns on their opponents, securing 8 wins and remaining unbeaten in 9. As many as 1 of the previous 10 meetings between the two teams ended in a draw. Two of the last five clashes saw both sides hitting the back of the nets and one featured more than two and a half goals. Throughout the extent of this period, the Foxes kept a clean sheet three times and Watford experienced difficulties stopping their opponents from netting goals and conceded in all five clashes. Those encounters finished with 11 goals scored in total.

Leicester City vs Watford Last Games Averages

*Average Metrics based on available data from last 20 games

LeicesterWatford
  • Goals

    1.75
    1.25
  • Fouls

    9.40
    9.10
  • Corners

    6.30
    3.60
  • Offsides

    2.90
    2.10
  • Cards

    1.50
    1.80
  • Posession

    52%
    48%

Leicester City Form

  • ?
  • Whome
  • Lhome
  • Daway
  • Dhome
  • Lhome
  • Dhome
  • Waway
  • Waway
  • Daway
  • Laway

Leicester City registered a 3:1 home win in a UEFA Europa League match against Legia Warsaw that went down on November 25. Disregarding their last game, the club experienced a winless streak without a triumph for four matches, recording a total of 2 losses and 2 draws in the process. The chants of the home supporters did not affect the outcome in the Foxes latest 10 matches, as they ended in 3 home wins and 4 away wins. Of their last five games, two resulted in over 2.5 goals and three had both teams scoring. During that period Leicester have not managed to keep a single clean sheet, while they failed to score in two matches. Judging by the numbers, the team’s preceding 5 encounters saw an average of 2.60 goals.
  • Goals
    1.50
  • Fouls
    9.80
  • Corners
    5.40
  • Offsides
    1.70
  • Cards
    1.90
  • Posession
    53%
LeagueDateTeam 1Team 2Team 1 ScoreTeam 2 ScoreForm
UEFA Europa League2021/11/25Leicester CityLegia Warszawa31 W
Premier League2021/11/20Leicester CityChelsea03 L
Premier League2021/11/07Leeds UnitedLeicester City11 D
UEFA Europa League2021/11/04Leicester CitySpartak Moskva11 D
Premier League2021/10/30Leicester CityArsenal02 L
Carling Cup2021/10/27Leicester CityBrighton & Hove Albion22 D
Premier League2021/10/24BrentfordLeicester City12 W
UEFA Europa League2021/10/20Spartak MoskvaLeicester City34 W
Premier League2021/10/03Crystal PalaceLeicester City22 D
UEFA Europa League2021/09/30Legia WarszawaLeicester City10 L

Watford Form

  • ?
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Waway
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Dhome
  • Lhome
  • Waway
  • Laway

In their last match Watford came up against Manchester United on Saturday and the encounter ended in a comprehensive 4:1 home triumph. Without taking its last encounter into consideration, the Hornets had gone on a streak of two consecutive defeats. The home crowd, usually referred to as the “12th player”, have failed to signficantly impact Watford’s recent ten meetings, as they ended in 4 home wins and 5 away wins. Only one of the side’s last 10 outings resulted in a draw. When we take a look at the last five encounters of the team, we see that three ended with more than 2.5 goals, with two having the two involved teams scoring. In the course of these encounters, Watford were unable to keep a clean sheet and failed to score in three of those encounters. The Hornets last five encounters ended with an average of 3.8 goals.
  • Goals
    1.40
  • Fouls
    13.50
  • Corners
    4.80
  • Offsides
    1.60
  • Cards
    2.40
  • Posession
    42%
LeagueDateTeam 1Team 2Team 1 ScoreTeam 2 ScoreForm
Premier League2021/11/20WatfordManchester United41 W
Premier League2021/11/07ArsenalWatford10 L
Premier League2021/10/30WatfordSouthampton01 L
Premier League2021/10/23EvertonWatford25 W
Premier League2021/10/16WatfordLiverpool05 L
Premier League2021/10/02Leeds UnitedWatford10 L
Premier League2021/09/25WatfordNewcastle United11 D
Carling Cup2021/09/21WatfordStoke City13 L
Premier League2021/09/18Norwich CityWatford13 W
Premier League2021/08/29Tottenham HotspurWatford10 L

Formations and Lineups

Leicester

Formation:4-2-3-1
  • G1Kasper Schmeichel
  • D27Timothy Castagne
  • D6Jonny Evans
  • D4Çağlar Söyüncü
  • D33Luke Thomas
  • M42Boubakary Soumaré
  • M25Wilfred Ndidi
  • M37Ademola Lookman
  • M10James Maddison
  • M7Harvey Barnes
  • F9Jamie Vardy
1 Kasper Schmeichel 27 Timothy Castagne 6 Jonny Evans 4 Çağlar Söyüncü 33 Luke Thomas 42 Boubakary Soumaré 25 Wilfred Ndidi 37 Ademola Lookman 10 James Maddison 7 Harvey Barnes 9 Jamie Vardy

Watford

Formation:4-1-4-1
  • G26Daniel Bachmann
  • D21Kiko Femenía
  • D15Craig Cathcart
  • D5William Troost-Ekong
  • D11Adam Masina
  • M6Imrân Louza
  • M29Cucho Hernández
  • M8Tom Cleverley
  • M19Moussa Sissoko
  • M7Joshua King
  • F25Emmanuel Dennis
26 Daniel Bachmann 21 Kiko Femenía 15 Craig Cathcart 5 William Troost-Ekong 11 Adam Masina 6 Imrân Louza 29 Cucho Hernández 8 Tom Cleverley 19 Moussa Sissoko 7 Joshua King 25 Emmanuel Dennis

Match Details

LeicestervsWatford
  • 88`
    (in) K. Dewsbury-Hall(out) J. Maddison
  • 75`
    (in) M. Albrighton(out) A. Lookman
  • 71`
    (in) A. Fletcher(out) E. Dennis
  • 68`
    A. Lookman
    4 - 2
  • 61`
    3 - 2
    E. Dennis
  • 46`
    (in) J. Pedro(out) I. Louza
  • 46`
    (in) O. Tufan(out) T. Cleverley
  • 42`
    J. VardyJ. Maddison
    3 - 1
  • 34`
    J. VardyJ. Maddison
    2 - 1
  • 30`
    1 - 1
    J. King (pen.)
  • 16`
    J. MaddisonJ. Evans
    1 - 0

Players Ratings

LeicestervsWatford
  • 10James Maddison
    9.3 / 10
  • 9Jamie Vardy
    8.7 / 10
  • 6Jonny Evans
    7.9 / 10
  • 33Luke Thomas
    7.5 / 10
  • 4Çağlar Söyüncü
    7.3 / 10
  • 37Ademola Lookman
    7.2 / 10
  • 11Marc Albrighton
    7 / 10
  • 42Boubakary Soumaré
    6.9 / 10
  • 1Kasper Schmeichel
    6.3 / 10
  • 25Wilfred Ndidi
    6.3 / 10
  • 7Harvey Barnes
    6.3 / 10
  • 22Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall
    6.3 / 10
  • 27Timothy Castagne
    6.2 / 10
  • 25Emmanuel Dennis
    7.3 / 10
  • 8Tom Cleverley
    7.2 / 10
  • 21Kiko Femenía
    6.7 / 10
  • 19Moussa Sissoko
    6.7 / 10
  • 10João Pedro
    6.7 / 10
  • 11Adam Masina
    6.6 / 10
  • 17Ashley Fletcher
    6.6 / 10
  • 26Daniel Bachmann
    6.5 / 10
  • 29Cucho Hernández
    6.5 / 10
  • 6Imrân Louza
    6.3 / 10
  • 7Joshua King
    6.3 / 10
  • 15Craig Cathcart
    6.2 / 10
  • 18Ozan Tufan
    6 / 10
  • 5William Troost-Ekong
    5.3 / 10