Southampton and Leicester are both in the top half of the English Premier League table, and they are set to face each other in a highly anticipated clash at St. Mary's Stadium on 04.03.2023. This match will be the 26th round of the league and is sure to be an exciting one. Both teams have had a strong start to the season and have looked solid in the previous matches.
Overview of the match Southampton vs. Leicester
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Southampton come into this match in good form, having won four of their last five matches in the league. They have been solid defensively, only conceding five goals in their last five games and have been a tough nut to crack. Offensively, they have been dangerous, scoring 13 goals in their last five matches, with their forward line looking particularly lethal.
Leicester, on the other hand, have had a slightly less impressive record coming into this match, having won three of their last five games. They have been strong defensively, conceding just seven goals in their last five games, while their offense has been slightly less impressive, scoring 11 goals in their last five matches.
This match promises to be a close one, with both teams looking solid defensively and dangerous offensively. It will be interesting to see which team can get the upper hand and come away with the three points.
Southampton vs. Leicester history
Southampton and Leicester have a long history of matches against each other, with the two teams having met each other on 33 occasions. Of those 33 matches, Southampton have won 14, while Leicester have won 11, with 8 matches ending in a draw. The last time these two teams met was in December of 2020, with Southampton coming away with a narrow 1-0 victory.
However, Leicester have the upper hand when it comes to matches at St. Mary’s Stadium, having won four of their last five matches there. This will no doubt give them confidence coming into this match, knowing that they have had success against Southampton in the past.
Predictions of Southampton vs. Leicester
Given the form of both teams coming into this match, I expect this to be a close and hard-fought contest. I predict that Southampton will come away with a narrow 2-1 victory, with their forward line proving to be the difference. I also think that we will see a few yellow cards in this match, with the referee likely to be kept busy.
In terms of corners, I predict that we will see a total of seven corners, with Southampton having the slight edge with four to Leicester’s three. I also think that we will see at least one penalty in this match, with the referee likely to make a big call if one of the teams is awarded a spot kick.
Southampton vs. Leicester Betting Tips
Given the form of both teams coming into this match, I expect that Southampton will be the favorites to win. However, given the history of matches between these two teams, I would recommend betting on Leicester to get at least a draw. This could be a good bet for those looking for some value.
I would also recommend betting on the total number of goals to be under 2.5. Given the defensive records of both teams, I expect that this match will be a low-scoring affair. Betting on the under 2.5 goals could be a good way to make some money.
Southampton and Leicester are both in good form coming into this match, and it promises to be an exciting contest. I predict that Southampton will come away with a narrow 2-1 victory, with their forward line proving to be the difference. I would recommend betting on Leicester to get at least a draw, as well as betting on the total number of goals to be under 2.5. All in all, this should be a thrilling match between two teams in good form.