Everton vs Leicester City: EPL Game Preview

Everton vs Leicester City

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Two surprising teams who are playing very well clash on Wednesday, when Everton hosts Leicester City. Everton is coming off a 2-1 road win against Wolverhampton Wanderers on January 12 while Leicester City beat Chelsea 2-0 at home last Tuesday. Everton is sixth in the Premier League standings with 32 points in 17 games while Leicester City is in third place with 38 points in 19 games. The game will be played behind closed doors because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.

Dafabet Picks

Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Everton: 2.80
• Leicester City: 2.65
• Draw: 3.35

• Everton: 0: 1.98
• Leicester City: 0: 1.95

• Over 2.5: 1.93
• Under 2.5: 1.97

Key Points to Consider

Last 6:

Everton, coming off a 2-1 road win against Wolverhampton Wanderers on January 12, have 5 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws in their last 6 Premier League games. Leicester City, coming off a 2-0 home win against Chelsea last Tuesday, have 4 wins, 2 draws and 0 losses in their last 6 Premier League games.

Momentum: Everton has been on an upward trend — with five wins in their last six Premier League games.

Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in Premier League action on Dec. 16, 2020 and Everton won 2-0.

Projected Leaders

For Everton, Michael Keane has a 14.48 percent chance to score. He averages 0.53 shots overall per sim, 0.24 shots on goal per and 0.16 goals per sim.

For Leicester City, Jamie Vardy has a 45.08 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 1.77 shots overall per sim, 0.94 shots on goal per and 0.6 goals per sim.

Analyst’s Pick

Leicester City Moneyline.

Four-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on Leicester City in this one. Average score in simulations is Leicester City 1.38 to Everton 0.92.

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