Leicester vs West Brom
England Premier League.
Date: Sunday, 6th November 2016,
Kick-off at 16:30 UK.
Venue: King Power Stadium, Leicester.
Leicester have so far failed to replicate their emphatic run of last season. Perhaps, nobody has expected a miracle run from them once again. After 10 matchdays, they are 11th in the league table with 12 points. Well, West Ham on the 17th position is just 2 points away. The main problems for Claudio Ranieri’s men is their awful away form. The Foxes haven’t won a single league game outside the King Power stadium this season, lost 4 and drew 1 so far. On the contrary, they are unbeaten at home with 3 wins and 2 draws.
West Brom are 16th in the league table with 10 points, another team alongside West Ham and Middlesbrough who is 2 point short of Leicester. They have managed only 2 wins the whole season and are currently on a 5 match win-less run. They also lost in each of their last two games, the latest a 4-0 thrashing from the hands of Manchester City.
Leicester vs West Brom: Head-to-Head stats
Each of the two Premier League meetings of last season between these two sides were high scoring affairs. Leicester City edged a 3-2 thrilling win in the first encounter at the Hawthorns, while held to a 2-2 draw in the return leg at King Power Stadium.
Leicester City are unbeaten in the last three meetings against West Brom with all the matches seeing over 3.5 goals. While West Brom won the first meeting between the two sides, in Leicester’s first season back in Premier League in 2014/15.
Leicester vs West Brom: Prediction
Leicester City are in desperate search for three points and they know their best chance to accumulate points are at the home ground. They are nowhere near what they used to be last season, but will profit from the poor defense of a struggling Baggies.
Goals are expected in this fixture as the last three meetings between the two sides have seen 4 or more goals. So our pick for this match is both teams to score and Leicester to win.
Leicester vs West Brom: Bet Tips
Both Teams to Score and Leicester to win at 10/3 (4.33)
Correct Score: Leicester 3-1 West Brom at 16/1 (17.00).