Leicester City vs Arsenal Betting Tips and Predictions
Third placed Leicester City welcome fifth placed Arsenal to the King Power Stadium on Saturday evening for their Premier League Matchday 12 clash. Leicester are on a great run of form, winning six out of their seven most recent matches, while Arsenal have only one win in their last six in all competitions. Can the foxes outgun the Gunners here? Read on to find out our value pick.
Leicester City vs Arsenal Betting Tips and Predictions: Leicester
Manager Brendan Rodgers is finally starting to win praise for what he’s doing at Leicester. At Liverpool his success was somewhat dismissed with many saying it was Luis Suarez that made the team so good, while at Celtic, well, your granny could manage Celtic and they’d still win the league. Anyway, back to Rodgers, what he’s done at Leicester has been mighty. He quickly saw that some clubs were going through transitions and has taken the initiative. He’s made Leicester a very tough team to beat, and are even difficult to score against, they have the joint-least goals scored against record in the Premier League.
At the King Power, Leicester City have only lost once since Rodgers took charge, a run they’ll certainly want to continue for as long as possible. Of course, striker Jamie Vardy has been outstanding this season, with 10 goals in his 11 PL appearances. Ayoze Perez, while not scoring many (three in 10) along with James Maddison have been providing the support to Vary in midfield. At the back Jonny Evans and Caglar Soyuncu have both been excellent and their pairing is the reason they’ve only conceded three goals in their five home matches.
In team news, Leicester have no new injuries since their last match to report.
Leicester City vs Arsenal Betting Tips and Predictions: Stats
Of Leicester five most previous league matches, they’ve won four and lost one. Over 2.5 goals has occurred in 4/5, while BTTS has landed in 2/5.
Of Arsenal’s five most recent PL matches, they’ve won one, drawn three and lost one. Over 2.5 goals has occurred in 1/5, while BTTS has landed in 3/5.
Leicester City vs Arsenal Betting Tips and Predictions: Tips and Predictions
The Asian Handicap line opened at 0.25 and has moved to 0.5 as the market was heavily backing Leicester -0.25. The current prices are: Leicester -0.5 at 2.05, Arsenal +0.5 at 1.88. If you’d like to learn more about Asian Handicap betting, click here.
The goal line opened at 3, there’s been little price movement. If you’d like to learn more about betting on Asian Goal lines, click here.
Leicester certainly have the momentum here and at 2.05 those odds are certainly quite good. However, while Arsenal’s results of late aren’t great, they still have the likes of Pierre Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette we have to look at goals. As you can see above, there’s no value in Over 2.5 goals, but there is with Over 3 goals at 1.96, it should be priced closer to 1.85, so we’re getting some good value there.