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Leicester City vs Manchester City Betting Tips

Teams Status

Leicester City are currently in the third position of the English Premier League points table with 56 points from 29 matches. They have 17 wins, five draws and seven losses to their name. They have scored 53 goals in the league so far, which is the third highest number of goals scored this season and have conceded 32 goals. They have a pathetic home record as they see themselves in the seventh position with 22 points from 14 home matches including seven wins and six losses. They are coming on the back of a brilliant FA Cup win over Manchester United. Leicester City’s talisman Jamie Vardy has been their leading goal scorer this season with 12 goals to his name. He is well supported by Harvey Barnes and James Maddison with nine and eight goals respectively. Only these three names feature in the assist list as well with Vardy topping the list with seven assists. Leicester City have been hampered by injuries as two of their main players like Barnes and Maddison are sidelined for the Manchester City clash. Apart from them, Cengiz Under, James Justin and Wes Morgan are also out due to injuries.

After a poor start to the season, Manchester City find themselves at the top of the English Premier League points table. They have played 30 matches in the league so far and have won 22 matches, drew five and lost just three matches, accumulating 71 points in the process. They have scored the most number of goals this season with 64 goals and have conceded the least number of goals with 21 goals. They have the second-best away record in the league just a point behind Leicester City. They have ten wins, three draws and just one loss in the 14 matches that they have played on the road. They are coming on the back of a comfortable cup win over Everton. Similar to Vardy, Ilkay Gundogan also has 12 goals to his name and is the team’s leading goal scorer. Even Riyad Mahrez and Raheem Sterling have also chipped in with nine goals each. The Belgian midfielder Kevin de Bruyne is the leading assist provider with 11 assists and he also has five goals to his name. Pep Guardiola will be happier of the two managers as all his players are fit for selection.

What Do the Sportsbooks Say?

According to the Dafabet sportsbook, Manchester City are the favorites to win the match and are placed at 1.57, Leicester City are placed at 6.20 and the draw is at 4.30 odds. Manchester City are placed at 1.52 according to the 10Cric sportsbook, Leicester City are placed at 5.95 and the draw is at 4.15 odds. According to the Betway sportsbook, Manchester City are placed at 1.55, Leicester City are placed at 5.75 and the draw is at 4.33 odds.


Tipster’s Angel

A cracking contest is on the cards when two of the top three teams in the Premier League go head to head. By considering the recent form and the head to head record, Manchester City have an edge over Leicester City.

Tip: Manchester City To Win @ 1.57

In the last five head to head matches, Manchester City has won three matches, while Leicester has won two. Also, in the last five head to head matches that were played at the King Power stadium, Manchester City has won four and the other match ended in a win for Leicester. In the last six matches that Leicester City has played, they have lost two, drew one and won three matches. Leicester City have won three and lost two in the last five matches that they have played at home. Manchester City on the other hand just lost one match in their last ten matches across all competitions. Apart from that, Manchester City have won all their last five away matches that they have played in the English Premier League. So, it is very likely that Manchester City will emerge victorious at 1.57 odds available at the Dafabet sportsbook.

Tip: Total Goals Over 2.5 @ 1.77

Manchester City has scored the most number of goals this season and Leicester City has scored the third highest number of goals this season. In the last eight head to head matches, over 2.5 goals were scored in six of those matches. In the last five matches that Leicester City has played in all competitions, over 2.5 goals were scored in four of those matches. Also, over 2.5 goals were scored on four of the last five home matches that Leicester City has played in the Premier League. Four of the last seven matches that Manchester City has played across all competitions had over 2.5 goals in them. Apart from that, over 2.5 goals were scored in three of the last five Premier League matches that Manchester City played on the road. So, by considering these facts, it is very likely that over 2.5 goals will be scored at 1.77 odds available at the Betway sportsbook.

Conclusion

It is very much looking like Manchester City’s season and they are inching closer to the title. Leicester City on the other hand will look to keep their position in order to make it to the UEFA Champions League next season.

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