Leicester City FC vs Aston Villa FC Odds & Info
|Game||Leicester City FC vs Aston Villa FC|
|Date & Time||Sunday October 18, 2020, 2:15 PM (EDT)|
King Power Stadium King Power Stadium, Leicester, England
LEI -114 O/U 2.5
Leicester City hosts Aston Villa in an English Premier League fixture on Sunday as the top-flight English league restarts following a break for international play. Leicester City is in third place at 3-0-1 on nine points with a +5 goal difference. Leicester City started with three consecutive victories but was defeated 3-0 by West Ham on matchday 4 that followed a 5-2 victory over Manchester City.
Leicester City has three wins and two losses in its most recent five fixtures and over that span has scored 12 goals and allowed nine. The Leicester City offense has been held scoreless in two of its last five matches. Jamie Vardy is the leading goal scorer for Leicester City with five, while six other teammates have scored one goal apiece. Timothy Castagne is the leader in assists with two.
Aston Villa has been the surprise of the top-flight English league and sits in second place at 3-0-0 on nine points with a +9 goal difference and a match in hand. Dean Smith's club is coming off an impressive 7-2 victory over reigning Premier League champions Liverpool. The defense for Aston Villa has been very strong conceding only two goals, with both of those against Liverpool and held its other two opponents scoreless in domestic league play.
Aston Villa has four wins and one loss over its last five matches played and has scored 14 goals and allowed three during that span. The Aston Villa backline and goalkeeper have three clean sheets in their last five matches played. Ollie Watkins and Jack Grealish are the leading goal scorers for Aston Villa with three each and John McGinn and Grealish are the leaders in assists with three each.
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Over the last five matches played between these two English Premier League clubs, Leicester City has two wins, Aston Villa has one win and one has ended in a draw. Leicester City embarrassed Aston Villa 4-0 in the most recent match played between the two on March 9th. However, Leicester City has been up and down in its last two matches defeating Manchester City 5-2 then losing to West Ham 3-0, while Aston Villa has won each of its first free matches to open league play. Final Score Prediction, Aston Villa wins 2-1