Brighton vs Leicester City Betting Tips: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions
class=”article_teaser__2t5do”>The Seagulls have been strong at the back in the Premier League and our tipster is backing another tight clash when they host the injury-hit Foxes
Leicester City are looking to continue their Champions League push when they travel to the Amex Stadium to face struggling Brighton in the Premier League on Saturday evening.
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Although four points clear of fifth-placed Everton, the Foxes have stuttered recently with only three wins in their last eight games and their last two games have been a 3-1 loss at home to Arsenal followed by a 1-1 draw at Burnley.
Brighton vs Leicester City Latest Odds
Despite being some 13 places above Brighton in the Premier League table, Leicester are 9/5 (2.80) outsiders with bet365 to pick up three points.
The Seagulls have not won any of their last four fixtures in the top-flight but are priced at 31/20 (2.65) to end that run with victory on Saturday.
No team has drawn more games this season than Graham Potter’s men and it is 9/4 (3.25) that they come away with a point for the 12th time in 2020/21.
Brighton vs Leicester City Team News
Aaron Connolly will need a late fitness test after injuring his back, but Florin Andone, Solly March, Tariq Lamptey and Adam Webster are all out.
Jonny Evans missed Leicester’s midweek draw at Burnley with a calf issue and is unavailable for this one as well, with Harvey Barnes, Ayoze Perez, Dennis Praet, James Justin, James Maddison and Wes Morgan also on the sidelines.
Brighton vs Leicester City Preview
Seeing the Foxes as outsiders for this one may come as a surprise but their injury list is not one to be taken lightly, with Barnes and Maddison proving to be big misses in the final third.
Brendan Rodgers’ side created very little at Burnley without the pair and were lucky to escape with a draw, largely thanks to the goalkeeping heroics of Kasper Schmeichel.
They could face similar struggles on the south coast on Saturday as Brighton have only conceded five times in their last nine and kept a clean sheet on five occasions – albeit scoring only five goals themselves in that time.
Brighton vs Leicester City Tips and Predictions
Under 2.0, 2.5 goals on the Asian goal line is offered at 1.880 with bet365 and looks the best way to oppose goals at the Amex Stadium, with this paying out in full if there are fewer than two goals and half the stake refunded if there are exactly two.
Eight of Brighton’s last nine in the Premier League have seen under 2.5 goals whilst four of Leicester’s last five top-flight away matches have also done so.
Odds correct at the time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.