Southampton hosts Leicester City at the St. Mary’s in a match from the 34th round of the Premier League. Because of Leicester City this is an important game for the Top 4 race in the Prem. Let’s preview it in these football best betting tips which are about to follow.
After an unsuccessful effort last season, now Leicester City are getting closer and closer to another participation in the Champions League. The Foxes are currently third in the league with 52 points having four points advantage in front of Chelsea. Now Brendan Rodgers and his boys are perfectly aware that they can’t allow any mistakes in this decisive phase of the campaign.
Leicester are doing good in their last two matches when they clinched two consecutive wins against West Bromwich Albion and Crystal Palace.
Few days ago Rodgers’ boys faced Crystal Palace at home. This was not an easy game because Leicester had to wait until the 80th minute to score their winner. The Nigerian international Kelechi Iheanacho did this after an assist from Johny Evans. Before him it was Timoty Castagne who put the ball in Palace’s net.
Iheanacho is currently of the players in the best shape in Leicester’s squad. Don’t be surprised to see him starting against Southampton on Friday.
Southampton are very close to securing another survival in the Premier League. The Saints are currently 15th in the table with 36 points. This puts them 9 points ahead of the 18th Fulham and the relegation zone. Things are going well for the manager Ralph Hassenhuttl and his boys. In their last fixture Southampton suffered a defeat against Tottenham Hotspur, though.
That’s our football best betting tips for the Premier League clash between Southampton and Leicester City at the St. Mary’s. This is a very important game for the Top 4 race, so let’s see how this one will go on Friday.