Leicester City-Birmingham City Betting Preview: Blues to further disrupt Pearson's promotion campaign

The free falling Foxes are on the verge of missing out on the play-offs, our tipster believes Lee Clark’s men will add to their downfall on Friday night, and has a 5/1 value bet
The start of February has seen a truly astonishing run of form for Leicester City. Nigel Pearson’s men were sitting pretty towards the top of the Championship, but after recording one victory in their last 13 matches, the Foxes now sit in seventh position, two points behind Brighton, who occupy the final play-off place.

Despite the current form of the hosts, Bet365 price them at 4/6 (1.67) favourites to win, which seems very short considering that they haven't won in their last eight matches.

Pearson’s men welcome a Birmingham City side, who are the definition of inconsistent, winning 13, drawing 14 and losing 14 in the league this season. Lee Clark’s men sit in mid table, six points off the relegation zone.

The Blues, however, have won three of their last four on the road, and Bet365’s price of 5/1 (6.00) for them to take three points seems generous.

If you think that the two sides will cancel each other out, like they did back in October in a 1-1 draw, then Bet365 offer the stalemate at 29/10 (3.90).

For those looking for value, Birmingham/Draw double chance at 6/5 (2.25) seems like a great opportunity.

The Blues have been solid on the road this season, with one defeat in their last eight away from St Andrews. Take into account Leicester have won one home game in their last six, and it’s a bet tough to ignore.

For those looking to bet a smaller stake for high returns, Birmingham City to win at 5/1 (6.00) is definitely worth investing in.

With four wins in their last six away matches, Clark’s men seem to be under priced by Bet365 and it’s worth taking advantage of this. Leicester have also lost their last two at home, so it’s a bet that’s too good to miss.

Birmingham/Draw double chance at 6/5 (2.25) with Bet365
Birmingham to win at 5/1 (6.00) with Bet365

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