Opta Stats: Leicester v Newcastle

Leicester manager Claude Puel.
Will Claude Puel be applauding his Leicester team after their match with Newcastle?

Leicester can move up to seventh with a win over Newcastle. Opta rates their chances.

"Leicester have won each of their last four Premier League games against Newcastle."

They are 1/12.0 to win.

Leicester have won each of their last four Premier League games against Newcastle. They are 1/12.0 to win.

Newcastle haven't won any of their last five Premier League away games against Leicester (D3 L2) since a 2-1 win in December 1999. The draw is 13/53.6.

Newcastle have never won at the King Power Stadium in all competitions (D2 L3), scoring just one goal in their five previous visits to the ground (Darren Ambrose in December 2003). Leicester are 4/91.45 in the Draw No Bet market.

The Foxes are unbeaten in six home Premier League games (W2 D4), with the last three all ending level. They've not drawn four in a row at home in the top-flight since March 2004. The draw half-time/full-time is 4/14.8.

Newcastle are looking to secure three consecutive Premier League victories for the first time since September. They are 100/304.3 to win.

However, away from home the Magpies have won just three Premier League games this season, all against sides currently in the bottom seven (Swansea, West Ham and Stoke). Leicester are 9/43.25 to win half-time/full-time.

No side has scored more 90th minute goals in the Premier League than Leicester this season (6, same as Watford and Man City), with the Foxes netting one in each of their last three games. Only Arsenal in March 2010 have scored a 90th minute goal in four consecutive Premier League games. The draw half-time/Leicester full-time double result is 9/25.3.

Jamie Vardy has scored in eight of his last 10 matches for Leicester in all competitions. Vardy is 6/52.2 to score.

Kenedy has been directly involved in three goals in his last two Premier League games (2 goals, 1 assist), more than he had been in his previous 21 in the competition (1 goal, 1 assist). He's 4/15.0 to find the net.

Vicente Iborra has scored in back-to-back Premier League games with Leicester, after netting in just one of his first 14 in the competition. Iborra is 6/17.0 to add to his tally.

Dan Fitch 2017/18 Season P/L

Staked: 448.00 pts
Returned: 464.37 pts
P/L: +16.37 pts

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