Struggling Sheffield United are in for a tough assignment when going up against top side The Foxes on Sunday at King Power Stadium. Leicester are 3rd with 53 points after 28 matches. Sheffield United ranks as a awful 20th in the table on 14 points.
It is top against bottom and Leicester should prove to be too strong for Sheffield United.
Stats and facts for Leicester and Sheffield United.
- Leicester scored in the last 17 of 19 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Leicester’s last 4 of 6 matches;
- Leicester conceded the last 5 matches in a row;
- Both teams scored in Leicester’s last 5 matches in the row.
- Sheffield United has lost the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
- Sheffield United has lost in the last 5 of 6 matches;
- Sheffield United has lost in the last 5 of 6 matches when playing away;
- Sheffield United conceded in the last 29 of 31 matches.
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Form Leicester vs Sheffield United
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Sheffield United look poor on the road
One can’t really point a finger on the results for Leicester in past rounds as they have performed according to their level. In their previous 3 matches Leicester were hammered by Arsenal in a 3-1 defeat and went on to a 1-1 draw with Burnley. Their latest match served up a 2-1 win against Brighton.
Sheffield United continue to look blunt.
Sheffield United will enter the match hoping to finally end their disappointing run of form in the league. In their last 3 matches Sheffield United were hammered by Liverpool in a 2-0 defeat, followed by a 1-0 win against Aston Villa. Their most recent match brought a 2-0 defeat against Southampton.
On the back of these strong performances lately Leicester seem in with a good shot of another win against Sheffield United.
Leicester v Sheffield United Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Leicester look to avenge rare defeat
The last time the pair played each other Leicester came away as 2-1 winners back in December 2020 in a match in the England – Premier League Leicester enter the match against Sheffield United with a 3-0-0 record in their previous 10 encounters in the Premier League.
The Foxes lie 3rd in the table on 53 points after 28 matches. 39 points behind after 28 matches, Sheffield United find themselves in a awful 20th place.
Full Time Betting
According to bookmakers Leicester have a 65% chance of beating Sheffield United. That equals odds of 1.55 on The Foxes to win, while the draw sits at 4.20. Placing a bet on the away win for Sheffield United returns you odds 7.00. Leicester won 5 of their previous 10 home league games. In contrast Sheffield United lost 8 of their last 10 away league games.
The prices available with the bookmakers indicate the chance of both teams to score (BTTS) is as low as 50% in this match. This equals odds around 2.00, while going the other way and betting on both teams NOT to score pays out odds 1.80. The bookies estimate the chance of this outcome paying out lies at 56%. The last 10 home league games for Leicester averaged 2.9 goals per game with BTTS paying out 5 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Sheffield United the average total goals were 2.2 with 3 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
Looking at the prices on offer by the bookmakers, the chance of this match going over 2.5 goals is 52%. This equals odds 1.91 if you wish to place a bet on OVER 2.5 goals. Speculating in the opposite outcome of under 2.5 goals pays out at 1.87. The last 10 home league games of Leicester had an average of 2.9 goals per match. Of their last 10 home matches 5 went over 2.5 goals. Sheffield United’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.2 goals per game. Meanwhile, 4 of Sheffield United’s last 10 away matches offered over 2.5 goals.