Leicester vs Chelsea: Predictions, Betting Tips & Odds
Saturday, May 12th, 2019 @10:00
King Power Stadium, Leicester
Chelsea’s top four bid may be secure but the reward of finishing third is still up for grabs as Maurizio Sarri aims to finish a troubled season on a high.
Leicester City can have a final say on the fight for third in the Premier League as they welcome Chelsea to the King Power with their own designs on an eighth-place finish.
The Blues will be wary of their opponents after suffering a 1-0 loss at Stamford Bridge back in December and the Foxes continue to look a side resurgent under Brendan Rodgers despite defeat to Manchester City on Monday night.
The end of the season will be a chance for both sides to tick off a satisfactory campaign although both teams have gone through their troubles this season with one last chance to show their fans what they can expect in 2019/20.
However, Chelsea will come into the game after a tense Europa League semi-final second leg and the outcome of that game could have a telling impact on this one.
The Blues may just edge the betting with relevant sportsbooks but on home soil, the Foxes have won four of their last five and offer a good option with the bookmaker.
However, with both sides pushing, a stalemate looks the best prediction for this game especially considering Chelsea have drawn their last two away games in all competitions and Leicester’s overall home record is the 12th best in the league.
That makes a 1-1 the way to go in this game with the draw doing little favours to either side.
Leicester City double chance of win/draw
The Blues face a tricky Europa League second leg whilst the Foxes will be fresh and are in good form making this one of the best bets with online betting sites you are likely to get this weekend.
Under 2.5 goals
The last two Premier League meetings between the two would see this pay out whilst Chelsea have failed to score more than once in their last four away games.
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Head to Head
Jamie Vardy was the hero when the pair met at Stamford Bridge just three days before Christmas as the Foxes stole all three points.
However, that was Leicester’s first win over Chelsea since December 2015 as the Blues have won five of the last seven in all competitions.
Overall, Leicester has claimed 26 wins over Chelsea with the Blues recording 56 wins and a total of 31 draws.
- A win for Chelsea will cement a third-place finish.
- Leicester can still finish eighth.
- The first ever meeting between the two saw Chelsea win a division two game 1-0 back in 1905
- The Foxes have only twice in the sides last 17 meetings.
- Chelsea have lost seven times on the road this season (the same as Newcastle United).