Opta Stats: Leicester City v Newcastle United

Will it be a happier press conference from Nigel Pearson after Leicester's match with Newcastle?
Will it be a happier press conference from Nigel Pearson after Leicester's match with Newcastle?
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Leicester are now one of the form teams in the Premier League and host a Newcastle side that can't buy a win. Opta presents the vital statistics.

"The Magpies have lost seven successive league games for only the second time in their history (10 in Aug-Oct 1977 the most)."

Leicester are 1.991/1 to win.

Newcastle United have won five and lost none of the last nine league matches against Leicester City. They are 4.3100/30 to win.

The Magpies are unbeaten in their last five away league games against the Foxes (W1 D4), though they have drawn the last four in a row. A draw is priced at 3.65.

Newcastle have scored a divisional-high 69% of their goals in the second-half of games this season. The odds of the second-half containing the most goals is 2.01/1.

The Magpies have lost seven successive league games for only the second time in their history (10 in Aug-Oct 1977 the most). Leicester are 1.991/1 to win.

Newcastle have gone just 12 minutes short of seven hours of Premier League football away from home since they last scored on the road. Leicester are 2.8815/8 to keep a clean sheet.

Newcastle have the worst record of any club in the Premier League since John Carver took charge (nine points, -15 goal difference). They are 16.5 to be relegated.

Papiss Demba Cisse serves the last match of his seven game ban. He has been missed after scoring a goal every 92 minutes on average this season, the best rate of any player with five or more goals in the top flight. Under 2.5 goals is 2.01/1.

The Magpies have scored more goals from substitutes than any other team in the top division (9). The Leicester half-time/draw full-time double result is 16.015/1.

When Newcastle reached 35 points they were 17 ahead of Leicester but the Foxes can close the gap to one point with a win in this game. The Foxes are 3.211/5 to win half-time/full-time.

Only Arsenal, Everton and Chelsea (13 each) have picked up more points in the last five games than Leicester (12). They are now out to 4.84/1 to be relegated.

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