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Watford vs Leicester Betting Tips - Relegation threatened hosts to keep Leicester honest

Watford are unbeaten in 7 of their last 8 home matches
Watford vs Leicester
Watford and Leicester are set to produce BTTS in closley fought EPL contest (Getty Images)

Watford vs Leicester Preview, Predictions & Betting Tips


Watford continue their quest for English Premier League survival against Leicester City at Vicarage Road. The Hornets' home form has been vital this season, can they match highflying Leicester?

Watford Form


Watford failed to build on their impressive 3-0 win over Liverpool as they were beaten 1-0 at Crystal Palace. Efforts from Troy Deeney and Abdoulaye Doucoure were saved by the Palace keeper as they failed to convert any of their three attempts on target.

Nigel Pearson’s side know they must start picking up points, especially at Vicarage Road where they have suffered just one defeat in their last eight matches.

Watford are often hampered by poor defending and have kept just one clean sheet in their last seven matches in all competitions.

Watford News


Right back Daryl Janmaat is suffering with a knee Injury while winger Gerard Deulofeu is ruled out for the rest of the season.

Leicester Form


Leicester returned to winning ways in fine style as they hammered Aston Villa 4-0 in the Premier League. Jamie Vardy came off the bench to grab a second half brace while Harvey Barnes also netted twice.

The result ended a run of four Premier League matches without a win for the Foxes, keeping them firmly in the hunt for Champions League football. Brendan Rodgers’ side are unbeaten in six of their last nine matches in all competitions.

Leicester have been less than convincing at the back having conceded in 11 of their last 14 Premier League matches.

Leicester News


Right back Ricardo Pereira is out with a cruciate ligament injury. Forward Ayoze Perez is doubtful but James Maddison and Ben Chilwell return from injury.

Watford vs Leicester Head to Head


Leicester have a 19-14 advantage with 10 draws from 43 previous matches against Watford. 

Leicester claimed a 2-0 victory in the reverse meeting at the King Power Stadium. Goals in each half from Jamie Vardy and James Maddison were enough to earn them the win.

Watford vs Leicester Odds 


Watford are 3.30 outsiders at Ladbrokes 3.00 with Leicester available at 2.15. A draw is set at 3.50 which could be a popular pick.

Leicester produced over 3.5 goals in their last fixture which is priced at 3.40. Over 2.5 goals is paying 1.90 at bet365.

Watford vs Leicester Match Up


Ismaila Sarr’s pace has been a weapon for Watford this season with the winger also possessing an eye for goal. He scored a brace in his last home fixture and should combine well with Troy Deeney up front.

Leicester will be pleased to have top scorer Jamie Vardy back among the goals after taking his tally to 19 for the season. The striker has also found the net five times in 10 previous matches against Watford and will be confident of getting on the score sheet on Saturday.

Watford vs Leicester Stats


  • Watford have failed to keep a clean sheet in 6 of their last 7 matches (all competitions).
  • Watford are unbeaten in 7 of their last 8 home matches (all competitions).
  • Leicester have failed to keep a clean sheet in 11 of their last 14 matches (English Premier League).
  • Leicester are unbeaten in 6 of their last 9 matches (all competitions).

Watford vs Leicester FAQ

Where can I watch the Watford vs Leicester live stream online?

Check our live streaming calendar for the Watford vs Leicester live stream online.

When is Watford vs Leicester being played?

Watford vs Leicester will be played at 12.30 BST on Saturday 20 June 2020.

Where is Watford vs Leicester being played?

Watford vs Leicester will be played at Vicarage Road in Watford, England.

What is Watford’s most recent form?

Watford’s recent form (last 5 matches): LWLDL

What is Leicester’s most recent form?

Leicester’s recent form (last 5 matches): WWLLD

What is the Watford vs Leicester H2H record?

Total Matches: 43, Watford Wins: 14, Leicester Wins: 19, Draws: 10

What is the predicted Watford line-up?

Predicted Watford line-up (4-2-3-1): Foster, Massina, Femenia, Kabasele, Cathcart, Hughes, Capoue, Doucoure, Pereyra, Sarr, Deeney.

Unavailable: Deulofeu (injured), Janmaat (injured).

What is the predicted Leicester line-up?

Predicted Leicester line-up (4-5-1): Schmeichel, Justin, Chilwell, Evans, Soyuncu, Ndidi, Tielemans, Maddison, Perez, Barnes, Vardy.

Unavailable: Pereira (injured)

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Verdict

Watford's strong home form means this one should end in a draw. BTTS is also tipped as both defences are likely to struggle against the attacking threats on display.

Best Bet: BTTS Yes BTTS @-133.33 at BetMGM - 5 Units
Value Bet: Draw Full Time Result @230 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Correct Score @600 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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