Watford vs Leicester City – Predictions, Odds & Betting tips 15/05/2022, Team News and Lineups

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Watford will host Leicester City at Vicarage Road stadium on the Matchday 37 of the 2021-22 Premier League season. Check out the match preview, prediction, and odds.

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Bookmaker Ratings prediction one – Total Goals over 2.5 – 1.78

Bookmaker Ratings prediction two –  X2 and Total Goals over 1.5 – 1.57

Total Goals over 2.5

The hosts’ have the league-worst home side. So far this season, 12 of Watford’s 18 home matches have ended with more than 2.5 total goals. Meanwhile, 11 of Leicester City’s 17 away fixtures saw over 2.5 goals.

Considering those facts, we will back Total Goals over 2.5 outcome.

X2 and Total Goals over 1.5

Brendan Rodger’s side can no longer qualify for European football but can have a top 8 finish mathematically. Otherwise, anything lower than that would represent the Foxes’ worst Premier League finish since 2016/17 campaign (12th).

Moreover, Leicester City are winless in their last four trips to Vicarage Road. They need to change stats.

Preliminary review and match prediction for Watford vs Leicester City

On Wednesday night, Watford played out a goalless draw against Everton to pick a first home Premier League point since November, coming on the back of a top-flight record 11 successive league losses at “Vicarage Road.”

Moreover, the Hornets also secured a first home Premier League clean sheet after 22 games. Watford are already relegated to Championship and come into this game without any pressure.

On the other hand, Leicester City bounced back and secured a 3-0 victory against Norwich, ending seven-match winless streak.

The Foxes are the fourth worst away team in Premier League so far. In 17 matches, they have only won three times and have only managed to score 22 goals.

Leicester have not won a match against Watford at the Vicarage Road since 2016. Since then, in four meetings, they have drawn once and lost three times.

Match Facts

  • The hosts have failed to win their previous 12 home Premier League fixtures
  • Leicester have failed to win 11 of their last 12 away matches

Head to Head

  • FAC: Leicester City 4:1 Watford (08/01/22)
  • PRL: Leicester City 4:2 Watford (28/11/21)
  • PRL: Watford 1:1 Leicester City (20/06/20)

Safe Bets

If you are looking for safe bets, you can try Leicester’s double chance outcome. This bet has odds of 1.28 at Vbet.

Get Quick Rich

There has been a penalty awarded in 6 of the last 10 meetings between Watford and Leicester. We will back “A Penalty in the match – Yes” outcome for a quick profit bet. This bet has odds of 3.15 at Vbet.

Watford vs Leicester City Team News

Tom Cleverley was injured against Crystal Palace last weekend. Meanwhile, Kiko, Imran Louza, Juraj Kucka, and Cucho Hernandez are ruled out. Joshua King missed the draw against Everton on Wednesday and is still doubtful, while Ismaila Sarr is not expected to return before the end of the season.

Ryan Bertrand, Wilfred Ndidi, and Ricardo Pereira are ruled out for the visitors. Meanwhile, Wesley Fofana is doubtful for the upcoming clash.

Predicted lineups

Watford: Foster; Masina, Samir, Kabasele, Ngakia, Gosling, Kayembe, Sissoko, Sema, Pedro, Kalu

Leicester City: Schmeichel; Justin, Soyuncu, Evans, Castagne, Dewsbury-Hall, Tielemans, Albrighton, Maddison, Barnes, Vardy

Most popular FAQ for Watford vs Leicester City

Who won the last meeting between these clubs?

The last match between these clubs ended in a 4:1 win for Leicester in January 2022.

Where will this fixture be played?

This fixture will be played at Vicarage Road

Where to Watch?

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Which bookmaker has the best odds for this game?

We recommend checking out the odds at Vbet for Watford vs Leicester City.

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