Millwall vs Leicester Betting Preview, FA Cup Betting Tips

Millwall vs Leicester Odds – Saturday 18th February 2017 – 15:00

Millwall are 9/5 with the draw at 9/4 and Leicester are 6/4

Betting tips and match preview | FA Cup

Millwall welcome Leicester to the Den in the 5th round of the FA Cup, with the hosts enjoying excellent recent results.

The Lions come into this match in great form, with a 2-0 win against Port Vale in their last League One fixture.

Aiden O’Brien opened the scoring for the hosts in the 26th minute, comfortably outplaying the visitors.

Jake Cooper doubled Millwall’s advantage just seven minutes after the restart (52), it proved to be the winning goal.

This result means Millwall have crept into 6th place, moving one point above Southend who are on 49 points.

Lions In Great Form

It’s another excellent result for Millwall, it means they are now unbeaten in their last six matches.

Neil Harris’ men have now won four and drawn two matches, they are also in great form in the FA Cup.

They secured entry into this round after beating Watford, with a 1-0 win against the Hornets in round four.

Lions Underdogs

Millwall come into this match as favourites, despite home advantage Leicester’s Premier League status has informed the odds.

The hosts have conceded just one goals in their last six matches, they will be looking to keep Leicester at bay as well.

Millwall will be looking to better their recent record against Leicester, they have lost the last two successive meetings.

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Leicester In Trouble

Claudio Ranieri’s side come into this match on the back of another poor performance, this time a 2-0 defeat against Swansea City.

Alfie Mawson scored the opener for the Swans late in the first half (36), giving Ranieri yet another headache.

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Martin Olsson (45+2) doubled the tally 11 minutes later, giving Leicester a hammer blow going into the break.

It was another disappointing performance from the Foxes, who have had a dreadful title defence.

This would have been a huge result in their battle against the drop, with Swansea a relegation rival.

Results Needed

Leicester’s away form this season has been truly abysmal, with their last match no exception.

They have lost four of their last six matches, their only win came in the rematch against Derby.

The Foxes scraped a 3-1 win against Derby, who took them to extra time where the Foxes found an extra gear.

Ranieri has already admitted he would trade the cup for points, with Leicester in a real dogfight at the bottom now.

Leicester Favourites

Leicester come into this match as the favourites, despite their dismal away record this season.

It remains to be seen what priority Ranieri will give this competition, especially as they resume Champions League duty next week.

Ranieri’s side will be looking to continue their overall record against Millwall, with the Foxes winning 9, drawing 4 and losing 7 of their 20 meetings.

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Both teams are 4/5 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Millwall are Lee Gregory and Steve Morison at 5/1 with Aiden O’Brien at 13/2. For Leicester, Islam Slimani and Jamie Vardy are at 11/2 with Ahmed Musa and Shinji Okazaki at 6/1.

The last time that these two sides met Leicester won 3-1 and the odds of the same result are 22/1.

Millwall vs Leicester Odds

Tip 1 – Musa to score first @ 6/1

Tip 2 – 2-2 draw @ 14/1