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

Facing the real threat of being relegated right now, Watford (6-25-5; 23 points) welcome Leicester City (12-14-9; 45 points), who are in 10th place in the league, at Vicarage Road on Sunday. Kick off is at 2:00 pm BST. Hornets, who have lost in 15 out of twenty matches, will have the home advantage for this clash.

Watford have a record of 9-0-1 in their last 10 matches against the Leicester City. January 8, 2022 was the last time the sides encountered each other and it resulted in a 4-1 win for The Hornets. Golden Boys have scored 10 goals across these head-to-head matches compared to Foxes’ 21.

Watford vs Leicester City Prediction

FanDuel have the Leicester City as strong favorites going into this match with odds of +100, while the Watford are +260 outsiders. 2 total goals are predicted.

With a record of six wins, 25 losses and five draws after 36 games, Watford enter into this game looking at the real threat of relegation. The team has had 15 losses in the latest twenty matches, netting a total of 32 goals so far while conceding 70. This has mostly been because of performances from Cucho Hernandez, who has four goals, and Moussa Sissoko who has two. In their most recent match, The Hornets outplayed Crystal Palace 1-0.

Leicester City head into this game in 10th place in the league having secured 12 wins, 14 losses and nine draws in their previous 35 matches. The squad has had a couple losses in a row lately and have scored a total of 52 so far, conceding 56 goals. This has mainly been thanks to the vigor shown by James Maddison, who has three goals, and Patson Daka who has three. In their last match, Foxes lost to Everton 1-2.

Heading into this clash, Watford will be without Imran Louza, Nicolas N`Koulou, Cucho Hernandez and Juraj Kucka. Leicester City will be missing Ryan Bertrand and Wilfred Ndidi.

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Moneyline Pick: Leicester City (+100) at FanDuel

Foxes are the favorite team according to the betting market. The club has not had an efficient start to the month with a recent win percentage of 30% in their last 10 games (three wins, four losses and three draws). In contrast, Hornets have a win percentage of 10% in their last 10 games (one win, seven losses and two draws).

Watford vs Leicester City Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: Leicester City (+100), Watford (+260)
  • Spread: Leicester City -0.5 (+104), Watford 0.5 (-131)
  • Over/Under: Under 2.5 Goals (+104), Over 2.5 Goals (-130)

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Watford vs Leicester City Betting Trends

  • Win-Loss record last 10 games: Watford 1-7-2, Leicester City 3-4-3
  • Home/Road Splits: Watford (6-25-5), Leicester City (12-14-9)
  • Head-To-Head: Watford’s record is 9-0-1 in their last 10 matches against the Leicester City
  • Type of Match: League

Over/Under Pick: Under 2.5 Total Goals (+104) at Unibet

Golden Boys have averaged 1.0 goals per game over their last 10 matches. Foxes have bagged an average of 0.8 goals per game over their last 10 matches in comparison.

Spread Pick: Leicester City -0.5 Goals (+104) at Unibet

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