Ace Football previews the Premier League round 37 match between Newcastle United and Leicester City and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.
Newcastle United are out to consolidate their place inside the top four of the Premier League table, when stepping up against Leicester City for a match this Monday. Leicester City no doubt have a surprise in mind, but a win for Newcastle United nevertheless seems the likely outcome.
The Magpies are currently looking at 69 points on their account, having played 36 matches, leaving them two places off the current Premier League leaders. Meanwhile, Leicester City find themselves as number 19 in the Premier League table with 30 points following 36 rounds.
Form: Newcastle United vs Leicester City
Newcastle United Form
In their last three matches, Newcastle United lost 0-2 against Arsenal, drew 2-2 against Leeds, before winning 4-1 against Brighton. The Magpies have been in potent form at St James’ Park, winning no less than five of the past six Premier League matches here. They also hammered in 17 goals, while letting in six as they also lost once.
Leicester City Form
In their previous three games, Leicester City drew 2-2 with Everton, then lost 5-3 against Fulham and 0-3 against Liverpool. The Foxes are winless in their last six away games in the Premier League, in which they drew two and lost four. They conceded 13 goals while scoring seven themselves.
Betting stats and facts for Newcastle United and Leicester City
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Newcastle United and Leicester City. The facts are based on the statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- Newcastle have not lost 25 of the last 27 home matches
- Newcastle have conceded in 16 of the last 17 matches
- In 12 of the last 14 Newcastle home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 9 of the last 11 Newcastle matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 6 of the last 8 matches Newcastle played, both teams scored
- Leicester have conceded in the last 17 matches in a row
- Leicester have not won 14 of the last 15 matches
- In 9 of the last 11 matches Leicester played, both teams scored
- In the last 5 away matches in a row Leicester played, both teams scored
- Leicester have not won the last 7 away matches in a row
In-form players: Newcastle United vs Leicester City
Jamie Vardy shows decent form right now for Leicester City, as he scored two goals in his last six games in the Premier League. The visitors need more from him, though, when facing Newcastle United, who are strong favourites this coming Monday. Siding with Callum Wilson also looks like a nice prospect as he scored eight goals in his last six Premier League matches.
Betting markets: Newcastle United vs Leicester City
Of their 10 most recent games at St James’ Park across all tournaments, Newcastle United won seven times, drew one and lost two. Leicester City won two of their recent 10 games on their travels, as well as drawing two and losing six. Astonishingly, Leicester City failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 21 matches.
Both teams to score
Newcastle United scored the first goal of the match in five of their previous ten games. Curiously, Leicester City only scored the opening goal of the match in three of the last ten away games. Both teams have scored in the last 5 consecutive away games Leicester City played. The Foxes have scored in 6 consecutive meetings with Newcastle United at St James’ Park.
Over 2.5 goals happened in eight of Newcastle United’s last ten home matches across the tournaments. They scored an average of 2.8 goals in the process. Over 2.5 goals came up in seven of Leicester City’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.2 goals in these matches. Somehow Newcastle United failed to keep a clean sheet in their previous 9 matches.
Betting suggestion: Newcastle United vs Leicester City
The match between Newcastle United and Leicester City should be an interesting one to watch and play some bets on, too. Therefore, we have come up with a free betting tip for this Premier League game.