Chelsea vs Leicester City Best Odds, Tips and Prediction

Published: May 17, 2022
Author: Dean Carr
Last Updated: May 18, 2022

Leicester City will visit Stamford Bridge this coming Thursday for a Premier League fixture with home side Chelsea. Placed 3rd in the table Chelsea have amassed 70 points after 36 games. On 48 points Leicester City are ranked in 9th place with as many games as the home side.

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Stats and facts for Chelsea and Leicester City.

Facts are calculated for Premier League

  • Chelsea scored in the last 16 of 18 matches;
  • Chelsea scored the last 14 matches in a row at home;
  • Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Chelsea’s last 3 of 5 matches;
  • Chelsea conceded in the last 4 of 6 matches.
  • Leicester scored in the last 13 of 15 matches;
  • Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Leicester’s last 6 of 8 matches;
  • Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Leicester’s last 4 matches in the row;
  • Total goals was OVER 3.5 in Leicester’s last 2 of 4 matches.

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Form Chelsea vs Leicester City

The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

Leicester finally end miserable run

One can’t really point a finger on the results for Chelsea in past weeks as they have performed according to their level. Chelsea go into their upcoming match unbeaten in their previous 3 matches, which started off with a 2-2 draw against Wolves. They went on to beat Leeds 3-0, before sharing the spoils with Liverpool in a 0-0 draw.

Leicester finally end miserable run

Their current run of 7 points from a possible 18 for Leicester City will not be enough to get the juices flowing among supporters. Chelsea go into their upcoming match unbeaten in their previous 3 matches, which started off with a 2-2 draw against Wolves. They went on to beat Leeds 3-0, before sharing the spoils with Liverpool in a 0-0 draw.

Being both the bookmakers favourite at odds 2/5 and with stronger performances lately than Leicester City has put on show, Chelsea seem the natural pick. Should this price be a tad low for your betting strategy, consider adding it to an accumulator.

Chelsea vs Leicester City – Fixture History

The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before making your predictions and bets on the upcoming game.

Chelsea look to extend winning streak

The last match between Chelsea vs Leicester City was a Premier League match back in 20 November 2021 and saw
Chelsea claim a 3-0 victory. Occasionally fans have to endure a low scoring encounter, but generally, their matches tend to be entertaining clashes with 5 of the previous 10 going over 2.5 goals. Chelsea go into the match with a 4-4-2 advantage against Leicester City in the Premier League.

Current standings

Chelsea lie 3rd in the table on 70 points after 36 games. 22 points behind after 36 games, Leicester City find themselves in unsatisfactory 9th place.

Full Time Betting

According to bookmakers Chelsea have a 71% chance of beating Leicester City. That equals odds of 2/5 on Chelsea to win, while the draw sits at 15/4. Placing a bet on the away win for Leicester City returns you odds 7/1. Chelsea claimed a modest four wins from their previous 10 home league matches. They split the points with the visiting team four times, whilst losing two times. Leicester City won two of their last 10 away league games, while drawing two times. They were left with six defeats from of a possible 10.

Goals are usually flowing for Chelsea on home soil these days, and at both ends of pitch. Both teams found the back of the net in seven of their last 10 matches here. In contrast, both teams to score happened seven times for Leicester City in their last 10 league games away from home.


Looking at the prices on offer by the bookmakers, the chance of this match seeing both teams to score (BTTS) lies at 56%. This equals odds 4/5 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Speculating in the opposite outcome that at least one side keeps a clean sheet pays out at 19/20. The last ten home league games for Chelsea averaged 3.2 goals per game, with BTTS paying out seven of these last ten matches. In the previous ten away league games for Leicester City the average total goals were 3.5 with seven of these ten matches seeing BTTS.


Over/Under Betting

The bookies seem to think this match will see plenty of goals and betting on over 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.61. A price which equals a 62% chance of this match seeing a minimum of 3 goals. Should you prefer a low scoring bet your best odds are 2.30 for under 2.5 goals. The last tenhome league games for Chelsea had an average of 3.2goals per match. Of their last ten home matches six went over 2.5 goals. The last tenaway league games for Leicester City saw an average 3.5goals per game. Meanwhile, five of their last ten away matches offered over 2.5 goals.

First Goal Scorer

It is difficult not to look at Mason Mount when on the search for a marksman. He seems on a strong run and hit the target 3 times for Chelsea in their last 6 games. His season total currently reads 11 goals.

Let’s have a look at the visitors now. Jamie Vardy has managed to hit the net 4 times in the last half dozen matches for Leicester City. Therefore, it is safe to say that he will be looking to add to his season tally of 14 goals here once again.