Fulham v Leicester City: Leicester City is hoping to avoid a first win of this season with three wins when it visits a tough Fulham side in desperate need of wins and no results (start time 1pm ET Wednesday, online via Peacock Premium).
The Foxes drew Everton and lost to Leeds. Now they are five points from the top of the table and have played one more game than leaders Man City. More importantly, the team that just missed the Champions League last season has a host of potential competitors behind them.
This group does not include Fulham, who remain in 18th place despite being in has lost nine games only twice. That’s because the Cottagers have seven draws on this stretch, including consecutive splits with Brighton and West Brom.
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Fulham is still waiting for Terence Kongolo and Tom Cairney, but is otherwise healthy for Leicester’s visit.
The Foxes will not have Dennis Praet, Wilfred Ndidi, Wes Morgan and Timothy Castaigne and will have the status of Jamie Vardy and Wesley Fofana are waiting.
The visitor status does not harm Leicester, which is -106 to get all three points. A tie pays 235, while a Fulham win pays 290.
PointsBet is our official sports betting partner and we may receive compensation the first time you place a bet on PointsBet after clicking our links / p> Brendan Rodgers has saved the Foxes from a lengthy slump this season, and there are plenty of reasons to suspect they will be back in the profit column. Fulham have to hope Fofana and Vardy do not return to the game despite Leicester having plenty of weapons to attack even without the young center-back and seasoned top scorer. Bigger Problem for Fulham Where do the goals come from? Bobby Decordova-Reid’s five goals account for almost a third of Cottagers’ performance, and only three other players have scored more than once in the PL game. Fulham 0-1 Leicester City.
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