Leicester City vs Southampton betting tips
This article covers Leicester City vs Southampton betting tips and predictions.
Also included is a thorough Leicester City vs Southampton betting preview.
Note: All odds mentioned in this article are correct at the time of publishing and are subject to change.
Leicester City vs Southampton: Match details
Match: Leicester City vs Southampton
Competition: Premier League
Date: January 16, 2021
Kick-off time: 8:00 pm, January 16, 2021 (UK time)
Stadium: King Power Stadium
Betting prediction: Leicester City 2-1 Southampton
Leicester City are continuing to enjoy their impressive start to the season currently sat fourth.
The Foxes secured a late win over Newcastle United in their previous outing to move within just four points of the top of the table.
Southampton have also started the season in strong fashion even managing to defeat defending champions, Liverpool.
The three points over the Reds lifted the Saints into seventh and just three points behind Leicester.
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James Maddison to score first. The 24-year-old has played an impressive role in Leicester’s strong start to the season.
Maddison has six goal contributions in the league so far and will be hoping to add to his tally on the weekend.
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Leicester City vs Southampton – recent form and head to head statistics
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Leicester City FC vs SK Slavia Prague - 0:2
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Sheffield United FC vs Southampton FC - 0:2
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Southampton FC vs Chelsea FC - 1:1
Southampton FC vs Wolverhampton Wanderers FC - 1:2
|March 6, 2021||Premier League 20/21||Brighton & Hove Albion FC||1 - 2||Leicester City FC|
|March 3, 2021||Premier League 20/21||Burnley FC||1 - 1||Leicester City FC|
|February 28, 2021||Premier League 20/21||Leicester City FC||1 - 3||Arsenal FC|
|February 25, 2021||UEFA Europa League 20/21||Leicester City FC||0 - 2||SK Slavia Prague|
|February 21, 2021||Premier League 20/21||Aston Villa FC||1 - 2||Leicester City FC|
|March 6, 2021||Premier League 20/21||Sheffield United FC||0 - 2||Southampton FC|
|March 1, 2021||Premier League 20/21||Everton FC||1 - 0||Southampton FC|
|February 23, 2021||Premier League 20/21||Leeds United||3 - 0||Southampton FC|
|February 20, 2021||Premier League 20/21||Southampton FC||1 - 1||Chelsea FC|
|February 14, 2021||Premier League 20/21||Southampton FC||1 - 2||Wolverhampton Wanderers FC|
|Leicester City FC||Southampton FC|
|123||Shots on goal||112|
|100||Shots off goal||102|
|52%||Average ball possession||54%|
|4||Shots on post||2|
|4||Shots on bar||2|
|41||Goals by foot||29|
|4||Goals by head||4|
|Leicester City FC||Southampton FC|
|1.63||Average Goals Scored||1.45|
|January 16, 2021||Premier League 20/21||Leicester City FC||2 - 0||Southampton FC|
|January 11, 2020||Premier League 19/20||Leicester City FC||1 - 2||Southampton FC|
|October 25, 2019||Premier League 19/20||Southampton FC||0 - 9||Leicester City FC|
|January 12, 2019||Premier League 18/19||Leicester City FC||1 - 2||Southampton FC|
|November 27, 2018||EFL Cup 18/19||Leicester City FC||0 - 0||Southampton FC|
Leicester City vs Southampton: Match preview
Leicester City will be looking to build upon their 2-1 win over Newcastle United in their last league outing as they push for a spot in the top four.
The three points lifted them into the top four and puts them within just four points of league leaders, Manchester United.
Brendan Rodgers’ side were also in FA Cup action on the weekend in which they knocked out Stoke City.
Despite naming a strong line-up, James Maddison and Jamie Vardy were both rested for the trip to Stoke.
Southampton stun Liverpool
Southampton managed to produce another stunning result in this chaotic season as they defeated Liverpool 1-0.
Following a shaky opening few matches, Ralph Hasenhuttl’s side are really starting to find their stride.
The Saints are now up into seventh and just three points behind Saturday’s opponents.
However, they will make the trip to the King Power Stadium on Saturday without top scorer, Danny Ings.
The striker will miss the game after testing positive for COVID.
Leicester City team news vs Southampton
Dennis Praet has been ruled out of action for several months after suffering a knee injury.
Jamie Vardy and James Maddison are both set to be available after being rested in the FA Cup.
Cengiz Under also returns to the squad having recovered from an ankle injury.
Ricardo Pereira is closing in on a return but is expected to remain out for Saturday.
Southampton team news vs Leicester City
Danny Ings is likely to miss the weekend’s match after testing positive for COVID.
Alex McCarthy has returned to training after recovering from COVID and is available to face Leicester.
Oriol Romeu and Che Adams are also set to return against the Foxes.
Mohamed Salisu, Jannik Vestergaard, Nathan Redmond, Moussa Djenepo, Michael Obafemi and Nathan Tella all remain sidelined.
Predicted Leicester City line-up vs Southampton
Predicted Southampton line-up vs Leicester City
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This article was edited by Benjamin Newman.