Burnley vs Leicester Betting Preview, Premier League Betting Tips

Burnley vs Leicester Odds – Tuesday 31st January 2017 – 19:45

Burnley are 15/8 with the draw at 9/4 and Leicester are 6/4

Betting tips and match preview | Premier League

Burnley welcome Leicester to Turf Moor in a congested week of Premier League fixtures, with both sides in mixed form.

Sean Dyche’s side come into this match on the back of another home win, this time a 2-0 win against Bristol City.

Sam Vokes (45) opened the scoring for the Clarets on the stroke of half time, with Burnley looking to pile more misery on City.

Steven Defour (68) completed the win for Burnley, with the Clarets winning their sixth match at home in a row.

Man of the match Defour had an excellent match, with the Belgian international enjoying an excellent season at Turf Moor.

Clarets In Mixed Form

Burnley come into this match in mixed recent form, with the win against City the perfect comeback after defeat against Arsenal.

They will be looking to continue that run and make it seven successive home wins, although they are still to win away from home this season.

Dyche’s men will be looking to continue their run in the FA Cup, they are just 14 points from the magical 40 point mark in the league.

Burnley Favourites

The Clarets excellent home record continues, they will be looking to continue that run in this match.

A win will mean it is five wins in seven matches for the Clarets, they will be wanting to win away though.

Sean Dyche’s men will be looking to better their recent record against Leicester, with the Clarets last win in 2010.

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Foxes In Poor Form

Claudio Ranieri’s side come into this match on the back of another poor away performance, this time a 2-2 draw against Derby.

Darren Bent normally known for his prowess in the opposition box, opened the scoring for Leicester with a comical own goal (8).

He made amends at the other end though, scoring a goal in the 21st minute to level the scoring at 1-1.

Craig Bryson gave Derby the lead in the 40th minute, ensuring the Rams took the lead heading into the half-time interval.

Foxes captain Wes Morgan (86) ensured that the Foxes blushes were spared, forcing the sides to a replay.

Consistency Needed

Leicester’s away form this season has been truly abysmal, with both sides yet to register an away win this season.

They face a Burnley side who have been in excellent form at home in the league, this has made up for dreadful away form.

The Foxes find themselves 15th in the Premier League, three places and five points above the relegation zone.

Five points and two places separate these sides, with the Foxes still the Premier League Champions.

Leicester Underdogs

Leicester come into this match as the underdogs, with their dismal away record informing those odds.

They will be looking to gain some momentum, given their appalling efforts in the league this year.

Ranieri’s side will be looking to better their overall record against Burnley, with the Foxes winning 19, drawing 18 and losing 26 of their 63 meetings.

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Both teams are 5/6 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Burnley are Andre Gray at 5/1 with Sam Vokes at 6/1. For Leicester, Islam Slimani and Jamie Vardy are at 11/2 with Shinji Okazaki at 13/2.

The last time that these two sides met Leicester won 3-0 and the odds of the same result are 5/1.

Burnley vs Leicester Odds

Tip 1 – Vardy to score first @ 11/2

Tip 2 – Leicester to win 2-1 @ 17/2