Leicester City will be looking to extend their lead in the English Premier League when they visit Arsenal in Week 26. These teams will face this Sunday, February 14th at Emirates Stadium at 12:00.
The Foxes are in the first place in the standings with 53 points thanks to 15 wins, eight draws and two defeats. They are the best team on the road so far with only one loss in the 13 matches played scoring 26 goals, the most by any team away from home so far.
Claudio Ranieri’s team has three straight victories, and they have lost only one of the past nine in all competitions. Their last defeat in the local tournament was on December 26th when they fell to Liverpool 1-0 at Anfield.
In the Arsenal EPL Odds v Leicester, the Gunners are favorites to win this game at home. They are listed with 1.8, while the Foxes are with 5.0, and the draw is with 4.1.
The team led by Arsene Wenger is tied to Tottenham with 48 points, but with worst goal difference, so they are located in the third spot on the table. They have had a good season at Emirates Stadium with seven wins, three draws and two defeats, scoring 16 goals and accepting seven, the second-fewest this year, only behind Manchester United with five.
Arsenal come to this game with three consecutive games with no defeat after they beat Bournemouth 2-0 on the road with goals from Mesut Ozil and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Their last loss at home in the league was three weeks ago versus Chelsea by 1-0
The Gunners are the fourth best offense in the tournament with 39 goals, and they are listed at online sportsbook Bodog with 3.8 Odds to win this game by one goal and with 5.25 to do it by two. The Foxes are rated at 8.0 to get the three points by 8.0, and the score draw is with 5.0.
Leicester City will try to avenge the defeat in the first meeting between these two teams this season, as they were thrashed at King Power Stadium by 5-1, with a hat-trick from Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez.
With that victory, the London side reached 20 games in a row with no defeat versus the Foxes. The last time they fell in the series was in 1994 by 2-1 on the road, but they have not lost in their pitch since 1973 (2-0). In their past four visits to Emirates Stadium, Leicester City have allowed 15 goals and scored only three.
French striker Olivier Giroud, who has scored 12 goals this year, is the favorite to open the scoreboard in this game, and he is listed with 5.05 Premier League Odds. He is followed by Alexis Sanchez 6.0 and Jamie Vardy with 7.5. Vardy is the best scorer in the league with 18 goals.
Leicester City have shown that they can fight against the best teams in the league, so they will steal a point from Emirates Stadium and remain as the leaders in the English top flight.