Leicester vs Man City betting tips

Leicester City vs Manchester City Betting Tips

Leicester City are hosting Manchester City at the Kings Power Stadium in Leicester on Saturday the 3rd of April 2021 at 10 PM IST. Both teams have their respective agendas going into the game, a win would almost confirm the league title for Man City while the opposite would propel Leicester ahead of Man United in the points table. The Game of the weekend awaits us at Leicester on Saturday.

Leicester City Form & Team News

Leicester City are the third-placed team in the Premier League points table. They have aggravated a total of 56 points from 29 games, winning 17 games. They in the process have lost seven games and drawn five games too. They have scored the third-highest number of goals this season netting in 53 goals this season. At home, they have not done enough to utilize the home conditions. They have won only seven games from the 14 played at home and also have lost six matches. Leicester City are on a three-match winning streak after their wins against Machester United at home in the FA Cup and Sheffield United and Brighton by quite comprehensive margins. Leicester City would want to improve upon their home record going into the last part of the season and a win against leaders Man City would be the best result they can get.

Ricardo Pereira, Cengiz Ünder, Harvey Barnes, James Maddison, James Justin, and Wes Morgan are the injured players in the Leicester City squad. Brendon Rogers might pitch in the same eleven which won against Man United at home barring any last-minute injury concerns. James Vardy has been in top form contributing to 19 goals this season. He is on top of the goal-scoring chart and the assists charts with 12 and seven contributions respectively. Harvey Barnes has also been in magnificent form and considering these two have a good game, they are expected to create headaches for the opposition teams. 

Manchester City Form & Team News

The League leaders Manchester City have played 30 games so far this season. They have won 22 games losing just three games while also drawing five games in the process. They have scored the highest number of goals this season and also have conceded the lowest number of goals which shows the all-round brilliance of Pep’s men. They have secured a total of 71 points this season and are well and truly on course to add the league title to their name. They have lost just one match against Ole’s Man United at home in the last ten matches. They have famously won a record 21 games on the trot before that match. Man City have just one way to go from here on and that way is up.

Pep’s men don’t have any injury concerns at the moment and he has a full team to choose from going into the next game against third-placed Leicester on Saturday considering no one gets injured last minute. Ilkay Gundogan has netted as many as 12 goals this season so far and is presently leading the goal scoring charts. Riyad Mahrez is not too far behind with nine goals to his name. Rahim Sterling also has netted nine goals in the process. The mercurial Kevin De Bruyne has hit five goals while also assisted on 11 occasions which also happens to be the highest for Man City this season. De Bruyne and co. just need to keep the momentum going in their way and eternal glory awaits them if they continue this stellar run.

Odds by Casumo

Manchester City are favorites to win according to the Casumo Sportsbook. They are placed at 1.55 odds while Leicester City is placed at 6.25. The odds for a draw is 4.30.

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Our Tipster’s Angle

Manchester City have been phenomenal this season with almost everything going their way. They are strong at home and on the road as well. The leaders have almost run away with the league as regards the points and they are expected to continue their excellent run on the road to Leicester as well. Lots of goals expected. It is by no means a dead rubber, Leicester would do whatever it takes to finish on a winning note. 

Tip 1: Total Goals Over 2.5

In the last five games that Leicester City have played across competitions, four matches have had the total goals over 2.5. At home, Leicester City in the last five matches, have had the total goal count to be over 2.5. In this tournament, in the last five matches, Leicester have a similar stat with four games having the total goal count over 2.5. At home in this tournament, Leicester City have played out all of their last four matches with total goals of over 2.5. Manchester City on the other hand in this tournament has had four out of the last five matches in this tournament when the total goals were over 2.5. Playing away in this tournament, Manchester City in the last four matches have had three matches where the scoreline read more than 2.5 goals. Playing Head to head, these two teams have had two of the last three matches where the total goal count was more than 2.5. So it’s more likely that the match between Leicester and Manchester City will have more than 2.5 goals in total. According to the Casumo Sportsbook, the odds for the total goals to be over 2.5 is 1.74.

Tip 2: Both Teams To Score

In the last nine head to head matches between the two sides, six matches have seen both teams scoring. Playing at Leicester, the two teams have had three matches in the last four where both teams have scored. In this tournament when the two sides have met in the last ten meetings have had seven occasions when both Leicester and Man City have both opened their scoring. Leicester in the last five matches played across competitions have had four matches where both teams have scored. Playing at home, in the last three matches, two of Leicester’s matches have had both teams scoring. In this tournament, Leicester has had four out of the last five matches where both teams have scored. At home in this tournament, three of the last four Leicester City matches had seen both teams scoring. Manchester City in this tournament has seen three of the last five matches in this tournament where both teams have scored. So with all the above stats and considering the home advantage that Leicester possesses, Manchester City who are known for their watertight defense will still find it difficult to contain the strikers of Leicester and inturn we can expect the match to have both teams scoring. The odds for both teams to score is 1.80 according to the Casumo Sportsbook. 


Manchester City have well and truly sealed the League title this season with nothing other than a miracle to dislodge them from the top here on. Leicester on the other hand might want to finish on a high and try to consolidate their position at the top of the table. A lot at stake even now for both teams going into the flag end of the season. Summarising on a couple of tips from above:

  1. Total Goals Over 2.5 @ 1.74
  2. Both Teams To Score @ 1.80

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