West Ham vs Leicester City
English Premier League
Date: Saturday, 18th March 2017
Kick off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: London Stadium.
Leicester City have improved a lot since Shakespeare took over as interim manager. Buoyed by the excellent come-back win against Sevilla on the mid-week, the hopes are high as travel away to the new London Stadium to take on West Ham on Saturday.
On the other hand, West Ham’s recent form is totally opposite to their opponent. They are without a win in the last four and are coming after suffering back-to-back defeats. Also, they have only one win to show from the last 6 matches and conceded a massive 13 goals during the process.
The Hammers are on 11th spot with 33 points, same point as Southampton in the last spot of the top half. They will be needing a win in this game to jump into the top 10.
Meanwhile, Shakespeare regime have brought back good luck to Leicester City,. They have won all 3 games played under Shakespeare. Also, the Foxes progressed to the quarter-finals of the Champions League after beating Sevilla 2-0 at home on Tuesday overturning a 1-2 deficit from the first leg.
Leicester City fans will be hoping to see the good momentum going as their team sit just 3 points above the relegation zone.
West Ham vs Leicester City: Head to Head Statistics
The two teams have played many games in the past (82), the Hammers have won 33, while the Foxes have won 29 and drew 20.
Leicester are unbeaten against West Ham United in their last 5 outings, winning 4 out of their 5 meetings, they last lost a game against Hammers in 2014.
Most of West Ham’s win against Leicester City have come at home, they have won 24 out of their 40 home games against Leicester.
This will be the first game between the two teams at the New London stadium West Ham’s new home ground.
The reverse of this game was won by Leicester City as the game ended 1-0 at King Power Stadium.
West Ham vs Leicester City: Prediction
West Ham are not in a good form at the moment, their home form have also been poor. They have just one win from their last 5 home outings in all competitions and have lost 3 of the 5 games.
Leicester City have been a force to reckon since the new manager took over, they are now on a 3-game winning streak and have scored a total of 8 goals in the game.
We are expecting a win from the Foxes, scoring at least 2 goals in the game.
West Ham vs Leicester City: Bet Tips
Leicester City to Win – Draw no Bet at 2.38 with Unibet
Both teams to score yes at 1.65 with Unibet.