Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: February 17, 2023
The Premier League tie at Old Trafford on this coming Sunday sees home team Manchester United up against Leicester City. Manchester United are third in the Premier League standings after collecting 46 points from their initial 23 encounters. Leicester City trail them on 24 points after 22 rounds, leaving them 13th in the table.
Manchester United vs Leicester City Stats
- Manchester United have not lost the last 16 home matches in a row
- Manchester United have scored in 29 of the last 31 matches
- Manchester United have won 13 of the last 14 home matches
- Manchester United have won 12 of the last 14 home matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals
- Manchester United have scored in the last 14 home matches in a row
- Leicester have scored in 20 of the last 22 away matches
- In 8 of the last 9 Leicester away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Leicester have won the last 3 matches in a row
- Leicester have not lost the last 4 matches in a row
- Leicester have conceded in 8 of the last 10 matches
Manchester United vs Leicester City Lineups
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Manchester United go into their upcoming match unbeaten in their previous three matches, which started off with a 2-2 draw against Leeds. They went on to beat Leeds 0-2, before sharing the spoils with Barcelona in a 2-2 draw. In their last six Premier League home matches, Manchester United racked up five strong wins, while they’ve drawn once. They lost none while scoring 13 and conceding four goals.
Brendan Rodgers’ Leicester City look fabulous with three wins on the trot, starting off against Walsall, who were defeated 0-1. Then, Aston Villa got outclassed in a 2-4 win, before beating Tottenham by 4-1. Leicester City performed a very admirable four wins in six Premier League away matches, drawing none but losing twice as well. They scored 13 times, while also conceding six goals. Leicester City are in the top three when it comes to scoring goals on their travels in the Premier League this season. They claimed 21 goals so far, whilst allowing 25 goals against.
Manchester United vs Leicester City H2H
The last time the pair played each other, Manchester United came out the other side as 0-1 winners and surely won’t mind a repeat of that result. Manchester United were a little more successful than Leicester City in recent meetings, and go into their next encounter with a 5-3-2 advantage. Naturally, betting on Manchester United has more often than not proved the profitable way to go. The bookies’ best betting odds on a home win are at 1.57.
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Manchester United won nine of their last 10 matches on home soil, drew one and lost none. Leicester City won seven games, drew zero and lost three in their last 10 away games across all tournaments. Manchester United got off the mark first, scoring the opener eight times in 10 games at home, with Leicester City doing likewise seven times in their last 10 away games.
Both Teams to Score
The last time these two sides facing off here came up against each other, The Red Devils came away with a 0-1 win. Rest assured they have a similar outcome in mind at Old Trafford. In the past ten matches between home side Manchester United and Leicester City, both teams found the back of the net six times. Best priced odds on both teams to score with the bookies are at 1.67.
Over 2.5 goals came up five times in the previous ten encounters between Manchester United and Leicester City, as Manchester United scored 1.5 goals on average per game and Leicester City averaged 1.2 goals. Both teams scored six times in these matches. Over 2.5 goals came out seven times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Manchester United, who scored an average of 2.1 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of the last ten outings for Leicester City, who managed to score 1.3 times in those matches.