The Foxes look destined for a win in their upcoming match on Sunday against Newcastle. Form looks decent enough, while the latter looks to have landed themselves in a bit of a slump lately in the Premier League. Following 15 matches, The Foxes rank 11th in the Premier League on 19 points. That leaves a gap of 9 points to Newcastle, who sit 19th after collecting 10 points.
Times are tough for both Leicester and Newcastle these days in the Premier League. Both have their eyes fixed on this upcoming match to boost morale.
The Foxes enter their next Premier League match, averaging a decent 1.8 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a moderate total of 18 goals, while also conceding 19 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.9 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 0 times.
Newcastle travel to their next Premier League match, averaging a lowly 1.1 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a disappointing total of 11 goals, while also conceding 17 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.7 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 1 times. Here are the predictions from the BetFootball team!
Stats and facts for Leicester and Newcastle.
- Leicester conceded in the last 22 of 24 matches;
- Leicester conceded the last 14 matches in a row;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Leicester's last 9 of 11 matches;
- Leicester scored in the last 9 of 11 matches.
- Newcastle did not win the last 7 matches in a row when playing away;
- Newcastle conceded in the last 14 of 16 matches;
- Newcastle scored in the last 11 of 13 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Newcastle's last 5 of 7 matches.
Current form — Leicester v. Newcastle
Newcastle finally end miserable run
Only a single point prevents Leicester from having nothing to show for their previous 3 games. They claimed a 2-2 draw against Southampton, before getting trounced 2-1 against Aston Villa. Last time out, more disappointment followed as SSC Napoli ran out 3-2 winners.
Newcastle struggling for results
Newcastle have seen it all in their last 3 matches, which brought home 4 points. First, they went down 2-0 against Arsenal, before picking up a 1-1 draw against Norwich. Their latest match brought a 1-0 win in their encounter with Burnley.
Being both the bookmakers favourite at odds 1.66 and with stronger performances lately than Leicester has put on show, Newcastle seems the natural pick. Should you find the price a tad on the low side, perhaps consider adding it to an accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.
Leicester v. Newcastle — fixture history
The Foxes got knocked out when Newcastle took a 4-2 win in their latest Premier League encounter. It served as pay back for the 2-1 defeat, Leicester handed out in the reverse match.
Leicester head into their upcoming match against Newcastle with a 70% winning record in recent Premier League meetings. In 10 encounters, that amounts to a 7-0-3 record for the home side, as they amassed a win rate of 30%.
The past 10 matches between Leicester and Newcastle have largely been entertaining matches. With more than two goals coming out 7 times in these encounters, it is only natural to look for goals this coming Sunday.
Current table in the Premier League
Looking at the current Premier League standings, Leicester and Newcastle are currently 9 points and 8 places apart. Leicester will no doubt attempt to grab all three points from Newcastle this coming Sunday to move further up the league table. Despite being the outsider in this clash, Newcastle will try to make this a miserable day for their opponents. The result of this game could have a big impact on both teams in their upcoming matches. There is every reason to zoom in on the clash between Leicester and Newcastle.
Top scorers markets
It is difficult to look past Jamie Vardy, when on the search for a marksman. He seems to be on a strong run, as he hit the target 2 times lately for Leicester. Callum Wilson has managed to score 2 times in the last half dozen matches for Newcastle. It is safe to say that they will both be looking to add to their total here once again.