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Leicester City v Crystal Palace – Stats and Preview 26-4-21

Match: Leicester City v Crystal Palace

Competition: Premier League

Date: 26/4/21

Kick-off time: 8pm

Recent form

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Head to head record

Last 5 matches – Premier League only

28/12/20 Crystal Palace 1 – 1 Leicester City

04/07/20 Leicester City 3 – 0 Crystal Palace

03/11/19 Crystal Palace 0 – 2 Leicester City

23/02/19 Leicester City 1 – 4 Crystal Palace

15/12/18 Crystal Palace 1 – 0 Leicester City

Goal stats

  • Total match goals
Over 0.5 goals 93.5%
Over 1.5 goals 82.5%
Over 2.5 goals 53.5%
Over 3.5 goals 28.5%
BTTS - Yes 49%

Leicester City team goals

Over 0.5 goals 97%
Over 1.5 goals 88%
Over 2.5 goals 59%

Crystal Palace team goals

Over 0.5 goals 90%
Over 1.5 goals 77%
Over 2.5 goals 48%

Corner betting stats

Leicester City corner stats

Average corners for: 4.17

Average corners against: 5.16

Over/ under corner % charts

Over 9.5 corners 56%
Over 10.5 corners 34%
Over 11.5 corners 21%

Crystal Palace corner stats

Average corners for: 3.91

Average corners against: 5.74

Over/ under corner % charts

Over 9.5 corners 48%
Over 10.5 corners 29%
Over 11.5 corners 19%

Card betting stats

Leicester City Card stats

Averages

Yellow for: 1.72

Yellows against: 1.69

Top cards:

J Evans – 7

J Tielemans – 6

W Fofana – 6

N Mendy – 6

Crystal Palace Card stats

Averages

Yellow for: 1.42

Yellows against: 1.35

Top cards:

L Milavojevic – 7

W Zaha – 4

J Macarthur – 3

J Ward – 3

Injuries

Leicester City injuries & suspensions

Out: J Justin, H Barnes and W Morgan

Doubtful: None

Suspended: None

Crystal Palace injuries & suspensions

Out: M Sahko and J Tompkins

Doubtful: None

Suspended: None

Leicester City v Crystal Palace Match Preview & Trends

Foxes to be issued yellow first once more?

Leicester City are once again scheduled for Monday Night football after crushing West Brom last week. The 3-0 win at home was a welcome tonic for the foxes as they prepare to face Roy Hodgson’s Crystal Palace at The King Power Stadium. That match against The Baggies saw a return to the scoresheet for record-breaking striker Jamie Vardy for the first time since minor surgery earlier this year. It will be welcome news to Brendan Rodgers who now has two inform forwards once again as Kelechi Iheanacho continues to impress week in week out for the Foxes.

Crystal Palace conceded at least 1 goal in 93% of their away matches, testament perhaps to how much they are missing key defenders James Tompkins and injury-plagued Mamadou Sahko. Ex-England international Gary Cahill has struggled to find a regular partner to stay fit alongside him at the back and the lack of a consistent partnership has certainly cost The Eagles who have won just one of their last 5 Premier League games.

Leicester have been shown the first card in the last 4 games against Crystal Palace. Will history repeat itself for a fifth straight game between the two sides? Stranger things have happened and it might be worth a cheeky bet on it recurring once more.

Key trends

Leicester City have picked up an average of 1.56 Points Per Game in their 16 matches played at home

Crystal Palace’s average Points Per Game in their 15 away games is 1.2.

Leicester City have scored 33% of their goals after the 75th minute.

Referee data

Ref: G Scott

Average yellow cards: 2.55

Average red cards: 0.36

Average booking points: 34.55

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