Leicester vs West Brom– Monday 16th October 2017 – 20:00 - Sky Sports Football

Leicester are 1/1 with Jamie Vardy at 100/30 to score first.

Leicester host West Brom at the King Power Stadium on Monday evening, in the eighth round of fixtures in the Premier League.

The Foxes come into this match on the back of a 0-0 draw against Bournemouth, a tough draw for the Foxes.

Eddie Howe's side dominated all of the vital statistics at the Vitality Stadium, it was a match they should have won.

They enjoyed a healthy 60% possession, they produced 19 total shots with 4 of them on target.

Bournemouth were denied a late penalty, with Danny Simpson handling March Pugh's goal-bound shot, a red card offence.



Foxes Need Wins

Leicester had a tough campaign last season, with the defending Champions failing to find any fluidity in the league.

They have been very unlucky with their early fixtures, and find themselves struggling again this season.

The Foxes have won just the one match against Brighton, and with draws against Bournemouth and Huddersfield, they now have five points.

Shakespeare's side find themselves in 17th place, they will be looking to secure a much-needed win.

Leicester Favourites

Craig Shakespeare's side come into this match as the favourites, with home advantage informing the bookies.

This will be a tough match for Leicester, with West Brom likley to set up to frustrate the hosts.

Leicester will be looking to make it back to back wins against West Brom.

Tough Match

West Brom come into this match in mixed form, after drawing 2-2 against Watford.

Saloman Rondon ended his scoring drought for the Baggies (18), with the Venezuelan firing past Gomez.

Jonny Evans doubled the Baggies advantage just three minutes later (21), who headed West Brom into a 2-0 lead.

Watford pulled one back through Abdoulaye Doucoure (37), with the Frenchman firing past Foster.

It looked like the Baggies had done enough to secure all three points but Watford had other ideas.

Brazilian Richarlison scored a late header (90+5) to give Watford a share of the spoils.

Wins Needed

It has been a tough run for West Brom and Tony Pulis, they are winless in their last six matches.

They have drawn three and lost three of their last six games, with the draws against Watford, West Ham and Stoke, games that they would have been targeting wins from.

The defence has been a huge problem for the Baggies, they have conceded six goals in their last three games.

West Brom find themselves in 10th place in the Premier League, with nine points from their seven matches.


Baggies Underdogs

West Brom come into this match as underdogs, with their poor recent form and home advantage informing the bookies.

Tony Pulis' men will be looking to win this fixture, putting an end to their winless streak.

The Baggies will be looking for their 37th win in 74 matches against Leicester.

West Brom are 14/5 with Salomon Rondon and Hal Robson-Kanu at 7/1 to open the scoring.



Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Vardy to score first @ 100/30

Tip 2 – Leicester to win 2-1 @ 15/2

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