Leicester vs Watford: prediction for the EPL fixture
The Foxes welcome the Hornets to the King Power Stadium in the English Premier League on Sunday, November 28. We made predictions for this game, which you can find below.
The current holders of the FA Cup and the Community Shield, Leicester City had a good start to their Europa League campaign. On matchday 5, Leicester beat Legia (3:1), and the Foxes are now top of Group C with 8 points in the asset.
Things aren't so optimistic for them in the Premier League, where after the 12 games, Leicester are only 12th with 15 points from 4 wins and 3 draws. The Foxes are now 2 points behind the top-10. After a 1-1 draw with Leeds United, the hosts lost to Chelsea (0:3) in the last round.
Tielemans, Ricardo, Justin, and Fofana are unavailable today.
Last year,Watford gave a brilliant performance in the Championship, and this season they are fighting to retain their residence in the Premier League. They chalked up 13 points from 4 wins and a draw, and are currently 16th in the standings. In the last round, the Hornets sensationally upset Manchester United (4:1).
In the League Cup, Watford, lost to the modest Stoke City (1:3) in the second round.
Sarr, Sierralta, Etebo, Sema, Kabasele, and Baah have been ruled out of this fixture.
This bet played in 2 of the last 4 games of Watford.
In 3 of the last 4 head-to-head games, goals were scored in both halves.
Leicester won 3 out of 5 head-to-head games.
We don't expect Leicester to cruise to victory today, but the Foxes have a clear class advantage and the support of the stands. We think that the hosts can pull themselves together for an improtant win.
Our prediction - Leicester to win
We assume that the outcome of the game will be decided by 1 or 2 goals. Both sides will act very carefully on the defensive, so we suggest betting on the total under.
Second bet - total under 2.5 goals