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Leicester City v West Bromwich Albion – Stats and Preview 22-4-21

Match: Leicester City v West Bromwich Albion

Competition: Premier League

Date: 22/4/21

Kick-off time: 8pm

Recent form

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Head to head record

Last 5 matches – Premier League only

13/09/20 West Bromwich Albion 0 – 3 Leicester City

10/03/18 West Bromwich Albion 1 – 4 Leicester City

16/10/17 Leicester City 1- 1 West Bromwich Albion

29/04/17 West Bromwich Albion 0 – 1 Leicester City

06/11/16 Leicester City 1 – 2 West Bromwich Albion

Goal stats

  • Total match goals
Over 0.5 goals 93.5%
Over 1.5 goals 79%
Over 2.5 goals 53%
Over 3.5 goals 29%
BTTS - Yes 47%

Leicester City team goals

Over 0.5 goals 97%
Over 1.5 goals 57%
Over 2.5 goals 48%

West Bromwich Albion team goals

Over 0.5 goals 90%
Over 1.5 goals 71%
Over 2.5 goals 48%

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 55%
Over 10.5 corners 35%
Over 11.5 corners 32%

West Bromwich Albion corner stats

Average corners for: 3.09

Average corners against: 7.01

Over/ under corner % charts

Over 9.5 corners 58%
Over 10.5 corners 42%
Over 11.5 corners 29%

Card betting stats

Leicester City Card stats

Averages

Yellow for: 1.77

Yellows against: 1.68

Top cards:

J Evans – 7

J Tielemans – 6

W Fofana – 5

N Mendy – 5

West Bromwich Albion Card stats

Averages

Yellow for: 1.45

Yellows against: 1.55

Top cards:

C Gallagher – 8

K Bartley – 4

S Ajayi – 4

D Furlong – 3

Injuries

Leicester City injuries & suspensions

Out: J Justin, W Morgan and H Barnes

Doubtful: None

Suspended: None

West Bromwich Albion injuries & suspensions

Out: B Ivanovic

Doubtful: None

Suspended: None

Leicester City v West Bromwich Albion Match Preview & Trends

Foxes looking to back-up cup form in the league

Brendan Rodgers will be looking for an improvement in his sides league form and will want to replicate the cup form Leicester showed last weekend at Wembley when they beat Southampton to reach the F.A Cup Final. Sam Allardyce will know that he has a chance of catching thie weeks opponents off guard as they have cup glory on their minds and will want his West Brom team to capitalise on any distraction the Leicester ranks.

Leicester City’s table stats rank the team in 3rd position in the league table with 56 points, 10 points below Manchester Utd and 1 point above West Ham Utd. The Foxes have picked up 1 point more than they did last season after 31 matches, and their total in the current season is also 15 points higher than it was two seasons ago at the same stage.

A large proportion of Leicester’s wins have been obtained with a margin of 2 goals or more (11 wins), while 6 of their wins had a 1-goal margin but they haven’t won their last 9 home matches in a row against West Brom. 

61% of Leicester City’s points have been earned away and have scored in 88% of their away matches. The Foxes have won 62% of their away matches but have conceded at least one goal from West Bromwich in the last 10 home games. The majority of Leicester’s defeats have had a margin of 2 goals or more (6 defeats), while 3 of their defeats had a 1-goal margin and they have scored 35% of their goals after the 75th minute

West Bromwich Albion have been in the lead for an average duration of 16.1 minutes per match (based on a 90-minute match duration), which is lower than the average duration of 32.3 minutes per match during which their opponents were in the lead in those matches.

West Brom have outscored their opponents in both halves in each of their last 2 games but have won just one of their last 5 Premier League away games.The Baggies have failed to score in 56% of their home matches and have conceded at least 1 goal in 93% of their away matches.

A large proportion of West Brom’s wins have been obtained with a 1-goal margin (3 wins), while 2 of their wins had a margin of 2 goals or more. A majority of West Brom’s defeats had a margin of 2 goals or more (10 defeats), while 7 of their defeats had a 1-goal margin.

Key trends

Leicester City have taken the lead 20 times and have conceded an equalizer on 3 occasions, corresponding to a lead-defending rate of 85% (for an opponents’ equalizing rate of 15%).

8 of the last 10 games between Leicester and West Bromwich have ended up with an odd number of goals.

Of the 18 times that Leicester City’s opponents have taken the lead, Leicester City have managed to score an equalizer on 9 occasions, corresponding to an equalizing rate of 50%.

Referee data

Ref: A Madley

Average yellow cards: 2.56

Average red cards: 0.08

Average booking points: 26.54

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