Manchester United vs Leicester City prediction and betting tips (April 2)
Leicester City have won three of the last three games between both sides. Will the Foxes get all three points at Old Trafford on Saturday?
James Maddison (left) has been the main man for Leicester City recently
James Maddison (left) has been the main man for Leicester City recently

Manchester United will face Leicester City in Round 31 of the Premier League.

The match will start at 4:30 p.m. GMT on Saturday, 2 April 2022. The match venue is Old Trafford, Manchester. Below you will find betting tips and match prediction for Manchester United vs Leicester City (April 2) in the Round 31 of the Premier League.

Manchester United vs Leicester City (April 2) latest odds on betting sites

Manchester United have their winning odds placed at 1.56 (-179 American; 14/25 Fractional). Leicester City have their winning odds placed at 6.30 (+530; 11/10). The betting odds for a draw are placed at 4.72 (+372; 13/5).

The chances of the outcomes are as follows: Manchester United — 63%, draw — 21%, Leicester City — 16%.

Latest betting odds on Manchester United vs Leicester City (2 April 2022):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 1.56 (-179; 14/25)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 2.36 (+136; 34/25)
  • Asian handicap (-1.25) on Manchester United — 1.17 (-588; 17/100)
  • Asian handicap (+1.25) on Leicester City — 1.82 (-122; 41/50)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.70 (-143; 7/10)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 2.10 (+110; 11/10)

Manchester United vs Leicester City match preview and statistics

Manchester United got a 3-2 victory over Tottenham Hotspurs in their last Premier League game. Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoreline in the 12th minute with a top-class shot into the top left corner. Tottenham were awarded a penalty kick in the 33rd minute as the ball hits Telles. Harry Kane converted the penalty and curled the ball into the bottom left corner of the net.

Cristiano Ronaldo made it 2-1 in the 38th minute with a nice finish from close range. Harry Maguire put the ball in his own net as he ran to block it but slipped. Cristiano Ronaldo scored his hat-trick in the 81st minute as he played his header into the top right corner.

Manchester United had 44% ball possession. The Red Devils had 10 shots with seven being on target. They created one big chance during the game. Manchester United had 1.03 expected goals compared to Tottenham's 1.72 expected goals.

The Red Devils are sixth in the Premier League table with 50 points and have scored 48 goals while conceding 40 goals with a difference of +8. Manchester United will be looking to get three points at Old Trafford.

Manchester United team news: Edinson Cavani is out of the game with a calf injury.

Leicester City got a 2-1 victory over Brentford in the their last Premier League game. Timothy Castagne opened the scoreline in the 20th minute with a right footed shot into the top corner. James Mddison converted a free kick as he curled a right-footed shot into the net. Yoane Wissa pulled one back in the 85th minute with a nice finish into the net.

Leicester City had 53% ball possession. The Foxes had 15 shots with six being on target. They created three big chances during the game. Leicester City had 1.00 expected goals compared to Brentford's 0.93 expected goals.

Leicester City are 10th in the Premier League this season with 36 points and have scored 42 goals while conceding 46 goals with a goal difference of -4.

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. Danny Ward is out with a knee injury. Jamie Vardy is out with a knee injury. Ryan Bertrand is unavailable due to a knee injury.

Manchester United vs Leicester City H2H

Leicester City won the home fixture against Manchester United by four goals to two.

Leicester City have won three of the last three games between both sides.

Manchester United vs Leicester City key players and lineups

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
  • Fred
  • Cristiano Ronaldo

Notable subs: Alex Telles, Marcus Rashford.

Cristiano Ronaldo has been brilliant in the past few games as he helped Portugal qualify for the World Cup. He scored a hat-trick in their 3-2 victory over Tottenham. The Portuguese international is the third-highest goalscorer in the Premier League with 12 goals, underperforming his expected goals of 14.35. Ronaldo has three assists in the league and has provided 21 key passes.

Leicester City projected starting lineup:

  • Kasper Schmeichel
  • Ricardo Pereira
  • Caglar Soyuncu
  • Jonny Evans
  • Daniel Amartey
  • Boubakary Soumare
  • Youri Tielemans
  • Ademola Lookman
  • Harvey Barnes
  • Kelechi Iheanacho
  • Patson Daka

Notable subs: Marc Albrighton, Patson Daka, Boubakary Soumare.

James Maddison has been the main man for Leicester City since scored a goal in their 2-1 victory over Brentford. The England international has scored eight goals in the Premier League, overperforming his expected goals of 6.21. Maddison has three assists in the league while providing 29 key passes.

Manchester United vs Leicester City predictions and betting tips

Leicester City have the upper hand in the head-to-head and have not lost to Manhester United since July 2020. The Foxes won the home fixture by four goals to two in a very entertaining game. Leicester City have won three of the last three ties between both sides scoring nine goals while conceding five goals. Four of the last four meetings between both sides have ended in over 2.5 goals. I predict Leicester City to win with over 2.5 goals.

Betting prediction: Leicester City to win

Odds: 6.30 (+530 American; 11/10 Fractional)

Betting prediction: Over 2.5 goals

Odds: 1.56 (-179 American; 14/25 Fractional)

Manchester United — Leicester City
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Over 2.5 goals
1.56
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