FM Preview: Leicester City v Wolverhampton Wanderers 31 Jan 2013

Last updated : 30 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Leicester City v Wolverhampton Wanderers fixture

Wolverhampton Wanderers travel to take on Leicester City at Filbert Way on Thursday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 53 games played, Wolves have recorded 14 wins, and Leicester City have come away with 24 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Leicester City was back in October 2007, over five years ago, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sun 16 Sep Wolves 2 - 1 Leicester City Championship
2007/2008 Sat 22 Dec Wolves 1 - 1 Leicester City Championship
2007/2008 Tue 02 Oct Leicester City 0-0 Wolves Championship
2006/2007 Sun 06 May Leicester City 1 - 4 Wolves Championship
2006/2007 Sat 09 Dec Wolves 1 - 2 Leicester City Championship
2005/2006 Sat 04 Feb Leicester City 1 - 0 Wolves Championship
2005/2006 Sat 17 Sep Wolves 0 - 0 Leicester City Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Leicester City have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Foxes, with 5 goals against.

Wolverhampton Wanderers have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Wolves's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Leicester City are holding the final promotion place in the npower Championship, and have accumulated 50 points from the 28 games they have played so far.

Wolverhampton Wanderers find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 33 points from their 29 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Leicester City 6 5 1 0 15 2 16
Wolverhampton Wanderers 6 0 2 4 3 9 2

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FootyMad's prediction ...

With Wolverhampton Wanderers not hitting the right notes away from home at the moment, the Madmen safely assumes that Leicester City will ease to victory over the Wolves. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Leicester City Won 3 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
Wolverhampton Wanderers Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 7 most recent games.

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