Probably the most exciting Premier League duel this Saturday is the clash between Leicester and Everton. Both these teams have plenty of talent in their squads, so their ambitions for this season must be very high. And although both are currently in the middle of the table, that can change easily. Perhaps even after this game. There’s no doubt this is going to be a fun duel to watch, but you wanna spice it up by betting on it, make sure first to read this Leicester vs Everton match preview!
After seven rounds of the new season, Leicester are on the eight spot on the table, with just three points less than Tottenham who are on the place number four. What this means is that if the Foxes win on Saturday afternoon, they could get much higher. And judging by their recent performances, such a scenario would not be too much of a surprise.
Leicester have won their previous three games in a row, two of which were in the Premier League. Truth be told, they didn’t play heavyweight teams, but a win is a win. And winning must do great for their confidence.
Before they went into the winning streak, Leicester had a kind of crisis on their hands, when they lost to Liverpool and Bournemouth. But, they’re back on the right track now, with most of their key men playing at a very high level. Another thing going in their favor is that the clash with Everton takes place on their turf, the King Power Stadium in Leicester. And that’s the place where they have a very good record with Everton. Leicester have lost only one home game against the Toffees since 1998.
This season, Everton look like a team that could compete for a spot in the Europa League. They have a fantastic team with a large number of super-talented players in every position. They also have a very talented manager, Marco Silva, who did wonders with Watford last season.
You may be wondering why they’re not doing better if they are such a strong side. Well, the reason why they’re at the 11th place at the moment is that they had some serious injury troubles earlier this season. They also had to deal with the suspension of their top scorer Richarlison, as well as with the family problems Schneiderlin had.
But now, it seems that such problems are behind them. In fact, there are only two players right now who will surely miss the match – James McCarthy with a broken leg, and Beni Baningime, a 20-year-old who frankly wouldn’t be in the first team even if he were 100% fit.
And there’s more good news coming from the Toffees locker-room – Yerry Mina is only a step away from returning to action and making his Everton debut. And the same goes for another ex-Barcelona player, Andre Gomes. Finally, Irish right-back Seamus Coleman could return as well.
- Matthew James (injury)
- Demarai Gray (doubtful)
- James McCarthy (injury)
- Beni Baningime (injury)
Schmeichel – Morgan, Maguire, Amartey, Chilwell – Ndidi, Mendy, Pereira, Maddison – Iheanacho, Vardy
Pickford – Keane, Zouma, Coleman, Digne – Gana, Davies, Sigurdsson – Walcott, Richarlison, Tosun
Leicester vs Everton Match Prediction
In my opinion, Everton are a better team, but beating Leicester at their own turf is never an easy job. Therefore, I think that the most probable scenario is a draw. But, we could see many goals here, as both teams have been scoring a lot lately.
Leicester vs Everton Betting Tips
- Draw @3.50 (Unibet)
- BTS @1.73 (William Hill)