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Championship: Leicester vs Ipswich – Betting preview

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Leicester, who are comfortably leading the Championship standings, face second-placed Ipswich, who will attempt to close the gap on the league leaders. It has the makings of a thrilling encounter at King Power Stadium on Monday.

Sitting top of the table, Leicester have claimed 65 points after 27 rounds, while Ipswich have amassed 58 points and presently rank as number 2 in the Championship.


Form: Leicester vs Ipswich

Leicester Form

Leicester hope to get back to winning ways after first beating Huddersfield by 4-1, before winning 2-3 against Millwall. The streak ended in a recent 3-1 defeat against Coventry. Leicester have been in potent form at King Power Stadium, winning no less than five of the past six Championship matches here. They also hammered in 16 goals, while letting in four as they also lost once.

Ipswich Form

In their last three matches, Ipswich drew 0-0 with Stoke, beat AFC Wimbledon by 1-3, and beat Sunderland by 2-1. Ipswich, meanwhile, won twice, while they’ve drawn two and lost two in their last six away in the Championship.

Betting stats and facts for Leicester and Ipswich

Here are some interesting betting-relevant stats and facts. They take into account matches that Leicester and Ipswich played across all tournaments.

  • Leicester have scored in 26 of the last 28 home matches in the Championship
  • Leicester have won 13 of the last 15 home matches in the Championship
  • Leicester have scored in 22 of the last 24 matches
  • Leicester have scored in 20 of the last 22 matches in the Championship
  • Leicester have won the last 4 home matches in a row while scoring more than 2.5 goals
  • Ipswich have not lost 21 of the last 23 matches in the Championship
  • Ipswich have not lost 14 of the last 16 away matches
  • Ipswich have not lost 13 of the last 15 matches
  • Ipswich have not lost 11 of the last 13 away matches in the Championship
  • In 7 of the last 9 Ipswich matches in the Championship, the sum of goals was under 3.5

Players under the radar: Leicester vs Ipswich

Stephy Mavididi has been great for Leicester lately, hitting the target four times, which makes him worth considering in the betting market. Ipswich hope Sam Morsy can improve on the two goals that he has provided in their past six outings.

Betting markets: Leicester vs Ipswich

Full-time result

Leicester have not lost to Ipswich in nine consecutive home meetings. Of their last 10 matches at home across all tournaments, Leicester won nine times and lost one as well. Ipswich won four times, drew four and lost two of their last 10 games away from home.

Both teams to score

Leicester scored the first goal of the match an impressive eight times in the last ten home games. Curiously, Ipswich only scored the opening goal of the match in three of the last ten away games. Leicester managed three wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches across all tournaments. The Foxes have also scored in seven consecutive home meetings with Ipswich.

Total goals

In the Championship, Leicester scored at least once in their previous 11 matches on the bounce. Leicester saw over 2.5 goals in eight of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 2.6 goals during this run. In the last ten games for Ipswich, six of them had more than 2.5 goals, and they scored an average of 1.4 goals per game themselves.

In conclusion, we have a free betting prediction for this game between Leicester and Ipswich. The betting tip was formed based on the abovementioned statements.

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