Leicester vs Liverpool – Prediction, and Match Preview
In that game, Leicester City had 43% of the possession and nine of their 18 shots on goal were successful. James Maddison (81′) and Harvey Barnes (59′, 89′) scored for Leicester City.
Seven of Fulham’s 17 efforts on goal were on target. For Fulham, goals were scored by Willian (10′, 70′), Carlos Vincius (18′), and Tom Cairney (44′, 51′).
Recently, games against Leicester City have frequently been exciting contests with lots of goalmouth action being the norm rather than the exception.
There have been 22 goals scored between the two sides in their last six meetings alone (an average of 3.67 goals per game), with Leicester City accounting for 9 of those goals. Let’s check to determine if this trend can continue.
Leicester City has lost both of its previous league games to Liverpool, according to their past performance. In their previous two league home games, they are unbeaten.
Liverpool enters this encounter having defeated Brentford in their previous game to earn a 1-0 Premier League victory. Liverpool controlled 54% of the game’s possession and five of its 15 shots on goal were successful. Mohamed Salah (13′) was the lone player for Liverpool to register a goal. Five of Brentford’s shots on goal were on target.
Liverpool has scored a total of 17 goals in their last 12 games. On every one of those occasions, Liverpool has also been successful in scoring. In that time, their opponents have scored 7 goals against their defense.
According to pre-match statistics, Liverpool has lost both of its last two league games when playing Leicester City on the road. In their past three league road games, they are unbeaten.
Leicester vs Liverpool – Betting Analysis
Looking at their most recent head-to-head matches, which date back to November 22, 2020, Leicester City has won two of them and Liverpool has won three, with one match ending in a draw.
Over the course of those games, the two clubs combined for 19 goals, with 8 of those goals coming from The Foxes and 11 from The Reds. That equals 3.17 goals per game on average.
The previous league encounter between these clubs took place on Premier League Match Day 18 on December 30, 2022, and was won by Liverpool 2-1 over Leicester City. Liverpool had 57% of the possession at the time and made 21 attempts on goal, scoring on five of them.
At the other end, 7 goal attempts were made by Leicester City, and 2 of them were successful. Wout Faes (38′ Own Goal, 45′ Own Goal) and Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall both scored. Craig Pawson served as the referee for the game.
Dean Smith, the manager of Leicester City, will be without Ryan Bertrand (knee surgery), Jonny Evans (calf injury), and James Justin (achilles tendon rupture).
Daniel Iversen, Timothy Castagne, Alar Söyüncü, Wout Faes, Victor Kristiansen, Youri Tielemans, Boubakary Soumaré, Dennis Praet, James Maddison, Harvey Barnes, and Jamie Vardy appear to be the players who will start the game for The Foxes in a 4-2-3-1 system this time.
Jürgen Klopp, the manager of Liverpool, must deal with a number of unavailable players. Calvin Ramsay and Stefan Bajcetic will be unable to play because to knee surgery and an abductor muscle tear, respectively.
Alisson, T. Alexander-Arnold, Ibrahima Konaté, Virgil Van Dijk, Andrew Robertson, Fabinho, Cody Gakpo, Curtis Jones, Mohamed Salah, Darwin Nez, and Diogo Jota might be the starting lineup for The Reds in a 4-3-3 formation.
Our impression is that Leicester City will undoubtedly score a goal against this Liverpool team, yet even one goal might not stop them from giving up a few goals down the other way.
What are the best odds for this match?
Checking the betting prices for this game on the 90 min. result market, the win for Leicester City is best priced at 5.15, a wager on a drawn result is 4.7 and selecting the win for Liverpool gets you 1.6. Those are the best of the market prices on offer at the moment.
Leicester vs Liverpool – Head -to- Head
Our Prediction: Away Win