Leicester City vs West Ham – Predictions and Free Bets

Published: May 27, 2023
Last Updated: May 27, 2023

The spotlight is on both Leicester City and West Ham, as the Premier League rivals go looking to boost their points tally. They face each other on Sunday in the at King Power Stadium.

Leicester City vs West Ham Stats

  • Leicester have conceded in the last 17 matches in a row
  • Leicester have conceded in the last 12 home matches in a row
  • Leicester have not won 14 of the last 15 matches
  • In 9 of the last 11 matches Leicester played, both teams scored
  • Leicester have not won 11 of the last 13 home matches
  • West Ham have scored in 16 of the last 18 matches
  • In 5 of the last 6 West Ham matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • West Ham have won 4 of the last 5 matches
  • In 6 of the last 8 West Ham away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • West Ham have not lost 4 of the last 5 matches

Leicester City vs West Ham Squad lists

Leicester City Squad

The 52-year-old coach of the home team, Dean Smith, will select the lineup against West Ham from this squad:

  • Smithies, Iversen, Ward, Soyuncu, Amartey, Souttar, Justin, Vestergaard, Evans, Thomas, Pereira, Bertrand, Kristiansen, Faes, Soumare, Praet, Barnes, Maddison, Dewsbury-Hall, Mendy, Castagne, Ndidi, Tielemans, Vardy, Iheanacho, Daka, Tete.

West Ham Squad

Below is the full team squad of West Ham. The manager Moyes will pick his starting XI against Leicester City from these players:

  • Bowen, Fabianski, Rice, Soucek, Paqueta, Zouma, Kehrer, Cresswell, Coufal, Benrahma, Antonio, Emerson, Aguerd, Fornals, Ogbonna, Scamacca, Johnson, Ings, Downes, Areola, Lanzini, Cornet.

Leicester City vs West Ham Lineups

Leicester City vs West Ham Preview

A single point is all Leicester City have to show from their last three games, where they came up short, losing 5-3 and 0-3 against Fulham and Liverpool respectively. Their latest match brought some consolation with a 0-0 against Newcastle. Leicester City are closer to the relegation zone than they would have wished for at this late stage of the season. They are still capable of pulling clear though and securing another season in the top flight. Leicester City only managed one meagre home win from a possible six at King Power Stadium in the Premier League. They also drew one and lost four of these six encounters, in which they scored six and conceded 12 goals. Leicester City have been unable to turn the King Power Stadium into a fortress this season. They are one of the worst home teams in the Premier League with a dismal 16 points and just four win. They scored 21 and allowed 26 goals against.

In their last three matches, West Ham lost against Brentford by 2-0, beat AZ Alkmaar by 0-1 winning 3-1 against Leeds. West Ham won twice, while also recording zero draws, and four defeats in their last six away matches in the Premier League. The scoreline from these matches says 13 goals conceded and eight scored. West Ham proved themselves generous visitors in the Premier League this season, as they conceded an astonishing 29 goals so far. This leaves them with the worst defensive record of all teams from their away matches.

Leicester City vs West Ham H2H

The last time the pair played each other, The Foxes came out the other side as 0-2 winners and surely won’t mind a repeat of that result. Leicester City go into their upcoming match against West Ham with a 30% winning record in recent meetings. This gives them a 3-3-4 record in the latest encounters with their next opponent. A record worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.

Current Premier League standings

Full Time Betting

Goals are flowing freely for Leicester City on home soil currently, as both teams scored in seven of their last 10 matches here. Both teams were also on target three times in West Ham”s last 10 league games away from home.

Both Teams to Score

The last time these two teams faced off against each other, The Foxes came away as 0-2 winners. No doubt they are planning a similar outcome on Sunday. Both teams to score came out seven times in the past ten matches between Leicester City and West Ham. Odds on both teams finding the back of the net are best priced at 1.61 with the bookies. Leicester City managed to score at least one goal in their last 4 encounters in the Premier League against West Ham. Under 2.5 goals came out a winning bet only three times in ten matches between Leicester City and West Ham. Over 2.5 goals is best priced at odds of 1.73 with the bookies this coming Sunday.

Over/Under Tips

Both teams to score was a winning bet seven times in the ten encounters most recent outings between Leicester City and West Ham. More than three goals came out seven times, as Leicester City scored 1.6 goals on average, with West Ham pulling off 1.9 goals on average. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of Leicester City’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 1.1 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of the last ten games for West Ham, who scored 1.9 times on average in those matches.