Over 3,000 Slot Games
Aston Villa v Leicester Preview And Betting Tips – EFL Cup Semifinal 2nd Leg

Aston Villa v Leicester Preview And Betting Tips – EFL Cup Semifinal 2nd Leg

The first of the EFL Cup semifinal second leg clashes between Aston Villa and Leicester City hangs very much in the balance at 1-1. With a place in the final at stake one expects this could be another tight affair. Tipsters Form Labs guide you to where the value might lie with their betting preview and tips while we have all the odds available for the EFL Cup.


 



 


Recent Form


A 1-1 draw in the first leg at the King Power saw Leicester dominate 70% of the possession and pop off six times as many shots on target than Villa.


They’ll probably feel a little unfortunate to have not come away with a win, with Tyrone Mings putting in a strong performance at the heart of Villa’s defense, even if they did only equalize in the 74th minute.


Dean Smith will be chuffed with his team’s victory hosting Watford in the Premier League last time out, which is certainly an improvement on the 6-1 hiding handed to them by Pep Guardiola’s Man City in their previous outing at Villa Park.


Inconsistency is crippling them on home turf, with the last time they won consecutive matches here across all competitions coming back in October, as they’ve since lost four of eight outings.


One of the successes over this period came over Liverpool’s ‘kids’ in the previous round of this tournament, while when the Foxes came to town in December Brendan Rodgers’ men ran out 4-1 victors, so we’re a little surprised to not see the visitors at a slightly shorter price.


Leicester will have an eye on their Saturday league fixture against fourth-placed Chelsea, but with eight points separating the sides, they’ll likely prioritize this great opportunity of reaching the League Cup final against a side battling it out down the lower extremities of the table.


They’ll also take confidence in having Rodgers in their camp, as following their 1-0 win at Brentford at the weekend, he remains unbeaten from his past 32 domestic cup games (W28-D4).


 



 


Leicester To Beat Villa


The Foxes have gone W8-D1-L2 from 11 road trips dating back to late October and it’s an impressive run given one of those defeats came at Etihad, while the other was at Turf Moor after Jamie Vardy missed a second half penalty to take the lead.


Moreover, that sole stalemate came at Goodison Park in the quarters of this tournament after two late strikes from Everton, though they still advanced on penalties and it’s going to take a serious performance from Dean Smith’s men to overturn them.


It’s hardly a surprise that recent poor results for the visitors coincided with the absence of Wilfred Ndidi, as both recent defeats to Southampton and Burnley were without him, as well as the stalemate in the first leg against Villa.


He looks like he could make a return for this one, as does Jamie Vardy, while even if the former England international doesn’t make it, Rodgers can still call upon Kelechi Iheanacho.


The Nigerian has averaged a goal or assist every 52 minutes this season, while that drops to every 29 minutes against Villa throughout his career, so there’s plenty of reason to get behind the visitors in the outright.


Leicester To Beat Aston Villa At 8/11


 



 


BETTING PREVIEW AND TIPS FOR ALL OF THE TOP LEAGUES HERE!


 



 


About Genting Casino


Genting Casino is owned by Genting Casinos UK Limited, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Genting Malaysia Berhad, which has interests in leisure and hospitality, power generation, oil and gas, property development, life sciences and biotechnology activities, with operations spanning across the globe, including in Malaysia (the Group’s country of origin), Singapore, Indonesia, India, China, the United States of America, Bahamas, the United Kingdom and Egypt.


In the core leisure and hospitality business, the Genting Group and its brand affiliates, offer a suite of products under a number of premier brands including Genting Casino featuring the exclusive Crockfords, Resorts World, Genting Grand, Genting Club, Crystal Cruises, Dream Cruises and Star Cruises.


The Genting Group of companies also have tie ups with established names such as Universal Studios®, Premium Outlets®, Hard Rock Hotel, Zouk and other renowned international brand partners.


Genting Casino offers a first class sports betting experience for the UK online sport betting customer, while our casino provides hundreds of the latest online slots and our exclusive Genting tables streamed directly to your device or desktop from our flagship UK casino’s like Crockfords!


If you are after a premium online gaming experience with a company that puts the customer first and takes responsible gaming very seriously, then why not open an account and give Genting Casino a try.


V: 1.14.1 All rights reserved. August 2021
top