Nairabet Preview: Leicester City v Swansea City: Back the Foxes to win the first half

Claude Puel’s men have won their previous three games at King Power Stadium and will be aiming for victory against the Swans

Leicester City welcome Swansea City to the King Power Stadium for their English Premier League encounter on Saturday.

Claude Puel is likely to be without his star man, Riyad Mahrez who was absent in their 2-1 loss to Everton on Wednesday after the club rebuffed his attempt to join Manchester City on deadline day despite handing in a transfer request.

The forward played a significant impact as the seventh-placed Leicester went six games unbeaten prior to their loss to the Toffees.

Riyad Mahrez Leicester City Watford

However, even without the Algeria international they will be expected to squeeze past their visitors at the price of (1.75) with NairaBet  given that they have won eight of their last 12 meetings with them.

None of their previous meetings with Swansea ended in stalemate but punters who are bold can still back a draw at odds of (3.70) with the same betting firm.

Rejuvenated Swansea will be boosted with the return of Andre Ayew who rejoined the Liberty Stadium outfit in the January transfer window from West Ham United.

Besides, having claimed a famous victory over Liverpool and Arsenal in their last two top-flight game and will be looking to cause an upset in the tie at the price of (5.25).

Leicester City v Swansea City

Goals will be expected at both ends, bearing in mind that the reverse fixture ended 2-1. The bookmakers are offering (2.00) for both sides to score and (2.10) is on the table for over 2.5 goals to surface here.

The one-time Premier League winners will be expected to win the first half of the duel at a chunky (2.40) with NairaBet, having recorded a similar feat in five of their previous six engagements with Swansea City.