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Date: 11th October 2023
Kick-Off: 15:00 UK, 16:00 CET
Venue: Riverside Stadium
Leicester to win
Over 3.5 goals
3-1 to Leicester
The odds are accurate at the time of writing and are subject to change. Check carefully before finalising your wager with your bookmaker.
Middlesbrough vs Leicester: Top free betting tips
Leicester City have dropped their winning streak against Leeds United and travels to Middlesbrough for Round 16 in the EFL Championship. Both teams will be entering Riverside Stadium on Saturday, 11 November. Boro have also dropped two points against Plymouth Argyle before this game in the English second division.
Match result prediction: Leicester to win
Middlesbrough have registered three victories in their last five fixtures while losing one of them. On the other hand, Leicester City have found four victories in the same number of games. The Foxes have also won all of their league games away from King Power Stadium this season. Furthermore, Leicester City have dominated Boro in the H2Hs with three victories in the last five meetings, concluding two in draws. Following these statistics, we back Leicester City to resume their winning form against Boro on coming Saturday.
Total goals prediction: Over 3.5 Goals
Three of the previous five H2H meetings between these two sides at Riverside Stadium have finished with Over 2.5 Goals. Middlesbrough have found the back of the net nine times in their last five home and away fixtures. On the other hand, Leicester City have scored ten goals in their previous four matches away from King Power Stadium. Additionally, the Foxes have also conceded goals in each game during the aforestated period. Given these numbers, we predict these teams to bring a total of Over 3.5 Goals in this fixture.
Correct score prediction: 3-1 to Leicester
Middlesbrough have scored more than one goal in only one of their last seven games at Riverside Stadium. Meanwhile, Leicester City have been exceptional as they scored multiple goals in each of their previous five league outings away from King Power Stadium. The Foxes have also scored at least three goals in three games in the aforestated period. Defensively, Leicester have conceded only one goal in each of their last four road fixtures. Therefore, we believe to see a 1-3 lead in favour of Leicester City in this encounter.
Middlesbrough vs Leicester: Form, recent games, and news
Middlesbrough concluded the second consecutive league game without a victory with a 3-3 draw against Plymouth Argyle. Josh Coburn scored a double for Boro while Sam Greenwood notched the third goal for Middlesbrough in the 64th minute. Manager Michael Carrick will be pleased to have a healthy roster against Leicester in the upcoming challenge.
Leicester City failed to retain their winning streak against Leeds United with a narrow 0-1 defeat, conceding the goal to Georginio Rutter. But a brilliant display of 13 wins in 15 rounds of the EFL Championship has still made them stand at the top of the table. The team has an ideal training regimen to recapture their winning form in the next game.
FAQs regarding Middlesbrough vs Leicester
Who is the referee for this match? Oliver Langford.
Who is the Middlesbrough player to watch? Sam Greenwood.
Who is the Leicester player to watch? Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall.