Boss Nigel Pearson admits Leicester have been "trying to forget" their Manchester United heroics ever since they beat them 5-3. The Foxes face a rematch with United when they go to Old Trafford on Saturday.
Their 5-3 win against Louis van Gaal's side in September was their standout victory of the Premier League season, but it was followed by a 13-game winless streak.
Welcome to the second edition of Insider's Premier League Forecaster, an end-of-season table projection fueled by ESPN's Soccer Power Index (SPI), a regression-based algorithm designed to predict soccer matches. SPI simulates the remainder of the season 10,000 times, using the odds of each projected match, with the end result presented in the table below.
If you missed the inaugural version two weeks ago, click here for a primer and the previous table. (Note: The previous table forecast was incorrect due to a projection error. Chelsea, not Manchester City, should have been the projected favorite to win the league leading up to matches Jan. 10.)
With a lull in Premier League action last week due to FA Cup and Capital One Cup matches, in this edition we break down table risers and fallers over the past few weeks and preview what promises to be one of the most important matches of the season: Chelsea versus Manchester City on Saturday.
Here's a look at the latest forecast for all 20 Prem teams, along with breakdowns of the title, Champions League and relegation battles.
After dumping out Tottenham in dramatic fashion, there's no reason why Leicester can't win the FA Cup. With Chelsea and Manchester City both victims of giant killings, a cup run should now be a big priority.
Leicester have found some form in 2015, and I think part of the reason is down to the FA Cup victories over Spurs and Newcastle.
I was delighted to see manager Nigel Pearson field his strongest side at White Hart Lane, and even though Spurs will feel aggrieved not to have won the match, Leicester...