Stoke City vs Leicester City betting tips: FA Cup preview, predictions & odds

Stoke City host Premier League high flyers Leicester City in the FA Cup third round. The Foxes enter the tie currently sit third in the table, whilst the Potters are 8th in the Championship.

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Stoke City vs Leicester City betting tips

This article covers Stoke City vs Leicester City betting tips and predictions.

Also included is a thorough Stoke City vs Leicester City betting preview.

Note: All odds mentioned in this article are correct at the time of publishing and are subject to change.

Stoke City vs Leicester City: Match details

Match: Stoke City vs Leicester City

Competition: FA Cup

Date: January 9, 2021

Kick-off time: 3:00 pm, January 9, 2021 (UK time)

Stadium: Bet365 Stadium

Betting prediction: Stoke City 0-2 Leicester City

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Leicester City travel to Stoke for the third round of the FA Cup on Saturday.

The Foxes have enjoyed an impressive league campaign so far currently sat 3rd.

Meanwhile, Michael O’Neill’s side are 8th in the Championship and will have the play-off spots in their sights.

Stoke City vs Leicester City betting tips: FA Cup preview, predictions & odds

LEICESTER, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 01: Brendan Rodgers, Manager of Leicester City reacts after the Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton FC at The King Power Stadium on December 01, 2019 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

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Kelechi Iheanacho to score first. The striker is expected to return to the Foxes’ line-up with rotation expected.

Iheanacho will be confident of bolstering his goal tally on the weekend when he faces the Championship side.

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Stoke City vs Leicester City betting tips: FA Cup preview, predictions & odds

LONDON, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 22: Kelechi Iheanacho of Leicester City kicks the ball past Rob Holding of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

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Stoke City vs Leicester City – recent form and head to head statistics

Stoke City vs Leicester City FC form
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Rotherham United vs Stoke City - 3:3
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Blackburn Rovers vs Stoke City - 1:1
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Stoke City vs Leicester City FC - 0:4
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Stoke City vs AFC Bournemouth - 0:1
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Stoke City vs Nottingham Forest - 1:1
Latest match form, last 5 games:
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Leicester City FC vs Chelsea FC - 2:0
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Leicester City FC vs Southampton FC - 2:0
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Stoke City vs Leicester City FC - 0:4
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Newcastle United FC vs Leicester City FC - 1:2
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Crystal Palace FC vs Leicester City FC - 1:1
Last 5 games for Stoke City
January 19, 2021 Championship 20/21 Rotherham United 3 - 3 Stoke City
January 16, 2021 Championship 20/21 Blackburn Rovers 1 - 1 Stoke City
January 9, 2021 FA Cup 20/21 Stoke City 0 - 4 Leicester City FC
January 2, 2021 Championship 20/21 Stoke City 0 - 1 AFC Bournemouth
December 29, 2020 Championship 20/21 Stoke City 1 - 1 Nottingham Forest
Last 5 games for Leicester City FC
January 19, 2021 Premier League 20/21 Leicester City FC 2 - 0 Chelsea FC
January 16, 2021 Premier League 20/21 Leicester City FC 2 - 0 Southampton FC
January 9, 2021 FA Cup 20/21 Stoke City 0 - 4 Leicester City FC
January 3, 2021 Premier League 20/21 Newcastle United FC 1 - 2 Leicester City FC
December 28, 2020 Premier League 20/21 Crystal Palace FC 1 - 1 Leicester City FC
Stoke City vs Leicester City FC FA Cup 20/21 form
Stoke City Leicester City FC
1 Matches played 1
0 Matches won 1
6 Goal attempts 11
3 Shots on goal 7
3 Shots off goal 4
2 Corner kicks 4
1 Cards given 1
9 Free kicks 11
1 Offsides 0
4 Goals conceded 0
0 Goals by foot 4
0 Goals scored 4
Stoke City vs Leicester City FC statistics for most recent head to head matches
Stoke City Leicester City FC
25 Matches 25
14 Home Matches 11
11 Away Matches 14
32 Total Goals 38
1.28 Average Goals Scored 1.52
8 Wins 8
8 Losses 8
9 Draws 9
Last 5 games & match results between Stoke City and Leicester City FC
January 9, 2021 FA Cup 20/21 Stoke City 0 - 4 Leicester City FC
July 27, 2019 Club Friendly Games 2019 Stoke City 1 - 2 Leicester City FC
February 24, 2018 Premier League 17/18 Leicester City FC 1 - 1 Stoke City
November 4, 2017 Premier League 17/18 Stoke City 2 - 2 Leicester City FC
April 1, 2017 Premier League 16/17 Leicester City FC 2 - 0 Stoke City


Stoke City vs Leicester City: Match preview

Stoke City produced a strong run in the EFL Cup which saw them go all the way to the quarter-finals.

The Potters defeated two Premier League clubs in Wolves and Aston Villa en route to the quarters.

In the league, Michael O’Neill’s side are currently 8th and will be targeting a place in the play-offs.

On Saturday, they were defeated 1-0 at home to Bournemouth.

Stoke City vs Leicester City betting tips: FA Cup preview, predictions & odds

BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND – NOVEMBER 09: Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier Play-Off first leg between Northern Ireland and Switzerland at Windsor Park on November 9, 2017 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

The Foxes flying in the league

Leicester are continuing to enjoy an impressive campaign in which they are currently third in the Premier League.

Following two consecutive draws, the Foxes managed to claim a 2-1 win over Newcastle United.

In the Europa League, Brendan Rodgers’ side managed to get the job done as they won Group G on goal difference.

However, in the EFL Cup, they were eliminated by a heavily rotated Arsenal side.

Last season, Leicester reached the quarter-finals of the FA Cup and they will be looking to improve upon that this season with their team flying high.

Stoke City vs Leicester City betting tips: FA Cup preview, predictions & odds

LEICESTER, ENGLAND – AUGUST 31: Jonny Evans and Caglar Soyuncu of Leicester City after their sides 3-1 win during the Premier League match between Leicester City and AFC Bournemouth at The King Power Stadium on August 31, 2019 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Robin Jones – AFC Bournemouth/AFC Bournemouth via Getty Images)


Stoke City team news vs Leicester City

Stoke will remain without their key striker Tyrese Campbell who is expected to miss the rest of the season with a knee injury.

Steven Fletcher, Lee Gregory, Morgan Fox, Angus Gunn and Adam Davies all remain sidelined.

Leicester City team news vs Stoke City

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James Maddison is expected to recover from a small knee injury to be available.

Ricardo Pereira remains sidelined with a hip injury.

Stoke City vs Leicester City betting tips: FA Cup preview, predictions & odds

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 14: James Maddison of Leicester City during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Leicester City at Old Trafford on September 14, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/Getty Images)


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This article was edited by Benjamin Newman.

What time is kick off between Stoke City vs Leicester City?
15:00, Saturday 09 January 2021
What is the prediction for Stoke City vs Leicester City?
Stoke City 0-2 Leicester City.