Opta Stats: Leicester v Arsenal

Leicester manager Claude Puel.
Will Claude Puel be celebrating after Leicester's match with Arsenal?
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Can Leicester rediscover some form against an Arsenal side with a poor away record? Opta delivers their statistical verdict.

"Jamie Vardy has scored five goals in his last five Premier League games against Arsenal, scoring a brace in the reverse fixture."

Vardy is [2.6] to find the net.

Leicester won their first Premier League meeting with Arsenal in November 1994, winning 2-1 at Filbert Street - they've failed to win any of the 22 meetings since (D7 L15). Arsenal are [2.04] to win.

Arsenal's 22-game unbeaten league run against the Foxes is their longest run against an opponent in their top flight history. They are [3.25] to win half-time/full-time.

This will be Arsene Wenger's 23rd meeting with Leicester in all competitions - he has never lost against them (P22 W14 D8 L0) and managed more matches against the Foxes without losing than any other club as Arsenal manager. The draw is [3.95].

Arsenal are the only side without an away point in English league football in 2018, having lost all six of their games on the road. They last lost seven in a row back in January 1966. Leicester are [3.85] to win.

Leicester haven't won any of their last six Premier League home games (D4 L2) - only relegated Stoke (7) are on a longer current run in the competition. Arsenal are [1.52] in the Draw No Bet market.

The Foxes haven't failed to score in three consecutive Premier League home games since March 2015. Under 2.5 goals is [2.5].

Claude Puel has lost his two previous home meetings against Arsenal by an aggregate score of 0-7, both as Southampton boss (0-5 in the FA Cup in January 2017 and 0-2 in the Premier League in May 2017). Over 3.5 goals is [2.4].

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has had a hand in 12 goals in 11 Premier League appearances for Arsenal (8 goals, 4 assists). The former Dortmund striker has also scored at least 20 league goals in each of his last three seasons (21 in 2017-18, 31 in 2016-17, and 25 in 2015-16). Aubameyang is [2.1] to score.

Jamie Vardy has scored five goals in his last five Premier League games against Arsenal, scoring a brace in the reverse fixture. Vardy is [2.6] to find the net.

Alexandre Lacazette has been directly involved in nine goals in his last nine games in all competitions (eight goals and one assist), while also scoring and assisting in the same game for the first time for Arsenal. Lacazette is [2.3] to add to his goal tally.

Dan Fitch 2017/18 Season P/L

Staked: 448.00 pts
Returned: 464.37 pts
P/L: +16.37 pts

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