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Watford vs Leicester Preview & Tips - Watford backed for a point against struggling Foxes

By Ralph Staniforth
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Watford vs Leicester Preview

Watford were ended their losing run with a draw in midweek. I'm backing them to record another stalemate against a Leicester side which has struggled away from home.
  • Watford vs Leicester Preview
  • Head to Head
  • Watford Form 
  • Watford Injuries
  • Leicester Form 
  • Leicester Injuries
  • Watford vs Leicester FAQ

  • Watford drew their last match (Premier League). 
  • Watford are winless in their last 12 home matches (Premier League).
  • Watford draw 1-1 with Leicester in their last home match (Premier League).
  • Leicester are winless in 11 of their last 12 away matches (Premier League).

Head to Head

Leicester lead the head to head 32-21 with 18 draws.

The Foxes have won the last two matches, although both of these were at the King Power Stadium. The last time they played at Vicarage Road with the game ending in a 1-1 draw. 

Watford Form 

Watford have been hopeless in the league this season, winning just six times all season and already being relegated back to the Championship.

The Hornets did manage to end a six-game losing run on Wednesday when holding fellow strugglers Everton to a 0-0 draw.

Watford Injuries

A long list of absentees see Imran Louza, Ismaila Sarr, Juraj Kucka, Tom Cleverley, Cucho Hernandez,
Emmanuel Dennis, Joshua King, Kiko Femenia, Danny Rose and Nicolas Nkoulou all ruled out.

Leicester Form 

Leicester have been in poor form, suffering three defeats in a row to Everton, Roma in the Europa Conference League and Tottenham.

Brendan Rodgers' side did end the losing run in midweek with a 3-0 home victory at home to relegated Norwich.

Leicester Injuries

Leicester are without Wilfred Ndidi, Ricardo Pereira, Ryan Bertrand and Wesley Fofana.

Watford vs Leicester FAQ

What time does Watford vs Leicester start?

The match kicks off at 14:00 BST on Sunday, May 15.



Watford have been awful all season, while Leicester are on poor run of form away from home. I'm tipping these two sides to share the points in this one. 

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