Leicester City – Aston Villa predictions, team news, lineups

Predictions and betting tips as out-of-form Leicester look for three points against Aston Villa who are in danger of losing more ground in their battle for Premier League survival.

Leicester City are confident Jamie Vardy will be available to return after a recent calf problem.

Aston Villa midfielder John McGinn won’t feature on Monday but he could make his comeback from a fractured ankle against Chelsea on 14 March.

Leicester overcame Birmingham in the FA Cup fifth round in midweek, which will give them some much-needed confidence going into the game against Villa.

Leicester could complete a league double over Aston Villa for the first time since the 1996-97 season. Villa have won just one of their 10 Premier League away games against Leicester.

Leicester are winless in four league matches (D2, L2), failing to score in the past three. Villa have lost four consecutive matches in all competitions since a 2-1 League Cup victory against Leicester on 28 January.

Leicester have only taken 12 points from 12 league games since their 4-1 win at Villa on 8 December.

Only Norwich City have earned fewer points on their travels this season than Villa’s eight.

Jamie Vardy has gone 10 hours and 41 minutes without a league goal. Villa have failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 21 Premier League away matches.

Kelechi Iheanacho has been directly involved in eight goals in his last five games against Villa in all competitions, scoring six and assisting two.

Villa have failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 21 Premier League away matches.

With seven goals and six assists, Jack Grealish has been directly involved in 38% of Villa’s 34 league goals this season.

Leicester 2-1 Aston Villa

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