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Brighton vs Leicester predictions: Premier League match preview & predicted line-ups

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Leicester to win 2-1 at Brighton is 17/10 with Bet365

Leicester have scored 1 goal fewer than Man United and two fewer than Chelsea on the road this season.

Brighton have won six of their last eight matches at the Amex. However, they have failed to keep a clean sheet in any of their last eight games.

Brighton vs Leicester: Who will win?

Leicester are slight favourites for this match at Brighton, rated at 13/8.

Brighton can be backed at attractive odds of 17/10.

First goal scorer tip: Jamie Vardy is 9/2 with Bet365

LEICESTER, ENGLAND – MARCH 03: Riyad Mahrez of Leicester City looks on during the Premier League match between Leicester City and AFC Bournemouth at The King Power Stadium on March 3, 2018 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Brighton vs Leicester: Premier League preview

Premier League action returns this weekend as Leicester City take on Brighton & Hove Albion at the Amex on Saturday.

Brighton begin the weekend in a very respectable 12th position and have a game in hand over the two sides below them.

Prior to the international break, Chris Hughton’s side suffered a 2-0 away defeat at Manchester United in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup.

In their last league outing, Brighton lost by the same scoreline at Everton, ending a run of five Premier League matches unbeaten.

Leicester had a number of players on international duty over the last week, including Jamie Vardy who netted for England against Italy.

Leicester won their last match 4-1 at bottom side West Brom. Jamie Vardy, Riyad Mahrez, Kelechi Iheanacho and Vicente Iborra all scored for Claude Puel’s side. The win ended a run of five away matches without a victory for the Foxes.

Shinji Okazaki and Harry Maguire were both on the scoresheet in Leicester’s 2-0 home win in August’s reverse fixture at the King Power.

Leicester City to win, Jamie Vardy to have 2+ shots and Wilfred Ndidi to win is 5+ tackles 5/1 with Ladbrokes
Chris Hughton

CRAWLEY, WEST SUSSEX – JULY 22: Chris Hughton, manager of Brighton looks on ahead of the Pre Season Friendly match between Crawley Town and Brighton & Hove Albion at Broadfield Stadium on July 22, 2017 in Crawley, West Sussex. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

Brighton team news vs Leicester

Chris Hughton is optimistic that Gaetan Bong will return for Saturday’s match.

Midfielder Dale Stephens is a major doubt, however, after picking up a hamstring strain in Brighton’s FA Cup match.

Anthony Knockaert remains suspended until mid-April.

Jiri Skalak could return from a long-term ankle injury.

Steve Sidwell and Izzy Brown are long-term absentees.

On-loan striker Leonardo Ulloa is unable to face his parent club.

Leicester team news vs Brighton

Kelechi Iheanacho will be assessed after suffering a fracture in his hand while on international duty.

Harry Maguire has returned to training after a minor injury scare. The defender was forced off in England’s 1-0 win over Holland due to a tight hamstring.

Daniel Amarety is a long-term absentee.

Jamie Vardy to score & Leicester to win is 7/2 with William Hill

Brighton predicted line-up vs Leicester

Predicted Brighton XI vs Leicester

Predicted Brighton XI vs Leicester

Leicester predicted line-up vs Brighton

Predicted Leicester XI vs Brighton

Predicted Leicester XI vs Brighton

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