Opta Stats: Leicester v Chelsea

Will Antonio Conte be celebrating after Chelsea's match with Leicester?
Will Antonio Conte be celebrating after Chelsea's match with Leicester?
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It's an all-Premier League clash as Leicester take on Chelsea. Opta presents the tale of the tape.

"One of those draws came in the most recent match between these teams back in January at Stamford Bridge."

The draw is [3.75].

Leicester and Chelsea have met in five previous seasons in the FA Cup - Chelsea have progressed in all five ties, most recently in the quarter-final in 2011/12. Chelsea are [2.14] to win.

Indeed, Chelsea have gone on to win the competition on each of the last three occasions they've met Leicester in the FA Cup (1997, 2000 and 2012). They are [5.1] to win the cup again.

The Blues have won 12 of their last 15 matches against Leicester in all competitions (D2 L1). Chelsea are [3.5] to win half-time/full-time.

However, one of those draws came in the most recent match between these teams back in January at Stamford Bridge. The draw is [3.75].

Leicester have lost five matches at the King Power against Chelsea - against no side have they lost more in all competitions (also five against Preston and West Brom). The draw half-time/Chelsea full-time double result is [5.1].

Leicester haven't reached the semi-final since the 1981/82 season, beating Shrewsbury in the quarter-final that year. They are [2.66] to roll back the years in the To Qualify market.

Kelechi Iheanacho is averaging a goal or assist (9 goals, 1 assist) every 55 minutes in the FA Cup in his career, and has scored four goals so far this campaign. Iheanacho is [4.5] to score.

Only one of Claude Puel's previous seven FA Cup matches has been against Premier League opposition - he lost 5-0 against Arsenal at St. Mary's as Southampton manager in January 2017. Over 2.5 goals is [1.89].

Olivier Giroud scored one goal and assisted two more on his FA Cup debut for Chelsea against Hull - since his debut in the competition in January 2013, the Frenchman has been involved in more FA Cup goals than any other player (21, 14 goals and 7 assists). Giroud is [2.88] to find the net.

Dan Fitch 2017/18 Season P/L

Staked: 407.00 pts
Returned: 410.00 pts
P/L: +3.00 pts

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