Leicester City vs Manchester United prediction and betting tips (September 1)
Manchester United got a 1-0 win over Southampton in their last Premier League game. Will the Red Devils get all three points against Leicester City in their next game?
Bruno Fernandes scored a goal in their 1-0 victory over Southampton.
Bruno Fernandes scored a goal in their 1-0 victory over Southampton.
by Dipo Lukman Dipo Lukman

Leicester City will face Manchester United in Round 5 of the Premier League.

The match will start at 7 p.m. GMT on Thursday, 1 September 2022. The match venue is King Power Stadium, Leicester.

Latest odds on betting sites

Leicester City have their winning odds placed at 3.50 (+250; 5/2). Manchester United have their winning odds placed at 2.00 (+100 American; 1/1 Fractional). The betting odds for a draw are placed at 3.90 (+290; 29/10).

The chances of the outcomes are as follows: Leicester City — 28%, draw — 25%, Manchester United — 47%.

Latest betting odds on Leicester City vs Manchester United (1 September 2022):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 1.50 (-200; 1/2)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 2.40 (-250; 7/5)
  • Asian handicap (-0.25) on Leicester City — 2.46 (+146; 73/50)
  • Asian handicap (+0.25) on Manchester United— 1.54 (-185; 27/50)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 1.96 (-104; 24/25)

Match preview and statistics

Leicester City suffered a 1-2 defeat to Chelsea in their last Premier League game. Conor Gallagher was sent off after he picked up another yellow card. Raheem Sterling opened the scoreline in the 47th minute with a nice finish from range as he looped the ball over the keeper. The England international doubled their lead in the 63rd minute with a tap-in from close range.

Harvey Barnes pulled one back in the 66th minute as he smashed the ball into the net. Leicester City had 55% ball possession and completed 454 passes. The Foxes created four big chances. Leicester City had 17 shots with five being on target. They had an expected goal of 2.52 compared to Chelsea's expected goal of 1.75.

Leicester City are bottom of the Premier League table with one point. The Foxes have scored six goals while conceding 10 goals with a goal difference of -4.

Leicester City team news: Ricardo Pereira is out of the game with an Achilles tendon injury. Ryan Bertrand is out of the game with a knee injury.

Manchester United got a 1-0 victory over Southampton in their last league game. Bruno Fernandes scored the only goal of the game in the 55th minute as he volleyed the ball first time into the bottom left corner of the net.

The Red Devils had 11 shots with seven being on target. They created three big chances during the game. Manchester United had 1.40 expected goals compared to Southampton's 1.45 expected goals.

The Red Devils are eighth in the Premier League table with six points. Manchester United have scored four goals while conceding seven goals in the league with a difference of -3.

Manchester United team news: Anthony Martial is out of the game with a hamstring injury. Victor Lindelof is a doubt with a knock.

Leicester City vs Manchester United H2H

Liverpool smashed Manchester United by four goals to two in the home fixture last season

Four of the last five games have ended in over 2.5 goals.

Key players and lineup

Leicester City's projected starting lineup:

  • Danny Ward
  • Timothy Castagne
  • Caglar Soyuncu
  • Jonny Evans
  • Daniel Amartey
  • Boubakary Soumare
  • Youri Tielemans
  • Ademola Lookman
  • Harvey Barnes
  • Kelechi Iheanacho
  • Jamie Vardy

Notable subs: Marc Albrighton, Patson Daka, Boubakary Soumare.

James Maddison will return to the line-up against Manchester United after he missed the last game due to injury. He scored a wonderful goal in their 1-2 defeat to Southampton. The England international scored two goals in the Premier League, overperforming his expected goals of 0.58. Maddison provided one assist in the league while providing seven key passes

Manchester United projected starting lineup:

  • David De Gea
  • Luke Shaw
  • Eric Baily
  • Victor Lindelof
  • Diogo Dalot
  • Christian Eriksen
  • Scott McTominay
  • Bruno Fernandes
  • Jadon Sancho
  • Marcus Rashford
  • Cristiano Ronaldo

Notable subs: Alex Telles, Marcus Rashford

Bruno Fernandes scored a goal in their 1-0 victory over Southampton. The Portuguese international has scored one goal in the league, underperforming his expected goals of 1.34. Fernandes has created five chances in the league.

Prediction and betting tips

Four of the last five games between both sides have ended in over 2.5 goals. The last two games between both sides ended in a combined eight goals. Two of the last three Manchester United games have ended in over 2.5 goals. Three of the last four Leicester City’s games have ended in over 2.5 goals. I predict over 2.5 goals.

Leicester City have an incredible record against Manchester City in their last games. The Foxes are unbeaten in their last five games against Manchester United. Leicester City have won three of their last four games against Manchester United. The Foxes are currently in poor form while Manchester United are in good form with two wins in their last two games. I predict a draw as I see both teams cancelling each other out

Betting prediction: Over 2.5 goals

Odds: 1.50 (-200 American; 1/2 Fractional)

Betting prediction: Draw.

Odds: 3.90 (+290 American; 29/10 Fractional)

Leicester City — Manchester United
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Over 2.5 goals
1.50
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