Manchester United vs Leicester City Match Preview and Prediction
Coming up on Saturday afternoon (UK time), in a Premier League fixture, Manchester United will take on Leicester City at Old Trafford with a 3:00pm kick-off.
At the time of writing there is no official UK TV coverage for the fixture. Frog The Gambler's live scores section will publish updates throughout the match.
Read on for full preview and match prediction.
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Betting Odds for Manchester United vs Leicester City
When we look at the match winner market, Bet365 are best price 2.0 about Manchester United, Bet365 offer 3.3 for the draw, Bet365 offer 3.9 about Leicester City. These are the best prices.
Next up, the latest best prices for the Both Teams To Score (BTTS) market. If you like "Yes", it is currently available at 1.75 with Bet365. And "No can be snapped up at 2.0 at Bet365.
Head To Head
In their most recent match-up, Manchester United played Leicester City in February; it was a Premier League clash. The winners on the day were Manchester United - with a final score of 0-1.
In the last ten years of FTG records, these teams have played 11 times. Manchester United have won in 7 of these head-to-head matches, while their opponents, Leicester City have won 1 match. A stalemate has occurred 3 times.
When these sides meet, there has been an average of 3.36 goals in this particular clash. Manchester United have scored an average of 2.18. Leicester City have scored an average of 1.18 per outing.
Looking at the match-up in terms of combined Home and Away performance, whichever side has been at home has won 63% of these matches and the visitors have won 9% of the time.
Manchester United have 5 points in Premier League. They are in 8th place.
There has been 59 matches played by this side over the course of the last year. They have 29 wins; 14 draws; and 16 losses. Therefore, Manchester United have won 49%, drawn 23%, and lost 27% of their recent matches.
During this recent year, they average 1.63 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 1.22.
A look at their home record in this time. They have a win rate of 46% (14 wins) from the most recent 30 home fixtures. 30% (9) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 23% (7) resulting in a loss for the home side.
When at home in this time, their average number of goals scored is 1.6 and they have conceded 1.1 on average.
As far as their recent performance goes, both home and away, they have a total of 17 goals in their last ten matches and 5 of these latest matches have been victories. The total number of times that Manchester United and whoever they've played have also scored is 5 matches in those ten. The total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 5 from their last ten.
And they have scored at least once in each of their last 9 matches.
Leicester City have 8 points in the league. They are in 3rd place.
Looking at results for the last year, they have played 49 matches. They have 20 wins; 14 draws; and 15 losses. This gives Leicester City a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 40%-28%-30%.
In this time, they have scored 1.47 goals on average per match; while conceding 1.12 goals on average.
On the road in the last 12 months, they have a win rate of 38% (10 wins) from the latest 26 away fixtures. 30% (8) of these games away from home have been a draw, with the remaining 30% (8) being a loss when they are the away team.
On average they have scored 1.42 times when away from home in this last year; they have conceded 1.27.
Their recent performance, both home and away, shows that they have scored a total of 24 goals in their last ten matches - 6 of these matches have been wins for them. Of those ten matches, 8 of them have seen both sides score. There has been 7 matches with three goals or more.
They have scored at least once in each of their last 4 matches.
Frog's betting tip for Manchester United vs Leicester City
This match is likely to be closely contested. Therefore, Frog's tip for Manchester United v Leicester City is to get with the draw. This is available at 3.8 with Bet Victor and it is the value play.