Southampton vs Leicester City
England Premier League
Date: Sunday, 22nd January 2017
Kick-off at 12:00 UK/ 13:00 CET
Venue: St. Mary’s Stadium, Southampton.
Southampton will welcome the current English Champions Leicester City to St Mary’s Stadium on Sunday night hoping for a win to go into the top half of the table.
Southampton poor run in the Premier League continued last weekend as they were beaten 1-0 on the road by Burnley. They are now on a 4-game losing streak in the Premier League and have failed to score in their last 2 games.
Southampton are currently 13th in the league with 24 points, 4 points above their Visitors. The will hope to avoid defeat at in this game to halt the losing streak.
Meanwhile, Leicester’s Grace to Grace story continued last week as they were thrashed 3-0 at home by Chelsea. Ranieri ‘ men couldn’t cope with the London Blues’ fires power as they started scoring from the 6th minute.
Leicester City are now in 15th position with 21 points, 5 points above the relegation zone. They will be hoping for a better result to stay further away from the drop zone.
Southampton vs Leicester City: Head to Head Statistics
- The last 4 meetings between the two teams have favored Leicester City as they have won twice and drawn twice.
- Leicester City have also kept clean sheets in 3 of their last 4 meetings.
- At St Mary’s Stadium, the Saints have a very sound record with 14 wins, 9 draws and just 3 defeat to Leicester City.
Southampton vs Leicester City: Prediction
Both teams are struggling at the moment and haven’t found their rhythm. We can’t point out a clear favorite in this game but Leicester City have had a better record in recent weeks compared to Saints.
The Saints have always had a good record against Leicester at home but the last 2 meetings at St Mary’s showed Leicester can overcome them. We don’t expect the Champions to lose again this week, they will get at least a point in this game.
Southampton vs Leicester City: Bet Tips
Double chance – Leicester City to win or draw at 1.90
Under 2.5 goals at 1.60.