Everton v Leicester City Betting: Goodison Park to see another high-scoring clash

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The Toffees have a good home record, but the visitors are in fine form and our tipster expects a goal-laden game when these teams lock horns on Sunday

Everton's Premier League meeting with resurgent Leicester City has the potential to be a thrilling encounter.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's stoppage-time penalty kick denied the Toffees a famous victory at Old Trafford on Tuesday night and on the back of that disappointment, as well as a 3-1 defeat against Merseyside rivals Liverpool at Anfield last weekend, Ronald Koeman's men will be desperate to return to winning ways against the Foxes.

The men from Merseyside will certainly relish being back at Goodison Park - Koeman's charges have won each of their last five home fixtures, scoring 19 goals and conceding just three; the Toffees are chalked up as Betfair Sportsbook's 3/4 (1.75) favourites to maintain momentum on home soil by taking all three points from this fixture.

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Leicester City, though, have regained their swagger since Craig Shakespeare took up the reins from Claudio Ranieri back in February. The Foxes cruised to a comfortable 2-0 win against Sunderland on Tuesday night, a fifth consecutive Premier League win and a sixth successive victory in all competitions.

It is a sequence of results that has seen the Premier League champions pull away from the bottom three in the standings and move into the Champions League quarter-finals. Shakespeare will become only the third man – alongside Carlo Ancelotti and Pep Guardiola - to win each of his first six Premier League games should his side deliver on Merseyside but their price suggests some rotation is likely ahead of their midweek clash with Diego Simeone's men in Madrid.

Leicester are the only visiting team to have won at Goodison Park in 2017 - 2-1 in the FA Cup third round in January - and the Foxes can be backed at 7/2 (4.50) with Betfair Sportsbook to repeat the feat, while the same firm offer 29/10 (3.90) that the match ends in stalemate.


One of the key components of Leicester's resurgence in recent weeks has been the form of star striker, Jamie Vardy. The England international has scored five goals in five league games since Ranieri left the King Power Stadium - half of his top flight tally for the season so far - and the 30-year-old striker would love to maintain that scoring streak against Koeman's men if he isn't rested; Betfair Sportsbook offer 2/1 (3.0) that Vardy scores at any time.

Everton, too, have a striker in fine form; Romelu Lukaku is the Premier League's leading marksman so far this season with 21 goals and the big Belgian has scored eight goals in his last four appearances at Goodison Park - the 19/20 (1.95) quote from Betfair Sportsbook, therefore, for Lukaku to score at any time may well prove popular with punters.

These two teams are certainly capable of getting among the goals and Betfair Sportsbook's 4/5 (1.80) quote for Sunday's showdown to produce more than two goals could offer good value; the selection would have landed in all but one of Everton's last seven home games and backing the goals to flow at Goodison Park could again reap rewards here.

Over 2.5 goals at 4/5 (1.80) for a 3pt stake with Betfair Sportsbook