The Clarets go up against The Foxes at Turf Moor this coming Wednesday in the Premier League. Burnley are 15th with 28 points after 26 games. Leicester ranks as a praiseworthy 3rd in the table on 49 points.
It has been a few rounds since The Clarets last taste of success in the Premier League and they should expect no presents from upcoming opponents The Foxes.
Stats and facts for Burnley and Leicester.
- Burnley did not win the last 3 matches in a row;
- Burnley did not win the last 4 matches in a row at home;
- Burnley unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row at home;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Burnley’s last 5 of 7 matches.
- Leicester unbeaten the last 8 matches in a row when playing away;
- Leicester scored in the last 15 of 17 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Leicester’s last 4 of 6 matches;
- Leicester conceded in the last 5 of 7 matches.
Form Of Both Teams
Burnley go into this encounter on the back of some poor performances in the league. In their previous 3 matches Burnley split the points in a 1-1 draw against Fulham and went on to a dull 0-0 draw at West Brom. Their latest outing brought them a 4-0 defeat against Tottenham.
One can’t really point a finger on the results for The Foxes in past rounds as they have performed according to their level. In their last 3 matches The Foxes won 2-1 against Aston Villa, followed by a 2-0 defeat against Sl. Prag in the Europa League. Their most recent match brought a a 3-1 defeat against Arsenal.
Being both the bookmakers favorite at odds 2.00 and with stronger performances lately than The Clarets has put on show, The Foxes seem the natural pick.
Burnley were left reeling when Leicester took a 4-2 win in their latest Premier League encounter. It served as pay back for the 2-1 defeat Burnley handed out in the reverse match. With just 6 of their previous 10 matches going over 2.5 goals, the value bet could be going for under 2.5 goals. All in all, Leicester have had a fine reading on The Clarets in previous seasons in the Premier League with a 6-1-3 advantage going into this match.
Placed 15th in the table Burnley have amassed 28 points after 26 games. On 49 points Leicester are ranked in 3rd place with an equal amount of matches to their name.
Full Time Betting
Following odds are available for this match with the bookmakers: Burnley to win pays out at 4.20, the best prize for a draw is 3.30, while an away win for Leicester returns you odds 2.00. Burnley won 4 of their last 10 home league games whereas Leicester lost 1 of their last 10 away league games.
Looking at the prices on offer by the bookmakers, the chance of this match seeing both teams to score (BTTS) lies at 53%. This equals odds 1.90 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Speculating in the opposite outcome that at least one side keeps a clean sheet pays out at 1.90. The last 10 home league games for Burnley averaged 1.9 goals per game with BTTS paying out 5 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Leicester the average total goals were 2.5 with 6 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
According to the bookmakers the chance of this match having over 2.5 goals is just 45%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 2.20 available if you bet OVER 2.5 goals. Going the opposite direction and betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.75. Burnley’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 1.9 goals a game. 3 of Burnley’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Leicester’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.5 goals per game. 4 of the last 10 away matches for Leicester went over 2.5 goals.