Watford vs Leicester City: prediction for the English Premier League match
Watford welcome Leicester City to the Vicarage Road Stadium in the 37th match of the English Premier League on Sunday, May 15. Our experts have assessed the chances of both sides and made a prediction for this game, which you can find below.
Watford couldn't stay competitive in the Premier League and failed to secure their residense in the English elite. Roy Hodgson's men are in 19th place in the standings with 23 points to their name. The Hornets recorded six victories and five draws, and lost the other 25 games. In the last game, Watford drew against Everton (0:0).
Earlier this season, the team got eliminated in the first round of the FA Cup following their defeat to Leicester City (1:4).
Kucka, Cleverley, King, Femenia, Cucho, Louza, Dennis, and Sarr have all been ruled out through injuries.
Leicester City are also having a bad season. The team started well by winning the Community Shield match against Manchester City, but later failed to defend their FA Cup title - the Foxes lost to Nottingham Forest in the 4th round of the tournament. In the Conference League, Leicester lost to Roma in the semifinal (1:2 on aggregate).
Brendan Rogers' men are currently in 10th place in the Premier League standings with 45 points from 12 wins and nine draws. In the last match, Leicester beat Norwich (3:0).
Bertrand, Pereira, and Ndidihave injuries and will not participate in the upcoming game.
The visitors won 3 of the last 4 head-to-head games.
In 3 of the last 5 head-to-head games, goals were scored in both halves.
This bet played in 3 of the last 5 games of the hosts.
Leicester should win this game - they are a better team on paper and hold the upper hand in the head-to-head. We will be backing the visitors in this fixture.
Our prediction — Leicester to win
There is no pressure on either side, so we expect the teams to play an open game with many attacks and scoring chances. Take the over.
Second bet — total over 2.5 goals