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Leicester City vs Southampton Prediction & Betting Tips

Leicester City vs Southampton Prediction & Betting Tips
LCFC W W D D W Leicester City
VS 16 Jan 2021
Southampton SOU FC W D D L D
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Match Information

 The King Power Stadium, Leicester, England The King Power Stadium, Leicester, England

Non-Tournament Matches English Premier League
  • Key Stat

    Key Stat: Leicester City's ten wins so far this season is bettered only by table-topping Manchester United.

  • Expert Verdict

    Expert Verdict: Southampton's rebuilding under Ralph Hassenhuttl is showcased well by this fixture - the Foxes having scored nine at St Mary's last season at the nadir of the Saints' season. They have bounced back so well, but they go into this game as outsiders. Missing Danny Ings up front, they could find the gap to the top four opens up this weekend.

Leicester City

Our prediction

Leicester City

Leicester City and Southampton meet in the Premier League in a key match for both teams’ European ambitions. The fourth-placed Foxes welcome the seventh-placed Saints to the King Power Stadium with just three points separating the two sides. They meet on Saturday January 16 and the live action starts at 20:00 local time.

Leicester CityLeicester City Team News, Updates and Facts

Leicester City Predicted Starting Line-up

Expected Line-up: 4-2-3-1

Leicester City likely XI

  • Goalkeeper:Kasper Schmeichel

  • Defenders:James Justin, Wesley Fofana, Jonny Evans, Timothy Castagne

  • Defensive Midfielders:Wilfried Ndidi, Youri Tielemans

  • Attacking Midfielders:Marc Albrighton, James Maddison, Harvey Barnes

  • Forwards:Jamie Vardy

SouthamptonSouthampton Team News, Updates and Facts

Southampton Predicted Starting Line-up

Expected Line-up: 4-4-2

Southampton likely XI

  • Goalkeeper:Alex McCarthy

  • Defenders:Kyle Walker Peters, Jan Bednarek, Dale Stephens, Ryan Bertrand

  • Midfielders:Stuart Armstrong, James Ward Prowse, Ibrahima Diallo, Theo Walcott

  • Forwards:Che Adams, Shane Long

Leicester City vs Southampton Head-to-Head Stats

Southampton’s 2-1 win when they last faced Leicester at the King Power Stadium was all the more remarkable because of what preceded it – namely Leicester’s 9-0 win at St Mary’s the previous October. Southampton have won each of their last two matches at the King Power 2-1, with Stuart Armstrong and Danny Ings scoring in last year’s fixture after Denis Praet had struck first for Leicester. Here are the results of their last five matches:

Jan 11, 2020: Leicester City 1-2 Southampton
Oct 25, 2019: Southampton 0-9 Leicester City
Jan 12, 2019: Leicester City 1-2 Southampton
Nov 27, 2018: Leicester City 0-0 Southampton
Aug 25, 2018: Southampton 1-2 Leicester City

Leicester City vs Southampton Recommended bets with odds

Leicester City can be backed at 31/40 with Betway to win at home to Southampton.

Both teams to score has been set at a best price of 4/5 with Bet365.

Jamie Vardy is 17/20 with 888sport to score at any time.

Leicester City vs Southampton Prediction

Leicester City can pull clear of Southampton with a win in this game and, with Danny Ings out for the visitors, the Foxes have a big opportunity.

Correct score prediction: Leicester City 2-1 Southampton

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