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Leicester vs Arsenal Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Goals expected as both sides rest players

  • Leicester City host Arsenal in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday
  • Both sides have started the Premier League with 2 wins
  • Arteta and Rodgers are expected to make a number of changes
  • The Gunners' squad depth gives them the edge at the King Power Stadium
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Arsenal and Leicester City are both expected to make a number of changes for this Carabao Cup clash (Getty Images)

Leicester City host Arsenal at King Power Stadium in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday. Both sides are expected to rotate their starting XI’s, but it is Arsenal who look to have superior depth in their squad.

Leicester City Form


Leicester finished fifth last season after being in the top four for the majority of the season. They lost three of their last four matches to fall out of the Champions League places. 

Brendan Rodgers’ team lost 4-1 on the road at Bournemouth, 3-0 at Tottenham and 2-0 at home to Manchester United in that run.

In their first match of this campaign The Foxes won 3-0 at West Brom before seeing off Burnley 4-2 at home. Harvey Barnes, James Justin and Dennis Praet netted the goals.

Leicester City News


Right-back Ricardo Pereira and centre-back Jonny Evans will both miss this clash through injury. 

Manager, Brendon Rodgers is expected to make plenty of changes with Wes Morgan and Christian Fuchs likely to start in defence. Midfielder Hamza Choudhury and forward Kelechi Iheanacho are likely starters.

Arsenal Form


Arsenal ended last season in fine form as they beat three of the top four Premier League teams. The Gunners beat Liverpool 2-1 at home before seeing off Manchester City 2-0 in the FA Cup semi final. 

In the FA Cup final Arsenal defeated Chelsea 2-1 at Wembley to lift the trophy.

Arsenal began the new season with a 3-0 win at Fulham and a late 2-1 victory at home against West Ham. Alexandre Lacazette and Eddie Nketiah scored the goals against the Hammers.

Arsenal News


Arsenal are missing Gabriel Martinelli in attack and have four centre-backs out injured in Shkodran Mustafi, Sokratis, Pablo Mari and Callum Chambers. Versatile defender Kieran Tierney is also a doubt. 

Mikel Arteta is expected to change most of his side with Runar Alex Runarsson in line to debut in goal. Nicolas Pepe and Eddie Nketiah have a point to prove in attack. 

Leicester City vs Arsenal Head to Head


Arsenal hold a 50-21 advantage over Leicester City in 104 previous meetings along with 33 draws. In their last clash Leicester came away with a 1-1 draw at the Emirates Stadium.

Leicester City vs Arsenal Odds


Arsenal are favourites at 2.50, Leicester are available at 2.90 and a draw can be backed at 3.25.

Over 2.5 goals is valued at 1.95 while under 2.5 goals is paying 1.85 with bet365.

Leicester City vs Arsenal Match Up


Brendan Rodgers’ side may need to focus on outscoring the Gunners instead of soaking up pressure.

Both sides are expected to make changes but Arsenal arguably have more depth and Leicester are likely to have a makeshift back four. 

Leicester City vs Arsenal Stats


  • Leicester have lost 3 of their last 5 matches (Premier League).
  • Leicester have seen over 2.5 goals in their last 2 matches (Premier League).
  • Leicester have seen over 3.5 goals in 4 of their last 9 home matches (Premier League).
  • Leicester have seen over 3.5 goals in 3 of their last 6 matches against Arsenal (Premier League).
  • Arsenal have won their last 5 matches (all competitions).
  • Arsenal have seen over 2.5 goals in 4 of their last 5 matches (all competitions).
  • Arsenal have seen BTTS Yes in 4 of their last 5 matches (all competitions).

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Where is Leicester City vs Arsenal being played?

Leicester City vs Arsenal is being played at King Power Stadium in Leicester, England.

When is Leicester City vs Arsenal being played?

Leicester City vs Arsenal is being played at 19:45 BST on Wednesday 23 September 2020.

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Verdict

I'm backing Arsenal to beat Leicester City in a high scoring affair.

Best Bet: Over 2.5 Goals Total Goals @-105.26 at BetMGM - 4 Units
Value Bet: Arsenal Win Full Time Result @+150 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units
Over/Under Goals Tip: Over 3.5 Goals Total Goals @+240 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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