Leicester vs Crystal Palace Odds – Saturday 22nd October 2016 – 15:00
Leicester are 1/1 with the draw at odds of 12/5 and Palace are 14/5
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Leicester welcome Crystal Palace to the King Power Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with both sides looking to get back to winning ways.
Claudio Ranieri’s side come into this match on the back of a 3-0 defeat against Chelsea last weekend.
Goals from Diego Costa (7), Eden Hazard (33) and Victor Moses (80) ensured that Leicester suffered another heavy defeat in their title defence.
Their Champions League form couldn’t be different though, with the Foxes securing nine points from their opening three matches.
Foxes In Poor Form
Leicester come into this match in poor recent form, losing two of their last three Premier League fixtures.
They have had a tough run, with Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool all away but they have failed to compete in any of those fixtures.
European football has provided welcome relief for Claudio Ranieri’s side, they are displaying last seasons Premier League form in that competition.
Ranieri’s men have already lost more games than they did throughout the whole of the last season, with four defeats.
Leicester currently find themselves in 13th place,just one point above the likes of West Ham United, Burnley and Hull City.
They will be looking to register their third win of the season, they will be looking to end a run of five games without a win.
Their recent record against Palace is excellent, they did the double over them last season, with two 1-0 wins.
Palace In Mixed Form
Crystal Palace travel to the King Power in poor form, they have failed to consistent produce results.
Alan Pardew’s side have had a completely mixed bag in their last six, winning three, drawing one and losing two of their last six matches.
They lost their last fixture against West Ham 1-0, with Manuel Lanzini (19) securing all three points for the Hammers away from home.
Palace Seek Momentum
Palace will have targeted a return to form against struggling Leicester, with Palace themselves looking to cement some kind of consistency.
Despite a ropey start to the season, Pardew’s Eagles had turned the corner with wins against Middlesbrough, Stoke and Sunderland coming in consecutive Premier League matches.
They are now at the other end of the form table, with a defeat and a draw in their last two games and they will be looking to avoid three without a win.
Crystal Palace come into this match as underdogs, they will be looking to register their fourth win of this new Premier League season.
This will be a tough fixture for the Eagles, given their own mixed recent form and their recent record against Leicester.
Alan Pardew’s side will be looking to better their overall record against Burnley, with 12 wins, 11 draws and 13 defeats from 36 matches.
Both teams are 8/11 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Leicester are Riyad Mahrez, Jamie Vardy and Islam Slimani at 9/2, with Shinji Okazaki and Ahmed Musa at 11/2. For Crystal Palace, Christian Benteke is at 11/2 with Connor Wickham at 8/1.
The last time that these two sides met Leicester won 1-0 and the odds of the same result are 6/1.
Leicester vs Crystal Palace Odds
Tip 1 – Mahrez to score first @ 9/2
Tip 2 – Leicester to win 3-2 @ 28/1
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