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Leicester City v Sheffield United – Stats and Preview 14-03-21

Match: Leicester City v Sheffield United

Competition: Premier League

Date: 14/3/21

Kick-off time: 2pm

Recent form

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Head to head record

Last 3 matches – Premier League only

  • 6 Dec 20 Sheffield Utd – Leicester City 1 – 2
  • 16 Jul 20 Leicester City – Sheffield Utd 2 – 0
  • 24 Aug 19 Sheffield Utd – Leicester City 1 – 2

Goal stats

  • Total match goals
Over 0.5 goals 98%
Over 1.5 goals 73.5%
Over 2.5 goals 48%
Over 3.5 goals 18%
BTTS - Yes 43.5%

Leicester City team goals

Over 0.5 goals 96%
Over 1.5 goals 86%
Over 2.5 goals 27%

Sheffield United team goals

Over 0.5 goals 100%
Over 1.5 goals 69%
Over 2.5 goals 39%

Corner betting stats

Leicester City corner stats

Average corners for: 5.17

Average corners against: 4.96

Over/ under corner % charts

Over 9.5 corners 52%
Over 10.5 corners 37%
Over 11.5 corners 33%

Sheffield United corner stats

Average corners for: 4.65

Average corners against: 6.17

Over/ under corner % charts

Over 9.5 corners 54%
Over 10.5 corners 36%
Over 11.5 corners 22%

Card betting stats

Leicester City Card stats

Averages

Yellow for: 1.79

Yellows against: 1.57

Top cards:

J Evans – 7

J Tielemans – 6

W Fofana – 5

N Mendy – 5

 

Sheffield United Card stats

Averages

Yellow for: 2.11

Yellows against: 1.14

Top cards:

J Egan – 6

J Lundstrum – 6

D McGoldrick – 5

G Baldock – 4

Injuries

Leicester City injuries & suspensions

Out: W Morgan, J Justin, H Barnes, D Praet, C Under and J Maddison

Doubtful: J Evans and A Perez

Suspended: None

Sheffield United injuries & suspensions

Out: S Berge, J Rodwell, J Robinson, J O’Connell, C Basham and J Egan

Doubtful: None

Suspended: None

Leicester City v Sheffield United Match Preview & Trends

A turbulent few days for Sheffield United comes to a head on Sunday when they visit the King Power Stadium to face Leicester City. With Chris Wilder leaving the club this week, a tough fixture away to a Champions League placed side could be a recipe for disaster or the perfect tonic for the now manger-less strugglers. Pushing up the bottom of the table and with time against them in their bid to survive the drop, The Blades desperately need a win to help close the gap on their nearest rivals. Sheffield United’s last league match saw them lose 2-0 against Southampton at Bramall Lane, leaving them rock bottom on 14 points, 12 points from safety with 10 matches remaining. Leicester City won their last Premier League match 2-1 at The AmEx Stadium against Brighton & Hove Albion and currently occupy 3rd place with 53 points. The Foxes won the previous game this season between the sides, 2-1 at Bramall Lane in December. Brendan Rogers’ men have got the better of Sheffield United recently with wins in three straight matches since August 2019. At home this season, Leicester have six wins, one draw, and six losses in 13 Premier League contests. The Blades will attempt to turn around an underwhelming run of results away from home this season with one draw, 11 losses, and just one win on the road in their league campaign so far.

Key trends

In their last six league matches, Leicester have won three, drawn two and lost one. Sheffield United, have won one and lost five in their last six.

Leicester City have picked up an average of 1.46 Points Per Game in their 13 matches played at home

Sheffield United’s average Points Per Game in their 13 away games is 0.31.

Referee data

Ref: P Bankes 

Average yellow cards: 3.45

Average red cards: 0.18

Average booking points: 39.09

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