Ace Football previews the Premier League game between Leicester City and West Ham who meet up on Sunday. The match preview includes the current team news, stats, and a recommended betting tip.
West Ham go up against Leicester City this coming Sunday for an exciting final Premier League game of the season at the King Power Stadium.
This is a match that could spring a surprise on us. West Ham have nothing to gain from this fixture. Their focus will be on the Europa Conference League final. This could give Leicester City a boost, as the Foxes look to climb out of the relegation zone on the final day of the Premier League season.
Form: Leicester City vs West Ham
Leicester City Form
In their last three matches, Leicester City lost 5-3 against Fulham, 0-3 against Liverpool and drew 0-0 with Newcastle. In their last six Premier League matches at home, the Foxes have one win, while they’ve drawn one and lost four.
West Ham Form
West Ham won twice in their last three matches, but began by losing 2-0 against Brentford, before beating AZ Alkmaar 0-1. Another win followed, this time by 3-1 against Leeds. The Hammers won twice, while also recording zero draws, and four defeats in their last six away matches in the Premier League. The scoreline from these matches says 13 goals were conceded and eight scored.
Betting stats for Leicester City and West Ham
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Leicester City and West Ham. The facts are based on the statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- Leicester have conceded in the last 17 matches in a row
- Leicester have conceded in the last 12 home matches in a row
- Leicester have not won 14 of the last 15 matches
- In 9 of the last 11 matches Leicester played, both teams scored
- Leicester have not won 11 of the last 13 home matches
- West Ham have scored in 16 of the last 18 matches
- In 5 of the last 6 West Ham matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- West Ham have won 4 of the last 5 matches
- In 6 of the last 8 West Ham away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- West Ham have not lost 4 of the last 5 matches
Interesting players: Leicester City vs West Ham
Jamie Vardy has been great for Leicester City lately, hitting the target two times, which makes him worth considering in the betting market. West Ham are optimistic that Michail Antonio doubles up on the one goal he provided in their past six outings.
Betting markets: Leicester City vs West Ham
West Ham go into the fixture with two wins from their last three Premier League games. That said, they’re on a three-match losing run on the road. On the other end of the pitch, Leicester City are on a five-match winless streak (D3 L2).
Both teams to score
Surprisingly, Leicester City only scored the first goal of the match in two out of their last ten games. West Ham scored the opening goal in five of a possible ten games. West Ham managed three wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches. Leicester City have scored in 4 consecutive league meetings with West Ham.
Leicester City saw over 2.5 goals in seven of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 1.1 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of the last ten games for West Ham, who scored 1.9 times on average in those matches.
Betting suggestion: Leicester City vs West Ham
The match between Leicester City and West Ham should be an interesting one to watch and play some bets on, too. Therefore, we have come up with a free betting tip for this Premier League game.