Opta Stats: Newcastle v Leicester

Will Jamie Vardy be celebrating yet another goal when Leicester visit Newcastle?
Will Jamie Vardy be celebrating yet another goal when Leicester visit Newcastle?

Who will come out on top when an improving Newcastle take on high-flying Leicester? Opta presents the vital statistics.

"Jamie Vardy can equal Ruud van Nistelrooy’s record of scoring in 10 consecutive Premier League appearances (currently on nine)."

Vardy is 2.26/5 to make history.

Newcastle have lost just one of their last eight Premier League clashes with Leicester (W4 D3). The draw is 3.65.

At St. James' Park, the Magpies have won each of their last four home Premier League clashes with Leicester, with the Foxes netting just one goal in total in those games. Newcastle are 2.9215/8 to win.

There have been three players sent off in the last three league meetings between these two sides (Newcastle's Mike Williamson and Darryl Janmaat last May and Richie Wellens for Leicester in January 2010 in the Championship). The likely odds of a player being sent off are 4.57/2.

Leonardo Ulloa has scored three goals across the Foxes last two meetings with Newcastle in all competitions. Ulloa is 2.915/8 to find the net.

The Magpies have kept two Premier League clean sheets in the row. They last went three top-flight games without conceding back in November 2014. Newcastle are 4.57/2 to keep a clean sheet.

Steve McClaren's charges have managed just one goal in total in their last three Premier League fixtures. Under 2.5 goals is 2.265/4.

Claudio Ranieri's side have suffered just one defeat this season in the top-flight, a league-low figure along with Tottenham. Leicester are 2.568/5 to add another win to their tally.

The Foxes have scored the highest percentage of second-half goals of any team in the Premier League (72%). The draw half-time/Leicester full-time double result is 6.86/1.

Giorginio Wijnaldum has scored a league-high four headed goals from just four headers on target in the Premier League this season. He is 3.55/2 to score.

Jamie Vardy can equal Ruud van Nistelrooy's record of scoring in 10 consecutive Premier League appearances (currently on nine). Vardy is 2.26/5 to make history.

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