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Ace Football previews the Championship round 6 match between Southampton and Leicester City and offers team news, stats and a free betting tip with the latest odds.

The upcoming Championship match at St. Mary’s Stadium on Friday will feature Leicester City as the visitors and Southampton as the home side.

Southampton currently sit in seventh place in the rankings with ten points from five matches played, while Leicester City hold the third position in the Championship with 12 points.

Form: Southampton vs Leicester City

Southampton Form

Southampton aim to recover from a recent loss and return to their winning form. In their last three matches, they secured a 1-2 victory against Plymouth and a 2-1 win against Queens Park Rangers, but their winning streak was halted by a 5-0 loss to Sunderland. In the Championship, Southampton won half of their last six home matches, with two draws and one defeat, scoring 15 goals and conceding ten.

Leicester City Form

Although Leicester City suffered a recent loss, their overall performance in the last three matches has been positive. They secured a 1-2 victory against Rotherham and a 0-2 win against Tranmere before their winning streak was halted by a 0-1 defeat to Hull. Impressively, Leicester City achieved four wins out of six away matches in the Championship, remaining undefeated with two draws. During this stretch, they scored nine goals and conceded four.

Betting stats for Southampton and Leicester City

Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Southampton and Leicester City. The facts are based on the statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.

  • Southampton have conceded in the last 23 matches in a row
  • Southampton have conceded in 32 of the last 34 home matches
  • Southampton have not won 13 of the last 15 home matches
  • In 8 of the last 10 matches Southampton played, both teams scored
  • In 8 of the last 9 Southampton matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Leicester have won 4 of the last 5 away matches without conceding a goal
  • Leicester have won the last 5 away matches in a row while scoring less than 2.5 goals
  • Leicester have won 6 of the last 7 matches while scoring less than 2.5 goals
  • Leicester have won 9 of the last 11 matches
  • In 11 of the last 13 Leicester matches the sum of goals was under 3.5

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Full-time result

At St. Mary’s Stadium, Southampton managed to secure just one victory in their last 10 matches, with two draws and seven losses in this sequence. Conversely, Leicester City fared better away from home, winning five of their last 10 matches on the road, with two draws and three losses.

Both teams to score

In their last 10 outings, Leicester City took the lead by scoring the opening goal six times, while Southampton managed to be the first on target in four of their previous 10 games.

Total goals

In their previous ten matches, Southampton saw over 2.5 goals scored eight times, and they scored 1.8 goals on average during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in five of Leicester City’s previous ten matches. They managed to score an average of 1.6 goals in these matches.

Betting suggestion: Southampton vs Leicester City

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 Southampton and Leicester City.

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