West Ham vs Leicester Prediction: Statistical Analysis

West Ham vs Leicester Prediction: Statistical Analysis

West Ham vs Leicester Prediction

When is West Ham most likely to score a goal? West Ham is expected to score in the initial phase of the second half. 63.6% of their goals came in the time frame of 45-70 minutes this season.

When is Leicester City most likely to score a goal? Leicester City scored 66.67% of the goals in the first 30 minutes of the last 5 away matches. They are likely to score early in the upcoming match too.

Who is most likely to score for West Ham? None of the forward players of West Ham has been consistent in the current season. Jarrod Bowen is likely to score in the next game.

Who is most likely to score for Leicester City? James Maddison and Harvey Branes are some of the most probable goal-scorers for Leicester City.

Who is likely to win the match? West Ham: 2, Leicester City 1

All statistical analysis is based on historic performance. Player performance in the match may not necessarily replicate the recent performances.


West Ham will aim for a crucial home win when they host Leicester City in the upcoming EPL clash on Saturday, 12 November. It has been a disappointing campaign for the Hammers so far. They are currently in the 14th position on the points table with 14 points.

Leicester City will look for their third consecutive away win when they meet the Hammers at the London Stadium on Saturday. The Foxes are coming off a 2-0 away win against Everton in the last match. They need to secure 3 more points to improve their chances of getting into the top 10. Leicester is currently in the 13th position with 14 points.

West Ham vs Leicester Prediction: Goal Analysis

  • West Ham had a decent home record so far. They are playing with an average of 1.6 goals per match with an aggregate of 8-4. In the away fixtures, the Hammers have struggled. In the last 5 games away from home, West Ham managed to score just 2 goals and conceded 6.
  • West Ham was successful in taking the lead in 3 of the last 5 home games. The defenders hardly concede first.
  • Leicester got two solid wins in the last 2 away matches against Everton and Wolverhampton. Overall, they scored goals with an average of 2.2 per game in the last 5 away games with an aggregate of 11-13. The Foxes’ home record looks below par. They won 2 of the last 5 home games and scored 1.2 goals per match. The goal aggregate stood at 6-2.
  • Leicester City scored 4 of the last 7 away goals in the first half. They were conceding too many goals in the initial phase of the season. But the defenders have looked in good form in the last 3 matches.
  • Leicester City has attacked well in the first half. They are likely to score first against the Hammers too. However, West Ham’s recent home record is making them the favorites for this match.

West Ham vs Leicester Prediction: Forwards Statistics

West Ham

The forward attack of West Ham is spearheaded by Gianluca Scamacca. The other key midfielders include Jarrod Bowen and Said Benrahma.

  • Gianluca Scamacca scored twice this season. He maintained an average of 1.1 key passes per game.
  • Jarrod Bowen has failed to repeat the performance of the last season when he scored 12 goals. This season, he could score 2 goals as of now. He won 51% of ground duels.
  • Said Benrahma played with an average of 1.3 key passes per game. He got a dribbling success of 59%.

Leicester City

Patson Daka leads the attack for the Foxes. James Maddison and Harvey Barnes are the midfielders who looked in good touch this season.

  • Patson Daka scored 3 goals so far. He created 3 big chances for his side too.
  • James Maddison is the leading scorer of Leicester City in the current season. He has added 6 goals to his name with 4 assists. Maddison also won 54% of ground duels.
  • Harvey Barnes has played well in recent games. He scored 5 goals so far, playing at an average of 1.3 shots on target per match.

West Ham vs Leicester Prediction: Defence Statistics

West Ham

  • West Ham has conceded 1 goal per match this season. They ended 3 matches with clean sheets.
  • Aaron Cresswell is one of the most important defenders for West Ham. He played the current season with an average of 2.6 clearances per match and a success rate of 65% in aerial duels. Goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski maintained an average of 2.8 saves per game with a 77% success rate.

Leicester City

  • Leicester City’s goal-conceding average currently stands at 1.79 per game. They had 5 clean sheets.
  • Wout Faes has been one of the leading defenders for Leicester. He has an average of 3.3 clearances per game with 64% success in ground duels. Goalkeeper Danny Ward has played the current EPL season with an average of 2.9 saves per match at a success rate of 62%.

West Ham vs Leicester Prediction: Head-to-Head Statistics

Matches: 138 | West Ham: 55 | Draw: 34 | Leicester City: 49

Recent 5 Meetings: West Ham: 3 | Draw: 1 | Leicester City: 1

Last Meeting: The match ended in a 2-2 draw in a Premier League fixture on 13 February 2022.

West Ham vs Leicester Head-to-Head: Key Highlights

In the last 5 home games against Leicester City, West Ham:

  • Won 2 matches
  • Scored 2 goals per match

In the last 5 away games against West Ham, Leicester City:

  • Won 1 match
  • Scored 1.6 goals per match

West Ham vs Leicester Winning Odds

West HamLeicester City
FcTables2.003.80
SofaScore1.914.00
Oddspedia2.044.00

West Ham vs Leicester Prediction and Betting Tips

  • Both teams to score: Yes
  • Over 2.5 goals: Yes
  • Winner: West Ham

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West Ham vs Leicester Predicted Lineup

West Ham (4-2-3-1): Fabianski; Kehrer, Dawson, Zouma, Cresswell; Soucek, Rice; Bowen, Paqueta, Benrahma; Scamacca

Leicester City (4-1-4-1): Wards; Justin, Faes, Amartey, Castagne; Soumare; Barnes, Dewsbury-Hall, Tielemans, Maddison; Daka

West Ham vs Leicester Prediction: Final Insight and Analysis

Fans can expect a close encounter between these two teams on Saturday. Leicester City will be coming with high confidence after two back-to-back away wins. On the other hand, West Ham has looked in good form in home games this season. They will aim to put pressure on the visitors from the start of the match. As per the predictions and betting platforms, West Ham has a higher probability of winning this match.

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