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Leicester City vs Southampton betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions & odds

Leicester City vs Southampton betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions & odds
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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

Leicester City vs Southampton betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions & odds

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 23: A general view of the Nike Merlin matchball during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Watford FC at Old Trafford on February 23, 2020 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Simon Stacpoole/Offside/Offside via Getty Images)

Betting prediction: Leicester City 2-1 Southampton

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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.

Leicester City vs Southampton betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions & odds

LEICESTER, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 08: Jonny Evans of Leicester City during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Wolverhampton Wanderers at The King Power Stadium on November 8, 2020 in Leicester, United Kingdom. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Matthew Ashton – AMA/Getty Images,)

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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 betting tips: Premier League 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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Leicester City vs Southampton – recent form and head to head statistics

Leicester City FC vs Southampton FC form
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Brighton & Hove Albion FC vs Leicester City FC - 1:2
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Burnley FC vs Leicester City FC - 1:1
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Leicester City FC vs Arsenal FC - 1:3
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Leicester City FC vs SK Slavia Prague - 0:2
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Aston Villa FC vs Leicester City FC - 1:2
Latest match form, last 5 games:
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Sheffield United FC vs Southampton FC - 0:2
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Everton FC vs Southampton FC - 1:0
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Leeds United vs Southampton FC - 3:0
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Southampton FC vs Chelsea FC - 1:1
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Southampton FC vs Wolverhampton Wanderers FC - 1:2
Last 5 games for Leicester City FC
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
Last 5 games for Southampton 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 vs Southampton FC Premier League 20/21 form
Leicester City FC Southampton FC
28 Matches played 27
16 Matches won 9
324 Goal attempts 278
123 Shots on goal 112
100 Shots off goal 102
143 Corner kicks 118
52% Average ball possession 54%
101 Shots blocked 64
50 Cards given 45
398 Free kicks 383
53 Offsides 60
4 Shots on post 2
4 Shots on bar 2
41 Goals by foot 29
4 Goals by head 4
48 Goals scored 33
32 Goals conceded 44
Leicester City FC vs Southampton FC statistics for most recent head to head matches
Leicester City FC Southampton FC
40 Matches 40
21 Home Matches 19
19 Away Matches 21
65 Total Goals 58
1.63 Average Goals Scored 1.45
15 Wins 14
14 Losses 15
11 Draws 11
Last 5 games & match results between Leicester City FC and Southampton FC
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.

Leicester City vs Southampton betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions & odds

LEICESTER, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 22: Leicester City’s Timoty Castagne looks on during the UEFA Europa League Group G stage match between Leicester City and Zorya Luhansk at The King Power Stadium on October 22, 2020 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Andrew Kearns – CameraSport via Getty Images)

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.

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 13: Che Adams of Southampton celebrates with teammates Jannik Vestergaard, Danny Ings and Theo Walcott after scoring their team's first goal during the Premier League match between Southampton and Sheffield United at St Mary's Stadium on December 13, 2020 in Southampton, England. A limited number of spectators (2000) are welcomed back to stadiums to watch elite football across England. This was following easing of restrictions on spectators in tiers one and two areas only. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 13: Che Adams of Southampton celebrates with teammates Jannik Vestergaard, Danny Ings and Theo Walcott after scoring their team’s first goal during the Premier League match between Southampton and Sheffield United at St Mary’s Stadium on December 13, 2020 in Southampton, England. A limited number of spectators (2000) are welcomed back to stadiums to watch elite football across England. This was following easing of restrictions on spectators in tiers one and two areas only. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)


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.

Leicester City vs Southampton betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions & odds

GENOA, ITALY – AUGUST 12: Dennis Praet (Sampdoria) in action during the TIM Cup match between UC Sampdoria and Foggia at Stadio Luigi Ferraris on August 12, 2017 in Genoa, Italy. (Photo by Paolo Rattini/Getty Images)

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.

Leicester City vs Southampton betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions & odds

Southampton’s English striker Danny Ings reaceives medical attention before having to leave the game during the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Manchester City at St Mary’s Stadium in Southampton, southern England on December 19, 2020. (Photo by PAUL CHILDS / POOL / AFP) 


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