Leicester v Watford Betting Tips & Predictions

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20:30 Wed 04 Dec
Football
England
Premier League
Tip: 1 AH-1.5
Units: 2/5

There’s an incredible eighteen places and twenty-four points separating Leicester City and Watford in the Premier League table, with the Foxes having a brilliant season under Brendan Rodgers to the extent that the Northern Irishman is being linked with the Arsenal job.

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Rodgers would clearly be a fool to take this position considering there’s an outside chance that he can land the title with the Midlands club this season and they’ll be confident of staying on Liverpool’s coat-tails by landing victory over a manager-less Watford side.

The Leicester manager has seen his team win seven consecutive games in all competitions and will try to ward against complacency although his side are delivering the goods every week and could win by a comfortable margin.

Jamie Vardy is the division’s top scorer with thirteen goals which is nearly an average of one per game, while Rodgers has a settled team which includes Wilfried Ndidi and Youri Tielemans orchestrating affairs in a midfield position.

As for Watford, what chance do they have at the King Power? Victory was in their grasp at St Mary’s on Saturday only to let Southampton back in the game, while Quique Sanchez Flores has now followed Javi Gracia out of the exit door.

The Hornets are six points behind seventeenth-placed Everton with a vastly inferior goal difference and are clearly in danger of losing touch with the teams above them. Indeed, Chris Hughton’s imminent appointment suggests that the club want someone with a good Championship track record.

Watford have avoided defeat in three of their seven away games, although confidence levels are low and we’re going to back Leicester to enjoy a sizeable win in this clash.

The Hornets defence has been leaking goals in the past couple of games, with Burnley and the Saints collectively managing five goals and we think Leicester can overcome a two-goal handicap with relative ease.

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Confirmed Lineup

Leicester v Watford - Predicted Lineups & Confirmed Starting 11s

Leicester Lineup Confirmed Lineup & Formation

Watford Lineup Confirmed Lineup & Formation

  • 01
    Kasper Schmeichel
  • 28
    Christian Fuchs
  • 04
    Çağlar Söyüncü
  • 06
    Jonny Evans
  • 21
    Ricardo Pereira
  • 25
    Onyinye Wilfred Ndidi
  • 15
    Harvey Barnes
  • 10
    James Maddison
  • 08
    Youri Tielemans
  • 17
    Ayoze Perez
  • 09
    Jamie Vardy
  • 26
    Ben Foster
  • 21
    Kiko Femenia
  • 06
    Adrian Mariappa
  • 15
    Craig Cathcart
  • 11
    Adam Masina
  • 16
    Abdoulaye Doucoure
  • 29
    Etienne Capoue
  • 19
    Will Hughes
  • 23
    Ismaïla Sarr
  • 09
    Troy Deeney
  • 07
    Gerard Deulofeu

Leicester Formation4-1-4-1

  • Leicester Substitutes
  • 14: Kelechi Iheanacho
  • 11: Marc Albrighton
  • 26: Dennis Praet
  • 20: Hamza Choudhury
  • 05: Wes Morgan
  • 02: James Justin
  • 12: Danny Ward

Watford Formation4-3-3

  • Watford Substitutes
  • 36: Dimitri Foulquier
  • 24: Tom Dele-Bashiru
  • 22: Isaac Success
  • 20: Domingos Quina
  • 18: Andre Gray
  • 14: Nathaniel Chalobah
  • 01: Heurelho Gomes

Leicester v Watford - Last Matches

Leicester v Watford - Stats

Goals - Last 5 Matches

Leicester

Watford

Scored / match
Conceded / match
Total / match
2.2
1.8
1.2
0.6
3.4
2.4

Leicester

Watford

Scored / match
Conceded / match
Total
1.6
1.4
1.6
0.2
3.2
1.6

Leicester

Watford

Scored / match
Conceded / match
Total
2.2
1
1.4
1.4
3.6
2.4

Corners - Last 5 Matches

Leicester

Watford

For / match
Against / match
Total / match
4.8
4.2
5
4.8
9.8
9

Leicester

Watford

For / match
Against / match
Total / match
6
4.4
5.2
4
11.2
8.4

Leicester

Watford

For / match
Against / match
Total / match
4
2.8
5.4
6.6
9.4
9.4

Premier League - Standings & League Table

Premier League - League Table

# Team G W D L +/- P
1 Liverpool 23 22 1 0 54:15 67
2 Manchester City 24 16 3 5 65:27 51
3 Leicester 24 15 3 6 52:24 48
4 Chelsea 24 12 4 8 41:32 40
5 Manchester United 24 9 7 8 36:29 34
6 Tottenham 24 9 7 8 38:32 34
7 Wolverhampton 24 8 10 6 35:32 34
8 Sheffield United 24 8 9 7 25:23 33
9 Southampton 24 9 4 11 31:42 31
10 Arsenal 24 6 12 6 32:34 30
11 Crystal Palace 24 7 9 8 22:28 30
12 Everton 24 8 6 10 28:35 30
13 Burnley 24 9 3 12 28:38 30
14 Newcastle 24 8 6 10 24:36 30
15 Brighton 24 6 7 11 27:34 25
16 Aston Villa 24 7 4 13 31:45 25
17 West Ham 23 6 5 12 27:38 23
18 Bournemouth 24 6 5 13 23:37 23
19 Watford 24 5 8 11 21:36 23
20 Norwich 24 4 5 15 24:47 17
# Team G W D L +/- P
1 Liverpool 12 12 0 0 31:9 36
2 Manchester City 12 8 2 2 31:12 26
3 Leicester 12 8 2 2 24:12 26
4 Tottenham 12 7 2 3 23:12 23
5 Manchester United 12 6 4 2 24:12 22
6 Everton 12 6 3 3 15:13 21
7 Newcastle 12 5 4 3 12:12 19
8 Chelsea 12 5 3 4 16:12 18
9 Burnley 12 6 0 6 16:18 18
10 Brighton 12 4 5 3 16:13 17
11 Sheffield United 12 5 2 5 13:11 17
12 Wolverhampton 12 4 5 3 18:17 17
13 Arsenal 12 4 5 3 18:18 17
14 Aston Villa 12 5 2 5 16:21 17
15 Crystal Palace 12 4 4 4 10:12 16
16 Watford 12 3 5 4 11:14 14
17 Bournemouth 12 3 4 5 13:18 13
18 Norwich 12 3 3 6 18:25 12
19 West Ham 11 3 2 6 17:20 11
20 Southampton 12 3 2 7 13:28 11

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