Lineups

Watford

( 4-4-2 )

  • 1. B. Foster

  • 15. C. Cathcart

  • 25. J. Holebas

  • 2. D. Janmaat

  • 6. A. Mariappa Yellow Card

  • 29. E. Capoue Yellow Card

  • 16. A. Doucouré Yellow Card

  • 19. W. Hughes

    90'
  • 37. R. Pereyra

  • 9. T. Deeney Goal Yellow Card

  • 7. Deulofeu

    69'

Substitutes

  • 1. Gomes

  • 11. A. Masina

  • 27. C. Kabasele

  • 8. T. Cleverley

    90'
  • 20. Domingos Quina

  • 18. A. Gray Goal Yellow Card

    69'
  • 22. I. Success

England - Premier League

13' A. Mariappa 13' Yellow Card 13'  A. Mariappa 60' E. Capoue 60' Yellow Card 60'  E. Capoue 61' A. Doucouré 61' Yellow Card 61'  A. Doucouré 62' T. Deeney 62' Yellow Card 62'  T. Deeney 84' Ricardo Pereira 84' Yellow Card 84'  Ricardo Pereira 90' A. Gray 90' Yellow Card 90'  A. Gray 5' T. Deeney 5' Goal 5'   Deeney T. Deeney 75' J. Vardy 75' Goal 75'   Vardy J. Vardy 90' A. Gray 90' Goal 90'   Gray A. Gray
Watford

Watford

2 - 1

Leicester City

Leicester City

  • 5
    1 - 0
  • HT
    1 - 0
  • 75'
    1 - 1
  • 90
    2 - 1
  • Date: 03/03/2019
  • Time: 12:00
  • Venue: Vicarage Road
  • Referee: Jon Moss
Watford vs Leicester

Date published: 3/2/2019 6:17:52 PM

Watford vs Leicester

Bet365 Pre-Match Odds: Watford 7/5, Draw 9/4, Leicester 2/1

MATCH PREVIEW

Watford's four-game unbeaten run was brought down to a crashing end on Wednesday when they were thumped 5-0 by table-toppers Liverpool at Anfield and the Hornets will be looking for an instant response.

Javi Gracia's side won their last match at Vicarage Road - beating Everton 1-0 - and they have suffered just one home defeat from their last five games, that coming against Chelsea on Boxing Day.

The Hertfordshire outfit could keep three consecutive home clean sheets in the Premier League for the first time since April 2017 and they have full-back Kiko Femenia back in contention after six weeks out with a thigh injury.

Leicester begin a new era on Sunday after replacing Claude Puel with Rodgers, who returns to England after a two-and-a-half-year stint in Scotland, having guided Celtic to the 'double-treble' last season.

The Foxes picked up a 2-1 win at home to Brighton with their new manager in the stands on Tuesday and they will be looking to record back-to-back victories for the first time since Boxing Day.

Midfielders Daniel Armartey and Marc Albrighton are the only absentees for the 2015/16 English champions, with Rodgers expected to stick with the same starting XI that defeated the Seagulls.

BETTING VERDICT

Leicester seemed to be on the ropes when the team suffered their third straight league defeat last weekend. A 4-1 loss to Crystal Palace seems a devastating one at first glance however, the Foxes did have 27 attempts at goal and were unlucky to concede the opener.

Nevertheless, Claude Puel was given his marching orders the next day and was briskly replaced by now former Celtic boss, Brendan Rodgers.

Watford, on the other hand, went from the heights of thrashing Cardiff 5-1 to the lows of getting thrashed 5-0 by league leaders Liverpool.

When it comes to their home form, there is certainly a lot more to be desired from a Watford point of view. The Hornets have won six of their 13 matches at Vicarage Road but also faced five defeats.

However, in more recent times, Javi Garcia’s have improved and are now looking for a third consecutive clean sheet at home since April 2017.

The betting recommendation in this game is to back the hosts. While Leicester’s 2-1 win over Brighton may have lifted spirits, it was a victory against a side in serious need of form.

A second betting recommendation concerns penalties. Since Watford returned to the top flight in the 2015/16 season, meetings between them and the Foxes have seen more penalty goals than any other fixture in the competition.

Recommendations
Watford to win and both teams to score – 4/1 Paddy Power
Penalty in the match – 13/4 888Sport

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Simulation

Leicester City vs Watford

There is a 26.7% chance of a draw.
In simulations where the game is not a draw Leicester City, at 47.0%, are heavy favorites to beat Watford who have just a 26.3% chance to win at home.
Overall, the average simulation score is Leicester City 1.7 to Watford 1.2.
In simulation wins, Watford upsets Leicester City by averaging 10.0 shots and 4.2 shots on goal.
They average 2.3 goals in simulated victories vs just 0.6 in simulation losses.

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Match Information

  • Premier League
  • Round 29
  • Vicarage Road
  • Jon Moss
  • 20,062
  • 03 Mar, 12:00

Predictions

Markets Odds Probability% Bet Here
Over 0.5 In 1st Half
2/5 Bookmaker
66%Panelty

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Both Teams To Score
4/5 Bookmaker
59%Panelty

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Over 2.5 In Full Time
11/2 Bookmaker
56%Panelty

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Sum of Goal Between 2 & 3
1/1 Bookmaker
56%Panelty

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Betting Tips

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Watford Player Prediction

Players Shots SG Goals G%
R. Pereyra 1.33 0.51 0.23 20.90%
Deulofeu 1.41 0.40 0.14 13.04%
J. Holebas 0.49 0.16 0.11 10.60%
W. Hughes 0.74 0.32 0.10 9.36%

Leicester City Player Prediction

Players Shots SG Goals G%
J. Vardy 1.58 0.81 0.47 37.58%
Ricardo Pereira 0.51 0.25 0.08 8.02%

League Table

Place Team GP Won Draw Lost GF GA GD Points
1 Manchester City 38 32 2 4 95 23 72 98
2 Liverpool 38 30 7 1 89 22 67 97
3 Chelsea 38 21 9 8 63 39 24 72
4 Tottenham 38 23 2 13 67 39 28 71
5 Arsenal 38 21 7 10 73 51 22 70
6 Manchester United 38 19 9 10 65 54 11 66
7 Wolverhampton Wanderers 38 16 9 13 47 46 1 57
8 Everton 38 15 9 14 54 46 8 54
9 Leicester City 38 15 7 16 51 48 3 52
10 West Ham United 38 15 7 16 52 55 -3 52
11 Watford 38 14 8 16 52 59 -7 50
12 Crystal Palace 38 14 7 17 51 53 -2 49
13 Newcastle United 38 12 9 17 42 48 -6 45
14 AFC Bournemouth 38 13 6 19 56 70 -14 45
15 Burnley 38 11 7 20 45 68 -23 40
16 Southampton 38 9 12 17 45 65 -20 39
17 Brighton and Hove Albion 38 9 9 20 35 60 -25 36
18 Cardiff City 38 10 4 24 34 69 -35 34
19 Fulham 38 7 5 26 34 81 -47 26
20 Huddersfield Town 38 3 7 28 22 76 -54 16
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Watford

Leicester City

  • Pd
  • W
  • D
  • L
  • Pts
  • Rank
  • Pd
  • W
  • D
  • L
  • Pts
  • Rank
  • Overall Record
  • 38
  • 14
  • 8
  • 16
  • 50
  • 11
  • 38
  • 15
  • 7
  • 16
  • 52
  • 9
  • Away Record
  • 19
  • 8
  • 3
  • 8
  • 27
  • 11
  • 19
  • 8
  • 3
  • 8
  • 27
  • 9
  • Home Record
  • 19
  • 6
  • 5
  • 8
  • 23
  • 11
  • 19
  • 7
  • 4
  • 8
  • 25
  • 9
  • Home
  • Away
  • Overall
  • Home
  • Away
  • Overall
  • Goal for
  • 26
  • 26
  • 52
  • 24
  • 27
  • 51
  • Average Goal For
  • -2
  • -5
  • -7
  • 4
  • -1
  • 3
  • Goal Against
  • 28
  • 31
  • 59
  • 20
  • 28
  • 48
  • Pd
  • W
  • D
  • L
  • Pts
  • Rank
  • Pd
  • W
  • D
  • L
  • Pts
  • Rank
  • Last 8 Overall
  • 8
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • 50
  • 11
  • 8
  • 3
  • 2
  • 3
  • 52
  • 9
  • Last 5 Away
  • 5
  • 1
  • 1
  • 3
  • 50
  • 11
  • 5
  • 2
  • 1
  • 2
  • 52
  • 9
  • Last 5 Home
  • 5
  • 4
  • 0
  • 1
  • 50
  • 11
  • 5
  • 2
  • 1
  • 2
  • 52
  • 9

Recent Head-to-Head Results

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Watford 1-1 Leicester City
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05-Mar-2016
Watford 0-1 Leicester City
07-Nov-2015
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Watford Last 5 Games

26/09/2020
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W
22/09/2020
Newport County 3-1 Watford
L
19/09/2020
Sheffield Wednesday 0-0 Watford
D
15/09/2020
Oxford United 0-3 Watford
W
11/09/2020
Watford 1-0 Middlesbrough
W

Leicester City Last 5 Games

23/09/2020
Leicester City 0-2 Arsenal
L
20/09/2020
Leicester City 4-2 Burnley
W
13/09/2020
West Bromwich Albion 0-3 Leicester City
W
05/09/2020
Leicester City 1-1 Blackburn Rovers
D
29/08/2020
Sheffield Wednesday 0-0 Leicester City
D

Lineups

Watford
(4-4-2)
Leicester City
(4-1-4-1)
  • 1. B. Foster

  • 15. C. Cathcart

  • 25. J. Holebas

  • 2. D. Janmaat

  • 6. A. Mariappa Yellow Card

  • 29. E. Capoue Yellow Card

  • 16. A. Doucouré Yellow Card

  • 19. W. Hughes

    90'
  • 37. R. Pereyra

  • 9. T. Deeney Goal Yellow Card

  • 7. Deulofeu

    69'

Substitutes

  • 1. Gomes

  • 11. A. Masina

  • 27. C. Kabasele

  • 8. T. Cleverley

    90'
  • 20. Domingos Quina

  • 18. A. Gray Goal Yellow Card

    69'
  • 22. I. Success

  • 1. K. Schmeichel

  • 5. W. Morgan

  • 0. B. Chilwell

  • 14. Ricardo Pereira Yellow Card

  • 5. H. Maguire

  • 6. J. Evans

  • 10. J. Maddison

  • 8. Y. Tielemans

    82'
  • 15. H. Barnes

    66'
  • 25. W. Ndidi

  • 9. J. Vardy Goal

    83'

Substitutes

  • 12. D. Ward

  • 28. C. Fuchs

  • 4. Ç. Söyüncü

  • 7. D. Gray

    66'
  • 31. R. Ghezzal

  • 24. N. Mendy

    82'
  • 14. K. Iheanacho

    83'

Live Match Stats

Watford Watford
Leicester City Leicester City
1
Corners
4
5
Shots On Target
2
42
Possession
58
5
Yellow Cards
1
0
Red Cards
0
1
Shots Off Target
11
92
Attacks
122
38
Dangerous
63

Statistics

Watford Watford
Leicester City Leicester City
38
Games Played
38

Results

Watford Watford
Leicester City Leicester City
14
Wins
15
8
Draws
7
16
Lossed
16

Goal Scoring

Watford Watford
Leicester City Leicester City
52
Goals Scored
51
1.37
Average Goals Per Game
1.34
63
More > 2.5 Goals
50
2
More > 3 Goals
1
13
Won More > 1 Goal
12

Other

Watford Watford
Leicester City Leicester City
59
Goals Conceded
48
10
Did Not Score
8
61
Both Teams Scored
58
7
Clean Sheets
10
5
Won Without Conceding
8

Watford v Leicester City

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    Watford 2-1 Leicester City

    Date published: 3/3/2019 3:41:51 PM

    Andre Gray scored in injury time as Watford beat Leicester 2-1 to condemn Brendan Rodgers to defeat in his first game in charge of the Foxes.

    Troy Deeney gave the hosts an early lead but Jamie Vardy hit back for the Foxes and it looked as if the visitors were going to claim a point until substitute Gray's late winner.
    The Hornets made a strong start and Adrian Mariappa tested visiting keeper Kasper Schmeichel early before Deeney gave them the lead on five minutes.
    Deeney worked the ball into the penalty area but referee John Moss called the play back for a Watford free kick.
    The striker wasn't happy with the decision but any disappointment soon turned to joy as he headed home Gerard Deulofeu's set piece.
    Watford nearly doubled their advantage after the restart but Abdoulaye Doucoure's 20-yard effort was well saved by Schmeichel, while Leicester's Harry Maguire fired over when well placed soon after.
    Both sides struggled to create chances as the second half progressed but Leicester nearly got lucky when Wilfred Ndidi's mishit cross hit the crossbar.
    Leicester did manage to level matters on 75 minutes when Youri Tielemans picked out Jamie Vardy, who sprinted clear and slotted the ball past Ben Foster in the Watford goal.
    The visitors could have come away with all three points but Wes Morgan headed wide from James Maddison's cross late on and they were made to pay for that miss as Watford struck in injury time.
    Deeney profited from a poor Schmeichel clearance and clipped a lovely ball over the top to Gray, who made no mistake with a fine left-footed finish to secure a win for the hosts.

    Lineups

    Leicester City

    ( 4-1-4-1 )

    • 1. K. Schmeichel

    • 5. W. Morgan

    • 0. B. Chilwell

    • 14. Ricardo Pereira Yellow Card

    • 5. H. Maguire

    • 6. J. Evans

    • 10. J. Maddison

    • 8. Y. Tielemans

      82'
    • 15. H. Barnes

      66'
    • 25. W. Ndidi

    • 9. J. Vardy Goal

      83'

    Substitutes

    • 12. D. Ward

    • 28. C. Fuchs

    • 4. Ç. Söyüncü

    • 7. D. Gray

      66'
    • 31. R. Ghezzal

    • 24. N. Mendy

      82'
    • 14. K. Iheanacho

      83'