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Championship: Leeds vs Leicester – Betting preview

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Ace Football team offers the Championship round 34 match preview for Leeds and Leicester who meet up on Friday. The pre-match analysis includes the latest fixture stats and facts and a free betting tip for our readers.

Championship leaders Leicester City aim to extend their lead over their closest rivals as they visit runners-up Leeds at Elland Road on Friday.

The Foxes have surged to the top of the Championship standings after collecting 78 points from their initial 33 encounters. Leeds trail them by nine points, having produced 69 points after 33 rounds to sit as number 2 in the table.


Form: Leeds vs Leicester

Leeds Form

Leeds swept all aside in their last three matches and started by winning 3-0 against Rotherham. They went on to defeat Swansea 0-4 and made it three on the spin against Plymouth in a 0-2 victory. In their last six Championship home matches, Leeds racked up five strong wins, while they’ve drawn once. They lost none while scoring 14 and conceding two goals.

Leicester Form

Leicester won twice in their last three matches as Watford were defeated by 1-2, before they beat Sheffield Wednesday 2-0. Middlesbrough proved too strong, though, and a 1-2 defeat followed. The Foxes came through their last six away games in the Championship with four wins. Of those six matches, they drew once and lost once in which, they scored 14 and conceded seven.

Betting facts for Leeds and Leicester

Here are some fun facts that could come in handy when placing bets on the upcoming game between Leeds and Leicester. The facts are based on the stats from games played out across all tournaments.

  • Leeds have not lost the last 24 home matches in a row in the Championship
  • Leeds have not lost the last 18 home matches in a row
  • Leeds have won 7 of the last 8 matches in the Championship without conceding a goal
  • Leeds have not lost the last 11 matches in a row
  • Leeds have scored in 25 of the last 27 home matches
  • Leicester have scored in 41 of the last 43 away matches in the Championship
  • Leicester have not lost 27 of the last 29 away matches in the Championship
  • Leicester have scored in the last 19 matches in a row
  • Leicester have scored in the last 17 matches in a row in the Championship
  • Leicester have scored in 25 of the last 27 away matches

Players under the radar: Leeds vs Leicester

Wilfried Gnonto has scored four goals in six Championship matches for Leeds, making him a key player for the team as they prepare to clash with Leicester. Meanwhile, the visitors will be looking to Jamie Vardy, who has provided his team with four Championship goals, to make an impact in the upcoming match.

Full-time result

Leeds have no less than eight Championship wins on the bounce. The Whites are on an amazing streak of 24 Championship games at Elland Road without a defeat. In all competitions, they won eight of their last 10 matches on home soil, drew two and lost none. Leicester won six games, drew two and lost two in their last 10 away games across all tournaments.

Both teams to score

Leeds have won-to-nil in five consecutive Championship games. The Whites managed to open the scoreline in no less than nine of their previous 10 games. Their opponent from Leicester performed a similar feat as they scored the opener in nine of their last 10 games. Both teams have also scored in the past three meetings between Leeds and Leicester at Elland Road.

Total goals

Leeds scored in their last eight Championship matches. In their past ten matches across all competitions, over 2.5 goals happened in six of them, with an average of 2.4 goals scored by Leeds. Over 2.5 goals happened in eight of Leicester’s last ten outings, and Leicester managed to score 2.5 times in those matches. The Foxes have also scored in their last 17 Championship matches.

Betting tip: Leeds vs Leicester

Here we present a free betting tip for this Championship match. The prediction is formed as a conclusion based on the abovementioned stats and facts for Leeds and Leicester.

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