Leicester City and Tottenham play at King Power Stadium in the 34th round match of the Barclays Premier League. The last game between these teams in this competition, was finished without winner (1-1). The history of direct matches played on this stadium favors the visiting team, who in the last 3 matches won 2 and drew 1.
The home team contests a game overdue for the 34th round against Tottenham after 12 wins, 7 draws and 17 losses in the Premier league games so far. This is a team affected by the home factor, having won 30 points on their own stadium, with 29 goals scored and 18 conceded, against 7 points out, where they scored 17 goals and conceded 38.
Leicester City come to this game with a 2-1 home defeat against Manchester City, putting an end to two straight victories in this Premier League. At this point the team is in 11th place, however, it needs to win to take the top of the leader-board. In this home game coach Craig Shakespeare must keep the team in the usual 4-2-3-1 formation, with Vardy being the most offensive reference of Leicester City: this player is the best to scorer with 12 goals scored. The Leicester coach will not have at his disposal for the game against Tottenham the following players: Drinkwater, James, Lawrence, Mendy, Morgan and Wagué,
Probable lineup: Kasper Schmeichel, Ben Chilwell, Christian Fuchs, Robert Huth, Danny Simpson, Marc Albrighton, Andy King, Riyad Mahrez, Wilfred Ndidi, Shinji Okazaki, Jamie Vardy.
Visitors are stronger team when they are playing at home, where they won 47 points, against only 24 in their games as a visitor. In the last 10 away games, Tottenham have 5 wins, 2 draws and 3 defeats, having won 17 points out of possible 30.
Tottenham come to this motivated round due to a 2-1 victory over Manchester United, managed to won 8 of their last 9 league games: goals were scored by Kane and Wanyama. Usually the team led by the Argentine Mauricio Pochettino is 4-2-3-1 privileging the possession of the ball and organized attacks: Erikson and Alli are the main organizers of the game, both owners of great pass quality and vision of the game. Young England’s Harry Kane is Tottenham’s top scorer with 22 goals scored. For the match against Leicester visitors will be without Bentaleb, Carter-Vickers, Lamela, McGee, N’Jie, Onomah, Rose and Winks.
Probable lineup: Michel Vorm, Toby Alderweireld, Ben Davies, Jan Vertonghen, Kyle Walker, Dele Alli, Mousa Dembélé, Christian Eriksen, Georges-Kévin Nkoudou, Victor Wanyama, Harry Kane.
Leicester vs Tottenham Prediction
This game has a great tendency to be balanced, since it puts in field two teams with great technical and tactical quality, nevertheless, Tottenham is the big favorite to win this game. Despite playing away from home, we believe Tottenham will try to dominate the game and set aside some surprise from their opponents. On the other hand it is important to note that Leicester City has presented great racing performance when they are playing on their stadium. Checking this out and taking into account these factors, betting on goals in this match has very good value.