Newcastle v Leicester Betting Preview Odds & Tips

Newcastle v Leicester Betting Preview Odds & Tips

by 17th November 2015

Newcastle v Leicester Match Preview, Betting Odds And Tips

Match Odds

Newcastle 7/4 – Draw 12/5 – Leicester 6/4
Betting odds for Newcastle v Leicester shown are this week from Coral’s and are subject to change

Kick Off – 15.00pm Saturday 21st November 2015

Newcastle hosts Leicester at St James Park on Saturday in the Premier League, with the visitors looking to maintain their good start to the season.
The hosts form has improved slightly in the last month, after a torrid start to their league campaign. Last time out Steve McClaren’s team won 1-0 at Bournemouth and moved above the Cherries in the table, with a single Ayoze Perez goal enough to clinch maximum points for the north east team.
The Magpies have been poor at the back this season, but McClaren’s team have now kept clean sheet in consecutive matches.
Leicester heads to the north east third in the Premier League table, just a point behind league leaders Manchester City. Last time out the side from the Midlands defeated Watford 2-1 at the King Power Stadium, with N’Golo Kante and Jamie Vardy scoring the goals.
Vardy has now scored 12 goals in the Premier League and has scored in the last nine consecutive Premier League games. He just needs to score in one more game to equal Ruud van Nistelrooy’s top-flight record of scoring in ten consecutive games.

Facts And Figures

Newcastle has had the better of the Premier League fixtures between these two teams, winning nine of the 18 games between the two sides. Leicester has claimed four wins and there has also been five draws.
Newcastle has dominated the fixtures played at St James Park, winning seven of the nine Premier League games. The Foxes have claimed just one win and the other game resulted in a draw.
Leicester has won the last two meetings of these two sides, but those wins are the Foxes only victories against the Magpies in the last ten meetings between the two teams.
The Foxes have lost just one of their last 16 Premier League games.
Leicester has scored two or more goals in seven of their last eight Premier League games. There have also been over 2.5 goals in seven of the last eight Premier League games.

Team News

The home side continue to be without first choice ‘keepers Tim Krul and Karl Darlow, so Rob Elliot should continue in goal. Jack Colback, Emmanuel Riviere and Rolando Aarons are also expected to miss out for the Magpies.
Steve McClaren’s team also have doubts about the fitness of Steven Taylor, Massadio Haidara, Curtis Good and Gabriel Obertan.
Leicester are still without central midfielder Matt James, who has a knee injury and has not featured this season in the top-flight. There main injury worry though is star striker Jamie Vardy, who picked-up a knock in the win over Watford. The striker missed England’s recent friendlies, but is expected to feature in this clash.

Possible Newcastle team selection: Elliot, Janmaat, Coloccini, Mbemba, Dummett, Anita, Tiote, Sissoko, Wijnaldum, Perez, Mitrovic

Possible Leicester team selection: Schmeichel, Simpson Morgan, Huth, Fuchs, Kante, Drinkwater, Mahrez, Schlupp, Albrighton, Vardy

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Newcastle v Leicester Match Prediction

It is difficult to look past a Leicester victory in this clash with the Foxes in red hot form at the moment. The Magpies recent decent form may make it more difficult for Claudio Ranieri’s side, but the side from the Midlands should have too much quality for the Magpies. Back Leicester to beat Newcastle current odds are 6/4 with Corals.

Our Big Match Tip

Our Big Match Tip see’s looking at Vardy getting the goalscoring record so we are backing Vardy to score first at odds of 4