Swansea vs Leicester – Saturday 21st October 2017 – 15:00

Swansea are 7/4 with Tammy Abraham at 9/2 to score first.

Swansea face Leicester at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday afternoon, in another round of games in the Premier League.

The Swans come into this match on the back of a 2-0 home win against Huddersfield, a great result for Paul Clements men.

Tammy Abraham opened the scoring for Swansea three minutes before half-time (42), slotting home Tom Caroll's cut back.

The on loan Chelsea striker made it 2-0 three minutes after the restart (48), the striker ensuring Jordan Ayew's dink made it in the goal.

It's a great result for Paul Clement's men, who completed their first home win of the new season.




Tough Start

Swansea had a poor campaign last season, they have fared slightly better this season but have found it tough.

They come into this match on the back of three PL defeats in their last six matches, albeit winning the last game.

The Swans find themselves in 13th place in the Premier League, a great position for Clement's men.

They face a tough yet winnable fixture in the form of Leicester, who find themselves in 18th place.


Swans Underdogs

Paul Clement's side come into this match as underdogs, despite enjoying home advantage.

This will be a tough match for Swansea, with Leicester looking to kick-start their season after some poor recent results.

Swansea will be looking for back to back wins against the Foxes.

Home Tie

The Foxes come into this match in poor form, despite gaining a late draw at home against West Bromwich Albion on Monday night.

Nacer Chadli continued his fine form giving West Brom the lead midway through the second half at the King Power (63).

That goal had looked to be enough for the Baggies, with Tony Pulis' side enjoying a solid defensive display.

Riyad Mahrez had other ideas though, with his late strike (80) rescuing a point for the hosts who are slightly under pressure.

It was a poor performance from Craig Shakespeare's side, despite showing spirit they must start producing results.

Tough Run

It's been a tough run of fixtures for Shakespeare's side this season, they have had some tough opponents in their opening eight matches.

They have already faced Arsenal, Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea and now is the time to start producing results.

Their season effectively starts now but a draw against West Brom is less than an ideal result, they will need to win this match.

The Foxes find themselves in 18th place, just three points above Crystal Palace who are rock bottom.


Foxes Favourites

Leicester come into this match as favourites, despite their poor form and Swansea enjoying home advantage.

Shakespeare will be looking for his side to recover from their recent poor form and secure a much-needed win.

The Foxes will be looking for their 8th win in 12 matches against Swansea.

Leicester are 13/8 with Jamie Vardy at 4/1 to open the scoring.



Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Bony to score first @ 11/2

Tip 2 – Leicester to win 2-1 @ 9/1

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