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Aston Villa vs. Leicester City 12/5/21 Premier League Soccer Picks, Best Bets and Odds

Leicester City vs. Aston Villa
December 5, 2021 11:30 am EDT
The Line: Aston Villa +145 / Leicester City +205 .// Total: 2.5
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Aston Villa and Leicester City face off on Sunday in an English Premier League showdown at Villa Park. When these two teams faced off in February it was Leicester City that won 2-1.  This is a key game for both teams. 

Aston Villa currently sits in 14th place in the standings having picked up 16 points. Aston Villa has been really inconsistent this season and in the last game against Manchester City they were defeated 2-1. Two games ago against Crystal Palace, Aston Villa was able to come away with the 2-1 victory. Aston Villa has scored 19 goals total while their defense has given up 23 goals total. Ollie Watkins has been the top player for Aston Villa scoring four goals. John McGinn and Danny Ings have both also scored three goals. 

On the other side of this matchup is Leicester City who sit in 9th place in the standings having picked up 19 points. Leicester City has picked up four points over their last two games. Two games ago they beat Watford 4-2 and in the last game they played to a 2-2 draw against Southampton. Leicester CIty has scored 22 goals while their defense has given up 25 goals. Jamie Vardy has been the top player for Leicester City scoring nine goals and one assist. In this game Leicester City needs to find a way to get better defensive production. 

Leicester City is the better team, and they are going to find offensive success in this game. I do think Aston Villa will find a goal but Leicester City’s offense is going to be too much. Back Leicester City on the money line. 

Shane Mickle's Free Pick: Leicester City ML

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