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Leicester City vs. Manchester United Match Preview and Betting Tips

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The fight for the last two Champions-League spots in the table heats up this Sunday in the final game of the Premier League season as fifth-placed Leicester welcome third-placed Manchester United to 

The Foxes could still finish in third place with a win here if Chelsea fails to win their own game against wolves. However, they head into this game on a patchy run of form with just two wins in their last eight games. They will know that their destiny lies in their hand and will be looking to put on a performance and take home all three points. 

Manchester United meanwhile need just a point to guarantee them a top-four finish this season. With 63 points in the bag, The Red Devils have it all to play for here. They will be looking to end the season a high-note by taking all three points in this tie.

Team News

Brendan Rodgers has a late-season injury crisis in his hands as he is without Ben Chilwell, Christian Fuchs, Marc Albrighton, James Maddison, Ricardo Pereira, and Daniel Amartey for this tie. At the same time, Caglar Soyuncu is also absent through suspension.

United meanwhile are without Eric Bailly and Luke Shaw for this tie.

Head to head

Manchester United hold a superior head to head record in this tie with four wins from the last five meetings between both sides in all competitions. 

Team Form

Leicester City’s last five competitive games: LWLDW

Manchester United’s last five competitive games: DLWDW

Betting Preview

Since the restart, Leicester City have had it tough as they have taken just nine points from the 24 available in that period (w2, D3, L3).

That woeful form saw them go from third-place to the fifth position they currently occupy. However, a win is all they need to finish their season on a high note.

However, they are yet to lose at home in four of their last league matches with two wins in their last two. They have kept also kept four consecutive home clean sheets and have not conceded a league goal at home since the restart. 

Overall, they have scored 75% of the games in which they scored first (W15, D1, L4), while just 15 of the 67 league games they have scored this season have come after the 80th minute. 

Meanwhile, Manchester United is on three games winning run away from home, a period where they did not concede a goal. 

They also head into this tie unbeaten in 13 league games (W8, D5). In that period, the Red Devils kept eight clean sheets. 

Meanwhile, since the restart, they have averaged 2.5 goals per game, which is better than the 1.52 they averaged before the season was suspended.

However, their form in recent times has been patchy, having recorded just one win in their last four in all competitions. 

On the flip side, their recent matches have also been low in goals as eight of their last ten away matches have featured precisely two goals. 

Suggested Bets

Both teams to score/Yes @ 7/10

First half draw/Leicester to win the second half @ 13/2

Over 2.5 Goals @ 10/11

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