Leicester vs Manchester United Betting Preview, Premier League Betting Tips

Leicester vs Manchester United Odds – Sunday 5th February 2017 – 16:00 – Sky Sports 1

Leicester are 4/1 with the draw at 13/5 and Man United are 7/10

Betting tips and match preview | Premier League

Leicester welcome Manchester United to the King Power Stadium in the Premier League, with both sides looking to better their midweek results.

Claudio Ranieri’s side come into this match on the back of another poor away performance, this time a 1-0 defeat against Burnley.

Claudio Ranieri’s side have had a shocking season so far, with their title defence capitulating completely.

Sam Vokes (87) scored for the second successive home match, to ensure that the Clarets gained all three points.


It was another wretched away performance from the Foxes, who along with Burnley still remain the only side without an away win.

Consistency Needed

Leicester’s away form this season has been truly abysmal, but their home form has been good.

They face a United side who have remained unbeaten for large parts of the season, that will be a huge challenge.

That defeat means that Leicester have now lost three of their last four matches, with just one win in their last six.

The Foxes find themselves 16th in the Premier League, one places and two points above the relegation zone.

Leicester Underdogs

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

They will need to start winning, with relegation a real possibility given their current position.

Ranieri’s side will be looking to better their overall record against United, with the Foxes winning 22, drawing 22 and losing 42 of their 86 meetings.

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United Struggling Again

United come into the match on the back of a 0-0 draw against Hull, with United slipping back into familiar old habits.

It was United’s second fixture in less than a week against Hull, and yet again they have frustrated Jose Mourinho.

United were the dominant side at home, missing a hatful of chances and failing to break down a stubborn Hull defence.

Along with the 2-1 win at the KCOM, manager Marco Silva will be delighted with the application shown by his side.

United Back To Winning Ways

Manchester United have been on an excellent run since the Chelsea defeat, securing a 17 game unbeaten run.

Despite immediately returning to winning ways, United struggled to create any clear cut chances.

Jose Mourinho’s side will be looking to put in a much better result and performance in this match.

United Favourites

Manchester United come into this match as favourites, despite drawing their last fixture against Hull.

This will be a tough fixture for Jose Mourinho’s side, with Leicester fighting for their lives at the bottom.

The Red Devils will be looking to continue their overall record against Leicester, with United winning three of their last five fixtures.

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Both teams are 10/11 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Leicester are Islam Slimani and Jamie Vardy at 8/1 with Shinji Okazaki at 9/1. For Manchester United, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is at 7/2 with Marcus Rashford and Wayne Rooney at 4/1.

The last time that these two sides met Manchester United won 4-1 and the odds of the same result are 33/1.

Leicester vs Manchester United Odds

Tip 1 – Vardy to score first @ 8/1

Tip 2 – 2-2 draw @ 16/1