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WOLVES V LEICESTER CITY MATCH PREVIEW

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Leicester City have a chance to leapfrog Manchester City into second spot on Friday night, but Wolves have not lost a league meeting at home to their opposition since December 2006.

Premier League 2019/2020
Date: Friday 14th, February
Kick-off: 21:00 pm
Venue: Molineux
TV Channel: BT Sport

Wolves were made to settle for a goalless affair with Manchester United just before the winter break, a game in which they showed brilliance in batches, taking the game to their opponents at Old Trafford.

Though they remain with just one win in eight games, they are expected to put up a significant measure of resistance when they host Leicester who themselves have won just twice in their last seven.

Moreso, Nuno Espirito Santo’s side are still in the mix for an European competition slot, and can move as high as sixth with a victory here, and within three points of fourth-placed Chelsea.

Leicester City equally drew 2-2 with Chelsea, and the break couldn’t have come at a better time as the Foxes have not been at their very best for the better part of the year.

They have lost to Aston Villa and drawn with the Blues in their last pair of games, the latter coming in the Premier League. Ben Chillwell and Harvey Barnes scored second half goals in that cracker, but a brace of headed goals from Antonio Rudiger pegged them back on home turf.

Brendan Rodger’s will hope the effect of the break rub off on his tiring team, and help keep them in shape during the course of the season’s run in.

Team news

Wolves

Adama Traore appeared to have dislocated his shoulder in the draw with United, but Nuno will be desperate to have him available here.

Rúben Vinagre is ruled out with injury.

Leicester City

Neither of Wes Morgan, Daniel Amartey, Matty James and Namaplys Mendy will suit up for the trip to Molineux.

Head to Head

Wolves have edged 42 of the 113 competitive meetings between the two teams, with Leicester managing 37 wins. 34 games have been drawn.

Match stats

There have been under 2.5 goals in three of the last four games between these two sides in all competitions.

There have been over 2.5 goals scored in Leicester City’s last eight league games.

Team form

Wolves went down 2-1 to Liverpool before drawing 0-0 with Manchester United last time out. There only win in all competitions this year came away to Southampton 3-2. Wolves last five games in all competitions (DLWLD)

Leicester City were held at home against Chelsea last time. With just one win in their last four league games, the Foxes will be keen to return to winning ways, starting from this one. Leicester City’s last five games in all competitions (LWWLD)

Suggested bets

The reverse fixture between the two sides played out goalless but this meeting should have goals to spice it up. Both teams to score on the day thus, have an appeal and is prized 4/5.

Over 2.5 goals (11/10) is another option to take on the goals market here, and is the second tip for this game.

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