Opta Stats: Leicester v Newcastle

Has Rafa Benitez arrived in time to spark a Newcastle revival when they face Leicester?
Has Rafa Benitez arrived in time to spark a Newcastle revival when they face Leicester?
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Top of the table Leicester take on a Newcastle side with a new manager. Opta crunches the numbers so you don't have to.

"The Magpies have scored just eight goals in their last 20 Premier League away games, failing to score at all in 13 of these matches."

Under 2.5 goals is 2.166/5.

The Foxes have won the last two Premier League games against Newcastle United after winning none of the previous seven (D3 L4). They are 1.654/6 to pick up another victory.

Leicester have lost just one of their last 17 Premier League games at the King Power Stadium (W11 D5 L1). The draw is 4.216/5.

Claudio Ranieri's team have kept a clean sheet in five of their last six Premier League home matches. They are 2.56/4 to not concede.

Newcastle United have lost 17 of their last 21 Premier League away matches. The draw half-time/Leicester full-time double result is 5.004/1.

The Magpies have scored just eight goals in their last 20 Premier League away games, failing to score at all in 13 of these matches. Under 2.5 goals is 2.166/5.

Newcastle have failed to score in 12 of their Premier League games this season; a joint league-high alongside Watford and Aston Villa. Under 1.5 goals is 4.216/5.

Leicester City have scored in 26 Premier League games this season; more often than any other team. Over 2.5 goals is 1.834/5.

Newcastle United have lost their last eight Premier League matches played on a Monday and have failed to score in the last five of these. All eight of these have been away from home. Leicester are 2.68/5 to win half-time/full-time.

Riyad Mahrez has been involved in a league-high 26 Premier League goals this season (15 goals, 11 assists) and is the only player to be in double figures for both goals and assists. Mahrez is 2.588/5 to score.

Leonardo Ulloa has scored three goals in three Barclays Premier League appearances against Newcastle United; more than against any other opponent. Ulloa is 2.3811/8 to find the net.

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