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Morgan, Wes

90' 90' Bardsley, Phil
Praet, Dennis

Albrighton, Marc

83' Praet, Dennis 79' 73' Dunne, Jimmy 70' Rodriguez, Jay

Vydra, Matej

Perez, Ayoze

Maddison, James

63' Justin, James Michael 61' Pieters, Erik 50' 40' Brady, Robbie

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Leicester City FC vs Burnley FC betting tips

This article covers Leicester City FC vs Burnley FC betting tips and predictions.

Also included is a thorough Leicester City FC vs Burnley FC betting preview.

Note: All odds mentioned in this article are correct at the time of publishing and are subject to change.

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WHICHFORD, ENGLAND – APRIL 17: Nike Premier League Strike Football photographed on April 23, 2020 in Whichford, Warwickshire, United Kingdom. No Premier League matches have been played since March 9th due to the Coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic. (Photo by VISIONHAUS)

Leicester City FC vs Burnley FC: Match details

Match: Leicester City FC vs Burnley FC

Competition: Premier League

Date: September 20, 2020

Kick-off time: 7:00 pm, September 20, 2020 (UK time)

Stadium: King Power Stadium

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LEICESTER, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 21: James Maddison of Leicester City (L) celebrates as he scores his team’s second goal with Demarai Gray during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur at The King Power Stadium on September 21, 2019 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Leicester City FC vs Burnley FC betting prediction: Leicester City FC 2 – 0 Burnley FC

The Foxes welcome Burnley to the King Power Stadium on Sunday for this Premier League match.

 

These two teams exchanged home wins when they faced each other last season. This includes a 2-1 win for Leicester City when they last met here in Leicester.

 

The Clarets won’t have too many fond memories of their trips to King Power Stadium. Their 5 visits here in the Premier League have seen 3 Leicester City wins and 2 draws.

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Dwight McNeil of Burnley during the Premier League match between Burnley and Arsenal at Turf Moor, Burnley on Sunday 12th May 2019. (Photo by Mark Fletcher/MI News/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Leicester City FC vs Burnley FC: What are the betting odds?

The Foxes won 3 of the last 4 home matches in this head-to-head. They also started the season with a comfortable 0-3 win at West Brom last weekend. This makes them the 8/13 favourites to take all three points.

 

These two sides have played out a draw in 4 of the last 8 matches in Leicester, in all competitions. Odds of 3/1 are available if you see Leicester and Burnley cancelling each other out on Sunday

 

Burnley come into Sunday’s match in search of their first away win against Leicester in the Premier League. Only five teams won more matches on their travels than Burnley last season. This suggests their 9/2 odds of winning here could be good value.

Leicester City FC vs Burnley FC – recent form and head to head statistics

Leicester City FC vs Burnley FC form

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Last 5 games for Leicester City FC
September 20, 2020Premier League 20/21Leicester City FC4 - 2Burnley FC
September 13, 2020Premier League 20/21West Bromwich Albion0 - 3Leicester City FC
August 29, 2020Club Friendly Games 2020Sheffield Wednesday0 - 0Leicester City FC
August 26, 2020Club Friendly Games 2020Birmingham City0 - 2Leicester City FC
July 26, 2020Premier League 19/20Leicester City FC0 - 2Manchester United FC
Last 5 games for Burnley FC
September 20, 2020Premier League 20/21Leicester City FC4 - 2Burnley FC
September 17, 2020EFL Cup 20/21Burnley FC1 - 1Sheffield United FC
September 12, 2020Premier League 20/21Burnley FC0 - 0Manchester United FC
September 1, 2020Club Friendly Games 2020Preston North End0 - 0Burnley FC
July 26, 2020Premier League 19/20Burnley FC1 - 2Brighton & Hove Albion FC
Leicester City FC vs Burnley FC Premier League 20/21 form
Leicester City FCBurnley FC
2Matches played1
2Matches won0
27Goal attempts16
12Shots on goal5
5Shots off goal7
20Corner kicks4
66%Average ball possession32%
10Shots blocked4
2Cards given2
30Free kicks11
3Offsides1
5Goals by foot1
1Goals by head1
7Goals scored2
2Goals conceded4
Leicester City FC vs Burnley FC statistics for most recent head to head matches
Leicester City FCBurnley FC
29Matches29
15Home Matches14
14Away Matches15
34Total Goals24
1.17Average Goals Scored0.83
13Wins9
9Losses13
7Draws7
Last 5 games & match results between Leicester City FC and Burnley FC
September 20, 2020Premier League 20/21Leicester City FC4 - 2Burnley FC
January 19, 2020Premier League 19/20Burnley FC2 - 1Leicester City FC
October 19, 2019Premier League 19/20Leicester City FC2 - 1Burnley FC
March 16, 2019Premier League 18/19Burnley FC1 - 2Leicester City FC
November 10, 2018Premier League 18/19Leicester City FC0 - 0Burnley FC

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LEICESTER, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 29: Jamie Vardy of Leicester City during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Newcastle United at The King Power Stadium on September 29, 2019 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Chloe Knott – Danehouse/Getty Images)

Leicester City FC vs Burnley FC: Recommended bets

101 Great Goals’ prediction of Leicester 2 – 0 Burnley is available at odds of 7/1.

 

Leicester’s won this fixture last season back in October by a scoreline of 2-1. A repeat of this score on Sunday is available at odds of 8/1.

 

Burnley’s last win at King Power Stadium was back in the Championship in 2007. You can back them at 14/1 for the same 0-1 scoreline here on Sunday.

 

Leicester vs Burnley has historically been a low scoring game in Leicester averaging 1.77 goals per game. You can back another low scoring game here on Sunday with odds of 10/11 for under 2.5 goals.

 

Although, each of the last three matches between them has seen over 2.5 goals. You can bet on another over 2.5 goals game at 10/11.

 

Jamie Vardy (pictured above) started his defence of the Premier League Golden Boot award with a bang, scoring 2 in Leicester’s 0-3 win at West Brom. Vardy is the favourite to get on the scoresheet at 8/11. You can back the former England international at 5/2 to grab the game’s opening goal.

 

Both of Vardy’s goals at the weekend were from the penalty spot. The odds of Leicester scoring another penalty here are 5/1.

 

Chris Wood (pictured below) was Burnley’s top scorer last season, with 14 Premier League goals. The 28-year-old centre-forward looks the most likely to get on the scoresheet for the Clarets. The New Zealand international is 5/2 to score against Leicester at the weekend. Or 15/2 to do so as the game’s first scorer.


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BURNLEY, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 02: Burnley’s Chris Wood during the Premier League match between Burnley FC and Arsenal FC at Turf Moor on February 2, 2020 in Burnley, United Kingdom. (Photo by Rich Linley – CameraSport via Getty Images)

Leicester City FC vs Burnley FC: Match preview

The big question of this Leicester side over the summer is which version would show up for the 2020/21 season.

 

The side that won 12 of their opening 16 games of the 2019/20 campaign? This form put them in second place and had them being talked up as title challengers.

 

Or the side who averaged just 1 point per game over their final 14 games of the season? This is ordinarily relegation form. Only Aston Villa and Norwich won fewer matches over that period than Leicester’s 3. This run saw them plummet out of the title race, and eventually, the Champions League qualification which looked safe at Christmas.

 

Their performance as well as the result at the weekend is hopefully an indication that last season’s collapse is behind them. As well as the two penalties, they created two other big chances while preventing West Brom from creating any of their own. They were good value for their 0-3 win.

 

For Burnley, this will be their first match of the season due to last weekend’s curtain-raiser against Manchester United being postponed.

 

Dyche’s boys had a fantastic run-in last season, picking up 30 points from their final 16 games of the season. Only Champions Liverpool and the two Manchester clubs won more points over that period.

 

However, Burnley’s threadbare squad just got a little barer over the summer. Jeff Hendrick, Joe Hart, Aaron Lennon, Aiden O’Neill and Ben Gibson have all departed after their contracts expired. As of yet, no players have been brought in to replace them.

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LEICESTER, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 01: Brendan Rodgers, Manager of Leicester City reacts after the Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton FC at The King Power Stadium on December 01, 2019 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Leicester City FC team news vs Burnley FC

The Foxes are still without a number of key players coming into this match.

 

First-choice centre-back Jonny Evans missed out on facing his former club at the weekend due to suspension. He is also currently injured with a quadriceps strain which could see him miss further games even when he has completed his suspension

 

Wes Morgan, who was expected to deputise for Evans, is also being kept out with an injury. He suffered a hamstring injury in the pre-season friendly against Sheffield Wednesday and has not trained since.

 

Third-choice central defender Filip Benkovic has returned from a loan spell at Bristol City. Brendan Rodgers (pictured above) confirmed in midweek he is also now ruled out with a pelvic injury.

 

Ricardo Pereira has been ruled out with a knee injury. The injury has kept Leicester’s first-choice right-back out since March. Timothy Castagne scored on his debut at right-back at the weekend and will continue in place of Pereira.

 

James Maddison has also been out since July with a pelvic injury. He had a brief cameo at the weekend and could be in line to start against Burnley.

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STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND – APRIL 22: James Tarkowski of Burnley arrives ahead of the Premier League match between Stoke City and Burnley at Bet365 Stadium on April 22, 2018 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Burnley FC team news vs Leicester City FC

Sean Dyche also has a long list of injuries to manage as he prepares for his first match of the 2020/21 campaign.

 

Ashley Barnes has been out since January with a groin problem that eventually required a hernia operation. Sean Dyche confirmed this week he is making progress towards a return.

 

“Ashley is making progress and has been training out on the grass.”

– Sean Dyche, Burnley Manager

 

Ben Mee has been out since the end of June with a thigh injury. However, Dyche confirmed he is not nearing a return for the club as he is yet to join full training for Burnley.

 

James Tarkowski (pictured above) played every minute of Burnley’s 2019/20 campaign. He looks unlikely to repeat the feat in 2020/21 as he struggles to get fit for Sunday with a toe injury. With Ben Mee also out, Dyche may need to rely on the youth team to plug the gap at the back.

 

Similar to Mee, Jack Cork missed the last 6 games of 2019/20 with an ankle injury. He is ruled out for this weekend also.

 

Johann Berg Gudmundsson picked up a knock over pre-season. While no confirmation has been provided for how long he could be out, he won’t be playing any part in Sunday’s proceedings.

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Predicted Leicester City FC line-up vs Burnley FC

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