Southampton vs Leicester: Betting tips, predictions, odds & match preview

Leicester City travel to St Mary’s to take on Southampton on Friday night (8:00pm, UK time) in the Premier League, just weeks after the two sides faced off in the FA Cup semi-final.

Southampton vs Leicester: Betting Tips

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Southampton vs Leicester: Predictions

Southampton and Leicester City appear to be finishing the season in rather different ways. While Leicester City come into this game on the back of a three-match winning streak that seems to have consolidated their position in the top four, Southampton have lost their last three and slipped to 15th in the table as a result.

Only two of those three games for both sides have been in the Premier League however, with the other being the FA Cup semi-final that the two teams played out at Wembley Stadium a fortnight ago. The Foxes ran out 1-0 winners in a rather drab affair that time around and they’ll expect to earn the victory this Friday night too.

After a last-gasp penalty prevented the Saints from taking a point on their trip to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium this week, manager Ralph Hassenhuttl will hope his side can bounce back to form before the end of the season and this is a game that he will particularly want to win having seen his team fall to an embarrassing 0-9 defeat in this fixture last term.

Leicester’s Champions League spot slipped away from them in the final stages of last season, but this year the Foxes look more determined than ever to secure a top four finish and after those back-to-back wins over West Brom and Crystal Palace in the last week, confidence will be high as they head to Hampshire with just a handful of matches remaining.

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Southampton vs Leicester: Match Stats

Southampton have been beaten by one goal in their last two games, against Leicester City in the FA Cup and Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League.

The Foxes themselves have won no fewer than 10 games by a margin of one goal in all competitions so far this season.

Jamie Vardy leads the way in assists for Leicester so far this season with eight in the Premier League including one in the recent 3-0 win over West Bromwich Albion.

Southampton vs Leicester: Squawka Says

Scoreline prediction: Southampton 1-2 Leicester

Southampton vs Leicester: Odds


Southampton vs Leicester: Head to Head

12 Jan 2019 – Leicester City 1-2 Southampton – Premier League

25 Oct 2019 – Southampton 0-9 Leicester City – Premier League

11 Jan 2020 – Leicester City 1-2 Southampton – Premier League

16 Jan 2021 – Leicester City 2-0 Southampton – Premier League

18 Apr 2021 – Leicester City 1-0 Southampton – FA Cup

Leicester have won three of the last four meetings between these two sides, including a famous 0-9 victory the last time they met at St Mary’s Stadium. The Foxes also ran out 1-0 winners in the FA Cup semi-final played out between these two earlier in the month thanks to a second-half strike from Keleche Iheanacho.

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