Chelsea vs Leicester Prediction and Betting Odds
|Chelsea vs Leicester Prediction and Betting Odds: Chelsea is predicted to win their upcoming Premier League match against the Leicester City as per the latest prediction.|
Chelsea will aim for another Premier League win when they host Leicester City for the next home fixture on Thursday, 19th May. The last weekend was tough for Thomas Tuchel’s men as they faced their third consecutive defeat in the FA Cup final.
The Blues gave a tough fight to Liverpool and the game went right down the wire as only penalties could separate the two sides. It was the second painful result for Chelsea against Liverpool this season. Earlier they lost the EFL Cup final against the Reds on penalties.
Leicester City will face a tough challenge to avoid a loss when they face the Blues at the Stamford Bridge Stadium. The Foxes will be confident after wins in the last two matches. They need to continue performing well in the remaining games to not lose their position in the top 10 of the points table.
Chelsea vs Leicester Prediction and Betting Odds
|Chelsea (Odds)||Draw||Leicester (Odds)||Predicted Winner|
Chelsea vs Leicester Prediction and Betting Odds: Recent Form
It has been a disappointing season for Chelsea across all competitions. However, they have been good in the Premier League. The Blues are currently at the 3rd position in the points table with 70 points table from 36 games. They won 2 and lost 1 of the last 5 matches. 2 games ended in a draw. Their last EPL match ended with a 3-0 win over Leeds United.
Leicester City didn’t have a good season as of now. They are currently at the 9th position in the points table with 48 points table from 36 games. The Foxes won 2 of the last 5 fixtures. They lost 2 and 1 match ended in a draw. They defeated Watford in the last match with a score of 5-1.
Chelsea vs Leicester Prediction and Betting Odds: Team Stats
|Goals per game||2.03||1.58|
|Goals lost per game||0.86||1.58|
Chelsea vs Leicester Betting Odds: H2H
Matches: 121 | Chelsea: 59 | Leicester: 28 | Draw: 34
Recent 5 Meetings: Chelsea: 3 | Leicester: 2 | Draw: 0
Last Meeting: Chelsea defeated Leicester City with a score of 3-0 in a Premier League fixture on 20 November 2021.
Chelsea vs Leicester Prediction: Predicted Lineup
Chelsea (3-4-2-1): Mendy; Chalobah, Silva, Rudiger; Azpilicueta, Kovacic, Alonso, James; Mount, Pullisic; Lukaku
Leicester City (4-2-3-1): Schmeichel; Castagne, Fofana, Soyuncu, Justin; Tielemans, Dewsbury-Hall, Barnes, Maddison, Lookman; Vardy
Chelsea vs Leicester 2022: Offensive and Defensive Stats
The powerful Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku spearheads the attack for Chelsea. Lukaku has scored 8 goals this season at an average of 1.6 shots per game. The American winger, Christian Pullisic is another formidable who has added 6 goals to his name in the current EPL season.
The star English footballer Jamie Vardy leads the forward pack for the Foxes. Vardy has scored 12 goals so far at an average of 2.1 shots per match.
Mason Mount and Reece James have been the top performers for the Blues in the midfield. Mount has scored 11 goals as of now with 10 assists and 9 big chances created for his side. James is having 5 goals to his name with 7 assists and he got a dribbling success of 73%.
James Maddison has given a convincing performance in the midfield for the Foxes. He has scored 9 goals so far with 5 assists and a dribbling success of 64%. Youri Tielemans is another key midfielder who has scored 6 goals this season. He also won 54% of aerial duels.
In the defense department, Chelsea relies on players like Thiago Silva and Trevoh Chalobah. Silva has played with an average of 3.0 clearances per game, getting 86% dribbling success. Chalobah has maintained a good tackling average of 2.1 per match, winning 65% of ground duels.
Caglar Soyuncu has been a consistent defender for the Foxes. He has played with an average of 4.0 clearances per game. Soyuncu also won 66% of aerial duels. Timothy Castagne is another crucial defender who has played with an average of 2.4 tackles per match.
Chelsea vs Leicester City 2021
In 2021, Chelsea clashed with Leicester on 4 occasions. Chelsea defeated Leicester twice while the City won the other two games.
|19 Jan 2021||Leicester City v Chelsea (PL)||2-0||Leicester City Won|
|15 May 2021||Leicester City v Chelsea (FA Cup)||1-0||Leicester City Won|
|18 May 2021||Chelsea v Leicester City (PL)||2-1||Chelsea Won|
|20 Nov 2021||Leicester City v Chelsea (PL)||0-3||Chelsea Won|
Chelsea vs Leicester Prediction and Betting Odds: Predicted Winner
Chelsea is definitely a tough side to beat in their own backyard. Although the season has been a bit patchy for the Blues, they won’t like to end another game with a disappointing result.
On the other hand, Leicester City needs to be prepared for a mammoth task against Chelsea on Thursday. All the prediction and betting platforms are favouring Chelsea over Leicester City for this EPL fixture.