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Leicester City v Newcastle United – Stats and Preview 7-5-21

Match: Leicester City v Newcastle United

Competition: Premier League

Date: 7/5/21

Kick-off time: 8pm

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Head to head record

Last 5 matches – Premier League only

03/01/21 Newcastle United 1 – 2 Leicester City

01/01/20 Newcastle United 0 – 3 Leicester City

29/09/19 Leicester City 5 – 0 Newcastle United

12/04/19 Leicester City 0 – 1 Newcastle United

29/09/18 Newcastle United 0 – 2 Leicester City

Goal stats

  • Total match goals
Over 0.5 goals 95.5%
Over 1.5 goals 91.5%
Over 2.5 goals 53%
Over 3.5 goals 23.5%
BTTS - Yes 54.5%

Leicester City team goals

Over 0.5 goals 97%
Over 1.5 goals 88%
Over 2.5 goals 57%

Newcastle United team goals

Over 0.5 goals 94%
Over 1.5 goals 91%
Over 2.5 goals 47%

Corner betting stats

Leicester City corner stats

Average corners for: 4.96

Average corners against: 5.17

Over/ under corner % charts

Over 9.5 corners 56%
Over 10.5 corners 48%
Over 11.5 corners 34%

Newcastle United corner stats

Average corners for: 4.39

Average corners against: 5.17

Over/ under corner % charts

Over 9.5 corners 56%
Over 10.5 corners 39%
Over 11.5 corners 24%

Card betting stats

Leicester City Card stats


Yellow for: 1.71

Yellows against: 1.69

Top cards:

J Evans – 7

J Tielemans – 6

W Fofana – 6

N Mendy – 5

Newcastle United Card stats


Yellow for: 1.88

Yellows against: 1.68

Top cards:

M Hayden – 8

J Shelvey – 6

J Lewis – 4

F Schar – 4


Leicester City injuries & suspensions

Out: H Barnes, W  Morgan and J Justin

Doubtful: None

Suspended: None

Newcastle United injuries & suspensions

Out: J Laschelles, R Fraser, F Schar and I Hayden

Doubtful: None

Suspended: None

Leicester City v Newcastle United Match Preview & Trends

Bruce needs a victory to ease relegation fears amongst Geordie faithful

Newcastle United travel south to face Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on Friday night knowing that after losing at home to Arsenal, they are now ominously looking over their shoulders at the relegation zone. The magpies are just 9 points clear of the dreaded drop-zone and do not want to get dragged further into the survival battle because any further slip ups with so few matches remaining. Steve Bruce will be boosted by the return of in form midfielder Joe Willock who was ineligible to face hos parent club in the last game as he is on loan from the Gunners. Willock will hope to continue his goalscoring streak gaving netted 3 i his last 4 matches before being forced to miss the 0-2 defeat to his primary employers, Arsenal.

Brendan Rodgers has no such problem with his Leicester City side flying high in the league and having already booked themselves an F.A Cup Final place. The foxes are currently in 3rd place and look to be in a strong position to finish in the Champions League places come the end of the season. They scarcely missed record-breaking goalscorer Jamie Vardy when he had corrective surgery earlier this year due to the form of Nigerian striker, Kelechi Iheanacho who has finally started to justify the prci-tag on his head since his move from Manchester City after years in Vardy’s shadow. 

There have been exactly 2 goals in 10 out of 17 Newcastle’s Premier League away games this season and at least 2 goals were scored in 7 out of the last 10 games between these two sides. In fact, 8 of the last 10 games between Leicester and Newcastle have ended up with an odd number of goals. Leicester have won the last 4 games against Newcastle and have not conceded in 4 of their last 6 home games against The Magpies.

Newcastle have won just one of their last 5 Premier League away games and have conceded at least 1 goal in each of their last 7 matches. At least one first half goal has been scored in Newcastle last 6 games and they have scored 39% of their goals after the 75th minute.

Key trends

Leicester City have picked up an average of 1.65 Points Per Game in their 17 matches played at home

Newcastle United’s average Points Per Game in their 17 away games is 0.94.

Leicester City have scored 33% of their goals after the 75th minute.

Referee data

Ref: D England

Average yellow cards: 3.30

Average red cards: 0.00

Average booking points: 33.00

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