Leicester City vs Manchester City: EPL Game Preview

Leicester City vs Man City: EPL Game Preview

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Two of the best teams in the Premier League clash on Saturday when Leicester City hosts Manchester City. Leicester City is coming off a 5-0 home win against Sheffield United on March 14 while Manchester City beat Fulham 3-0 on the road on March 13. Manchester City leads the Premier League with 71 points in 30 games while Leicester City is in third place with 56 points in 29 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)
• Leicester City: 5.80
• Manchester City: 1.56
• Draw: 4.30

• Leicester City: +1 (1.95)
• Manchester City: -1 (1.98)

• Over 2.5, 3 (1.96)
• Under 2.5, 3 (1.94)

Key Points to Consider

Last 6: Leicester City, coming off a 5-0 home win against Sheffield United on March 14, have 4 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw in their last 6 Premier League games. Manchester City, coming off a 3-0 road win against Fulham on March 13, have 5 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws in their last 6 Premier League games.

Momentum: Manchester City has been on an upward trend — with 5 wins in their last 6 Premier League games.

Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in Premier League action on September 27, 2020 and Leicester City won 5-2.

Projected Leaders

For Leicester City, Jamie Vardy has a 37.78 percent chance to score. He averages 1.41 shots overall per sim, 0.79 shots on goal per and 0.48 goals per sim.

For Manchester City, Raheem Sterling has a 34.8 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 1.65 shots overall per sim, 0.88 shots on goal per and 0.42 goals per sim.

Analyst’s Pick

The Over.

Two-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on the Over in this one. Average score in simulations is Manchester City 1.99 to Leicester City 1.1.

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