Manchester United at Leicester City
October 16, 2021 10:00 am EDT
The Line: Manchester United +110 / Leicester City +235 // Total: 2.5
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Leicester City and Manchester United face off on Saturday in an English Premier League showdown at King Power Stadium. When these two teams faced off in May of 2021, Leicester City won 2-1.
Leicester City has gotten out to a disappointing start to the season sitting in 13th place with eight points picked up. Each of the last two games for Leicester City has ended in 2-2 draws. In the last game against Crystal Palace, Leicester City was up 2-0 at halftime, but in the second half they fell apart giving up two goals. This is a Leicester City defense that isn’t great, and it will need to be better in this game. Leicester City on the season has scored nine goals while the defense has given up 12 goals. Jamie Vardy is having another big season scoring six goals and adding another assist.
On the other side of this matchup is Manchester United who sits in 4th place in the standings having picked up 14 points. Even though Manchester United is high on the standings list, they have only picked up only one point over the last two games. The offense has been an issue as of late scoring only one goal during the two games. Manchester United has scored 14 goals total while the defense has given up six goals. Bruno Fernades has been the best player scoring four goals and one assist. Cristiano Ronaldo has also been a big addition and he has scored three goals.
Leicester City’s defense is an issue, and Manchester United is going to take advantage. Look for Manchester United to score at least three goals, and that will lead to the visiting team winning on the money line. .