Championship Betting: Leicester v Middlesbrough - 10 Vital Statistics



10. Leicester City play Middlesbrough for the 88th time on Friday evening, with the Foxes boasting a narrow 32-29 win-loss record over their Championship opponents. Leicester are 1.70 to win.
 
9. Middlesbrough have never beaten their hosts at the Walkers Stadium in four attempts. Their last away victory came at Filbert Street in September 2001 - Middlesbrough are 4.35 to win once again.
 
8. In fact Middlesbrough haven’t beaten Leicester in their nine most recent clashes, stretching back to a 1-0 victory at the Riverside in March 2002. Frank Sinclair scored a fourth-minute own goal that day and Middlesbrough are 15.00 to repeat that scoreline.
 
7. Leicester won the reverse fixture earlier this season 2-1 after Lloyd Dyer snatched a winner on 89 minutes. Another 2-1 result is priced at 8.25.
 
6. The Foxes have completed just two league doubles over Middlesbrough since the 1929/30 season (in 1999/00 and 2009/10). They are 1.28 to win Draw No Bet.
 
5. Both teams are on 47 points and chasing automatic promotion out of the Championship, yet Middlesbrough have stalled with two defeats in their last three games. Leicester, meanwhile, are on a four-game winning streak. Friday’s clash is 1.67 to see both teams scoring.
 
4. Middlesbrough have scored first in seven of their past nine league games and are 2.50 to do so again.
 
3. The Foxes have scored 13 and conceded two over their previous four matches and are 2.55 to score in both halves on Friday.
 
2. Leicester (4th with 48 goals) and Middlesbrough (6th with 47 goals) are two of the Championship’s highest scorers this season. Over 4.5 goals is at 5.25.
 
1. Six of the last nine fixtures between these two sides have ended in a draw, with another tie priced at 3.90.


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