Opta Stats: Leicester v Huddersfield

Will David Wagner be applauding his Huddersfield side after their match with Leicester?
Will David Wagner be applauding his Huddersfield side after their match with Leicester?

A win for Huddersfield would see them move level on points with Leicester. Opta rates their chances.

"Jamie Vardy has found the net in both of his last two league appearances against Huddersfield, including a penalty in the reverse fixture at the John Smith’s Stadium."

Vardy is 2.111/10 to score.

Leicester are unbeaten in their last eight home league games against Huddersfield since October 1954, two draws followed by six consecutive wins. The Foxes are 1.684/6 to win.

Huddersfield's 1-1 draw in the reverse fixture at the John Smith's Stadium ended a run of seven straight league defeats against the Foxes, since beating them 3-1 in November 1995. Another draw is priced at 4.03/1.

This will be Leicester's first home league game played on New Year's Day since 2013 - when they beat Huddersfield 6-1 in the Championship. Leicester are 2.6413/8 to win half-time/full-time.

Leicester haven't lost at home to a newly promoted Premier League side since August 2001, when they lost 5-0 to Bolton; the Foxes are unbeaten in 13 games since (W8 D5 L0). The draw half-time/Leicester full-time double result is 4.67/2.

Huddersfield Town are unbeaten in their last four Premier League games (W1 D3) - their longest streak in the competition. They are 2.447/5 in the Double Chance market.

After winning four in a row under Claude Puel, the Foxes have since gone four Premier League games without a win (D1 L3) and have lost consecutive league games for the first time since September. Huddersfield are 4.67/2 Draw No Bet.

Laurent Depoitre has scored in his last two away league games - the last Huddersfield player to score in three consecutive league games on the road was Nahki Wells in April 2014. Depoitre is 4.57/2 to find the net.

Jamie Vardy has found the net in both of his last two league appearances against Huddersfield, including a penalty in the reverse fixture at the John Smith's Stadium. Vardy is 2.111/10 to score.

Riyad Mahrez, who assisted Jamie Vardy last time out, has been directly involved in 12 goals in the Premier League this season (six goals, six assists), three more than he managed in 2016-17 (six goals, three assists). Mahrez is 3.211/5 to add to his goal tally.

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