class=”article_teaser__2t5do”>Despite their growing injury list, Al Hain-Cole is backing Rodgers' team to prove too strong for the struggling Clarets at Turf Moor on Wednesday
Leicester City will be determined to bounce back from defeat when they travel to Turf Moor to take on Burnley in Wednesday’s Premier League clash.
The Foxes suffered a 3-1 loss to Arsenal in their last league match, compounding their misery after being knocked out of the Europa League by Slavia Prague just days before.
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However, they are even money (2.00) favourites with bet365 to return to form with a fourth win in five against this opposition.
Sean Dyche’s team was thrashed 4-0 away to Tottenham at the weekend but can be backed at 3/1 (4.00) to put that behind them with an impressive victory here.
The hosts’ last three successive league home games have all resulted in draws, and you can get odds of 23/10 (3.30) on them playing out yet another stalemate in this one.
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Johann Gudmundsson and Ashley Barnes are both ruled out, although Erik Pieters and Robbie Brady could be back in contention following injury.
Harvey Barnes and Jonny Evans were both forced off in the defeat against Arsenal, joining Wes Morgan, James Justin, Wesley Fofana, Dennis Praet, James Maddison, and Ayoze Perez on a lengthy injury list.
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Despite the injuries, Brendan Rodgers’ men will still back themselves to overcome a team that was looking fairly uninspiring even before the heavy defeat against Spurs.
Indeed, the Clarets have won just once in eight matches in all competitions and struggled in their last home game to claim a point against a West Brom team that was reduced to 10 men after just half an hour.
With just five goals to their name in those games – having failed to score in five – the hosts will be up against it to break down an opponent that has conceded only five times in their last eight on the road.
Burnley vs Leicester City Tips and Predictions
Having taken the same number of points away from home as runaway leaders Manchester City, Leicester look well worth those even money (2.00) odds to overcome a toothless Burnley team even without some important players.
All odds correct at time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.