The Swans have been picking up enough points here and there to just about keep their heads above water. There are just the four points between themselves and the drop zone still though. Everton comes for a visit on the weekend having collected a good point in their Merseyside duel with Liverpool last weekend. They haven’t produced much away form this season though.
Swansea 7/5, Everton 21/10, Draw 21/20* (Betting Odds taken at 11:22 p.m. on April 9th, 2018)
Swans collected a point out at West Brom last weekend leaving them with a W1 D2 L1 record in their last four games. They have only lost twice since January 2nd so have been doing alright. At home, they are running on a four-match winning streak at the moment having beaten both Arsenal and Liverpool in that sequence as well. Overall this season Swansea are W6D2 L7 at the Liberty Stadium, but their form has upped. They haven’t been prolific in front of goal for most of the season and have just the fifteen home goals. So under 2.5 goals at William Hill for this one is at 3/5 odds* (Betting Odds taken at 3:11 p.m. on April 10th, 2018). It really doesn’t matter at this point in what manner wins appear, as long as they keep coming. Swansea have scored 10 of their 15 home games this season in the second half of matches. In the William Hill Correct Score market a Swansea 1-0 option is at 13/2 odds* (Betting Odds taken at 3:11 p.m. on April 10th, 2018).
The Toffees don’t have any away form going for them having lost five of their last six road games. They had lost five in a row before squeaking past Stoke in their last away games. That was just Everton’s second away win of the entire season (D5 L9) so they can’t exactly be trusted on their travels. They have only produced the twelve away goals all season having failed to score in 38% of their games away from Goodison. They have conceded a goal in each of their last six on the road though and there’s nothing to really suggest that they can make a good go of this. A 0-0 half time correct score is probably worth considering though at 6/4 odds with William Hill* (Betting Odds taken at 3:11 p.m. on April 10th, 2018). Everton have their mid-table place starting the weekend in ninth and really only one place higher is the best that they could realistically end the season with.
Everton were big 3-1 winners at home against Swansea earlier in the season. They did, however, win this corresponding fixture last season 1-0 and in the last five Premier League meetings things are slightly in Swansea’s favour with a W2 D2 L1 record against Everton. Swansea are undefeated in their last four at home against Everton in all competitions (W2 D2). Five of the last seven meetings in all competitions have ended under 2.5 goals.
Swansea can nab the points in this one and punch themselves up the table towards safety. Everton just aren’t all that reliable away from home to really warrant putting a lot of stock into. Settle on the home win.
12th April 2018 / lee - Category: Premiership Betting
Liverpool will continue to strive towards a top-two finish this season as they face off against Everton in the Merseyside derby on the weekend. Best case scenario for the Reds is that they finish in second place after the weekend. Worst case scenario fourth. Everton will be under pressure under the weight of Liverpool’s powerful home form and the Toffees found Manchester City too hot to handle last weekend.
Liverpool 8/13, Draw 16/5, Everton 15/4* (Betting Odds taken at 7:32 p.m. on April 2nd, 2018)
The Toffees have had a pretty decent run of form at Goodison Park recently with three wins in their last four there (L1). It was in their last home game that they suffered that loss which was against Manchester City. They have done well enough in front of goal having scored at least two goals in eight of their nine home victories this season on home soil. While a win for them in this one is going to be tough, it should contribute to this being a high scoring game. Everton have averaged 1.6 goals per game at home and over 3.5 goals at bet365 is at odds of 7/10* (Betting Odds taken at 4:51 p.m. on April 3rd, 2018). Overall this season Everton’s home form is W9 D2 L5 but with only the two losses in their last eleven there. The Toffees are on a five-match scoring streak at home. Cenk Tosun has scored three goals in his last three games for the Toffees so may be worth a look in the anytime goalscorer market. Everton’s season is really being held up by their home form but they have only been leading at halftime on three occasions this season at Goodison Park. Clean sheets have been hard to come by for the Toffees and therefore both teams to score at bet365 has to be a decent proposition.
Liverpool have been in terrific league form. They have played to a W6 D1 L1 record in their last eight games and since their loss at Old Trafford back on March 10th, they have won their following two games, totalling seven goals and conceding just the one. They scraped past Crystal Palace last weekend and of course, had extra midweek work in the Champions League against Man City to contend with. The Reds have won three of their last four away games in the Premier League, part of a W9 D3 L4 record this season on their travels. Mo Salah still can’t stop scoring and he is the 5/2 bet365 first goalscorer favourite* (Betting Odds taken at 4:51 p.m. on April 3rd, 2018). The Reds have averaged 2.3 goals per away game this season and they are on a four-match scoring streak on their travels. 50% of their road games have made it over 3.5 goals (44% have gone over 4.5 goals) so they are shaping up well for a challenge in this one. A second place finish in the league this season is well and truly on for them still. Liverpool have opened the scoring in ten of their sixteen away games this season.
Everton battled out a home point against Liverpool earlier the season but fell to their rivals in the FA Cup. Liverpool are unbeaten in their last six trips to Goodison Park in the Premier League with a W2 D4 record from that sequence. Liverpool have lost just one of their last seventeen games home and away against the Toffees. Both teams have scored in each of the last three.
Liverpool won’t take their foot off the gas in this one and they are likely to three points. Everton have done pretty well on home soil this season, but still with the threat of Liverpool’s attack, their defence may have a tough time holding out.
4th April 2018 / lee - Category: Premiership Betting
With back to back wins just before the international break, Everton’s future looks a little more promising. That may all come crashing down when they host Man City on Saturday evening. But still, the Toffees are one of the few sides to have taken points off the citizens this season having played out a 1-1 draw at the Etihad earlier in the season.
Man City 1/3, Draw 4/1, Everton 8/1* (Betting Odds taken at 05:47 a.m. on March 26th, 2018)
The Toffees have won their last two games, taking down Brighton and Stoke and they have some good home form going as well. They have won their last three at Goodison Park, scoring at least two goals nine each of those and they have lost just one home game in their last ten (W7 D2 L1). So they have been pretty solid at home it’s fair to say, they just haven’t backed it up out on the road. Everton have averaged 1.6 goals per home game this term and have hit the back of the net in each of their last four. So that all makes for good reading except for the fact that they are taking on a brilliant Manchester City side here. But it may just be worth backing the Toffees to at least get on the scoresheet given their solid home form and both teams to score at bet365 is at 10/11 odds* (Betting Odds taken at 05:42 p.m. on March 26th, 2018). The half time draw may well appeal too as the Toffees have been level at the break in nine of their home fixtures this term. Of the goals that they have scored at home so far, they have netted 72% of them in the second half of matches.
Win the next two games and the title is the bag for the Citizens. They are on a four-match winning streak at the moment and are W6 D1 in their last seven. Out on the road, their record is W12 D2 L1 and the only blip was that loss on their last trip to Merseyside as Liverpool beat them 4-3 at Anfield in the middle of January. City have averaged 2.3 goals per away game this season and they have conceded just the ten goals on the road as well, well under a goal per game on average. The Citizens have scored in each of their last nine league outings now and a win in this one sets up a title-winning shot in their following game against rivals Manchester United. Sergio Aguero is the first goalscorer favourite but David Silva has scored three in his last two away games and it at 9/4 odds* (Betting Odds taken at 05:42 p.m. on March 26th, 2018) in the bet365 anytime goalscorer market. Manchester City have scored in 93% of their away matches this season and are likely to find the back of the net one way or another. They will want the league title wrapped up as quickly as possible so they can fully focus on the Champions League.
There was the 1-1 draw between them earlier this season and Everton are unbeaten in their last three Premier League games against City (W1 D2) and have lost just one of their last six against him in all competitions (W2 D3 L1). So they actually have a decent bit of form. They have won just one of their last four at home in the top flight against the Citizens though (D1 L2) but that win was in last season’s corresponding fixture, a big 4-0 one at that.
Manchester City should be good for the win on Merseyside. They know the title is close now and they can deliver a little revenge in this one. Everton have improved their fortunes recently, but aren’t likely to be good enough to stop City.
28th March 2018 / lee - Category: Premiership Betting
The Potters came up empty-handed against Man City last Monday, as expected and it left them in the drop zone. They have not been collecting wins but do have four drawn matches in their last six and are fighting. Everton are just a total hit and miss but eased the pressure with a home win last weekend. They are out of form on their travels though.
Stoke 11/8, Everton 2/1, Draw 9/4* (Betting Odds taken at 8:00 p.m. on March 13th, 2018)
Stoke suffered a 2-0 loss to Manchester City last Monday, an expected defeat to be fair. Stoke are W1 D4 L2 in their last seven league games, so certainly Paul Lambert has toughened them up. But without a win in six, where is the next victory coming from? Stoke are W1 D2 L1 in their last four at home in the league, part of an overall record of W5 D4 L6 for the season at the Bet365 Stadium. There is a clear lack of output from Stoke who have failed to score in three of their last six games now and none in their last two. With Arsenal, Spurs and Liverpool still to come this season, the Potters have to take their chances in games like this. Stoke have only managed 16 goals in their 15 home games this season while they have taken a clean sheet in just 20%. It may be worth a flutter on both teams to score at bet365 for 10/11 odds* (Betting Odds taken at 8:00 p.m. on March 13th, 2018) as neither defence can be trusted in this one. Each of Stoke’s last five home games have gone under 2.5 goals so that’s another good option to consider for the fixture. Can they haul themselves out of the drop zone this weekend?
The Toffees are in terrible shape away from home having lost their last five on the road and going unbeaten in their last six away from Goodison Park. It’s pretty miserable stuff. They did take a 2-0 home win over Brighton last weekend to keep their good home form going. Overall this season on their travels they have gone just W1 D5 L9 in the top flight and they have managed just the ten goals in their last fifteen road games, which is a really poor return. They have not earned a clean sheet in any of their last five away games and overall this season have managed one in just 13% of their away fixtures. 60% of the goals that they have managed to come up with this season away from home been in the first half of matches but have only been ahead at half time three times this term on the road. Wayne Rooney is their top scorer on the road with four, the only Everton player to have scored more than one away goal this season. Only bottom side West Brom have a worse away record than the Toffees.
Everton took a 1-0 home win over Stoke earlier in the season at Goodison Park and the Toffees are W3 D1 in their last four games against the Potters. Stoke though have lost just one of their last eight home games against the Toffees (W2 D5 L1). Each of the last three have gone under 2.5 goals.
Stoke have to take their chances against such a poor away side like Everton. This could be where it all counts for the survival of the Potters who have much tougher games to come than this. Home win.
14th March 2018 / lee - Category: Premiership Betting
Everton’s season is rapidly descending into a farce again. With three defeats in their last four games they have slipped down into the bottom half of the table and look really poor and pressure must be increasing on Sam Allardyce. Brighton meanwhile have their tails up after a great run of form and sit level on points with the Toffees going into this one. Can the Seagulls grab more precious survival points?
Everton 23/20, Draw 21/10, Brighton 13/5* (Betting Odds taken at 4:06 a.m. on March 6th, 2018)
The Toffees have been in a bit of a mess having lost three of their last four league games now. Recently they are W2 D1 L6 so have been well out of form and it has largely been down to a lack of fight and concentration in their back line. They have at least managed to stay unbeaten in their last three league games at Goodison Park, winning the last two there. But there is just no trusting them to collect a clean sheet at the moment so both teams to score at Ladbrokes has some immediate appeal for the game at 8/11 odds* (Betting Odds taken at 4:06 a.m. on March 6th, 2018). There has been no clean sheet for Everton at Goodison Park in their last four games and they have not earned one in any of their last nine games home and away. So there’s a decent chance that they are going to concede. Everton have been level at half time in eight of their home games so the half time draw should appeal somewhat and 70% of Everton’s home goals have been in the second half of matches, while they have conceded 67% of their goals at home after the half time break. Oumar Niasse has two goals in his last three home games for the Toffees.
The Seagulls have to come to life just at the right time with a five-match unbeaten streak of form going (W3 D2) and they landed a big win over Arsenal last weekend. They have won their last three home games, but are without a win in their last eight road games in the top flight, drawing their last two. Like Everton, they have been struggling for clean sheets and don’t have one in any of their last eight league games. Each of their last nine league matches on the road have ended with less than three goals, so under 2.5 goals at Ladbrokes is an option at 13/8 odds* (Betting Odds taken at 4:06 a.m. on March 6th, 2018). The Seagulls do only have two away wins for the season, so it is hard to back them still out on the road, but there could be value in a 1-1 correct score at Ladbrokes as Brighton’s last two away games have ended that way. Now is the time for them to be picking up points as they have games against top four sides in three of their last four fixtures for the season.
There was a 1-1 draw between Brighton and Everton earlier in the season in what was their first meeting since the 1932/82 old English Division 1 season. So there’s really nothing much to look back on. Everton are 5-2 ahead with two draws from the previous nine meetings that the two clubs have played out. The last two at Goodison Park have both been draws.
The draw looks the most plausible outcome in this one. Everton have been a mess and you would imagine that the Seagulls would be more than happy with another point in the bag in this one to steer them further to Premier League survival.
7th March 2018 / lee - Category: Premiership Betting
Burnley’s achingly long winless streak of Premier League form continued last weekend as they could only play out a 1-1 draw at Turf Moor against Southampton. They get a visit from Everton on Saturday lunchtime. The Toffees suffered a 1-0 loss out at Vicarage Road against Watford last weekend. Will Burnley be able to take them down as well?
Burnley 8/5, Everton 2/1, Draw 19/10* (Betting Odds taken at 04:22 a.m. on February 26th, 2018)
The Clarets are now eleven games without a win in the top flight after playing out a 1-1 draw to Southampton last weekend. That is back to back 1-1 draws that they have taken at Turf Moor now and they are winless in five at home in the league. In the William Hill correct score market a 1-1 draw is at 11/2, the same odds as a Burnley 1-0* (Betting Odds taken at 10:14 p.m. on February 26th, 2018). The Clarets have the ten goals in their fourteen home games this season, but defensively they have been tight as well with just an average of 0.8 goals per game against them at Turf Moor. Just 14% of their games at home this season have produced more than three goals so look under 2.5 goals at William Hill for an obvious option at 4/9 odds* (Betting Odds taken at 10:14 p.m. on February 26th, 2018). Burnley have failed to take a clean sheet in any of their last seven games in the Premier League, and none in their last five on home soil in particular. It is worth backing a half-time draw as most of the goals at Turf Moor have been produced in the second half games.
Everton’s poor away form continued last weekend with a 1-0 loss at Watford. That is a four-match losing streak that they are on in the top flight away from Goodison Park and they are winless in five. They are stuck on just the one away win all season and haven’t had a lot to cheer about. They have scored just the two goals in their last five away games as well so they haven’t raised much of a threat going forward at all. Everton have not taken a clean sheet in any of their last eight games in the league and in one of their last four away from home. They have earned a clean sheet in just 14% of their away games. Only Stoke and West Brom have a worse away record in the Premier League this season than Everton do’s and only three teams have a worse defensive record as well. They are not a side who can be trusted away from home and Wayne Rooney is still the only player for them to have scored more than one away goal this season in the league. Both teams not to score at William Hill is at 13/20 odds* (Betting Odds taken at 10:14 p.m. on February 26th, 2018).
Burnley were 1-0 victors at Goodison Park back in October and that gives them two wins in their last three league games against the Toffees. The Clarets won this corresponding fixture 2-1 last season. This will be just the eighth Premier League clash between the two clubs and from the previous seven, Everton are 4-3 ahead. Burnley are W2 L1 from their three previous Premier League home games against the Toffees.
The draw would have to be the most favourable option in this fixture then. Burney still can’t manage to find that win and Everton’s form away from home has tanked. It will probably end up as a share of the spoils.
27th February 2018 / lee - Category: Premiership Betting
Watford are only four points above the drop zone heading in the weekend and they will look for a big three home points as they face up to Everton. A win in the home fixture could well pull the Hornet’s up into the top half of the table though. Everton have won two of their last three league games but remain vulnerable at the back.
Watford 23/20, Draw 11/5, Everton 5/2* (Betting Odds taken at 11:30 p.m. on February 20th, 2018)
The Hornets suffered a 2-0 loss at West Ham in their last league matches which leaves them with a W1 D2 L2 record in their last five played. Their home record now for the season stands at W4 D4 L5 and in their last game at Vicarage Road they produced arguably their best performance of the season to smash Chelsea 4-1 in a fully deserved victory. That is W2 D1 L1 that they have produced at home in their last four league games so there is a little more hope there. They have scored twenty goals in their thirteen league games at home and have found the back of the net in each of the last eight there. It is probably worth looking over 2.5 goals at bet365 for the game as neither of these defences really look up to very much. Watford have conceded in each of their last seven league games now and overall have shipped to an average of two goals per home game. Both teams to score at Bet365 is going to have plenty of appeal as well. 69% of games at Vicarage Road this season have gone over 2.5 goals including each of the last five.
The Toffees have lost one of their last four (W2 D1) however, both of the wins in that sequence were at Goodison Park though. They are on a three-match losing streak away from home which is a bit troubling and they have won just the one away game all season. There has been a real lack of attacking threat from them on their travels with the Toffees only netting nine away goals this season which is extremely poor. They are without a clean sheet in any of their last seven Premier League games as well and in their last four road games specifically, they have conceded twelve goals. So they are certainly going to be at risk in this one. 76% of Everton’s points have been earned at home this season and only two teams have managed to pick up fewer away points than the Toffees have managed this term. Top scorer for them out on the road this season is Wayne Rooney who has netted four and he’s the only Everton player to have managed more than one away goal this season. Will their lack of form out on the road come back to haunt them again?
Everton were 3-2 home winners over Watford earlier in the season and that is back to back league wins that they have banked over the Hornets. Everton are W6 D2 L1 from their nine previous Premier League games against the Hornets However, Watford have taken four points from their last two league home games against the Toffees. Seven of the nine previous Premier league clashes have gone over 2.5 goals.
Watford really have to seize this chance to get some breathing space between themselves and the drop zone. They are capable of stringing together a good enough performance which could down the sloppy Everton back line. Home win.
22nd February 2018 / lee - Category: Premiership Betting
The Toffees churned out another disappointing performance against a top club as they were trounced 5-1 at Arsenal on the weekend. That was hugely poor from them and it leaves them with just the one league victory this year. They did win their last home game though so they can take confidence from that. However, Crystal Palace are a tough side to get the better of the league at the moment.
Everton 6/4, Crystal Palace 15/8, Draw 21/10* (Betting Odds taken on February 5th, 2018 at 1:23 a.m.)
One win in their last eight league games is all that Everton have to show for themselves (D3 L4) and they were awful on the weekend at Arsenal, their defence once again being all over the place. The Toffees are without a clean sheet in any of their last six league outings and in that span, they have conceded at least two goals in each of the four defeats that they have taken. They haven’t done so bad at home though with a W4 D2 L1 record in their last seven there, Manchester United being the only ones to get the better of them in that run. It is probably worth looking at goals in this one and over 2.5 goals at Coral is at 6/5 odds* (Betting Odds taken on February 5th, 2018 at 1:23 a.m.). Everton are without a clean sheet in a while and there have been an average of 2.85 goals per game in league matches at Goodison Park this season. It’s fully worth looking at the half time draw as the Toffees have been level at the break in seven of their 13 home fixtures this season. It’s left 65% of their goals scored and 65% of their goals conceded on Merseyside coming in the second half of matches.
Palace are actually only the four points behind 10th-placed Everton so could really heave themselves up the table with a good win in this one. It’s still so tight in the bottom half of the Premier League table though that they are still only three points away from safety. That’s despite the Eagles only losing two games since a 2-2 draw with Everton at Selhurst Park back on November 18th. Away from home, the Eagles have gone W2 D4 L1 in their last seven. They have played out back to back 1-1 draws in the top flight, one out at West Ham and then at home against Newcastle on the weekend. In the Coral correct score market a 1-1 draw is at 5/1 odds* (Betting Odds taken on February 5th, 2018 at 1:23 a.m.). Backing Palace to win on the road is still a little shaky with them having only won twice out on their travels but they have scored in each of the last five away games now so should put up something of a fight for a point. Palace have scored all eight of their away goals this season in their last five away games. Going back to the half time draw, Palace have drawing at half time in seven of their thirteen away games.
As mentioned there was a 2-2 draw between them at Selhurst Park back in the middle of November. That leaves Everton unbeaten in their last six games against the Eagles in the top flight now (W2 D4). So there have been a lot of tight games between the two of them lately and the 2-2 draw earlier in the season broke a five-match sequence of games between them that went under 2.5 goals. The last two meetings at Goodison Park have ended in a 1-1 draw and Palace are actually W2 D2 in their last four visits there.
The draw looks the most appeal in this Goodison Park clash. Palace have been hard to beat down recently (unless you are Arsenal) and Everton just aren’t carrying much consistency or threat at the moment. Back the Eagles to collect a nice point for themselves.
6th February 2018 / lee - Category: Premiership Betting
Arsenal were rocked in midweek with a heavy 3-1 loss against bottom side Swansea. That just continued their poor form for the season on the road. They have only won two for their last five at the Emirates in the league as well ahead of Everton’s visit on Saturday evening. The Toffees though have been struggling for away form as well as goals recently but snapped a winless streak of league form in midweek by beating Leicester at home..
Arsenal 3/10, Draw 9/2, Everton 9/1* (Betting Odds taken on January 30th, 2018 at 9:53 p.m.)
The Gunners have been busy in the transfer market, swapping Alexis Sanchez of Henrikh Mkhitaryan and then bringing striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on the final day of the January transfer window, while moving Olivier Giroud onto rivals Chelsea. The Gunners were stunned in midweek as they were torn apart by Swansea in a 3-1 loss leaving their form in not too good shape. That is two defeats in their last three played now in the top flight (W1) and just one win in their last five played (D2 L2). So they aren’t at the races at the moment and on home soil they are W2 D2 L1 in their last five played. While Aubameyang should bring the goals as Alexandre Lacazette is well out of form, the concern for Arsenal is at the back, because defensively they have looked pretty weak for a while. They have no clean sheet in their last seven games played now and they have conceded six goals in their last three home fixtures. So over 2.5 goals at bet365 is worth a flutter at 3/5 odds* (betting odds taken January 31st at 6:38 p.m.). Arsenal have produced a very good W9 D2 L1 record at the Emirates this season in the top flight, but they have just been struggling to find their top form recently.
The Toffees have been struggling since around mid-December really to rediscover their winning form that they were blessed with when Sam Allardyce came in and took over. They snapped a six match winless streak in the league by beating Leicester 2-1 at Goodison in midweek. Away from home, they have suffered back to back losses heading into this one, having gone down against Bournemouth and then Tottenham. The goals have been really difficult for them to find and they have scored just the one in their last three out on the road now, so they are having their issues, clearly. Everton have netted in just two of their last six league games. Overall their away form is only W1 D5 L6 this season away from Goodison Park and there has been a hugely disappointing eight goals total scored by them on the road. Defensively they have conceded at an average of 1.9 goals per game. But just because Arsenal haven’t been good at the back, both teams to score at be365 for 21/20* (betting odds taken January 31st at 6:38 p.m.) has to be worth considering. The Toffees have scored 62% of their away goals in the second half of matches and they have only scored two opening goals away from Goodison all season.
Arsenal have winning home from going over Everton having won their last four on the bounce against them at the Emirates in all competitions. Arsenal have lost just one of their last seven games against the Toffees in all competitions and the Gunners have scored at least two goals in six of their last seven against the Merseysiders.
There are no guarantees with Arsenal anymore and their defence has looked a bit shambolic. But then again Everton aren’t particularly doing too well at the moment, so there could be some respite for Arsene Wenger. Home win but both teams to score because neither defence is great at the moment.
31st January 2018 / lee - Category: Premiership Betting
The Toffees are on quite a stretch now without having picked up a league victory and they won’t have an easy midweek fixture as they welcome the Foxes to Goodison Park. Leicester are up in seventh heading into the next round of matches, two places and a massive six points ahead of the Toffees, so this is a great chance for them to drive towards solidifying a top seven finish.
Leicester 6/4, Everton 19/10, Draw 21/10* (Betting Odds taken on January 29th, 2018 at 5:33 p.m.)
Everton have been struggling along on a six-match winless streak of form in the top flight and during that run of games they have managed just the two goals in total. So it’s been a real struggle for them. However, they have only lost one of their last seven on home soil in the top flight, but are winless in three there (D2 L1). Each of Everton’s last three games at home have seen fewer than three goals so under 2.5 goals at Ladbrokes is a good option for this game. Everton escaped with a 1-1 draw in their last league game at home against West Brom which leaves them W6 D2 L4 at home this season in all competitions. The Toffees have averaged 1.5 goals per game on home soil this season but have shipped at a rate of 1.3 per game. 71% of their points earned this season in the top flight have come on home soil, but only four teams in the entire division have conceded more goals than they have done. With them not scoring at the moment, that leaves them vulnerable still.
The Foxes are going well with seven points from their last three league games and they have banked a clean sheet in each of the games in that sequence as well. Leicester to win to nil at Ladbrokes, therefore, may be worth considering for this one as they do carry more of an offensive threat than the Toffees do. Leicester had scored in seven consecutive away games before playing out a 0-0 draw at Chelsea in their last road fixture. The Foxes have only won three times out on their travels this season which isn’t great and they are winless in three on the road (D1 L2). They have not been losing at half time in any away game this season and therefore a half-time draw is worth looking at. Leicester have averaged 1.5 goals per game on their travels and 61% of their goals away from home have come in the first half of matches. On the flip side of that they have conceded 67% of their away goals after the half time break in matches. Overall Leicester have scored in 75% of their away games this season and they have Jamie Vardy, Riyad Mahrez and Shinji Okazaki joint top-away goal scorer for them, all with four goals each.
Leicester were comfortable 2-0 winners over Everton earlier in the season and they have won two of their last three trips to Goodison Park in all competitions as well. Six of the last eight meetings between the two clubs have gone over 2.5 goals so there is a good trend there and in the last seven Premier League matches, Leicester are W3 D2 L2 against Everton. Both teams have scored in eight of the last ten meetings between the two clubs.
Everton just haven’t been producing the wins to warrant backing with a great deal of confidence in this game. Leicester are more capable of getting a pep in their step on the day and the visitors look pretty good value to go and take three points.
30th January 2018 / lee - Category: Premiership Betting