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Newcastle United vs Leicester City Live Stream, Predictions
Newcastle United come up against away team Leicester City at St James' Park in this Premier League match on Monday.
All Newcastle United v Leicester City game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below - plus the latest match odds.
📏 Form Guide
Newcastle United will be looking for a repeat result of the 4-1 Premier League success vs Brighton & Hove Albion.
In that game, Newcastle United had 34% possession and 22 shots on goal with 9 on target. For Newcastle United, goals were scored by Dan Burn (45'), Callum Wilson (89') and Bruno Guimarães (91'). For their opponents, Brighton & Hove Albion got 8 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. Deniz Undav (22' Own goal, 51') scored for Brighton & Hove Albion.
Matches involving Newcastle United have proved to be absorbing affairs recently with a lot of goalmouth action the rule rather than the exception. Over their past half dozen games, a grand total of 27 goals have gone in for both sides combined (at an average of 4.5 goals per game) with 19 of these belonging to Newcastle United. That sort of pattern isn’t assured to be carried forward here, of course.
Ahead of this meeting, Newcastle United haven't lost in the league to Leicester City in their previous 2 matches.
Since a losing effort in their last game against Liverpool in Premier League competition, Leicester City and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that match, Leicester City had 33% possession and 4 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. At the other end, Liverpool had 16 attempts at goal with 5 on target. Curtis Jones (33', 36') and Trent Alexander-Arnold (71') scored for Liverpool.
Illustrating their penchant for high-scoring matches, the back of the net has been hit 24 times in the previous six matches in which Leicester City have taken to the field, yielding an average of 4 goals per clash. Their opponents have managed 15 of this grand total.
Going into this one, Leicester City have not won away from home in their last 7 league games.
↔️ Head to head
A look at their most recent head to head meetings dating back to 03/01/2021 shows that Newcastle United have won 4 of these and Leicester City 2, with the number of drawn matches being 0.
A sum of 21 goals were shared by the two clubs throughout the course of those matches, with 12 of them from The Magpies and 9 being from The Foxes. That is an average goals per game value of 3.5.
📋 Team News: Newcastle United
Matty Longstaff (Knee Injury), Joe Willock (Hamstring Injury), Sean Longstaff (Ligament Problems), Jamaal Lascelles (Calf Injury), Emil Krafth (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Matt Ritchie (Knee Injury) will not be able to play for Newcastle United gaffer Eddie Howe.
It seems likely that The Magpies could kick off with a 4-3-3 system for this game and select Nick Pope, Kieran Trippier, Fabian Schaer, Sven Botman, Daniel Burn, Elliot Anderson, Bruno Guimaraes, Joelinton, Miguel Almiron, Callum Wilson and Alexander Isak.
ℹ️ Team News: Leicester City
We’re of the thinking that The Foxes appear most likely to play in a 4-2-3-1 system, settling for Daniel Iversen, Ricardo Pereira, Wout Faes, Jonny Evans, Timothy Castagne, Boubakary Soumare, Wilfred Ndidi, James Maddison, Youri Tielemans, Harvey Barnes and Jamie Vardy.
One thing is for certain, Leicester City will do really well to be scoring even one goal against a Newcastle United lineup who have all the attributes to really run this game.
We’re going for a 3-0 win for Newcastle United at the end of the game.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
Lucas Pereira, 00:44 18/05/2023
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: St James' Park (52,305)
Captain: Jamaal Lascelles
Chairman: Yasir Al-Rumayyan
Manager: Eddie Howe
Competitions: Premier League position 3, EFL Cup (Final)
🔑 Key Player: Alexander Isak
Customarily playing in the Striker position, Alexander Isak was born in Solna, Sweden. After having made a senior debut playing for AIK in the 2016 season, the talented Forward has contributed 10 league goals in the Premier League 2022 - 2023 season to date in a total of 19 appearances.
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