January 23, 2022 | News | No Comments
class=”article_teaser__2t5do”>The Foxes have kept four clean sheets in their last five games in all competitions and our tipster expects this Premier League to be a tight clash
Leicester City are looking to continue their strong run of form in the Premier League when they travel to Aston Villa on Sunday afternoon.
The Foxes have won six of their last 11 games, including two of their last three, and can consolidate their top-four position with three points at Villa Park.
Aston Villa vs Leicester City Latest Odds
After a 3-1 win over Liverpool, bet365 make Brendan Rodgers’ men 7/5 (2.40) favourites to claim their 15th victory of the season.
Villa can do the double over Leicester after winning the reverse fixture 1-0 back in October but are 15/8 (2.88) outsiders here.
Dean Smith’s side have only drawn three matches all season and another stalemate is available at 5/2 (3.50).
Aston Villa vs Leicester City Team News
Matty Cash, Wesley, and Kortney Hause remain out for the hosts, although Smith could make some changes to the eleven that was lucky to escape Brighton with a 0-0 draw last time out.
Timothy Castagne should return for Leicester but James Justin, Wes Morgan, Ayoze Perez, Wesley Fofana and Dennis Praet are injured.
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Aston Villa vs Leicester City Preview
Leicester’s aspirations of finishing in the Champions League places are still going strong after their 3-1 win over Liverpool last time out, taking their tally to five wins from eight games in 2021 – more than any other side except leaders Manchester City.
The 0-0 draw at Slavia Prague in the Europa League on Thursday means they have now kept four clean sheets in their last five games in all competitions – albeit largely against some of the lower-scoring sides in the division.
It does seem likely that Villa will find the net considering they have done so in nine of their last 11 Premier League games, but they have only scored more than once in two of their last nine top-flight fixtures.
Aston Villa vs Leicester City Tips and Predictions
Villa’s defence has also been strong in recent weeks with three clean sheets in their last four games and opposing both teams to score at 6/5 (2.20) with bet365 looks to be the way to go in this Premier League clash.
This selection has paid out in four of Leicester’s last five games and in five of the most recent seven that Smith’s men have contested.
Odds correct at the time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.