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Opta Stats: Leicester v Chelsea

Can Jamie Vardy have an impact when Leicester take on Chelsea?
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The champions of the last two seasons clash as Leicester host Chelsea. Opta crunches the numbers so you don't have to.

"Jamie Vardy has scored 10 goals in 16 Premier League appearances since Craig Shakespeare first took charge of a Leicester City game on February 27th. In this period, only Harry Kane (12) and Romelu Lukaku (11) have more Premier League goals."

Both teams to score is [1.8].

Leicester have lost 11 of their last 13 games against Chelsea in all competitions, with their only two non-defeats in that time coming in the 2015-16 Premier League season (W1 D1). Chelsea are [1.82] to win.

Chelsea have won five of their last six away matches against the Foxes (L1), scoring at least three goals in all of those victories, including two last season (4-2 in the League Cup, 3-0 in the Premier League). A Chelsea win and over 2.5 goals can be backed at [2.8].

The Foxes have only kept one home Premier League clean sheet against Chelsea in 11 matches against them, with Pegguy Arphexad the goalkeeper to do so in February 1998. Over 2.5 goals is [1.9].

Chelsea haven't won away from home in the month of September in any of the last four Premier League seasons (W0 D4 L3). Last season they drew 2-2 at Swansea before losing 0-3 at Arsenal in September 2016. The draw is [4.0].

However, Antonio Conte's side have won 13 of their last 17 Premier League away games (W13 D2 L2) and have only failed to score in two of these trips. The draw half-time/Chelsea full-time double result is [5.0].

Since August 2016, Leicester City have lost 10 of their 14 Premier League matches against 2016-17's top six sides and picked up only eight points out of a possible 42 (W2 D2 L10). Chelsea are [2.92] to win half-time/full-time.

Danny Drinkwater has made more tackles in the Premier League than any other English player (190) since the start of the 2015-16 season. Chelsea are [2.6] to keep a clean sheet.

Cesc Fabregas has been involved in six goals in four starts against Leicester for Chelsea in all competitions, scoring three and assisting three - against no side has he been involved in more goals for Chelsea. Fabregas is [5.5] to score.

Alvaro Morata has scored two goals and assisted two more in his three Premier League appearances so far. The players with the most goal involvements within their first four PL apps for Chelsea are Diego Costa (7), Cesc Fabregas (6) and Eden Hazard (5). Morata is [2.2] to find the net.

Jamie Vardy has scored 10 goals in 16 Premier League appearances since Craig Shakespeare first took charge of a Leicester City game on February 27th. In this period, only Harry Kane (12) and Romelu Lukaku (11) have more Premier League goals. Both teams to score is [1.8].

Dan Fitch 2017/18 Season P/L

Staked: 48 pts
Returned: 42.52 pts
P/L: -5.48 pts

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