Arsenal Gunners vs Leicester City Foxes Odds & Info
|Game||Arsenal Gunners vs Leicester City Foxes|
|Date & Time||Tuesday July 7, 2020, 3:15 PM (EDT)|
Emirates Stadium London, England
Arsenal +135 O/U 2.5
On Tuesday, 7th place Arsenal hosts third-place Leicester City in an English top-flight Premier League Showdown at Emirates. Arsenal is 12-13-8 on 49 points and continues to have an opportunity of qualifying for the Europa League. The Gunners have won four straight across all competitions leading up to this important match and are coming off a big 2-1 victory over Wolverhampton to reach the FA Cup semi-finals. The Gunners will be without Calum Chambers, Pablo Mari and Gabrielle Martinelli.
Arsenal has four wins and one loss across its last five fixtures in all competitions. During that stretch of play, Arsenal has scored 11 goals while its back line and goalkeepers have given up three goals. Arsenal has three clean sheet victories amongst its last five matches played. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is the leading goal scorer for Arsenal with 19, while Nicolas Pepe is the leader in assists with six.
Leicester City was playing out of form until its most recent outing and is 17-7-9 on 58 points following a 3-0 victory at home over Crystal Palace. Jamie Vardy scored his 100th Premier League goal in the match for Leicester City. The Foxes are battling for a spot in the Champions League and a second consecutive victory over Arsenal would go a long way in securing that European spot. Defender Ben Chilwell may miss out due to an Achilles problem as will James Madison who has a bad hip.
Across all competitions Leicester City has one win, two draws and two losses in its last five fixtures. Over that span, Leicester City has scored five goals, while its back line and goalkeepers have allowed 4 goals. The defense has two clean sheets over the last five matches played but one of those was a 0-0 draw. Jamie Vardy is the leading goal scorer for Leicester City with 21, while Harvey Barnes is the leader in assists with eight.
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Although Leicester City easily defeated Arsenal in the reverse match in November of last year 2-0, the Foxes have struggled of late with just one victory in the last five matches played. On the other hand, Arsenal has won four straight matches including a big victory last time out over Wolverhampton and is climbing the EPL table looking to secure a spot in the Europa League. Final Score Prediction, Arsenal wins 2-1