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Wolves vs Leicester City Betting Preview | 14 Feb 2020

Wolves vs Leicester City Betting Preview | 14 Feb 2020

Two sides who find themselves in the midst of an extended rut, European contenders Wolves and Leicester will face off at Molineux on Friday night.

Playing out a 0-0 stalemate at Old Trafford last time out, Wolves’ hectic schedule appears to have caught up with them after enduring a run of form that has seen them collect just a sole victory in their previous eight matches across all competitions.

On the flip side, despite managing to snatch a point off of fellow top-four contenders Chelsea earlier in the month, Leicester find themselves also showing some signs of fatigue.

Crashing out of the EFL Cup at Villa Park last month, the Foxes have won just one of their last seven matchups against Premier League opposition and now simply have their sights set on extending their top-four buffer.

With the two sides playing out a 0-0 draw when the faced off earlier in the season, you might be interested to know that betting offers like another stalemate can be found at 9/4 with Ladbrokes.

Betting Tip: Both teams to score – 4/5 @ Bet365

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

Sluggish Wolves

While Wolves might have a Europa League showdown against Espanyol on the horizon, Friday’s hosts have struggled to reach top gear since opening the New Year.

With no Premier League outfit making more appearances than Nuno Espírito Santo’s men this season, the Oranges find themselves opening the weekend down in ninth and two points adrift of reclaiming their spot in the top-six.

Starting to show some cause for concern at Molineux after a run of form that has seen them win just one of their last five matchups on home soil, there is no doubt that Santo will be desperate for leading marksman Raul Jiminez to lead their charge on Friday night.

Finding the net against Liverpool last month and also leading Wolves’ dramatic St. Mary’s fightback, the former Benfica striker has bagged three goals in as many Premier League appearances.

You might be interested to know that Wolves’ attacking MVP can be found priced at 6/4 with 888sport to extend on that tally this week.

Betting Tip: Both teams to score – 4/5 @ Bet365

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

Leicester’s dip?

While Leicester may have managed to play out a 2-2 draw against Chelsea last time out and widen their Champions League buffer, Brendan Rodgers’ men are enduring their own worrying dip in form.

Likely to still be feeling the effects of their EFL Cup heartbreak away at Villa Park last month, the former Celtic boss has seen his side drop eight points from winning positions in their past four Premier League games – more than they had in their previous 59 matches from the start of the 2018-19 campaign.

Although the Foxes might still have a fearsome reputation for their performances in the final third, Leicester have begun to show some recent issues at the back.

Without a top-flight clean sheet since New Year’s Day, Friday’s guests have also shipped a pair of strikes in four of their last six matches across all competitions. The Foxes can be found at 6/4 with Paddy Power to once again ship over 1.5 goals at Molineux.

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