Opta Stats: Leicester v Southampton

Will Leicester blow Southampton away when they meet on Sunday?
Will Leicester blow Southampton away when they meet on Sunday?

Leicester were champions last season but now find themselves below Southampton. Opta presents the vital statistics.

"Since scoring in a Premier League record 11 consecutive games, Jamie Vardy has scored in only nine of 28 appearances (12 goals)."

Under 2.5 goals is 1.824/5.

Leicester have lost only one of their 10 home Premier League games against the Saints, winning seven (D2). They're 2.265/4 to claim victory.

The Saints have only kept one clean sheet in their last 15 top-flight trips to Leicester, doing so in a 4- 0 win in December 2001. Over 2.5 goals is 2.166/5.

The Foxes' haul of seven home Premier League wins against Southampton is their most against an opponent in the competition. Leicester are 3.711/4 to win half-time/full-time.

Southampton have only won one of their seven league trips to the King Power Stadium, claiming a 2-1 victory in December 2007 - they have lost two and drawn one of three Premier League visits. Another draw is priced at 3.412/5.

Leicester have lost three of their six Premier League games this season (W2 D1), as many as they lost in their previous 42 in the competition (W26 D13). Southampton are 3.711/4 to inflict another defeat.

This is the third time in the last four seasons that the defending champions have had seven points after six games (also Man Utd 13-14 and Chelsea 15-16). Only Blackburn in 1995/96 have collected fewer points from six games as a reigning Premier League champions (4). You can lay Leicester at 2.285/4.

The average finishing position in the Premier League era for a team with Leicester's total of seven points from six games is 12th. A draw half-time/Southampton full-time double result is priced at 8.88/1.

Southampton have gone three hours without conceding in the Premier League. The Saints are 3.814/5 to keep a clean sheet.

Since scoring in a Premier League record 11 consecutive games, Jamie Vardy has scored in only nine of 28 appearances (12 goals). Under 2.5 goals is 1.824/5.

Charlie Austin will be trying to score in three successive Premier League appearances for the first time since Boxing Day 2014. Austin is 3.39/4 to find the net.

Dan Fitch 2016/17 Season PL

Staked: 65 pts
Returned: 66.85 pts
P/L: +1.85 pts

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