Leicester City vs Tottenham Hotspur Preview

Leicester City vs Tottenham Hotspur 

Competition – Barclays Premier League

Stadium – King Power Stadium

Date: 18th May 2017

Kick-off time – 19:45 GMT

Live in-play betting – bet365

Leicester City will be hoping to bounce back from their 2-1 loss to Manchester City while Tottenham will look to build on their win over Manchester United at the weekend.

Leicester have achieved their main objective of the second half of the season by avoiding relegation back into the Championship.

The former league champions are on course to finish the season inside the top 10 but they need to win their remaining 2 games for them to be able to achieve that.

They lost their last league match, but prior to that game, they won two games on the bounce.

They are currently 11th in the league table with 43 points from 36 league games.

They have scored at least one goal in each of their last 3 league games.

Tottenham responded well to losing to West Ham in the London derby by winning against Manchester United over the weekend.

They have an opportunity to build a winning run with a win in this match over Leicester.

They are currently 2nd in the league table after impressively collecting 80 points from their 36 league matches this season, 7 points more than Liverpool who have played a game more than them.

They have 5 wins from their last 6 league games scoring at least 2 goals in 5 of their last league matches and have won all 3 of their last 3 league games.

Tottenham did have a slight chance of winning the Barclays Premier League this year however that glory goes to Chelsea and making it to the Champions League is a great achievement for a team like Tottenham.

Results of each team’s last 5 matches across all leagues and competitions

 
Leicester City last 5 matches (most recent first):
13/05/17 (a)Manchester City 2-1 L
06/05/17 (h)Watford 3-0 W
29/04/17 (a)West Bromwich Albion 0-1 W
26/04/17 (a)Arsenal 1-0 L
18/04/17 (h)Atlético Madrid 1-1 D
 
Tottenham Hotspur last 5 matches (most recent first):
14/05/17 (h)Manchester United 2-1 W
05/05/17 (a)West Ham United 1-0 L
30/04/17 (h)Arsenal 2-0 W
26/04/17 (a)Crystal Palace 0-1 W
22/04/17 (a)Chelsea 4-2 L

Last time they met: Tottenham Hotspur 1-1 Leicester City

Other fixtures taking place this week in the Premier League Fixtures:

Premier League Table

# Team MP W D L F A G P
1 Manchester City 8 7 1 0 29 4 +25 22
2 Manchester United 8 6 2 0 21 2 +19 20
3 Tottenham Hotspur 8 5 2 1 15 5 +10 17
4 Watford 8 4 3 1 13 13 +0 15
5 Chelsea 8 4 1 3 13 8 +5 13
6 Arsenal 8 4 1 3 12 10 +2 13
7 Burnley 8 3 4 1 8 6 +2 13
8 Liverpool 8 3 4 1 13 12 +1 13
9 Newcastle United 8 3 2 3 9 8 +1 11
10 Brighton & Hov… 9 3 2 4 9 10 -1 11
11 West Bromwich Albion 8 2 4 2 7 9 -2 10
12 Southampton 8 2 3 3 7 9 -2 9
13 Huddersfield Town 8 2 3 3 5 9 -4 9
14 Swansea City 8 2 2 4 5 8 -3 8
15 Everton 8 2 2 4 5 13 -8 8
16 Stoke City 8 2 2 4 9 18 -9 8
17 West Ham United 9 2 2 5 8 17 -9 8
18 Leicester City 8 1 3 4 10 13 -3 6
19 AFC Bournemouth 8 1 1 6 4 12 -8 4
20 Crystal Palace 8 1 0 7 2 18 -16 3

Latest Premier League Results

October 20, 2017
West Ham United 0 - 3 Brighton & Hov…
October 16, 2017
Leicester City 1 - 1 West Bromwich Albion
October 15, 2017
Southampton 2 - 2 Newcastle United
Brighton & Hov… 1 - 1 Everton
October 14, 2017
Watford 2 - 1 Arsenal
Burnley 1 - 1 West Ham United
Crystal Palace 2 - 1 Chelsea
Manchester City 7 - 2 Stoke City
Tottenham Hotspur 1 - 0 AFC Bournemouth
Swansea City 2 - 0 Huddersfield Town
Liverpool 0 - 0 Manchester United
October 1, 2017
Newcastle United 1 - 1 Liverpool
Everton 0 - 1 Burnley
Arsenal 2 - 0 Brighton & Hov…

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