Claudio Ranieri’s Premier League champions suffered a surprise 2-1 defeat by Hull City at KC Stadium in the season’s opening game as Jamie Vardy missed a string of chances for the Foxes.
Arsenal, meanwhile, took the lead against Liverpool thanks to Theo Walcott before goals from Philippe Coutinho, Adam Lallana and Sadio Mane secured a 4-3 victory for Jurgen Klopp’s side at the Emirates Stadium.
With Chelsea, Manchester City and Manchester United all winning on the opening weekend of the 2016/17 campaign, Arsenal and Leicester can ill-afford to drop more points in the second round of fixtures.
Here is a round up of the best betting offers on Leicester City v Arsenal, including a very tempting enhancement on Arsene Wenger’s side to beat the champions at King Power Stadium.
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Arsenal were the only Premier League side that managed to beat Ranieri’s champions home and away in the English top flight last season. The Gunners were 5-2 winners against Leicester at the King Power Stadium in the early stages of the campaign. Arsenal beat the Foxes 2-1 in memorable style on Valentine’s Day as Danny Welbeck netted a late winner. The Tipster is offering new 888sport customers enhanced odds of 8/1 on Arsenal to beat Leicester City.
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Leicester have a point to prove with many pundits already writing off their title defence following a 2-1 defeat by Hull on the opening weekend. Casting aside their 5-2 defeat by Arsenal at home last year, the last five games have finished in a draw or a Gunners win by a one-goal margin. The Tipster is offering new Paddy Power customers enhanced odds of 10/1 on Leicester City to beat Arsenal.
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Wenger is coming under increasing pressure after last weekend’s 4-3 defeat by Liverpool. The Gunners are expected to rush back Mesut Ozil, Laurent Koscielny and Olivier Giroud with the north London side needing to beat the Foxes to keep pace with their title rivals.
Prediction: Leicester City 2 Arsenal 3
Leicester will host Arsenal at 17:30 BST at King Power Stadium on Saturday 20 August. The Premier League clash will be shown live on BT Sport 1 for UK viewers.
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