Watford vs Leicester City – Preview, Tips and Odds

England: Premier League
Watford
Full Time
1:5
Leicester
Highlights and Stats


Vicarage Road will be the playground of the Premier League’s 37th round match between Watford and Leicester City, who are scheduled to meet on 15/05. At the present moment, the Hornets are positioned on the 18th spot in the table, as the team has gained a total of 22 points. Their opponents from the Foxes are sitting on the 10th place in the standings with 36 points.

Watford vs Leicester City Head to Head

TeamLast Game 2022/01/08Last 20 Games
Watford
loss
  • ?
  • Laway
  • Laway
  • Dhome
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Daway
  • Lhome
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Whome
  • Laway
Leicester
win
  • ?
  • Whome
  • Whome
  • Daway
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Dhome
  • Waway
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Laway
  • Whome

Worth Mentioning

When Watford last faced Leicester City on the pitch, the game finished with the score of 4:1 to Leicester City. The two clubs met each other on the 8th of January 2022. Leicester have scored only once in seven of their last eight visits to Vicarage Road. Leicester City are enjoying a streak of two successive victories, and have not tasted defeat in the previous four matches against Watford. The home factor has proven to be an advantage in the recent 10 head-to-head clashes. The hosting side achieved 9 triumphs and didn’t lose in the process. Only 1 of the last 10 encounters ended in a draw. As many as four of the previous five battles on the pitch saw both sides hitting the back of the nets and three finished with over 2.5 goals. During this period, the Hornets were not able to maintain a clean sheet, and the Foxes kept a clean sheet on one occasion. The majority of the previous games ended with a high number of goals, with both teams netting a total of 18 across the last 5.

Watford vs Leicester City Last Games Averages

*Average Metrics based on available data from last 20 games

WatfordLeicester
  • Goals

    1.15
    1.85
  • Fouls

    10.17
    9.00
  • Corners

    3.92
    6.33
  • Offsides

    1.92
    3.08
  • Cards

    1.50
    1.33
  • Posession

    48%
    52%

Watford Form

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

Watford registered a boring 0:0 draw when hosting in a Premier League match against Everton that went down on May 11th. During the most recent 10 encounters of Watford, the squads involved were not really affected by playing at home or away, as they ended in a total of 4 triumphs for the hosts and 5 victories for the visitors. The outfit finished in a draw in only 1 of the preceding 10 meetings. Three of Watford’s last five clashes featured over 2.5 goals, with both teams hitting the targets in three of them. During these the Hornets were successful in maintaining one clean sheet, and they failed to score in two. From a statistical point of view their last 5 outings produced an average of 2.60 goals.
  • Goals
    0.70
  • Fouls
    9.70
  • Corners
    3.30
  • Offsides
    1.60
  • Cards
    1.70
  • Posession
    39%
LeagueDateTeam 1Team 2Team 1 ScoreTeam 2 ScoreForm
Premier League2022/05/11WatfordEverton00 D
Premier League2022/05/07Crystal PalaceWatford10 L
Premier League2022/04/30WatfordBurnley12 L
Premier League2022/04/23Manchester CityWatford51 L
Premier League2022/04/16WatfordBrentford12 L
Premier League2022/04/09WatfordLeeds United03 L
Premier League2022/04/02LiverpoolWatford20 L
Premier League2022/03/13SouthamptonWatford12 W
Premier League2022/03/10Wolverhampton WanderersWatford40 L
Premier League2022/03/06WatfordArsenal23 L

Leicester City Form

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

The latest match of Leicester City was against Norwich City on Wednesday, with the outcome being a comprehensive 3:0 win at home. Performing at home proved advantageous throughout the last ten Leicester City meetings, as the visitors left the ground empty-handed five times and triumphed in only two cases. When we take a look at the last five encounters, we see that three ended with more than 2.5 goals, with three having the two involved sides scoring. The Foxes managed to keep one clean sheet and were unable to score in just one. The total of netted goals by the teams involved across their last five outings amount to 13.
  • Goals
    1.20
  • Fouls
    11.80
  • Corners
    6.20
  • Offsides
    0.70
  • Cards
    1.90
  • Posession
    62%
LeagueDateTeam 1Team 2Team 1 ScoreTeam 2 ScoreForm
Premier League2022/05/11Leicester CityNorwich City30 W
Premier League2022/05/08Leicester CityEverton12 L
Europa Conference League2022/05/05RomaLeicester City10 L
Premier League2022/05/01Tottenham HotspurLeicester City31 L
Europa Conference League2022/04/28Leicester CityRoma11 D
Premier League2022/04/23Leicester CityAston Villa00 D
Premier League2022/04/20EvertonLeicester City11 D
Premier League2022/04/17Newcastle UnitedLeicester City21 L
Europa Conference League2022/04/14PSVLeicester City12 W
Premier League2022/04/10Leicester CityCrystal Palace21 W

Formations and Lineups

Watford

Formation:4-3-3
  • G1Ben Foster
  • D2Jeremy Ngakia
  • D27Christian Kabasele
  • D15Craig Cathcart
  • D11Adam Masina
  • M19Moussa Sissoko
  • M39Edo Kayembe
  • M16Dan Gosling
  • F28Samuel Kalu
  • F10João Pedro
  • F12Ken Sema
1 Ben Foster 2 Jeremy Ngakia 27 Christian Kabasele 15 Craig Cathcart 11 Adam Masina 19 Moussa Sissoko 39 Edo Kayembe 16 Dan Gosling 28 Samuel Kalu 10 João Pedro 12 Ken Sema

Leicester

Formation:4-1-4-1
  • G12Danny Ward
  • D27Timothy Castagne
  • D3Wesley Fofana
  • D6Jonny Evans
  • D2James Justin
  • M24Nampalys Mendy
  • M10James Maddison
  • M8Youri Tielemans
  • M22Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall
  • M7Harvey Barnes
  • F9Jamie Vardy
12 Danny Ward 27 Timothy Castagne 3 Wesley Fofana 6 Jonny Evans 2 James Justin 24 Nampalys Mendy 10 James Maddison 8 Youri Tielemans 22 Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall 7 Harvey Barnes 9 Jamie Vardy

Match Details

WatfordvsLeicester
  • 86`
    1 - 5
    H. BarnesJ. Maddison
  • 81`
    (in) P. Daka(out) J. Vardy
  • 81`
    (in) O. Etebo(out) K. Sema
  • 70`
    1 - 4
    J. VardyH. Barnes
  • 57`
    (in) D. Amartey(out) J. Evans
  • 55`
    Y. TielemansFoul
  • 46`
    1 - 3
    H. BarnesM. Albrighton
  • 46`
    (in) M. Albrighton(out) N. Mendy
  • 46`
    (in) H. Kamara(out) D. Gosling
  • 22`
    1 - 2
    J. VardyJ. Maddison
  • 18`
    1 - 1
    J. MaddisonY. Tielemans
  • 6`
    Joao Pedro
    1 - 0

Players Ratings

WatfordvsLeicester
  • 12Ken Sema
    7.5 / 10
  • 39Edo Kayembe
    7 / 10
  • 16Dan Gosling
    6.7 / 10
  • 2Jeremy Ngakia
    6.6 / 10
  • 10João Pedro
    6.6 / 10
  • 19Moussa Sissoko
    6.3 / 10
  • 28Samuel Kalu
    6.3 / 10
  • 11Adam Masina
    6.2 / 10
  • 14Hassane Kamara
    6.2 / 10
  • 4Oghenekaro Etebo
    6 / 10
  • 27Christian Kabasele
    5.7 / 10
  • 15Craig Cathcart
    5.7 / 10
  • 1Ben Foster
    5.3 / 10
  • 10James Maddison
    9.2 / 10
  • 7Harvey Barnes
    8.9 / 10
  • 9Jamie Vardy
    8.9 / 10
  • 12Danny Ward
    7.3 / 10
  • 8Youri Tielemans
    7.2 / 10
  • 3Wesley Fofana
    7 / 10
  • 6Jonny Evans
    6.9 / 10
  • 18Daniel Amartey
    6.9 / 10
  • 11Marc Albrighton
    6.9 / 10
  • 29Patson Daka
    6.9 / 10
  • 2James Justin
    6.7 / 10
  • 27Timothy Castagne
    6.6 / 10
  • 24Nampalys Mendy
    6.3 / 10
  • 22Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall
    6.2 / 10