Leicester v Chelsea betting tips: Foxes to test Blues’ mettle
Preview and odds for Saturday’s Premier League clash
The Premier League returns following the international break and leaders Chelsea get the action under way as we examine the odds to find some Leicester v Chelsea betting tips.
The Blues’ four-game winning run came to an end when held by Burnley before the pause and they will be looking to affirm their position at the top while Leicester’s progress has stalled once again and they attempt to find a first victory in three.
Saturday’s game, which takes place at the King Power Stadium and is live on BT Sports, kicks off at 12.30pm.
Leicester v Chelsea match odds
Leicester headed into the international break on shaky ground as victories over Manchester United and Brentford were followed by a loss to resurgent Arsenal and a frustrating draw with struggling Leeds.
The Foxes have now slipped out of the top 10 and a repeat of last season’s fifth-place finish is drifting out of sight.
Chelsea are looking to maintain a three-point lead at the summit and are priced up as the 4/5 favourites to remain unbeaten away from home.
Leicester v Chelsea head-to-head
Although Leicester got the better of Thomas Tuchel’s side to lift the FA Cup in May, honours have been pretty even between these two in the league in recent seasons.
Chelsea avenged that Wembley defeat when they met at Stamford Bridge three days later but they have not won at the King Power in the top-flight since September 2017.
There have been no more than three goals in the last four head-to-head fixtures and you can get 3/10 for under 3.5 in our Leicester v Chelsea betting tips.
Leicester v Chelsea key battles
Only Manchester City and Arsenal have taken away three points from the King Power this season and both did so by nullifying Leicester’s attacking strengths and keeping a clean sheet.
Chelsea’s defence have conceded only four goals all season in the league and are more than up to the challenge of holding the Foxes at bay.
It is 11/8 for a Chelsea clean sheet in Leicester v Chelsea betting tips.
This match could also be determined by how Leicester deal with Chelsea’s flying wing-backs Reece James and Ben Chilwell.
The in-form England internationals have been central to Tuchel’s plans of late and have not only provided plenty of assistance to the forward line but have also been scoring themselves.
All odds and markets correct as of date of publication