Arsenal vs Leicester City prediction and betting tips (August 13)

Arsenal got a 2-0 win over Crystal in their first Premier League game of the season. Will the Gunners get a win against Leicester City at the Emirates?
Bukayo Saka scored 11 goals in the Premier League last season.

Bukayo Saka scored 11 goals in the Premier League last season.

by   Dipo Lukman

Arsenal will face Leicester City in Round 2 of the Premier League.

The match will start at 2 p.m. GMT on Saturday, 13 August 2022. The match venue is Emirates Stadium, London. Below you will find betting tips and match prediction for Arsenal vs Leicester City (August 13) in the Round 2 of the Premier League.

Arsenal vs Leicester City latest odds on betting sites

Arsenal have their winning odds placed at 1.50 (-200 American; 1/2 Fractional). Leicester City have their winning odds placed at 6.90 (+590; 59/10). The betting odds for a draw are placed at 4.70 (+370; 37/10).

The chances of the outcomes are as follows: Arsenal — 65%, draw — 21%, Leicester City — 14%.

Latest betting odds on Arsenal vs Leicester City (13 August 2022):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 1.90 (-111; 9/10)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 2.00 (+100; 7/5)
  • Asian handicap (-0.25) on Arsenal — 1.85 (-118; 17/20)
  • Asian handicap (+0.25) on Leicester City — 2.11 (+111; 11/100)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.77 (-130; 77/100)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 2.00 (+100; 1/1)

Arsenal vs Leicester City match preview and statistics

Arsenal opened the Premier League season with a win against Crystal Palace. Gabriel Martinelli opened the scoreline in the 20th minute with a nice header into the back of the net. The Gunners doubled their lead via an own goal as Marc Guehi put the ball into his own net.

Arsenal had 56% ball possession and completed 487 passes. The Gunners created two big chances. Arsenal had 10 shots with two being on target. They had an expected goal of 1.21 compared to Leicester City’s expected goal of 1.05.

Arsenal are third in the Premier League table with three points. The Gunners have scored two goals while conceding zero with a goal difference of zero.

Arsenal team news: Takehiro Tomiyasu is out of the game with a muscle injury.

Leicester City played a 2-2 draw against Brentford in their last Premier League game. Timothy Castagne opened the scoreline in the 33rd minute with a nice header into the net. Dewsbury-Hall doubled their lead in the 46th minute with a nice finish into the bottom right corner.

Ivan Toney pulled one back in the 62nd minute with a nice shot into the net. Joshua Dasilva levelled the scoreline in the 86th minute with a superb finish into the top left corner.

Leicester City had 55% ball possession. The Foxes had 14 shots with five being on target. They created zero big chances during the game. Leicester City had 0.62 expected goals compared to Brentfordl’s 0.76 expected goals.

The Foxes are 11th in the Premier League table with one point and have scored two goals while conceding two goals with a zero difference.

Leicester City team news: Harvey Barnes is out with a knee injury. Ricardo Pereira is out with an achilles tendon injury.

Arsenal vs Leicester City H2H

Arsenal have won four of the last five games between both sides.

Three of the last five games have ended in two nil.

Arsenal vs Manchester United key players and lineups

Arsenal projected starting lineup

  • Aaron Ramsdale
  • Kieran Tierney
  • Ben White
  • Gabriel
  • William Saliba
  • Thomas Partey
  • Granit Xhaka
  • Gabriel Jesus
  • Bukayo Saka
  • Gabriel Martinelli
  • Martin Odegaard

Notable subs: Nicolas Pepe.

Bukayo Saka’s cross was deflected into the net for Arsenal’s second goal. The England international scored 11 goals in the Premier League last season, underperforming his expected goals of 11.94. Saka provided seven assists while creating 68 key passes.

Leicester City projected starting lineup:

  • Danny Ward
  • Ricardo Pereira
  • Caglar Soyuncu
  • Jonny Evans
  • Daniel Amartey
  • Boubakary Soumare
  • Youri Tielemans
  • Ademola Lookman
  • Harvey Barnes
  • Kelechi Iheanacho
  • Jamie Vardy

Notable subs: Marc Albrighton, Patson Daka, Boubakary Soumare.

James Maddison was their best player in the league last season. The England international scored 12 goals in the Premier League, overperforming his expected goals of 8.90. Maddison provided eight assists in the league while providing 39 key passes

Arsenal vs Leicester City predictions and betting tips

Three of the last four games between both sides have ended in two nill for Arsenal. Arsenal’s first game of the season ended in a 2-0 victory over Crystal Palace. I predict a two-nil victory for Arsenal.

Jamie Vardy has an astonishing record against Arsenal. The England international has scored 11 goals in 14 appearances against the Gunners. Vardy has scored a goal in two of their last three games.

Betting prediction: 2-0

Odds: 7.00 (+600 American; 6/1 Fractional)

Betting prediction: Jamie Vardy to score anytime.

Odds: 3.90 (+290 American; 29/10 Fractional)

Arsenal — Leicester City

Not settled

Correct score — 2-0