Opta Stats: Sunderland v Leicester City

Sunderland have won four and lost none of their last six league meetings with Leicester City. They are [2.82] to win.

Leicester City have failed to win any of their last six away to Sunderland in league competition (D3 L3), last recording a victory there in August 1995. The draw is [3.35].

The Foxes have won their last two away games; they’ve never won three in a row in the Premier League. Leicester are [2.86] to break that run with a victory.

Jamie Vardy has scored three goals and provided four assists in his last eight Premier League games. Vardy is [3.6] to score.

The Black Cats have been victorious in their last two PL games; they’ve not won three in a row since May 2014 when they embarked upon a four-game winning run to avoid relegation. A draw half-time/Sunderland full-time double result is [6.6].

Leicester have kept four clean sheets in their last five PL games, more than they recorded in their previous 19 in the competition (3). They are [3.35] to keep a clean sheet.

Sunderland have the lowest scoring top goalscorer in the Premier League this season – Conor Wickham with five goals. Under 2.5 goals is [1.85].

Only four teams (PSG 21, Borussia Mönchengladbach, Real Madrid & Barcelona 19) in Europe’s top five leagues have won more points from their last seven games than Leicester City (18). Leicester are [4.9] to win half-time/full-time.

No Premier League side has shipped more goals at home this season than Sunderland (27) – level with Newcastle and Crystal Palace. Over 2.5 goals is [2.12].

If Sunderland win and Hull fail to beat Tottenham, the Black Cats will be safe from relegation. Similarly, a point for the Foxes will be enough to secure survival providing the Tigers lose at White Hart Lane. Sunderland are now [5.8] to be relegated, with Leicester out to [38.0].