Bournemouth vs Leicester by PatrickBateman
Hosts are 12th on the table with 18 points, 2 more than Leicester. They are playing good this season, and and have establish themselves as a respectable Premier League team. They don`t have particularly good or bad runs. They have ups and downs, but always staying firm in the long run. Two weeks ago they beat Liverpool at home, which was really an achievement considering they were 3:1 down until 76th minute. Last time out, they were stopped at Burnley, who are always tough hosts. They are getting better results at home, finding net in every game except against Tottenham, in a game which finished 0:0. They will miss Cook, Stanislas and Surman, all injured.
Leicester City are 14th with 16 points. They are missing continuity this season, and that is something which has been the biggest problem for them. Also, away from home, they managed to get only one point out of seven games, which makes them the worst guests in the league alongside Burnley. They are, however, scoring regularly, both home and away, failing to find a net only on two occasions. They are coming from a convincing home win against Manchester City 4:2, in a game in which they were 3:0 up by the 20th minute, with visitors` goals coming in 82nd and 90th minute only as a consolation. That game saw Vardy scoring a hat-trick, which is more than he scored all season, and he will surely be determined to build on that. They will still be without Kasper Schmeichel, as well as suspended Danny Simpson.
This is a tough match to predict a winner. Leicester are a better team, but they have rarely been showing that this season. Also, their abysmal away record makes hard to see them as victors here. Bournemouth, on the other side are a very "moody" and unpredictable team. Both teams have been included in mostly high-scoring clashes this season, and both teams have been scoring regularly. It`s also hard to find Leicester`s game this season which hasn`t finished with both teams scoring, With both teams having negative goal differences, while scoring almost 1.5 goals per game, I think that trend will continue here and that we will see another high scoring clash. Therefore it seems logical to go with both teams to score and over 2.5 goals.
|BTTS and over 2.5 goals||Bet365||2.00||8||1-0 LOST (-8 units)|
* Odds as of post published time and are subject to change.