Leicester vs Wolves prediction: Being knocked out of the top 4 was Leicester’s defeat last season. Therefore, the Foxes are very determined to improve the results in the new season. Entering the match in the first round, Leicester will welcome Wolves at home. Also playing ineffectively last season, Wolves is desperate to get a higher ranking.
- Match date: 02:00 pm on 2021/08/14
- Event: Premier League
- Stage: Matchday 1st
- Location: King Power Stadium
LEICESTER VS WOLVES PREDICTION: TEAM COMPARISON & TIPS
Leicester has an advantage over the opponent when they are kicked at King Power’s home ground. It will be a difficult trip for Wolves.
Leicester’s form in the last 5 matches: L L D W W
Leicester did not play well at the end of last season. With 38 matches in the English Premier League 2020/21, the total number of victories that Leicester owns is 20. But the number of matches that the Foxes have drawn is only 6. Thus, they have had to receive 12 defeats. Therefore, Leicester’s loss rate last season was 31.6%. Winning 66 points, Brendan Rodgers and his students were only in 5th place. Notably, they were only one point behind the top 4.
Looking at the present time, Leicester is relatively well prepared for the new season. Considering the last 5 matches, they had to receive 2 defeats. However, after losing to Wycombe, the Foxes had 3 consecutive unbeaten matches. Most recently, Leicester won 1-0 in the English Super Cup match against Man City.
Wolves’ form in the last 5 matches: W L D W L
Confronting Leicester in the opening match is not a small challenge for Wolves. Looking at last season, Wolves has shown a negative and ineffective performance. With 38 games played, the number of victories that Wolves has for themselves is only 12. It is worth mentioning that this team has lost 17 matches and drawn 9 more times. The total score that the Wolves have is 45, can only finish in 13th place.
Also looking at the last 5 friendlies played, Wolves can’t get a good result. Specifically, the number of victories that coach Bruno Lage’s students had is 2. But that is also the number of defeats that this team received. Wolves’ win-loss ratio is also 40%. Recently, when playing a friendly against Celta Vigo, Wolves received a 0-1 defeat.
Select: Leicester FT.
Head-to-head matches between Leicester and Wolves often result in a draw. With 27 previous encounters, the total number of draws was 12, accounting for 44.4%. Leicester is still the team with the better result with 9 wins. In contrast, Wolves have 6 times to beat the opponent.
Looking at the last 5 matches between the two teams, the balance is being shown. Each side can earn 1 win. Thus, there are 3 matches where the two teams are tied. With the second leg last season, they drew 0-0.
Select: Leicester FT.
The recent confrontations between Leicester and Wolves usually do not have many goals appearing. Considering the last 5 matches, the total number of goals scored by both sides is only 8. Thus, the scoring efficiency is 1.6 goals/match. Notably, there were 3 matches that ended with a score of 0-0.
Therefore, it is likely that this match will also have few goals. Looking at the last 5 matches Leicester has played, the attack still maintains stability with 7 goals. Meanwhile, Wolves has a rate of 1.2 goals per game.
With Over/Under 2.5, Leicester’s last 5 matches have won 3 Under times, corresponding to a rate of 60%. On the side of Wolves, Under won 3 times in the last 5 matches they attended.
Select: Under 2.5 FT.
Leicester vs Wolves Prediction: Leicester 1-0 Wolves FT (0-0 H1).
The above is information about the prediction in the 1st match of Premier League between Leicester vs Wolves on 2021/08/14 of the CMD368 bookie.