26-01-2024 Daily Predictions Gallagher Premiership Harlequins vs Leicester

Harlequins vs Leicester Tigers

Harlequins welcome Leicester to the Stoop for this Premiership encounter. Both teams will be keen for a win going into the break for the Six Nations. The home side are currently second on the log with 36 points and have been one of the form teams in recent weeks with two massive wins in the Champions Cup. The visitors are having a season to forget and are currently down in seventh position. They are however just six points behind the playoff places and will need a win if they are to keep their semi final hopes alive.

TIP: It remains to be seen how Harlequins cope without their star halfback pairing of Marcus Smith and Danny Care who will be away with the England team preparing for the Six Nations. Leicester will no doubt be looking to attack the new pair that take the international pairs place. This match will be decided in the forwards and this is an area that Leicester seem to have the edge in. The bookies have Harlequins as favorites but I’m tipping Leicester for the upset win. The best odds on this bet are as follows: Betway 2.95, Gbets 3.00 and Hollywoodbets 2.95


Harlequins vs Leicester Tigers

  • Harlequins have won three of the last four matches against Leicester.
  • The away side have won the last three matches.

Latest results for both teams

Harlequins beat Leicester Tigers 47-19 in their last match while Leicester lost 27-10 to Leinster in their last match.


Leicester have been fortunate with international call ups as only Freddie Stewart from the regular starters will be unavailable but they have an excellent replacement in former Quins star Mike Brown. The highlight of the match will be in the centre of the park where Andre Esterhuizen and Solomone Kata go head to head. Both are massive men with excellent ball carrying skills and often need three players to stop them. The key to the visitors chances is Handre Pollard, if the Springbok has a good game then Leicester will win. I am predicting an away win by 4 points.

Probable Starting XVs(tbc)


Leicester Tigers

Odds for this bet

The best odds on the Leicester victory are as follows:

Betway 2.95

Gbets 3.00

Hollywoodbets 2.95

Odds comparison on the Leicester handicap:

The complete odds on the Leicester handicap:

Betway 1.90 (+5.5)

Gbets 1.87 (+5.5)

Hollywoodbets 1.89 (+5.5)

Predictions and Odds in details

There are excellent odds on the Leicester upset win but if you are looking for a safety bet then we suggest the visitors on the handicap. The best odds on this bet are as follows: Betway 1.90 (+5.5), Gbets 1.87 (+5.5) and Hollywoodbets 1.89 (+5.5)

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