Thursday, May 6, 2021

Prediction: Southampton vs Leicester City

Prediction: Leicester City to win 3-0

Best Odds: 19/1

Bookmaker: Betfair

Southampton and Leicester City will face each other in the Premier League this week. The match is slated to kick off at 8pm UK time on Friday and promises to be an exciting game of football.

Southampton

Southampton are 15th in the Premier League table at the moment with 36 points from 32 matches. The Saints are still in danger of getting relegated to the Championship at the end of the season, as they are currently nine points above third-from-bottom Fulham, although the Cottagers have played 33 games.

The Saints will head into the match against Leicester on Friday evening on the back of a 2-1 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur away from home at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in the Premier League. It followed a 1-0 defeat to Leicester in the semi-finals of the FA Cup.

Team News:

Che Adams and Danny Ings are likely to lead the line for Southampton

Leicester City

Leicester City are having a wonderful season, and it looks very likely that they will finish in the top four of the Premier League table. The Foxes narrowly missed out on the Champions League last season, but things are looking very position this time around. Brendan Rodgers’s side are third in the standings at the moment with 62 points from 33 games.

The Foxes will head into the match against Southampton on the back of a 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace at the King Power Stadium in the league. The win on Monday evening followed a 3-0 hammering of West Bromwich Albion at home in the league last week.

Team News:

Kelechi Iheanacho and Jamie Vardy will lead the line as always for Leicester.

Key Factors to Consider

  • Southampton have scored 40 goals in 32 Premier League matches this season.
  • Leicester City have scored 60 goals in 33 Premier League matches this season.
  • Southampton have conceded 58 goals in 32 Premier League games this season.
  • Leicester City have conceded 38 goals in 33 Premier League games this season.
  • Leicester City beat Southampton 1-0 in the FA Cup this month.

Conclusion

Southampton are in a bad run of form, and it is hard to see the Saints win against Leicester. The Foxes are showing very good professionalism, and the likelihood is that they will pick up all three points from the encounter with ease.

Prediction: Leicester City to win 3-0

Best Odds: 19/1

Bookmaker: Betfair

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jamie Jones


Jamie Jones is an experienced football journalist who has been working in the industry for years. Jamie watches all the major leagues in Europe, especially the Premier League and La Liga.

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