Leicester vs Aston Villa Betting Tips and Predictions
Leicester City welcome Aston Villa to the King Power Stadium on Wednesday night for the first leg of their League Cup semi final. Can either team take a step towards the final here against one of the Manchester sides? Or will Villa try and frustrate the home side so they can leverage their home advantage in the second leg? More importantly, is there any value to be found?
Leicester vs Aston Villa Betting Tips and Predictions: Leicester
Leicester’s home form of late is very good, three wins, one draw and one loss. That loss of course, was a 0-4 defeat to Liverpool, one that really stung. However, in their three matches since then, they’ve won the three matches they’ve played, beating West Ham (league) and Wigan (FA Cup) at home and Newcastle away from home.
Looking at their League Cup form, Leicester haven’t lost a match in 90 minutes since 2014. They’ve won or drawn their eight matches since then. Of their last five matches at home though, as said they’ve won three, drawn one and lost one, scoring seven and conceding six. Over 2.5 goals occurred in just 2/5, while BTTS landed in just 2/5 as well.
Leicester vs Aston Villa Betting Tips and Predictions: Aston Villa
Villa find themselves of being in the strange position of having the possibility of winning some silverware this season and also being relegated. Of course, it’s happened before but still, it’s quite a weird phenomenon that only seems to appear in English football. Regardless of this, Villa’s away form of late is awful. They’ve lost 4/5 and only won one. They’ve scored just four goals in those four matches and have conceded 10.
Villa have played away to Leicester on 45 occasions in their history and have only won nine times, losing 24 and 12 matches have ended equal. The average number of goals scored over those matches were 3.68 goals, so Over 2.5 could be an option here at 1.57.
Leicester vs Aston Villa Betting Tips and Predictions: Stats
Over Leciester’s five most recent matches, they’ve won three and lost two. Over 2.5 goals has occurred in 4/5, while BTTS has landed in 2/5.
Over Villa’s five most recent, they’ve two and lost three. Over 2.5 goals has occurred in 4/5, while BTTS has landed in 3/5.
Leicester vs Aston Villa Betting Tips and Predictions: Predictions and Tips
Leicester should win here but the odds are bad at 1.35, Leicester - 1 at 1.60 is a bit more palatable so we’re backing that.