Leicester vs Plymouth prediction, odds & betting tips 09/12/2023

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Leicester - Plymouth

England Championship - King Power Stadium

Leicester and Plymouth meet at the King Power Stadium to battle it out for three points in the Championship on Saturday, 9 December 9. Leaders Leicester are odds-on favourites to pick up three points when they host Argyle this weekend. Read our Championship predictions and betting tips along with the latest odds for the fixture below in our detailed match preview.

Leicester vs Plymouth – Betting tips & odds

Hot Tip – Both Teams to Score (4/5)

  • Leicester have kept only two clean sheets in their last eight Championship fixtures.
  • Both teams found the net in four of Plymouth’s last six league assignments.

Leicester are still favourites to land the Championship title this season though the Foxes have been frustratingly loose at the back, shipping goals in six of their last eight games. Six of Plymouth’s last eight away games meanwhile, have produced goals at both ends.

Latest odds

Last Five - Leicester

23/02/24

England Championship CHA

Leeds

Leeds

Leicester

Leicester

3

1

L

17/02/24

England Championship CHA

Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough

Leicester

Leicester

2

1

L

13/02/24

England Championship CHA

Sheff Wed

Sheff Wed

Leicester

Leicester

0

2

W

10/02/24

England Championship CHA

Watford

Watford

Leicester

Leicester

1

2

W

03/02/24

England Championship CHA

Stoke

Stoke

Leicester

Leicester

0

5

W

Last Five - Plymouth

24/02/24

England Championship CHA

Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough

gb

Plymouth

0

2

W

20/02/24

England Championship CHA

West Brom

West Brom

gb

Plymouth

3

0

L

17/02/24

England Championship CHA

Leeds

Leeds

gb

Plymouth

2

0

L

14/02/24

England Championship CHA

Coventry

Coventry

gb

Plymouth

2

2

D

10/02/24

England Championship CHA

Sunderland

Sunderland

gb

Plymouth

3

1

L

Win probability

  • HOME: 2/9 (1.22) – 81.8%
  • DRAW: 17/4 (5.25) – 19%
  • AWAY: 15/2 (8.50) – 11.8%

Leicester are the bookies’ expected winners this weekend which is no surprise given the position in the Championship and the implied probability of a home win currently stands at 81.8%. Over 2.5 goals meanwhile, is available to select at 4/9 (1.44), an outcome that has an implied probability of 69.2%. You can find more Leicester vs Plymouth betting tips below.

Leicester vs Plymouth prediction – Other tips

Leicester 2-1 Plymouth: Correct score (15/2)

  • Leicester notched twice in two of their last three Championship fixtures.
  • Plymouth hit the net once in two of their last four matches in the second tier.

Half Time Result: Draw (31/20)

  • Leicester have been drawing with their opponent at half time in six of their nine Championship home games this season.
  • Five of Plymouth’s nine away games in the league this term have been all square at the break.

Leicester vs Plymouth prediction

Leicester vs Plymouth Team News

Leicester

Leicester have relatively few injuries this season, though Callum Doyle is expected to sit out the next few weeks with a knee problem. The Foxes scored a 94th-minute winner to beat WBA 2-1 in their last runout.

Predicted Lineup for Leicester: Hermansen – Pereira, Faes, Vestergaard, Justin – Ndidi, Winks, Dewsbury-Hall – McAteer, Mavididi, Iheanacho

Plymouth

Plymouth have a fully fit squad to choose from at present with no injury or suspension worries to trouble them ahead of the weekend. Argyle hit a 97th-minute goal to edge Stoke City out in a 2-1 triumph last time out.

Predicted Lineup for Plymouth: Cooper – Kesler-Hayden, Scarr, Gibson, Galloway – Cundle, Houghton, Azaz – Mumba, Whittaker, Bundu

Confirmed lineups will appear here around 60 minutes before kickoff.

Leicester

Leicester
4-3-3
2
James Michael Justin
gb
17
Hamza Choudhury
gb
20
Patson Daka
zm
25
Wilfred Ndidi
ng
10
Stephy Mavididi
gb
22
Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall
gb
8
Harry Winks
gb
30
Mads Hermansen
dk
3
Wout Faes
be
23
Jannik Vestergaard
dk
18
Issahaku Fatawu
gh
Substitutes
28
Thomas Cannon
ie
45
Ben Nelson
gb
7
Cesare Casadei
it
39
Tawanda Maswanhise
gb
41
Jakub Stolarczyk
pl
11
Marc Albrighton
gb
15
Harry Souttar
au
4
Conor Coady
gb
26
Dennis Praet
be

Plymouth

gb
4-3-3
7
Matt Butcher
gb
20
Adam Randell
gb
11
Callum Wright
gb
10
Morgan Whittaker
gb
18
Finn Azaz
ie
8
Joe Edwards
gb
15
Mustapha Bundu
sl
1
Michael Cooper
gb
14
Mikel Miller
gb
17
Lewis Gibson
gb
5
Julio Pleguezuelo
es
Substitutes
23
Ben Waine
nz
6
Dan Scarr
gb
21
Conor Hazard
gb
9
Ryan Hardie
gb
29
Kaine Kesler Hayden
gb
4
Jordan Houghton
gb
22
Brendan Galloway
zw
2
Bali Mumba
gb
28
Luke Cundle
gb

Make sure to take a look at our football betting tips page for more expert predictions and picks.

Player to Watch – Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall

Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall has looked very much like a Premier League player performing in the Championship this season, and the talented midfielder has scored six goals and claimed seven assists in the league this term. The 25-year-old will hope to be a driving force for his team again on Saturday.


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