Brighton v Leicester: Preview, Teams and Betting

Brighton will have home advantage at the Falmer Stadium on Saturday at 3pm when they play Leicester. Leicester have been in flying form under Brendan Rodgers and I expect his side to come out all guns blazing. We have a preview of Brighton v Leicester , as well as he teams and betting below.

Preview

Firstly, Brighton will look for a big performance here especially after losing 3-1 to Manchester United before international break two weeks ago. Contrasting to that, Leicester are having a superb start to the season and they currently lie in second place in the table just 8 points off league leaders Liverpool. Their players have been playing superbly Jamie Vardy and James Maddison to name just two.

Looking at the last five meetings have seen 3 Leicester City wins. The most recent meeting came in February with the Foxes winning 2-1 on home soil. Moreover, that November the sides shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw. Overall, Leicester lead in head to heads 8-6.

Team News

Teams haven’t been announced. However, they will announced closer to kick-off by the respective coaches.

The Seagulls boss Graham Potter will have to plan without centre back Lewis Dunk who is suspended. He has picked up 5 yellow cards, therefore will miss out. In addition, Ireland’s Aaron Connolly will also miss out due to injury.

Probable Team: Ryan; Montoya, Balogun, Duffy, Burn; Gross, Propper, Stephens, Trossard; Maupay, Murray. 

Central midfielder James Maddison and centre back Jonny Evans have been passed fit to play. Therefore, Brendan Rodgers will have a full squad to pick from. That means Jamie Vardy will lead the attack.

Probable Team: Schmeichel; Pereira, Evans, Soyuncu, Chilwell; Ndidi; Perez, Tielemans, Maddison, Barnes; Vardy

Betting

Leicester are favourites to win this game at odds of 10/11. In comparison, Brighton have excellent form at home. So that should also be considered. However, I expect Leicester to win but it will be a close game for them. Jamie Vardy to score anytime at evens looks a great bet. Brighton v Leicester is live

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