Can Leicester City bounce back from a 6-3 injury and illness loss to Manchester City as they face a rested Liverpool on Tuesday at the King Power Stadium (Watch live at 3 p.m. ET Tuesday on NBCSN and online via NBCSports.com)?
Bettors see this as a fairly long shot, although Liverpool may also be without key pieces after a weekend off and perhaps this is reflected in the Leicester City vs Liverpool odds as well.
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The Reds were set to face Leeds, but a COVID-19 outbreak among opponents has left Jurgen Klopp’s men watching Boxing Day festivities from their homes.
So now they will meet Leicester for the second time in seven days, next Tuesday.
The story of Leicester against Liverpool
These two went on penalties the last time they met, which was…. Last week. Liverpool advanced to the quarter-finals after the 3-3 game ended.
Liverpool have won 52 of their 117 games, losing 40 times since the Reds’ 3-1 victory over Leicester Fosse on November 9, 1895. Expect it to occupy prime real estate in all games on Tuesday. .
This is the first PL meeting of the season between longtime enemies, and Leicester won the last on February 13, 2021. Liverpool were unbeaten in seven games before this result, winning six.
Leicester City and Liverpool’s recent form in the Premier League
Liverpool last five results PL – WWWWW | PL’s last game: draw 2-2 at Tottenham
Leicester City last five results PL – WDLWL | Last game: 6-3 loss to Man City
Leicester City vs Liverpool odds (Full odds provided by our partner, PointsBet)
Liverpool are favorites to win at -264 for a win, while a draw brings +400 and a win at Leicester City would give +600.
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Leicester vs Liverpool Prediction
The rest of Liverpool against Leicester’s weariness would be enough to call for a win on any other occasion so why would we bet against the Reds. Yes Leicester have rested Wilfred Ndidi, Jamie Vardy and Boubakary Soumare but unless there are remarkable recoveries it will be very difficult for the hosts. Leicester 1-4 Liverpool.