Leicester v Newcastle prediction & betting tips brought to you by football expert Tom Love.
Leicester vs Newcastle Stats
- Leicester have won their last 3 matches against Newcastle.
- Leicester have seen over 2.5 goals in 6 of their last 7 league home games.
Betting Tip: Leicester to Win and Both Teams to Score
Leicester have 4 games left to secure Champions League qualification and this is surely their most winnable tie given Manchester United, Chelsea and Spurs are left to play. That does put the pressure on the Foxes but they’ll take heart from Newcastle’s pretty terrible away record this season.
That being said, since Steve Bruce’s side have pulled away from the drop zone they’ve been happy to attack more and take more shots, that’s born out in the data. It’s coincided with the return to fitness of key attackers Callum Wilson and Allan Saint-Maximin and they could cause the hosts a few problems on the break.
Leicester do have James Maddison back fit and available though and that should increase creativity for Brendan Rodgers side in the final third. Leicester should win but it could be worth chancing Newcastle to score in a home victory which is a much more tempting 9/4 compared to their straight win odds of 4/9. The Toon Army have scored in 5 of their last 7 whilst Leicester have conceded in home games to some of the lesser lights this term.
Leicester vs Newcastle Odds
Despite a 1-1 draw last time out, Leicester are the bookies favourites to win on Friday with best odds of 4/9.
Where is the value?