Norwich v Leicester City predictions and betting suggestions
Norwich welcome third-placed Leicester to Carrow Road on Friday in determined want of factors in their battle towards relegation. Here are our predictions and betting tips
Leicester City will look to get back to profitable methods and strengthen their grip on third as they travel to struggling Norwich City on Friday night time.
The Foxes missed the chance to overtake Manchester City in second when they had been overwhelmed 1-0 by the champions on Saturday and are now simply six factors clear of fourth-placed Chelsea.
after a 3-0 loss in opposition to Wolves left them seven points adrift of safety with no indication that results will decide up any time quickly.
Norwich v Leicester predictions and betting tips
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Visitors to outfox struggling Canaries
Neither staff have been in the most effective of form of late, Leicester winning simply certainly one of their last six Premier League video games, while Norwich have claimed all three factors only once in 14 matches because the finish of November.
However, the league table does not lie and there may be a clear difference in quality between the two sides, with the Champions League-chasing Foxes sitting third in the standings – 32 points above bottom-of-the-table Norwich.
Leicester even have a powerful recent report against the Canaries, successful three of the final four conferences between the sides, including the last two at Carrow Road.
That mentioned, all three of those victories have been by a one-goal margin, whereas the reverse fixture at the King Power Stadium in December led to a 1-1 draw.
Indeed, 5 of the final six conferences between the edges have been decided by a one-goal margin, so backing Leicester to proceed that trait on Friday could possibly be the greatest way to go at 10/11.
Goals galore at Carrow Road
Defensive problems have been one of many major causes for Norwich’s struggles this season, as solely Aston Villa have conceded greater than the Canaries’ goals-against tally of 51 within the Premier League.
Leicester began the season on a robust defensive footing, however they’ve stored only two clear sheets in their past 12 top-flight games.
This can also be a fixture that usually yields goals. Both groups have scored in five of the last six conferences and Leicester have netted in all of those games.
Backing both groups to score on Friday is priced at 3/5, so including a Leicester victory on high of that will surely provide more worth. The final two conferences between the edges at Carrow Road led to that method, the Foxes profitable each of those video games 2-1.
Vardy to end scoring drought
Former England striker Jamie Vardy stays the joint main scorer in the Premier League despite the very fact that he has not scored in seven top-flight appearances.
Vardy’s final objective in any competition was within the 3-1 loss at Manchester City four days earlier than Christmas. However, the 33-year-old has come near ending that drought, hitting a submit in his most recent appearance, once more against Cit. He can also be Leicester’s regular penalty taker and no staff have conceded extra spot-kicks within the Premier League this season than Norwich.
Vardy has a formidable record when it comes to scoring at newly promoted clubs, with a combined three targets in away matches against Sheffield United and Aston Villa already this season. He is 10/11 to attain at any time.
Norwich City v Leicester City newest odds
Last five league results
23 Feb Wolves 3 Norwich zero L
15 Feb Norwich zero Liverpool 1 L
1 Feb Newcastle United zero Norwich 0 D
22 Jan Tottenham 2 Norwich 1 L
18 Jan Norwich 1 Bournemouth 0 W
22 Feb Leicester 0 Manchester City 1 L
14 Feb Wolves 0 Leicester 0 D
1 Feb Leicester 2 Chelsea 2 D
22 Jan Leicester four West Ham 1 W
19 Jan Burnley 2 Leicester 1 L
Last five meetings
14 Dec 19 PL Leicester 1 Norwich 1
27 Feb 16 PL Leicester 1 Norwich 0
3 Oct 16 PL Norwich 1 Leicester 2
18 Feb 12 FAC5 Norwich 1 Leicester 2
8 Mar 12 C Leicester 2 Norwich 3
Norwich staff information and predicted line-up
Manager Daniel Farke accused his gamers of being ‘soft’ after the loss to Wolves so could ring the changes in opposition to Leicester. The Canaries are still with out Timm Klose, Christoph Zimmermann, Sam Byram and Onel Hernandez.
Predicted line-up (4-2-3-1): Krul; Aarons, Godfrey, Hanley, Lewis; Tettey, McLean; Buendia, Duda, Cantwell; Pukki
Leicester staff information and predicted line-up
Leicester are prone to maintain the identical starting XI from the slender defeat by City however Hamza Choudhury might return to the squad after serving a one-match suspension. Daniel Amartey, Wilfred Ndidi and Nampalys Mendy are all ruled out.
Predicted line-up (4-1-4-1): Schmeichel; Ricardo Pereira, Evans, Soyuncu, Chilwell; Choudhury; Ayoze Perez, Tielemans, Maddison, Barnes; Vardy
All odds inside this text correct on the time of publishing and are topic to vary.
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