The Foxes of Leicester City will host the Saints from Southampton on January 16. Who will become the winners?
Brendan Rodgers’ side continue to keep the opponents on their toes. The first half of the season is almost over, the Foxes have collected 32 points and confidently occupy their place among top-5.
The competition among the first ten clubs is really intense. The only way to hold positions is to win, and Leicester, like many other teams, are doing with varying degrees of success.
As for the recent results in the Premier League, the Foxes are on a 4-match unbeaten streak. They defeated Tottenham (0-2), drew games against Manchester United (2-2) and Crystal Palace (1-1), and finally, triumphed in a tough match with Newcastle (1-2). If Rodgers’ men continue like that, they will claim a spot in the Champions League of the next season.
So far, the Saints have demonstrated impressive results. Since the very beginning of the season, they have been fighting for the top positions in the league table.
Currently, Hasenhuttl’s side sit just 3 points adrift of their fourth-placed opponents from Leicester. Thus, if the Saints win the upcoming match, they will reach the Foxes.
Southampton’s only loss in their last several games was against Manchester City (0-1). And last week they surprised everyone, defeating Liverpool at home (1-0).
All in all, Southampton should not be underestimated because they are capable of fighting and creating problems for their rivals.
Taking statistics into account, bookies offer odds of 4.08 on the victory of the Saints. They are the underdogs of the upcoming clash.
The odds on a draw are also high – 3.84.
Being the favourites to prevail at the King Power Stadium, the Foxes are given the odds of 1.875.