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Southampton vs. Leicester City Premier League Soccer Picks, Best Bets and Odds 12/1/2021

Leicester City at Southampton
December 1, 2021 2:30 pm EDT
The Line: Southampton +145 / Leicester City +190 // Total: 2.5
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Southampton and Leicester City face off on Wednesday in an English Premier League showdown at St. Mary’s Stadium. When these two teams faced off in April the two teams played to a 1-1 draw. 

Leicester City comes into this game sitting in 10th place in the standings having picked up 18 points. Leicester City have had some issues at times this season, but they are playing better as of late and the offense has been the reason why. In the last game against Watford, the defense gave up two goals, but the offense scored four goals. Jamie Vardy had another big game scoring two goals. Leicester City had eight shots on target and they had 57 percent of the possession. Leicester City has scored 20 goals this season while their defense has scored 23 goals. Vardy has been the top player for Leicester City scoring nine goals and adding another assist. 

On the other side of this matchup is Southampton who sits in 15th place in the standings having picked up 15 points. Southampton has had some issues this season, and in the last game against Liverpool, they lost 4-0. The last win came three games ago against Aston Villa, but in that game the offense only managed one goal. Southampton has scored 11 goals while their defense has given up 18 goals total. Adam Armstrong has been the top player for Southampton putting up two goals and two assists. There are four different players who have put up at least two goals. 

Leicester City’s offense has been strong as of late, and they are going to continue to find that success in that game. Look for Leicester City to score two or three goals, and that will lead to the over cashing. Back the over.

Shane Mickle's Free Pick: Over

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