West Ham United vs Leicester City 08/15/2015 Premier League Preview, Odds and Prediction
Leicester City vs West Ham United
Saturday 15th August 2015 10:00(ET)
The Line: West Ham 5/4 Draw 23/10 Leicester City 11/5 See the Latest Odds
TV: nbc sports live
One of the most interesting match ups of Saturday's Barclay's Premier League will see Leicester City travel to London to take on West Ham at Upton Park. Both teams had exceptional wins in their opening weekend fixtures with Leicester beating Sunderland 4-2 and West Ham causing the shock of the weekend by beating Arsenal 2-0 The key for Leicester City was a great start to the game and some terrific team work Mahrez had a superb game and was a constant thorn in the side of Sunderland defenders although Sunderland do look like a side destined to struggle this season. Even with that said I dont want to take away from what was a really good performance by Leicester. Under Claudio Ranieri leicester seem to have picked up confidence and the Italians impressive pre season continued with that win last weekend against Sunderland, it will be interesting to see if Leicester can bring that level of performance to Upton Park to face a very confident West Ham team.
While West Ham no doubtedly shocked the rest of the league last weekend their performance wasnt overly impressive in fact it may have been that Arsenal were just very poor rather than West Ham being excellent. One thing for certain though West Ham 's star man Diafro Sakho is again the main man for the Hammers, he was brilliant against Arsenal start to finish and although he did not score he caused constant panick in the Arsenal defence when he was on the ball. West Ham's new manager Slaven Bilic is a quality manager and West Ham look like a team under the former Croatian manager. Whether this side is going to be good enough to challenge for a top six place or not it's too early to say but one thing for certain Upton Park will be rocking on Saturday afternoon.
I like the both teams to score market here , while I think West Ham are deserved favourites at home this is a coinflip game in my opinion and if i was taking a side I would be on Leicester +1 but I like the both teams to score market more. Both teams have really good offences and I think both just about out weight he oppositions defences.