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Watford vs Leicester Betting Preview | 20 Jun 2020

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Inching closer towards a Champions League spot, Leicester will make their Premier League return this weekend when they make the trip to an empty Vicarage Road on Saturday lunchtime.

Last seen back in March when picking up a rampant 4-0 win against bottom-three Aston Villa, the Foxes had previously landed back-to-back top-flight victories and hold a commanding eight-point buffer from slipping out of the top-four.

On the flip side, unable to build off of what was a famous display on home soil when opening March, Watford were hit with a devastating 1-0 defeat at Selhurst Park prior to the break and find only their goal difference keeping them outside the drop zone.

In a battle between two sides competing at opposite ends of the table of their return to action, Saturday’s guests also hold what is a dominant record against the Hornets.

Picking up a 2-0 win when they welcomed Watford to the King Power earlier in the season, Leicester have won three of their last four matchups against this weekend’s hosts and another away victory on Saturday can be found priced at 21/20 with Betfair.

Betting Tip: Leicester win – 21/20 @ Betfair

*Odds are correct at time of writing and are subject to change without prior notice.

Watford – The hometown specialists?

Despite entering the enforced break with a close-fought 1-0 defeat away at Crystal Palace, there is no doubt that Watford will be relishing a return to Vicarage Road.

Sending shockwaves across England after picking up a famous 3-0 win against champions-elect Liverpool in their last contest on home soil, Nigel Pearson’s side have gained plenty of admirers for their previous displays in the capital.

Aside from throwing away the lead against Everton in the most dramatic of fashion back in February, Saturday’s hosts are unbeaten in their other five Premier League matches at Vicarage Road.

Along with picking up that stunning romp against the soon to be champions earlier in the year, Watford have also taken maximum points off of both Manchester United and Wolves on that run.

Welcoming back Troy Deeney this weekend, it should also be noted that Pearson’s men have now bagged at least a pair of strikes in six of their previous seven home fixtures across all competitions.

You might be interested to know that the Hornets can be found priced at 7/4 with Coral to bag over 1.5 goals on their return to action this weekend.

Betting Tip: Leicester win – 21/20 @ Betfair

*Odds are correct at time of writing and are subject to change without prior notice.

The return of Jamie Vardy

Although Leicester might have found themselves at the heart of an extended blip back in February, the Foxes certainly bounced back in some style and appear to be cruising towards a top-four return.

Moving closer to securing a Champions League finish for the first time since their famous title win back in 2016, there is no doubt that leading marksman Jamie Vardy will lead their charge at Vicarage Road on Saturday lunchtime.

Last seen back in March when bagging a brace against another relegation scrapper in Aston Villa, the 33-year-old has enjoyed another stellar campaign under Brendan Rodgers.

Relishing a return to action in the capital, Vardy has already bagged 19 Premier League goals this season and finds himself holding a two-strike buffer over Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the race for the Golden Boot.

Also finding the net from the spot in Leicester’s 2-0 win against Watford back in December, you might be interested to know that the Foxes’ MVP can be found priced at 20/21 with Paddy Power to mark his return with a strike this weekend.

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