Arsenal vs Leicester Prediction and Odds
Arsenal will look for their 5th straight win when they host Leicester City for an exciting EPL fixture on Sunday, 13th March. The Gunners have played well over the last few weeks and they would definitely like to win the next home game against the Foxes to consolidate their position in the top 4.
The team manager Mikel Arteta spoke about the top-four race in the post-match press conference after his side won the last match against Watford. He said:
“To be fair, I don’t like to look at the table a lot because we have games in hand, we’re going to play different fixtures and I know the objective and it’s only one, to try and improve tomorrow on what we’ve done today and go into the next match and that’s it.”
Leicester City is looking good after three consecutive wins across all formats. The words of the last game’s goal-scorer, Harvey Barnes will surely make the fans hopeful for the clashes ahead. In the post-match press conference after winning against Leeds United, Barnes said:
“Back-to-back wins, Europe on Thursday, we can hopefully go and get a great result there, and for the rest of the season now we just want to keep building, get the players back fit and hopefully have a full squad going into the remainder of the season, and finish as high up as we can.”
Arsenal vs Leicester Prediction and Odds
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Arsenal vs Leicester Prediction and Odds: Recent Form
Arsenal is looking in great form as they won 4 of their last 5 matches. Their last EPL loss came long back on 1st January 2021 against Manchester City. The Gunners are currently looking strong at the 4th spot in the points table with 48 points from 25 games. They will be hosting Leicester City after a 3-2 win over Watford in the last match.
Leicester City has managed to win 2 of their last 5 clashes. The Foxes are currently at the 12 spot with 33 points from 25 games. They will meet Arsenal after winning the last match against Leeds United with a score of 1-0.
Arsenal’s goal-scoring rate of 1.69 per match looks not so good. The goal-scoring rate of Leicester City stands at 1.83.
The Gunners have maintained a decent ball possession percentage of 52.33% till now. The Foxes are having a ball possession percentage of 50.64% this season.
Arsenal vs Leicester City H2H
Matches: 147 | Arsenal: 69 | Leicester City: 33 | Draw: 45
Recent 5 Meetings: Arsenal: 3 | Leicester City: 1 | Draw: 1
Last Meeting: Arsenal defeated Leicester City with a score of 2-0 in a Premier League fixture on 30 October 2021.
Arsenal vs Leicester Prediction and Odds: Predicted Lineup
Arsenal (4-2-3-1): Ramsdale; Cedric, White, Gabriel, Tierney; Xhaka, Partey; Odegaard, Saka, Smith Rowe; Lacazette
Leicester City (4-3-3): Schmeichel; Choudhury, Amartey, Soyuncu, Thomas; Tielemans, Ndidi, Dewsbury-Hall; Lookman, Daka, Barnes
Arsenal vs Leicester Prediction and Odds: Offensive and Defensive Strategy
The famous French striker Alexandre Lacazette leads the forward attack for Arsenal. Lacazatte has played well so far with 3 goals and 7 assists. He is also having a dribbling success of 60%.
Ademola Lookman and Patson Daka lead the forward attack for the Foxes. Lookman has scored 4 times this season with 69% dribbling success. Daka is also having 4 goals to his name till now with 3 assists and 2 big chances created from the 13 matches he played.
The midfield panel for the Gunners comprises star players like Emile Smith Rowe and Bukayo Saka. Rowe has scored 9 goals this season with 64% dribbling success. Saka is having 8 goals to his name as of now with 5 assists and 6 big chances created.
Leicester City relies on Youri Tielemans in the midfield. Tielemans has played well in the current EPL season with 6 goals, 2 assists and 4 big chances created. He needs more support from the other midfielders.
The Brazilian footballer Gabriel Magalhaes leads the defense department for Arsenal. Magalhaes has been very consistent so far. He had as many as 10 clean sheets with an average of 3.4 clearances per game. Goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale has also played well. He has maintained a rate of 77% saves per match.
The Foxes rely on Daniel Amartey in the defense. Amartey had 4 clean sheets in the current season from the 16 matches he played with an average of 4.0 clearances per game. It will be a big challenge for goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel to counter the Arsenal attackers. Schmeichel has maintained a rate of 67% saves per match this season.
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Arsenal vs Leicester Live
The Arsenal vs Leicester City match on Sunday can be live-streamed on BT Sport.
Arsenal vs Leicester Tickets
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Arsenal vs Leicester Prediction and Odds: Predicted Winner
Arsenal will leave no stone unturned to dominate the Foxes at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday and make it tough for Man Utd to move ahead of them in the points table.
It is surely going to be a tough game for Leicester City. They have absolutely no margin of error against the Gunners if they want to continue their winning streak. All the predictions and betting platforms are suggesting a win for Arsenal in this fixture.