West Ham United vs Leicester City
English Premier League
Date: 28 December 2019, Saturday.
Kick-off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 Central European Time
Venue: Olympic Stadium (London).
Leicester City will be looking to bounce back from consecutive defeats when they face West Ham United at the London Stadium on Saturday.
— PL News (@PLNews5) December 27, 2019
Leicester have lost successive matches to Manchester City and Liverpool and with less than 48 hours between the 4-0 defeat by Jurgen Klopp’s side and the game at the London Stadium, Rodgers has chosen to rest a number of stars.
The Hammers have picked up just one point from the last 15 available at the London Stadium, and no team in the Premier League has accrued fewer points at home over the first half of the season.
West Ham United vs Leicester City Head-to-head Stats (h2h)
Teams West Ham Leicester played so far 21 matches.
West Ham won 7 direct matches. Leicester won 7 matches. 7 matches ended in a draw. On average in direct matches both teams scored a 2.71 goals per Match.
West Ham United vs Leicester City Prediction
West Ham in actual season average scored 1.31 goals per match. In 9 (100.00%) matches played at home was total goals (team and opponent) Over 1.5 goals. In 6 (66.67%) matches in season 2019 played at home was total goals (team and opponent) Over 2.5 goals.
Leicester average scored 2.17 goals per match in season 2019. In 16 (88.89%) matches played away was total goals (team and opponent) Over 1.5 goals. In 12 (66.67%) matches played away team was total goals (team and opponent) Over 2.5 goals.
Ryan Fredericks is available for West Ham after serving a one-match ban, but his fellow full-back Aaron Cresswell is now suspended after accumulating five yellow cards himself.
Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers says he will freshen up his starting XI and make “a number of changes” from the team beaten by Liverpool.
Referee: David Coote. Assistants: Harry Lennard, Nick Hopton. Fourth official: Stuart Attwell. VAR: Martin Atkinson. Assistant VAR: Stuart Burt.