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Leicester v Brighton Prediction (EFL Cup) – Leicester City will be facing off against fellow Premier League side Brighton & Hove Albion in the round of 16 of the 2021/22 EFL Carabao Cup. Can the Foxes move a bit close to winning their third trophy in six years? Or will the Seagulls stand in their way? Have a look and read on for our winning tips below.
Leicester v Brighton Prediction - Current Form
Leicester are coming off of three straight wins across all competitions. Brighton, however, last experienced a win in all tournaments four matches ago, and are fresh off a loss. Next up, we look at each side closely.
Leicester v Brighton Prediction - Preview
Leicester City F.C.
Leicester City booked their ticket to the round of 16 with an emphatic 2-0 victory over Milwall at The Den. After a scoreless first half, Ademola Lookman opened the scoring on 50 minutes, and Kelechi Iheanacho added a goal 28 minutes later. The Foxes most recent matchup saw them edge Brentford 2-1. Youri Tielemans was first to score with a 14th minute netter, which Mathias Jørgensen equalised 15 minutes into the second half. However, at the 74th-minute mark, James Maddison scored the deciding goal for Leicester. Manager Brendan Rodgers hopes to keep his side’s momentum going as they host the Seagulls in an important match for the club.
Brighton & Hove Albion F.C.
Brighton & Hove Albion marched into the round of 16 by putting away Swansea City 2-0 in the third round at Falmer Stadium. Aaron Connolly’s 5-minute brace in the first half gave the Seagulls the win. However, in their most recent outing, they fell 1-4 to Man City in the EPL. The Citizens were way ahead by three goals when Alexis Mac Allister converted his 81st minute penalty kick, and Riyad Mahrez added onto the lead in stoppage time. Manager Graham Potter nevertheless has praised his side’s fortitude against the reigning Premier League and Carabao Cup champions. They are hoping to improve their performance when they visit Leicester en route to the EFL Cup.
Leicester - Bans, Injuries, Suspensions
|Jamie Vardy||Knee injury||Doubtful|
|Marc Albrighton||Knock injury||Early November|
|O. Wilfred Ndidi||Hamstring||Early November|
|Nampalys Mendy||Groin injury||Unknown|
|Wesley Fofana||Ankle injury||Early January|
|James Justin||ACL injury||Late November|
Brighton - Bans, Injuries, Suspensions
|Danny Welbeck||Hamstring||Late October|
|Steven Alzate||Ligament injury||Mid November|
Leicester v Brighton Prediction - Final Thoughts
Leicester’s home advantage will bode well for them in a competition that can be at times surprising. Brighton’s 4th place position in the EPL table means that they can cause a bit of a problem for the hosts. However, the Foxes lineup also is more battle-hardened than the Seagulls, and this will carry them to victory and further into the quarter-final round. Let’s look at the prediction.
Leicester v Brighton Prediction
Leicester City (-0.50)
|Under: 2.75 Goals||Odds: 1.82|
Disclaimer: The odds change from time to time without prior notice and is only available at the time of writing
For this EFL Carabao Cup Leicester v Brighton Prediction to win, Leicester need to win the match in full time with a one-goal lead. If they draw the match at full time, the bettor would lose all of the stakes. For the Over/Under bet to win, the total goal count should be below 2.75 goals.
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