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Posted: May 24, 2022Last updated: Jul 13, 2022

This Premier League season is coming to an end and Leicester City (13W-14L-10D; 49 points), in 9th place in the league, will host Southampton (9W-15L-13D; 40 points), who are in 15th place in the league. The action takes place at King Power Stadium on Sunday at 4:00 pm BST. In front of their supporters for this clash, Foxes and have had two straight wins recently. Meanwhile, Saints have had eight losses in the last 11 matches and will maximize every opportunity in front of them.

Leicester City and Southampton played versus each other in the first half of the season on December 1, 2021 and that match ended in a 2-2 draw. Leicester City has a recent 2-4-4 record against Southampton. Foxes’ total goals across these head-to-head games is 19 compared to Saints’ eight.

Leicester City vs Southampton Prediction

The bookmakers are in no doubt about who will win this game. FanDuel have the Leicester City as big favorites with odds of -120, while the Southampton are +280. 2 total goals are predicted.

Currently in 9th place in the league with a record of 13 wins, 14 losses and 10 draws over 37 games, Leicester City enter into this final match of the season looking to secure another win. The club hasn’t been defeated back-to-back and have netted a total of 58 so far while conceding 58. This has mostly been because of performances from Jamie Vardy, who has five goals, and James Maddison who has five. In their penultimate game of the season, The Foxes lost to Watford.

Southampton head into their final league game of the season with 40 points and will continue to give it their all; they will surely be aiming to finish things on a high note. They fell to Liverpool 1-2 last Tuesday and so far this season, Saints have nine wins, 15 losses and 13 draws. When they have come out on top this season, it’s mostly been because of performances from James Ward Prowse and Che Adams. Will the duo lead Saints to victory in this clash though?

Heading into this match, Leicester City will be missing Ryan Bertrand, Youri Tielemans and Wilfred Ndidi. Southampton will be without Valentino Livramento.

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Moneyline Pick: Leicester City (-120) at FanDuel

Foxes are the favorite team according to the betting market. The club comes into the match with a recent win percentage of 40% this May (two wins, two losses and one draw). In contrast, Saints have a win percentage of 10% in their last 10 games (one win, six losses and three draws).

Leicester City vs Southampton Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: Leicester City (-120), Southampton (+280)
  • Spread: Leicester City -0.5 (-120), Southampton 0.5 (-105)
  • Over/Under: Under 2.5 Goals (+130), Over 2.5 Goals (-185)

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Leicester City vs Southampton Betting Trends

  • Record last 10 games: Leicester City 3-3-4, Southampton 1-6-3
  • Home/Road Split: Leicester City (13-14-10), Southampton (9-15-13)
  • Head-To-Head: Leicester City’s record is 2-4-4 in their last 43 matches against the Southampton
  • Match Type: League

Over/Under Pick: Under 2.5 Total Goals (+130) at BetMGM

Foxes have recorded an average of 1.3 goals per game so far this month. By comparison, Saints have averaged 1.5 goals per game over their last 10 matches.

Spread Pick: Leicester City -0.5 Goals (-120) at Unibet

For the bet to be a winner, Leicester City must win by the amount of the spread or more.

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