Leicester vs Everton Betting Tips and Predictions
Second placed Leicester City welcome 16th placed Everton to the King Power Stadium on Sunday afternoon for their Premier League matchday 14 clash. Leicester are on a great run of form, winning 6/6 of their most recent matches in all competitions while poor Everton have won just one of their last five on their travels. Can Leicester keep the pressure up on league leaders Liverpool with a win here or can the Toffees make it a sticky afternoon for the Foxes? More importantly, is there any value in the markets?
Leicester vs Everton Betting Tips and Predictions: Leicester
Most expected Branden Rodgers to be a success at Leicester, however not many among us thought he’d be this good at Leicester. They look like a rejuvenated team that have found their stride again and are just as good as they were in their title winning 2015/16 season.
The Foxes are one of the highest scoring teams at home this campaign and are averaging 2.33 goals per game at the King Power, they’re conceding just 0.50 goals. It’s this steely defence that has helped Leicester climb up the table so quickly, of their last five matches at home they’ve scored 14 goals at home and conceded just three.
In team news Matthew James has returned to training with Leicester and could make the bench here, other than that, Leicester have a fully fit squad.
Leicester vs Everton Betting Tips and Predictions: Everton
Everton are having yet another typically frustrating season, when they’re good, they’re good but when they’re bad they are atrocious. The pressure is piling on Marco Silva on a daily basis and he’s hanging onto his job by his fingernails, Everton need to start winning, they’re just four points off the relegation zone and were they to be pulled into a relegation dogfight you’d have to ask the question, does this team have the character to get out of a relegation fight?
Everton are averaging 0.83 goals per match on the road and conceding 1.67. Over their five most recent away matches, they’ve scored five and conceded 10. Everton have a few long-term injuries but Fabian Delph could make it back for this match.
Leicester vs Everton Betting Tips and Predictions: Stats
Over Leicester’s five most recent Premier League matches, they’ve won all five. Over 2.5 goals has occurred in 2/5, while BTTS has landed in just 1/5.
Over Everton’s five most recent PL matches, they’ve won two, lost two and drawn one. Over 2.5 goals has occurred in 2/5, while BTTS has landed in 3/5.
Leicester vs Everton Betting Tips and Predictions: Predictions and Tips
The Asian Handicap line opened at 0.75, the price has moved a lot. Leicester -0.75 opened at 2.02, it’s now at 1.79. Everton +0.75 opened at 1.88, it’s now at 2.11. If you’d like to learn more about Asian Handicap betting, click here.
The goal line opened at 2.75 and has fallen to 2.5 as the market was heavily backing Under 2.75. If you’d like to learn more about betting on Asian Goal lines, click here.
Leicester should win here, but odds of 1.62 are too low for us to back. The last three meetings at the King Power have ended with Over 2.5 goals however, that Leicester defence is putting us off that. Over 1.5 Leicester goals at 1.72 is our value pick for this match.