January 23, 2022 | News | No Comments
class=”article_teaser__2t5do”>In excellent form in the league and boasting a strong record against the struggling Gunners, Al Hain-Cole expects Rodgers' men to come out on top
Leicester City will be looking to move into second place in the Premier League table when they welcome Arsenal to the King Power Stadium on Sunday.
The Foxes are currently third in the league, behind Manchester United only on goal difference after a run of just one defeat in 12 top-flight fixtures.
Leicester vs Arsenal Latest Odds
With United in action away to Chelsea later in the day, they are 6/4 (2.50) favourites with bet365 to leapfrog them by completing the double over a team they beat 1-0 October’s the reverse encounter at the Emirates Stadium.
Mikel Arteta’s men pulled off an impressive comeback to record an exciting 4-3 aggregate victory over Benfica in Thursday’s Europa League clash and are available at 9/5 (2.80) to follow that up with a big win here.
Just one of the last nine meetings between this duo has resulted in a draw, but you can get odds of 12/5 (3.40) on them cancelling each other out in this one.
Leicester vs Arsenal Team News
James Maddison will be assessed as he struggles with a hip injury, while Wesley Fofana, Wes Morgan, James Justin, Dennis Praet and Ayoze Perez are all ruled out.
Thomas Partey is available once again after returning from injury for the Benfica win, leaving Alex Runarsson as the only doubt.
Leicester vs Arsenal Preview
While the Benfica win will have given the team a lift, the Gunners still come into this game struggling for form in the league.
Having collected just four points from the last available 15, they face a stern test at a ground where they have come away empty-handed in each of the last three league visits.
What’s more, Brendan Rodgers’ team will be feeling particularly confident after big wins at home to Liverpool and away to Midlands rivals Aston Villa in the last two league games, extending a run that has seen them win seven times and lose just once in 12 league matches.
Leicester vs Arsenal Tips and Predictions
All things considered, those 6/4 (2.50) odds seem too good to pass up on an in-form Leicester outfit proving too strong for Arsenal for a fourth consecutive league encounter on home territory.
All odds correct at time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.
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