February 18, 2022 | News | No Comments
class=”article_teaser__2t5do”>With both teams producing plenty of goalmouth action so far this season, Al Hain-Cole is backing the Foxes to beat Moyes' men in a high-scoring game
Leicester City will be hoping to maintain the feelgood factor when they welcome West Ham to the King Power Stadium for Sunday’s Premier League clash.
The Foxes maintained their 100 per cent start to the league season in exhilarating fashion by running out 5-2 winners over Manchester City last time out, building on big wins over West Brom and Burnley prior to that.
Leicester City vs West Ham Latest Odds
Having lost just once in 12 encounters with this opposition, they are 8/13 (1.62) favourites with bet365 to make it 12 points from 12 by coming out on top here.
David Moyes’ men kick-started their own campaign with a 4-0 victory over Wolves last weekend and can be backed at 4/1 (5.00) to follow that up with another eye-catching win or 16/5 (4.20) to earn a creditable draw.
Leicester City vs West Ham Team News
Jonny Evans will be assessed after picking up a thigh injury, while Ricardo Pereira, Filip Benkovic and Wilfried Ndidi remain sidelined.
Issa Diop and Josh Cullen should be available again after going into self-isolation following positive COVID-19 tests.
Leicester City vs West Ham Preview
On a high following the big Wolves win, the Hammers were brought back to earth after being on the wrong end of a four-goal display in their 4-1 Carabao Cup thrashing at Everton in midweek.
That result was just the latest in a string of high-scoring matches involving West Ham, who have seen 23 goals scored in six fixtures this season – an average of almost four per match.
More goals look likely when they take on Brendan Rodgers’ team, which have hit a league high 12 goals from just three league games so far.
Leicester City vs West Ham Tips and Predictions
Indeed, odds of 11/8 (2.38) are surely not to be missed on Leicester extending their strong run in a fourth successive encounter versus West Ham that features at least three goals.
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All odds correct at time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.