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Premier League: Leicester City vs Chelsea – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the Premier League round 27 match between Leicester City and Chelsea and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

The Premier League clash at King Power Stadium this coming Saturday sees home team Leicester City battling it out for three points with Chelsea.

Leicester City are 15th in the rankings with 24 points after 25 matches played, whereas Chelsea rank tenth in the Premier League with 34 points.

Team form: Leicester City vs Chelsea

Leicester City Form

Leicester City have had to endure a tough spell in their last three matches, from which they have nothing to show. They were beaten 0-1 by Arsenal before Blackburn ran out 1-2 winners. A third defeat on the trot followed against Southampton, who came out 1-0 winners. In their last six Premier League matches at home, the Foxes have one win, while they’ve drawn one and lost four.

Chelsea Form

In their last three matches, Chelsea lost against Tottenham by 2-0, beat Leeds by 1-0 winning 2-0 against B. Dortmund. The Blues are winless in their last six away games in the Premier League, in which they drew three and lost three. They conceded seven goals while scoring three themselves.

Betting stats for Leicester City and Chelsea

Here are some interesting betting-relevant facts based on the data from the last couple of matches that Leicester City and Chelsea played across all competitions.

  • Leicester have lost the last 4 matches in a row while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • Leicester have lost 3 of the last 4 matches without scoring a goal
  • In 9 of the last 11 Leicester home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Leicester have conceded in 12 of the last 14 matches
  • Leicester have lost the last 4 matches in a row
  • In 31 of the last 33 Chelsea matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 15 of the last 17 Chelsea matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • In 17 of the last 19 Chelsea away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Chelsea have not won the last 10 away matches in a row
  • In 6 of the last 8 Chelsea matches the sum of goals was under 1.5

Players on top: Leicester City vs Chelsea

James Maddison has been great for Leicester City lately, hitting the target two times, which makes him worth considering in the betting market. Chelsea are optimistic that Joao Felix doubles up on the one goal he provided in their past six outings.

Full-time result

King Power Stadium saw Leicester City winning three, drawing two, and losing five of their 10 most recent games here across all tournaments. Chelsea won zero of their 10 most recent away games, drew three, and lost seven. The Blues have not lost to Leicester City in 4 consecutive meetings.

Both teams to score

Amazingly, Leicester City scored the first goal of the match in just two out of the last ten games at home. Chelsea scored the opening goal in four of a possible ten games. Leicester City have failed to score in 3 consecutive games. In the last 10 games played, Leicester City opened the scoring only once, while Chelsea scored the opener four times in their last 10 games

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals was a winning bet in five of Leicester City’s past ten matches across all tournaments. They scored 1.2 goals on average along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in one of the last ten outings for Chelsea, who managed to score 0.6 times in those matches. Amazingly, Leicester City failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 10 matches.

Betting suggestion: Leicester City vs Chelsea

In conclusion, the upcoming game between Leicester City and Chelsea seems like a decent betting opportunity. Considering the abovementioned stats and facts, we have come up with a betting suggestion for this Premier League match.

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