Leicester City vs Watford Predictions & Match Preview

Leicester City vs Watford
English Premier League
Date: Saturday, 1st December 2018
Kick-off at 15.00 UK/ 16.00 CET
Venue: King Power Stadium, Leicester.

The surprise former Premier League Champions, Leicester City, hosts Watford, in the 14th round of the competition. The match is scheduled to take place at the King Power Stadium, this Saturday.

Watford has posted 20 points on the board, courtesy their six wins, two draws and five losses so far. Their goal difference is zero, as they have scored and conceded 17 goals each.

Leicester City has 18 points in the table against their name. They have won five of their games, drew three, and lost the remaining five. Leicester has scored 18 goals in the process while conceding 17.

Watford was defeated at home, last match-day, by Premier League contenders, Liverpool. The final scoreline was 0-3 in favor of the visitors. The scoreline was 0-0 till the 67th minute, before Mohammed Salah opened the floodgates for the guests.

Firminho and Hernold added two more to complete the proceedings. Watford can take solace that they fought valiantly against one of the most successful clubs in England, as well as Europe.

Leicester played out a draw against Brighton in their last match-day. The final scoreline was 1-1. The hosts had taken the lead in the 15th minute itself, but Leicester held on, and equalized late into the second half.

Leicester City vs Watford Head-to-head (h2h)

  • 15 of the last 18 head-to-head wins, are in the name of the home sides.
  • Leicester has registered five of the last seven wins, in matches between these sides.
  • The home side is on a four-match unbeaten run, and has lost only four of their last 14 ties.
  • Watford is winless in their last three games, in a row. They have just two wins to their name in their last ten games.
  • Leicester has lost only two of their last ten home games.
  • Watford has won only one of their last five matches on the road.

Leicester City vs Watford Prediction

The home team seems ominous to take the win in this tie. At the King Power Stadium, Leicester has recorded ten wins against Watford, in return for just two losses.

Also, in head-to-head ties, 15 of the last 18 wins are in the name of the home sides.

Leicester has also recorded five of the last seven wins in overall head-to-head matches.

Leicester has lost only two of their last ten home games, whereas Watford has won only one of their last five, on the road.

Watford has scored in ten of their last twelve away games. Leicester has scored in seven of their last eight home ties. There’s every chance that both teams will get on the scoresheet, this Saturday.

Leicester City vs Watford Betting Tips

  • Leicester City: Draw No Bet @ 1.60 (3/5)
  • Both Teams to Score: YES @ 1.80 (4/5).
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