Tip Everton - Leicester
Everton are set to host Leicester City in one of the quarter final matches of the League Cup in one of the two clashes featuring Premier League sides. Everton saw off another Premier League side, Watford, to get here, and Leicester City saw off Burton Albion. Everton will head to this clash straight from a draw with Manchester United and will be looking to improve on their run which has just five wins in their last 15 matches. In the last five matches, Everton have lost thrice, and won just once. They have three clean sheets in their last 15 matches, and none of these has come in the last seven matches. Five of their last 10 matches have yielded over 2.5 goals and they have failed to score in just two of their last 13 matches. They head here with three straight wins in the League Cup while they have scored two goals or more in four of their last five League Cup matches. They have three wins and three losses in their last six meetings with Leicester City.
Leicester City, on their part, have not lost any of their last 10 matches. They have actually won nine of their last 10 matches – the draw with Norwich in their latest game is the only setback they have suffered. In their last 15 matches, they have two losses and 12 wins, while they have scored two goals or more in 12. Leicester have five clean sheets in 10 matches and five straight away wins. They have two losses in 11 League Cup matches and both losses have come in post match penalties. They are unbeaten in five League Cup matches away from home and go to this game with two straight wins over Everton.
Key points Everton - Leicester
Everton have no clean sheet in their last seven matches.
Everton have managed five wins in the last 15 matches.
Leicester have five straight away wins.
Leicester have two straight wins over Everton.
Leicester are unbeaten in the last 10 matches.
Conclusion Everton - Leicester
Both Leicester City and Everton drew in their matches ahead of this meeting. While for Everton the draw reflected a positive outcome, for Leicester it was not. It was the first time in 10 matches that Leicester had failed to win. Leicester have the better form between the two and have beaten Everton in each of the last two meetings. Leicester have five straight away wins and are unbeaten the last five League Cup matches. They have been scoring more than Everton too, and we believe they will continue with the trend here. We are backing Leicester City for a win here.
Everton Leicester Prediction published on December 16, 2019