The Blues are currently third in the Premier League table but they could leapfrog rivals Manchester United, with the Red Devils not in action until Monday.
Chelsea are enjoying a solid run of late and they are unbeaten in their last nine matches but they have drawn their last three games in all competitions.
Boss Antonio Conte has no fresh injury concerns, with midfielder Ross Barkley still working his way back to full fitness.
Saturday’s game may come too soon for him but Leicester will be doing all they can to secure back-to-back wins in the league.
They beat Huddersfield Town last time out and striker Jamie Vardy has recovered from a groin injury after missing the FA Cup tie with Fleetwood.
Defenders Wes Morgan and Danny Simpson remain out with hamstring problems and Leicester will have their work cut out as they look to end a four match losing run to Chelsea.
Preston are reportedly weighing up whether or not to make a fourth offer for Peterborough United left-back Andrew Hughes.
James Maddison has completed his move from Norwich City to Leicester City for an undisclosed fee.
West Ham United are reportedly weighing up a summer bid for Amiens forward Moussa Konate.