Watford vs Leicester City – Predictions, Odds & Betting tips 15/05/2022, Team News and Lineups
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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.
🏠 Our final home game of the season.
— Watford Football Club (@WatfordFC) May 13, 2022
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.
- 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)
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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.
Brendan Rodgers has confirmed that Wesley Fofana could return for Leicester City in #WatLei 👇
— Leicester City (@LCFC) May 13, 2022
Ryan Bertrand, Wilfred Ndidi, and Ricardo Pereira are ruled out for the visitors. Meanwhile, Wesley Fofana is doubtful for the upcoming clash.
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
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We recommend checking out the odds at Vbet for Watford vs Leicester City.
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