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West Ham United v Leicester City – Stats and Preview 22-8-21 Tough assignment for the Foxes

Match: West Ham United v Leicester City

Competition: Premier League

Date: 23/8/21

Kick-off time: 8pm

Channel: Sky Sports

Recent form

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Head to head record

Last 5 matches – Premier League only

11/04/21 West Ham United 3 – 2 Leicester City

04/10/20 Leicester City 0 – 3 West Ham United

22/01/20 Leicester City 4 – 1 West Ham United

28/12/19West Ham United 1 – 2 Leicester City

20/04/19 West Ham United 2 – 2 Leicester City

Goal stats

  • Total match goals
Over 0.5 goals 100%
Over 1.5 goals 50%
Over 2.5 goals 50%
Over 3.5 goals 50%
BTTS - Yes 50%

West Ham United team goals

Over 0.5 goals 100%
Over 1.5 goals 100%
Over 2.5 goals 100%

Leicester City team goals

Over 0.5 goals 100%
Over 1.5 goals 0%
Over 2.5 goals 0%

Corner betting stats

West Ham United corner stats

Average corners for: 6.00

Average corners against: 7.00

Over/ under corner % charts

Over 9.5 corners 100%
Over 10.5 corners 100%
Over 11.5 corners 100%

Leicester City corner stats

Average corners for: 5.00

Average corners against: 4.00

Over/ under corner % charts

Over 9.5 corners 0%
Over 10.5 corners 0%
Over 11.5 corners 0%

Card betting stats

West Ham United Card stats

Averages

Yellow for: 0.00

Yellows against: 1.00

Top cards:

N/A

Leicester City Card stats

Averages

Yellow for: 1.00

Yellows against: 2.00

Top cards:

J Vardy – 1

Injuries

West Ham United injuries & suspensions

Out: A Massuaku

Doubtful: None

Suspended: None

Leicester City injuries & suspensions

Out: J Evans, J Justin, W Fofana, N Redmond and N Mendy

Doubtful: T Castagne and J Maddison

Suspended: None

West Ham United v Leicester City Match Predictions & Trends

Hammers keen to keep Foxes at bay

David Moyes takes on Brendan Rogers once more as West Ham host Leicester at London Stadium on Monday evening. Both sides enjoyed successful campaigns last year and have started with victories on the opening weekend. F. A Cup winners Leicester, continued their form into preseason by beating Manchester City to win the Community Shield and will be a huge threat to the home side. 

Leicester City have scored in 89% of their away matches including each of their last 6 away fixtures. The Foxes scored 34% of their goals after the 75th minute and have scored in the second half in each of their last 5 matches away from home last season. Despite missing a penalty last week, key striker Michail Antonio will be the main threat for the Hammers as he bagged a goal and two assists in the victory over Newcastle at St James’ Park.

Most of West Ham Utd’s wins last season were with a 1-goal margin (12 wins), while 7 of their wins had a margin of 2 goals or more. In comparison, Leicester City’s wins were obtained with a margin of 2 goals or more (12 wins), while 8 of their wins had a 1-goal margin. The foxes’ defeats had a margin of 2 goals or more (8 defeats), while 4 of their defeats had a 1-goal margin whereas  West Ham Utd’s defeats had a 1-goal margin (7 defeats), and 4 of their defeats had a margin of 2 goals or more.

Match Prediction

Match result:  draw

Correct score: West Ham United 1 v 1 Leicester City

Corner prediction: 7-9 match corners

Card prediction: 1-2 cards

Key trends

Leicester City were in the lead for an average duration of 25.2 minutes per match last season

The Leicester City score with the most occurrences in away matches during last season in the league was 1 – 2  (5 times)

The West Ham Utd score with the most occurrences in home matches during last season in the league was 2 – 1  (3 times)

Referee data

Ref: M Oliver