Tottenham vs. Leicester City prediction, odds: Expert reveals English Premier League picks for Sept. 17, 2022

Tottenham Hotspur will try to stay unbeaten in league play when they host last-place Leicester City in an English Premier League match in north London. Spurs (4-2-0) haven’t played a league game since Sept. 3, a 2-1 victory against Fulham, but they come in off a disappointing Champions League loss this week. Sporting Lisbon scored both of its goals after the 90-minute mark in a 2-0 victory on Tuesday. Spurs’ highly-anticipated matchup with Manchester City last weekend was postponed because of the queen’s death, and they are scheduled to face Arsenal next Saturday. The Gunners (5-0-1) are at the top of the Premier League table, with Man City and Tottenham one point back. Leicester (0-1-5) sit at the bottom after finishing eighth last season. They have struggled to prevent goals, and now they take on a Spurs team that features one of the world’s top strikers in Harry Kane.

Kickoff is set for 12:30 p.m. ET at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. The latest Leicester vs. Tottenham odds from Caesars Sportsbook list Spurs as the -210 favorites (risk $210 to win $100) on the 90-minute money line. Leicester are the +550 underdogs, a regulation draw is priced at +350 and the over/under for total goals scored is set at 2.5. Before locking in any Tottenham vs. Leicester City picks, you need to see what proven soccer insider Brandt Sutton has to say.

Sutton, a former collegiate soccer player, has been SportsLine’s top soccer editor for nearly five years. He has followed soccer closely for much longer and factors in managerial tactics, projected lineups and past performances to make the most-informed decisions possible, keeping his finger on the pulse of the game all over the globe. 

Sutton has also been on a roll with his best bets, going 126-93-1 in his soccer picks in 2022, returning over $1,900 for $100 bettors. 

Now, Sutton has broken down the Tottenham vs. Leicester City matchup from every angle and just locked in his picks and EPL predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see his picks. Here are the betting lines and trends for Leicester City vs. Tottenham:

  • Tottenham vs. Leicester City spread: Tottenham -1.5 (+120)
  • Tottenham vs. Leicester City over/under: 2.5 goals
  • Tottenham vs. Leicester City money line: Spurs -210, Leicester +550, Draw +350
  • TOT: They scored at least twice in eight of the past 12 matchups (32 goals)
  • LEI: They scored a goal in 10 of the past 12 meetings, including four in a row
  • Tottenham vs. Leicester City picks: See picks at SportsLine

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Why you should back Tottenham

Spurs have had little trouble with Leicester in recent years, winning three straight and seven of the past nine. They have won seven straight games at Hotspur Stadium in all competitions, and they have outscored opponents 7-2 in the three league games there this season. Kane has scored in three straight against the Foxes and has five goals in the six league matches. Son Heung-Min also will be looking to break his slump Saturday, as he scored twice in the last meeting, a 3-1 home victory in May. The South Korean has just one assist after scoring 23 goals last season to share the league lead. Leicester has yielded 16 goals, 11 of them on the road.

Pierre Hojbjerg (two goals), Dejan Kulusevski (one goal, two assists) and Richarlison (two assists) are among the many creative support players. Spurs have been one of the league’s most efficient shooting teams over the past season-plus. They led the league at 37.9 percent of attempts on target last season and are at 37.6 this year. That could spell trouble for Foxes goalkeeper Danny Ward, who has a career 66.4 save percentage and is at 42.3 so far, saving just 12 of 26 shots faced. Just 18.4 percent of Spurs opponents’ shots are on net (16 of 87).

Why you should back Leicester City

Manager Brendan Rodgers has an astute football mind, and he no doubt has spent the time off figuring out the best approach to turn things around. Leicester definitely have the talent in attack to beat almost anyone, with Kelechi Iheanacho, Jamie Vardy and Patson Daka available to lead the way. Midfielders James Maddison, Youri Tielemans and Harvey Barnes all are creative playmakers, so if Rodgers can get the back line in order, the Foxes can compete. 

Maddison leads the team with two goals, and Iheanacho and Daka both scored in Leicester’s last outing. All three also had goals against Spurs last season, but the Foxes lost 3-2 at home and 3-1 in London. Vardy scored a team-high 15 goals last season but could come off the bench again.   

How to make Leicester City vs. Tottenham picks

Sutton has analyzed the Tottenham vs. Leicester City matchup from all sides and has revealed two confident best bets and a full breakdown of the match. He’s only sharing his Leicester City vs. Tottenham predictions at SportsLine.

So who wins Tottenham vs. Leicester City on Saturday? And where does all the betting value lie? Visit SportsLine now to see the best bets for Leicester City vs. Tottenham, all from the soccer expert who has crushed his recent soccer picks for SportsLine, and find out.

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