Stoke City vs Leicester City

Stoke City vs Leicester City Preview, Prediction and Betting Tips

Stoke City vs Leicester City Match Preview

  • Tournament – Championship
  • Date – Saturday, February 3, 2024
  • Kick-off Time – 3:00 pm GMT
  • Venue – Bet365 Stadium

Stoke City will host Championship leaders Leicester City on Saturday. The Potters have had a poor season and sit in 19th place in the standings after 29 games. They have won eight, drawn eight, and lost 13 league games this season.

Stoke have won just one of their last five Championship games and were also eliminated from the FA Cup third round by Brighton & Hove Albion.

Leicester, meanwhile, have been in sensational form in their first season since demotion. They sit atop the standings with 22 wins, three draws, and four defeats. They look set to return to the Premier League at the first time of asking.

The Foxes have also reached the fifth round of the FA Cup, beating Birmingham in the fourth round. They will face Bournemouth away in the fifth round.

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Team News and Injury Updates

Leicester City- Photo By Getty Images
Leicester City- Photo By Getty Images

Stoke City are without Emre Tezgel, Frank Fielding, and Josh Laurent due to their respective injuries. They are expected to return in late February.

Meanwhile, Leicester City are without Harry Souttar due to his participation in the AFC Asian Cup with Australia. Meanwhile, Wilfred Ndidi is out due to an injury.

Predicted Lineups

Stoke City:

Goalkeeper: Daniel Iversen
Defenders: Jordan Thompson, Michael Rose, Ben Wilmot, Lynden Gooch
Midfielders: Joon-Ho Bae, Wouter Burger, Luke Cundle
Attackers: Sead Haksabanovic, Tyrese Campbell, Mehdi Leris

Leicester City:

Goalkeeper: Mads Hermansen
Defenders: Ricardo Pereira, Wout Faes, Jannik Vertergaard, Callum Doyle
Midfielders: Dennis Praet, Harry Winks, Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall
Attackers: Kasey McAteer, Jamie Vardy, Stephy Mavididi


The two sides have faced off 12 times in the past, with Leicester City winning six times. Stoke City have beaten the Foxes just twice while four of their encounters have ended in a draw.

The Potters haven’t beaten Leicester in their last five competitive meetings.

Last five results:

Leicester City 2-0 Stoke City – Championship – October 7, 2023

Stoke City 0-4 Leicester City – FA Cup – January 9, 2021

Leicester City 1-1 Stoke City – Premier League – February 24, 2018

Stoke City 2-2 Leicester City – Premier League – November 4, 2017

Leicester City 2-0 Stoke City – Premier League – April 1, 2017

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Stoke City- Photo By Getty Images
Stoke City- Photo By Getty Images

Stoke City have won just twice in their last 16 games across competitions, losing seven. Three of those defeats have come in their last four games across competitions.

Meanwhile, Leicester City have dominated the Championship this season and have lost just once in their last 14 games across competitions. They won their last two games and would likely be able to continue their streak against Stoke as well.

Predicted Score: Stoke City 0-3 Leicester City

Odds (subject to change)

  • Stoke City win – 4.13
  • Leicester City win – 1.95
  • Draw – 3.83
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Where to Watch

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  • UK – Sky Sports
  • US – Hulu