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Wednesday, 12 December, 2018

Terriers set to give hosts Leicester a tough game

Foxes are struggling to adjust to life without Riyad Mahrez

Jonathan Hogg Huddersfield Town is shown a red card against Cardiff City
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Claude Puel always seems to be one result away from a crisis and his under-pressure Leicester team may struggle to justify odds-on prices against Huddersfield, who may have been unfairly written off as relegation fodder.

Leicester see themselves as a top-eight club but those expectations may be a little high, given the difficulties of adjusting to life without Riyad Mahrez.

Huddersfield's ambitions are more modest but they competed well in a 1-1 draw against Everton and their 1-0 defeat to Crystal Palace and can give Leicester a tough game.

Recommendation
Huddersfield or draw double chance
1pt 7-5 188Bet

Bet on this match at Soccerbase.com

Team news
Leicester
Wes Morgan is suspended and will likely be replaced by Jonny Evans at centre-back. Harry Maguire (fatigue) could be rested.

Huddersfield
Erik Durm (back) returns to contention but Ramadan Sobhi (knee) is unavailable.

Key stat
Leicester have lost eight of their last 12 league matches.


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Leicester have lost eight of their last 12 league matches
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