Opta Stats: Leicester v Brighton

Will Craig Shakespeare's Leicester take three points when they host Brighton?
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Leicester and Brighton both lost their opening games of the season and are looking for their first points. Opta presents the tale of the tape.

"Leicester won five of their seven Premier League home games under Craig Shakespeare last season (D1 L1)."

Leicester are [1.77] to win.

These two sides last met in the 2013-14 season in which Leicester won the Championship, with the Foxes losing both clashes, equating to a third of their total defeats in that campaign. Brighton are [5.5] to win.

Indeed, Brighton also won home and away in their last encounters with Leicester in the top-flight in 1980-81. You can lay Leicester at [1.78].

Brighton & Hove Albion scored four times on their last away visit to Leicester. Over 3.5 goals is [3.6].

Leicester City are unbeaten in their last 12 Premier League home fixtures against newly-promoted sides, winning seven and drawing five since a 0-5 loss to Bolton in August 2001. The draw is [3.85].

Leicester won five of their seven Premier League home games under Craig Shakespeare last season (D1 L1). Leicester are [1.77] to win.

Since the start of the 2014-15 season, only one Englishman (James Milner, 21) has provided more Premier League assists than Jamie Vardy (19). Over 2.5 goals is [2.02].

Brighton summer signing Pascal Groß covered more distance on MD1 than any other Premier League player (12.8 KM). He's [8.0] to score.

Andy King scored the winning goal the last time Leicester City beat Brighton at home in October 2012, whilst both teams were in the Championship. King is [6.5] to find the net.

Brighton forward Anthony Knockaert made 109 competitive appearances for Leicester City, scoring 16 goals overall. Knockaert is [5.5] to score.

Jamie Vardy was one of four players to register a brace on the Premier League's opening weekend, however he was the only one to do so with a 100% shot conversion rate (two shots, two goals). Vardy is [2.4] to score.

Dan Fitch 2017/18 Season P/L

Staked: 19 pts
Returned: 15.23 pts
P/L: -3.77 pts

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