|Kickoff: 02:00 AM (GMT +8)||Stadium: Turf Moor|
Burnley v Leicester Match Prediction (EPL) – Burnley hopes to improve its standing as it hosts Leicester City on week 26 in the Premier League. The top five-placed Wolves hope to repeat over the Clarets, whom they demolished 4-2 at their last meeting in King Power Stadium. Could an upset be possible? Let’s take a look and read on for our winning tips below.
Burnley v Leicester Match Prediction - Head to Head
Burnley v Leicester Match Prediction - Current Form
Both sides are coming off losses, with Leicester having the better record in last five games with three wins. Burnley will need this victory more, as they attempt to steer clear of the bottom three seeds. Here’s a quick look at their current season performances:
Burnley v Leicester Match Prediction - Performance
|0.69||Avg Goals Scored||1.73|
|1.31||Avg Goals Conceded||1.15|
Burnley v Leicester Match Prediction - Preview
Burnley is now at 15th at the table in the Premier League, dangerously close to the bottom. They suffered a drubbing from Tottenham Hotspur in their last match, falling 0-4. The Clarets were unable to get into form against the 8th-ranked Spurs, who were also playing on their local grounds. Gareth Bale scored two minutes after kick-off, and Harry Kane and Lucas Moura had one goal apiece just before halftime. Bale delivered yet another goal: the lone goal of the second half and the last in a series of woes for keeper Nick Pope. Burnley manager Sean Dyche admitted that the North London side was in quality form, but he’s confident his boys will be back in fighting form as they return to the pitch.
- Burnley has managed to draw their last 3 games at home.
- They have conceded an average of 1.31 goals in their last 5 matches.
Leicester City F.C.
Leicester City suffered a huge setback after losing to Arsenal 1-3. The highly-favored Foxes drew first blood courtesy of Youri Tielemans’ running far corner goal. It was the last Leicester City goal, as the Gunners scored an equalizer at the 3th minute and a converted penalty kick just before the end of the half. Finally, keeper Bernd Leno gave up a goal to the man of the match Nicolas Pepe at the 52nd minute. Manager Brendan Rodgers stated that his men’s ability to keep possession cost them in this match, so expect them to be hungrier coming in against the Clarets.
- Leicester City scored an average of 1.73 goals in their last five games.
- The Foxes have fared better against Burnley, with only one loss and one draw against them in their past five meetings.
Burnley - Bans, Injuries, Suspensions
|J Berg Gudmundsson||Thigh injury||Mid March|
|Ashley Barnes||Muscle injury||Early March|
|Robert Brady||Ankle injury||Doubtful|
|Erik Pieters||Groin injury||Doubtful|
Leicester - Bans, Injuries, Suspensions
|Jonny Evans||Muscle injury||Doubtful|
|Jamie Vardy||Calf injury||Doubtful|
|Harvey Barnes||Muscle injury||Doubtful|
|James Maddison||Hip injury||Mid March|
|Ayoze Perez||Knee injury||Mid March|
|Dennis Praet||Thigh injury||Mid April|
|Wesley Fofona||Hamstring injury||Early March|
|Wes Morgan||Back injury||Early March|
|James Justin||Cruciate ligament injury||Out for season|
Burnley v Leicester Match Prediction - Final Thoughts
The hard loss of Leicester City will drive them to put out a spectacular performance on Wednesday evening, local time. Burnley’s last few showings have been average at best, and that won’t be enough to overcome the third-seeded boys-in-blue, who are still gunning for the Premier League championship. Let’s take a look at our predictions:
Burnley v Leicester Match Prediction
Leicester City (-0.75)
|Over: 2.25 Goals||Odds: 1.87|
Disclaimer: The odds change from time to time without prior notice and is only available at the time of writing
For this Premier League Burnley v Leicester Match Prediction to win, Leicester City needs to win the match with a single goal lead. If they draw the match, the bettor would lose all of the stakes. For the Over/Under bet to win, the total goal count should be above 2.25 goals.
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