Arsenal clashes with Leicester City in what promises to be a very entertaining game on Saturday. Arsenal is coming off a 2-0 road win against Crystal Palace on August 5 while Leicester City is coming off a 2-2 home draw against Brentford last Sunday. Arsenal is in second place in the Premier League standings with three points in one game while Leicester City is in 10th place with one point in one game.
The player to watch in this game is Bukayo Saka, who has zero goals and zero assists in 1 Premier League game this season. AccuScore gives Saka a 39.28 percent chance to score against Leicester City. He has 2 SCA and 1 GCA in 1 Premier League game this season.
FBRef defines SCA as “the two offensive actions leading directly to a shot, such as passes, dribbles and drawing fouls.” GCA is “the two offensive actions leading directly to a goal, such as passes, dribbles and drawing fouls.” Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.
Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Arsenal: 1.51
• Leicester City: 6.20
• Draw: 4.40
• Arsenal: -1: 1.84
• Leicester City: +1: 2.06
• Over 2.5: 1.83
• Under 2.5: 2.05
Key Points to Consider
Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in Premier League action on March 13 and Arsenal won 2-0.
For Arsenal, Bukayo Saka has a 39.28 percent chance to score. He averages 2.15 shots overall per sim, 1.2 shots on goal per and 0.5 goals per sim.
For Leicester City, Jamie Vardy has a 36.84 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 1.34 shots overall per sim, 0.7 shots on goal per and 0.45 goals per sim.
Two-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on the total in this one. Average score in simulations is Arsenal 2.4 to Leicester City 1.25.
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