Sheffield Wed v Leicester prediction, odds and betting tips 29/11/2023

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Sheff Wed - Leicester

England Championship - Hillsborough Stadium

* Betting odds were correct at the time of publication but are subject to change

Sheffield Wed and Leicester go head-to-head for three points at the Hillsborough in the Championship on Wednesday, November 29th. Bottom club Sheffield Wed host table-topping Leicester in the second tier this week. Read our Championship predictions and betting tips along with the latest odds for the fixture below in our detailed match preview.

Today's Predictions for Sheffield Wed vs Leicester

Leicester can strengthen their position at the summit of the Championship table with a win at bottom club Sheffield Wednesday this week. Read our top Sheffield Wed vs Leicester predictions for this week’s fixture below.

Leicester to Win

  • Leicester have won 14 of their 17 Championship fixtures this season.
  • Sheffield Weds have lost five of their last six matches in the league.
  • The Owls have lost eight of their last ten contests in the division overall.
  • Leicester have won seven of their eight away tests in the Championship this term.

Over 1.5 Leicester Goals

  • Leicester have scored 18 times in eight Championship away games this season.
  • The Foxes hit the net at least twice in six of their last seven away games in the league.
  • Only two clubs have conceded more goals than Sheff Weds in the Championship this season.
  • Sheffield Wednesday lost their last home game against Millwall 4-0.

Top Betting Odds and Stats for Sheffield Wed vs Leicester

Check out our catalogue of key stats for Wednesday’s fixture below along with a top tool to help you choose the best Sheffield Wed vs Leicester odds. Check out more of our football betting tips today by clicking the link.

Head to Head

29/08/20

Europe Friendlies Europe

Sheff Wed

Sheff Wed

Leicester

Leicester

0

0

Last Five - Sheff Wed

17/02/24

England Championship CHA

Millwall

Millwall

Sheff Wed

Sheff Wed

0

2

W

13/02/24

England Championship CHA

Leicester

Leicester

Sheff Wed

Sheff Wed

2

0

L

09/02/24

England Championship CHA

Birmingham

Birmingham

Sheff Wed

Sheff Wed

0

2

W

06/02/24

England FA Cup FA Cup

Coventry

Coventry

Sheff Wed

Sheff Wed

4

1

L

03/02/24

England Championship CHA

Huddersfield

Huddersfield

Sheff Wed

Sheff Wed

4

0

L

Last Five - Leicester

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

30/01/24

England Championship CHA

Swansea

Swansea

Leicester

Leicester

1

3

W

Let's take a closer look at the latest markets, odds and probability figures ahead of Wednesday’s match featuring Sheffield Wed – Leicester below.

Sheffield Wed odds: 9/2 (5.50) – 18.2%

Draw odds: 3/1 (4.00) – 25%

Leicester odds: 3/5 (1.60) – 62.5%

Leicester have been pencilled in as the expected winners this week with the Foxes handed a 62.5% implied probability of success against bottom club Wednesday. With excitement a distinct possibility this week, over 2.5 goals could be worth pursuing at 4/6 (1.67 – 60%) this week, while a 3-1 triumph in Leicester’s favour could be worth considering at 10/1 (11.00) in the correct score realm and the probability of that outcome is currently sitting at 9.10%.

Sheffield Wed vs Leicester Team News & Injuries

Read all of the latest injury updates, Sheffield Wed vs Leicester lineups and team news for Wednesday’s showdown below.

Sheffield Wed

Mohamed Diaby is still out of action for Sheffield Wednesday though the Owls have few personnel issues to contend with elsewhere. Wednesday were beaten 2-1 by fellow strugglers at Birmingham at the weekend.

Predicted Lineup for Sheffield Wed: Dawson – Iorfa, Ihiekwe, B. Diaby, Famewo – Byers, Vaulks, Musaba, Bannan, Wilks – Windass

Leicester

Leicester will be without the services of Callum Doyle on Wednesday though the Foxes have little to trouble them in terms of absentees elsewhere. Leicester dug out a 2-0 win over Watford in their last league assignment.

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

Player to Watch – Jamie Vardy

Evergreen Leicester striker Jamie Vardy bagged a brace at the weekend against Watford taking his tally for the entire Championship campaign up to six goals in eight starts since the summer. The 36-year-old could be an option to consider in the anytime goalscorer market again in midweek.

Starting Lineups

Official lineups are usually released approximately one hour before kick-off.

Sheff Wed

Sheff Wed
4-2-3-1
10
Barry Bannan
gb
17
Di'Shon Bernard
jm
5
Bambo Diaby Diaby
es
23
Akin Famewo
gb
42
Bailey Tye Cadamarteri
gb
6
Dominic Iorfa
gb
1
Cameron Dawson
gb
8
George Byers
gb
4
Will Vaulks
gb
13
Callum Paterson
gb
18
Marvin Johnson
gb
Substitutes
41
Djeidi Gassama
fr
21
John Buckley
gb
45
Anthony Musaba
nl
36
Devis Vasquez
co
2
Liam Palmer
gb
22
Jeff Hendrick
ie
33
Reece James
gb
27
Ashley Fletcher
gb
20
Michael Ihiekwe
gb

Leicester

Leicester
4-3-3
29
Yunus Akgun
tr
4
Conor Coady
gb
9
Jamie Vardy
gb
21
Ricardo Pereira
pt
7
Cesare Casadei
it
18
Issahaku Fatawu
gh
30
Mads Hermansen
dk
23
Jannik Vestergaard
dk
3
Wout Faes
be
8
Harry Winks
gb
10
Stephy Mavididi
gb
Substitutes
35
Kasey McAteer
gb
41
Jakub Stolarczyk
pl
28
Thomas Cannon
ie
22
Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall
gb
15
Harry Souttar
au
2
James Michael Justin
gb
17
Hamza Choudhury
gb
14
Kelechi Iheanacho
ng
25
Wilfred Ndidi
ng

Sheffield Wed v Leicester prediction


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