Two struggling clubs meet as Middlesbrough take on Leicester. Opta presents the vital statistics.
"Leicester's return of two points from their first nine away games of the season is the joint- lowest total by a defending top-flight champion (alongside Blackburn in 1995/96 and Derby in 1972/73)."
Middlesbrough are 2.01/1 in the Draw No Bet market.
Middlesbrough are winless in their last 13 league games against Leicester (D7 L6), since a 1-0 win at the Riverside Stadium in March 2002. The draw is 3.259/4.
Indeed, Middlesbrough's 13-game winless run against Leicester is their longest current winless streak against any team. Leicester are 2.8615/8 to win.
The Foxes twice came from behind to draw 2-2 in the reverse fixture in November, thanks to penalties from Riyad Mahrez and Islam Slimani. Both teams to score is 2.0621/20.
Leicester have scored exactly two goals in five of their last six league meetings with the Boro. Over 2.5 goals is 2.486/4.
Middlesbrough have won as many Premier League games at the Riverside in their last five games as they did in their previous 21 (3). They are 2.8615/8 to add to their tally.
Leicester's return of two points from their first nine away games of the season is the joint- lowest total by a defending top-flight champion (alongside Blackburn in 1995/96 and Derby in 1972/73). Middlesbrough are 2.01/1 in the Draw No Bet market.
Indeed, the Foxes are winless in their last 11 Premier League away games, drawing four and losing seven. You can back Middlesbrough 1.538/15 Double Chance.
Islam Slimani has now scored 15 of his 33 league goals since the start of last season from headers (45%). Slimani is 3.55 to score.
13 of Middlesbrough's 16 Premier League wins since the start of 2008 have come at the Riverside Stadium. Middlesbrough are 2.829/5 to win.
Alvaro Negredo has had a hand in five of Middlesbrough's last seven goals in the Premier League (four goals, one assist). Negredo is 3.259/4 to score.