Leicester City will play Manchester United in their third game in the Premier League this season.
The match will start at 2 p.m. GMT on Saturday, 16 October 2021. The match venue is King Power Stadium, Leicester. Below you will find betting tips and match prediction for Leicester City vs Manchester United (October 16) in the Round 8 of the Premier League.
Leicester City vs Manchester United (October 16) latest odds on betting sites
Leicester City have their winning odds placed at 3.40 (+240 American; 12/5 Fractional). Manchester United are the favourites and have their winning odds placed at 2.10 (-110; 11/10). The betting odds for a draw are placed at 3.60 (+260; 13/5).
The chances of the outcomes are as follows: Leicester City — 28%, draw — 27%, Manchester United — 45%.
Latest betting odds on Leicester City vs Manchester United (16 October 2021):
- Over 2.5 goals — 1.71 (-140; 5/7)
- Under 2.5 goals — 2.10 (-110; 11/10)
- Asian handicap (+0.25) on Leicester City — 1.99 (-101; 99/100)
- Asian handicap (-0.25) on Manchester United — 1.82 (-122; 41/50)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.57 (-175; 4/7)
- Both teams to score (No) — 2.25 (-125; 5/4)
Leicester City vs Manchester United (October 16) match preview and stats
Leicester City drew their last game against Crystal Palace after leading 2-0 by halftime. Kelechi Ihenacho opened the scoreline in the 31st minute as he pounced on a heavy touch by Anderson before slotting it into the bottom corner.
Jamie Vardy doubled the scoreline with his sixth Premier League goal of the season as he finished into the near post. Crystal Place started the second half as the better side as Michael Olise pulled one back in the 61st minute as he pounced on a rebound and fires into the corner. Jeffrey Schlupp levelled the scoreline in the 72nd minute with a nice header into the bottom corner.
Leicester City have been poor this season as they have just one win in their last seven games. The Foxes lost their Europa League game against Legia Warszawa as they sit at the bottom of the table.
Leicester City are 13th in the Premier League this season with eight points and have scored nine goals while conceding 12 goals with a goal difference of -3. The Foxes have not won a Premier League game since their 2-1 win against Norwich in August and will be looking to be back in winning ways when they face Manchester United on Saturday.
Leicester team news: James Justin is still out with a cruciate ligament injury he sustained in February. Wilfred Ndidi is out of the game with a hamstring injury. Wesley Fofana is not available due to an ankle injury. Vestergaard and Mendy are a doubt for the game.
Manchester United drew their last Premier League game against Everton. Anthony Martial opened the scoreline in the 43rd minute with a nice finish as he cut inside before firing into the top right corner to make it 1-0.
Andros Townsend equalised in the 65th minute after Everton broke away on a counter as Doucoure slid the ball to him and he slotted it past the goalkeeper. Everton got a late goal but was ruled out for offside.
Manchester United have been in poor form as they have just two wins in their last six games. The Red Devils are fourth in the Premier League table with 14 points and have scored 14 goals while conceding six goals. Manchester United will be looking to get three points when they travel to the King Power Stadium.
Manchester United team news: Marcus Rashford is fit and in contention for the game. Raphael Varane got injured in France's 2-1 win over Spain and he is unavailable. Harry Maguire is out of the game due to a groin injury. Fred and Cavani will miss the game due to covid restrictions as they travelled for the international break.
Leicester City vs Manchester United H2H
Manchester United have won 68 of the last 133 matches against Leicester City.
Leicester City have won two of the last three games between both sides.
Three of the last five meetings between both teams have ended in over 2.5 goals.
Leicester City vs Manchester United (October 16) key players and lineups
Leicester City projected starting lineup:
- Kasper Schmeichel
- Ricardo Pereira
- Caglar Soyuncu
- Jonny Evans
- Ryan Bertrand
- Boubakary Soumare
- Youri Tielemans
- Ademola Lookman
- Harvey Barnes
- Kelechi Iheanacho
- Jamie Vardy
Notable subs: Marc Albrighton, Patson Daka, Boubakary Soumare.
Jamie Vardy has been one of the best players in the Premier League this season. The England international is the highest goalscorer in the league with six goals, overperforming his expected goals of 3.79. Vardy has provided one assist while creating eight chances.
Manchester United projected starting lineup:
- David De Gea
- Luke Shaw
- Eric Baily
- Victor Lindelof
- Aaron Wan-Bissaka
- Paul Pogba
- Scott McTominay
- Bruno Fernandes
- Jadon Sancho
- Mason Greenwood
- Cristiano Ronaldo
Notable subs: Donny Van de Beek and Anthony Martial.
Cristiano Ronaldo won the Premier League Player of the Month award after his impressive display in August. The Portuguese international is the highest goalscorer in football history and has scored three goals in the Premier League this season, underperforming his expected goals of 3.48
Leicester City vs Manchester United (October 16) betting tips and predictions
Leicester City have been poor this season as they have been struggling this season. The Foxes are 13th in the table and haven’t won any of their last three games. Leicester City’s defence has been a major issue as they have been conceding a lot of goals with 12 goals in seven premier league games. The Foxes will be looking to get three points when they face Manchester United at home.
Manchester United drew in their last game against Everton and will be looking to get a massive win against Leicester City. The Red Devils are also in a bad run of form as they have won any of their last two Premier League games. Manchester United will miss both Varane and Maguire in the trip to Leicester due to injuries and will be tough to handle Jamie Vardy. The Red Devils have a lot of attacking options and will be too strong for Leicester City’s weak defensive line.
Betting prediction: Manchester United to win
Odds: 2.10 (+110 American; 11/10 Fractional)