Leicester vs West Ham preview: Premier League prediction, tickets, TV, live stream, H2H, team news

George Flood

West Ham return to Premier League action against Leicester City tonight.

Following defeat to Sheffield United, David Moyes' side had to settle for a draw against Everton at the weekend, with fans staging a peaceful protest against the club's ownership ahead of kick-off.

They continue to hover perilously close to the relegation zone and will hope to take advantage of a Leicester side that, while still third in the table, have suffered rare consecutive defeats at the hands of Southampton and Burnley.

Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Venue: King Power Stadium, Leicester

Kick-off time: 7:30pm GMT

Prediction: Leicester 1-1 West Ham

David Moyes will want to put some distance between West Ham and the relegation zone (Getty Images)

Leicester are out of sorts at the moment, having gone three consecutive matches without a win across all competitions.

Saturday's loss at Burnley came against a team seemingly in free-fall following four successive defeats.

But are West Ham good enough to take advantage of such a blip?

The Hammers have thrown away the most points from winning positions this term and a draw seems their best hope here, with Leicester no doubt very eager to get back to winning ways.


Click here for more information about Leicester home tickets. West Ham away tickets have sold out.

How to watch

TV channel: The match will be televised live on BT Sport 2, with coverage starting from 7pm GMT.

Live stream: BT Sport subscribers will be able to stream the match online via the video player and the BT Sport app.

Head to head (H2H) history and results

  • 25 Premier League games
  • Leicester: Eight wins
  • West Ham: 11 wins
  • Draws: Six
  • This season: West Ham 1-2 Leicester (28/12/2019)

Betting Odds and tips

  • Leicester to win: 8/15
  • West Ham to win: 11/2
  • Draw: 4/1

Odds provided by Betfair Exchange. Click here for more odds.

Team news

West Ham: The Hammers will be without Felipe Anderson for at least a month due to a back injury sustained against Sheffield United, but Michail Antonio has returned to training this week following a hamstring issue.

Injury list: Jack Wilshere (groin), Andriy Yarmolenko (thigh), Ryan Fredericks (hamstring), Felipe Anderson (back), Lukasz Fabianski (hip)

Leicester: Influential midfielder Wilfred Ndidi could be back after making a quick recovery from surgery to repair a damaged meniscus in his knee.

Injury list: Daniel Amartey (ankle), Matty James (building match fitness)

Predicted lineup

West Ham XI (3-4-3): Randolph; Diop, Balbuena, Ogbonna; Zabaleta, Noble, Rice, Masuaku; Snodgrass, Haller, Antonio.​

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