Sporting Braga vs Leicester City Match Preview
Coming up on Thursday afternoon (UK time), in a Europa League fixture, Sporting Braga will play Leicester City at Estádio Municipal de Braga with a 5:55pm kick-off.
It will be televised by BT Sport 1 in the UK.
Check this page later for Frog's final verdict and betting suggestion, once market prices are available.
Head To Head
In their most recent head-to-head, Sporting Braga played Leicester City earlier this month. It was a Europa League fixture. The winners on the day were Leicester City - winning with a score of 4-0. And K. Iheanacho bagged a brace for the away side.
Note that this was the first time these sides have met, in ten years of data.
Sporting Braga have played 34 times over the course of the last year. They have 22 wins; 3 draws; and 9 losses. This gives them a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 64%-8%-26%.
Over this 12-month period, they average 1.91 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 1.18.
Let's look at their record at home over the same time-frame. They have a win rate of 64% (11 wins). There have been 17 home fixtures. 17% (3) of these games at home have been a draw, with the remaining 17% (3) resulting in a loss for the home side.
On average they have scored 1.65 times when at home in this same period while they have conceded 0.88.
Their recent performance, in league or cup football, shows that they have scored a total of 17 goals in their last ten matches and in this time they have a win rate of 70%. There have been 4 occasions when both Sporting Braga and their opponents have scored and the total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 7 from the last ten.
Looking over the last year, Leicester City have played 38 matches. They have 21 wins; 7 draws; and 10 losses. These results give them a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 55%-18%-26%.
In these matches, they have averaged 1.71 goals for, and 0.95 goals against.
When away from home in this period, they have a win rate of 64% (11 wins) in their 17 away fixtures. 11% (2) of these away games have been a draw, with the remaining 23% (4) resulting in a loss when they are the away team.
When on away turf over the last year, their average number of goals scored is 1.88 and they have conceded 0.82 on average.
Their recent performance, across all formats, shows that they have scored a total of 20 goals in their last ten matches; 7 of these matches have been wins. Of those ten matches, 3 of them have seen both sides score. The total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 6 from their last ten.
They have scored at least once in each of their last 6 matches.