Southampton vs Leicester City Match Preview
posted on 15-09-2023 by TipOfTheDay
England – Championship: Southampton vs Leicester City. Predictions, Betting Tips & Match Preview.
Event: Southampton - Leicester
Date: 15/09/2023 15:00
Profit : 28.10
Yield : 5.98 %
Win Rate : 59.57 %
Avg. Odds : 1.69
Total Tips : 47
Southampton and Leicester City enter Friday's Championship match at St. Mary's Stadium having both a decent start to the new season.
Southampton sit in seventh place on 10 points through five matches. They lost for the first time in the 2023/24 league in their last match 5-0 at Stadium of Light against Sunderland, breaking their four-match unbeaten start (3 wins and one draw). In their two previous Championship contests on home soil this season, Southampton have one win and one draw.
Adam Armstrong has excelled for Southampton this season. He is the club's top scorer with four goals, which is the most in the league in 2023/24, alongside four other Championship strikers.
Leicester City suffered their first league defeat this season 1-0 against Hull City at King Power Stadium in their last match, an outcome that ended their four-match winning start. They sit now in third place on 12 points through five matches, just a point behind leaders Preston North End. Leicester were victorious in both of their previous league contests on the road this season.
Looking at players who have made the difference in attack in 2023/24 for Leicester City, Kasey McAteer and Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall have each netted twice.
Southampton vs Leicester City History & Statistics
The last encounter between these sides saw Southampton winning 1-0 in their last season’s Premier League match in March.
Leicester remain unbeaten in five of their last six visits to the St. Mary's, winning twice since 2017/18.
On 25 Oct 2019, Leicester City registered a 9-0 victory over Southampton at St. Mary's Stadium, their biggest-ever win in their Premier League era.
All 5 matches of Southampton in the 2023/24 Championship campaign ended with Over 2.5 Goals.
Southampton wins 8 corners per game so far this season, while Leicester City wins 6.2.
Both sides are favorites to make an immediate return to the Premier League, having been relegated last season. Southampton and Leicester are definitely two of the strongest sides in 2023/24 Championship campaign, so an exciting contest is expected tonight. Our final call? BTTS.
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