It is top against bottom when The Foxes squares up against West Brom for a match in the Premier League on Thursday. Leicester lie 3rd in the table on 56 points after 31 games. 32 points behind after 31 games, West Brom find themselves in 19th place.
It is top against bottom and Leicester should prove to be too strong for West Brom.
Stats and facts for Leicester and West Brom.
- Leicester scored in the last 16 of 18 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Leicester’s last 6 of 8 matches;
- Leicester conceded in the last 7 of 9 matches;
- Both teams scored in Leicester’s last 6 of 8 matches.
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in West Brom’s last 7 of 9 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 2.5 in West Brom’s last 5 of 7 matches.
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Form Leicester vs West Brom
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Leicester on a roll.
Leicester will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. In their 3 latest outings, Leicester was hammered by Manchester City in a 2-0 defeat and went on to a 3-2 defeat against West Ham. Their latest game produced a 1-0 win against Southampton.
West Brom continue to collect points.
West Brom will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. In their last 3 matches, West Brom was beaten 1-0 by Crystal Palace, followed by a 5-2 win against Chelsea. Their most recent match brought a 3-0 win against Southampton.
In a match between these two seemingly equal sides, home advantage could prove the deciding factor with both in the same shape. A win for Leicester at odds 1.57 looks the best call on Thursday.
Leicester v West Brom Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Leicester look to extend winning streak
Leicester won the last two meetings against West Brom in the Premier League by a comfortable margin. A 3-0 win followed up to a 4-1 win in two entertaining encounters. In the previous 9 matches between Leicester and West Brom, over 2.5 goals came up 6 times. Both teams to score paid out 6 times in these 9 matches meetings. Leicester have a 5-2-2 advantage in the Premier League against West Brom.
Placed 3rd in the table Leicester have amassed 56 points after 31 matches. On 24 points West Brom is ranked in 19th place with as many matches as the home side.
Full Time Betting
According to the bookies, The Foxes are favourites to win. The best price you will find on a home win is 1.57 as bookies predict Leicester to have a 64% chance of beating West Brom. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 4.20 on offer, while an away win for West Brom pays out at 6.00. Leicester won 5 of their previous 10 home league games. In contrast, West Brom lost 5 of their last 10 away league games.
Looking at the bookmakers’ prices, 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. Leicester’s last 10 home league games averaged 3.2 goals per game, with BTTS paying out 4 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for West Brom, the average total goals were 2.8, with 7 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
Looking at the bookmakers’ prices, 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 1.91. The last 10 home league games of Leicester had an average of 3.2 goals per match. Of their last 10 home matches, 5 went over 2.5 goals. West Brom’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.8 goals per game. Meanwhile, 5 of West Brom’s last 10 away matches offered over 2.5 goals.