West Ham vs Leicester prediction on August 23. 2021. West Ham United is playing at home in the next round of the English Premier League 2021/22. Their goal will be to continue to win the maximum points. That goal is completely possible even though West Ham United has to welcome an unpleasant opponent called Leicester City.
West Ham Overview
West Ham United has experienced an extremely successful 2020/21 Premier League. When still being able to compete for tickets to the continental arena for most of the season. That makes the expectations that the sledgehammer fans place on their team bigger day by day.
West Ham United has also partly shown that that belief is completely valid. Having an extremely perfect momentum with a series of unbeaten records, most of which are victories. Not to mention on the day of the 2021/22 Premier League, they also excellently defeated Newcastle United at home with a score of 4-2.
Leicester City, as usual, has also proven itself to be a true big man at the highest level of English football. They beat Manchester City to win the English Super Cup title ahead of the season.
Until the English Premier League 2021/22 really took place, Leicester City still showed great discomfort when they excellently defeated Wolverhampton to bring home the first victory of this season. What Leicester City clearly shows is not inferior when the Wolves also know how to win almost optimal results against their opponents. The Foxes are an extremely disciplined team and the last few victories have said it.
Asian Bet – West Ham vs Leicester prediction
Leicester has a better head-to-head record, in the last 10 matches, the Foxes brought 5 wins and 2 draws. With the newly won English Super Cup and the record of 3 consecutive wins, Leicester have more than enough confidence in this operation.
The recent form of Rodgers’ team is extremely impressive when they beat both Villarreal and Man City. The other side West Ham also has 5 wins and is unbeaten in the last 6 matches. From the quality of the squad to the performance on the field, it shows the balance of this matchup.
Despite playing at the Olympics, it is not easy for West Ham to get all 3 points. With the current correlation of forces, 1 point divided equally is a completely deserved result.
West Ham vs Leicester Prediction: Choose Leicester +0.25
European odds assess the possibility of West Ham winning somewhat better. However, this option has many potential risks when Leicester is too uncomfortable when playing in the lower position. A draw can satisfy both teams at this point.
Choose Draw (FT)
Over/Under Bet – West Ham vs Leicester prediction
Especially in the early stages of the season, the practicality of the two teams is clearly shown. In fact, Leicester’s last 2 matches did not have more than 1 goal, 2/3 of West Ham’s matches also had a faint score.
West Ham vs Leicester Prediction: Choose Under 2.75
West Ham: Fabianski, Fornals, Benrahma, Cresswell, Ogbonna, Dawson, Coufal, Soucek, Rice, Bowen, Antonio.
Leicester: Schmeichel, Tielemans, Bertrand, Ndidi, Soyuncu, Amartey, Pereira, Maddison, Barnes, Perez, Vardy.