Southampton v Leicester Match Prediction – EPL – 1/05/21

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Southampton v Leicester Match Prediction EPL 01 MAY 21
Kickoff: 03:00 AM (GMT +8)Stadium: St. Mary’s Stadium

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Southampton v Leicester Match Prediction (EPL) – The Saints are playing host to the Foxes this week in the Premier League. In their previous encounter at King Power Stadium, Leicester prevailed 3-0. Can Southampton avoid a double on their home turf? Let’s take a look and read on for our winning tips below.

Southampton v Leicester Match Prediction - Head to Head

DateHomeScoreAway
16-Jan-21LEI2-0SOU
11-Jan-20LEI1-2SOU
25-Oct-19SOU0-9LEI

Southampton v Leicester Match Prediction - Current Form

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LeicesterWWLLW

Southampton are in a slump, having only one win in five EPL encounters. Leicester, on the other hand, are coming off two consecutive EPL wins. Let’s take a look at their current season performance.

Southampton v Leicester Match Prediction - Performance

SouthamptonStatisticLeicester
15Position3
10Won19
6Drawn5
16Lost9
1.25Avg Goals Scored1.82
1.81Avg Goals Conceded1.15
9Clean sheets11
0.97Chances Created1.33

Southampton v Leicester Match Prediction - Preview

Southampton F.C.

Southampton are at 15th in the table in the Premier League, just a few points clear of relegation. They fell to Tottenham Hotspur, 1-2, in their last encounter. Danny Ings opened the scorelines at 30′ with his header off of  James Ward-Prowse’s corner. However, Spurs equalised at 60′ with Gareth Bale’s effort, and Son Heung-Min converted a penalty at 90′, completing the hosts’ comeback. Manager Ralph Hasenhüttl suffered his third straight loss (including their semifinal tie where they incidentally beat by Leicester), and has many questions to answer regarding his side’s form. For now, the focus is for them to get back to their winning ways by the next match.

  • Southampton have never been beaten twice in an EPL season by Leicester since 1999-2000.
  • Theo Walcott is looking to match his personal best record of 6 goals against one club (which he previously has done against Tottenham and West Ham).

Leicester City F.C.

Leicester City are comfortably seated at 3rd in the table, with only the two Manchester sides in front of them. They were also able to qualify for the FA Cup Final after knocking out Southampton, whom they are facing again this week. Their last EPL assignment saw them score a comeback win over Crystal Palace, 2-1. After Wilfried Zoha drew first blood with his goal at 12′, Leicester struggled against the Eagles’ defence. But star Kelechi Iheanacho helped the Foxes by providing the assist to Timothy Castagne for a goal at 50′ and scoring a goal of his own 80′ to make the come-from-behind win. Manager Brendan Rodgers praised his boys’ desire during the game, and hopes they will show the same as they take on the Saints anew.

  • Leicester’s 9-0 victory over Southampton last season is the biggest away victory in EPL history.
  • Ayoze Perez has scored more times against Southampton (7) than any other side.

Southampton - Bans, Injuries, Suspensions

Player Information Anticipated Return
Michael Obafemi Muscle injury Unknown
Ryan Bertrand Knock injury Doubtful
William Smallbone Cruciate ligament injury Out for season
Oriol Romeu Ankle injury Out for season
Danny Ings Thigh injury Mid May

Leicester - Bans, Injuries, Suspensions

PlayerInformationAnticipated Return
Harvey BarnesKnee injuryDoubtful
Wes MorganBack injuryDoubtful
James JustinCruciate ligament injuryOut for season

Southampton v Leicester Match Prediction - Final Thoughts

As the season draws to a close, Southampton will be doing everything to finally eke out some wins. Walcott and Takumi Minamino will most likely be counted on for the Saints’ offence, with Ings out. But with the way Leicester is playing, and with Iheanacho’s recent phenomenal performances, all signs point to a victory by the Foxes. Let’s take a look at our predictions.

Southampton v Leicester Match Prediction

We will be betting on the Asian Handicap and Over/Under in Euro football odds for this match:

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Leicester City (-0.25)

Odds (1.87)
Under: 2.5 GoalsOdds: 2.00

Disclaimer: The odds change from time to time without prior notice and is only available at the time of writing

For this Premier League Southampton v Leicester Match Prediction to win, Leicester need to win the match with a one-goal lead. If they lose the match, the bettor would lose all of the stakes. For the Over/Under bet to win, the total goal count should be below 2.5 goals.

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