IF I was Leicester boss Nigel Pearson I’d field a weakened side against Chelsea tonight.
Give up the points and put everything into beating Newcastle on Saturday lunchtime and drag the Geordies into the dogfight.
The Foxes have climbed off the bottom and out of the top three with four successive wins but even at full strength will struggle to cope with the champions-elect who have the knack of getting the result they need.
Leicester still have it all to do in the fight to stay up and their best chance is to aim for three points against Newcastle.
Chelsea are unbeaten in 13 and their incentive is to win tonight and be crowned champions at Stamford Bridge on Sunday against Crystal Palace.
Oscar will return to the side but Diego Costa could be a given more time to fully recover from his injury.
Chelsea are a biggest 8-11 with McBookie and if Leicester are weakened I reckon they’ll win in style so will take the Blues minus one at 7-4 with Skybet – but only if team news confirms the Foxes are weakened.
Eden Hazard was crowned Player of the Year on Sunday and the Belgian is 5-1 at bet365 and Paddy Power to score first.
Hazard to score first
(5-1, Paddy Power)
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