Newcastle United vs. Leicester City 5-22-23 EPL Soccer Analysis, Odds and Prediction

Newcastle United vs. Leicester City 5/22/23 – As the English Premier League season nears its conclusion, Newcastle United and Leicester City’s clash on Monday at St. James’ Park holds great significance for both sides. The starting goaltenders are Nick Pope for Newcastle United and Daniel Iversen for Leicester City. EPL betting lines for this matchup between Newcastle United and Leicester City are up to date  online.

Newcastle United vs. Leicester City

Date & Time: Monday, May 22, 2023, at 3:00 PM ET

Location: St. James’ Park in Tyne, England

TV: fuboTV

Newcastle United vs. Leicester City 5/22/23 Betting Odds

Newcastle United

Moneyline: -294

Spread: -1 (-111)

Total: 3.5 over (+135)

Leicester City

Moneyline: +760

Spread: +1 (+210)

Total:3.5 under (-175)

Draw: +420

Newcastle United vs. Leicester City Analysis

Newcastle United have performed outstanding this season with 18 wins, 12 draws, and only 5 defeats on their record. They have been vital in attack, ranking fifth in expected goals and boasting an impressive goal difference of 32. Defensively, the Magpies have only conceded 31 goals this season – an average of 0.89 goals conceded every 90 minutes – demonstrating their defensive solid performance as evidenced by an expected goals-against value of 36.8.

Newcastle United has amassed 13 clean sheets – representing an impressive 37.1% clean sheet rate. Nick Pope has played an instrumental role in maintaining their defensive stability throughout the season, amassing an impressive total of 88 saves with an outstanding save percentage of 75.8%. Newcastle United have demonstrated excellent discipline this season, receiving 57 yellow cards and one red card – an average of 1.89 points per match and 38 assists, indicating they are formidable opponents.

Callum Wilson has been an instrumental part of Newcastle United, scoring an impressive total of 122 goals over his career. He has amassed 35 assists but also 42 yellow cards. Wilson has impacted the team’s attack with his 0.46 goals per 90-minute goal-scoring rate.

Leicester City have experienced less stability this season, recording 8 wins, 6 draws, and 21 defeats. They have scored 49 goals – slightly underperforming their expected 48.7 total. Defensively, the Foxes have struggled, conceding 64 goals for a goal difference of -15 and managing only six clean sheets for an overall clean sheet rate of 17.1%.

Daniel Iversen has been an outstanding goalkeeper for Leicester City. With 48 shutouts to his credit and an overall save percentage of 69.7%, his consistency is an asset for their club. He has allowed an average of 1.24 goals per 90 minutes. Additionally, his team has displayed determination and resilience, recording 34 assists while showing fighting spirit even during tough matches. However, their disciplinary record – 60 yellow cards and 2 red cards – indicates a need for improvement.

Patson Daka has emerged as an influential player for Leicester City. At an outstanding 0.80 goals per 90 minutes average, he has already amassed 63 goals in his professional soccer career. Daka has shown more than his scoring prowess with 18 assists and versatility on the pitch, but his 10 yellow cards suggest caution should be exercised.

Newcastle United vs. Leicester City Against the Spread

Newcastle are 1-0 in their last 5 games. Newcastle are 2-3 in their last 5 games against the spread. Newcastle are 12-6 in their road games against the spread. The totals have gone OVER in 1 of Newcastle’s last 5 games. The totals have gone OVER in 6 of Newcastle’s 17 last games at home.

Leicester City are 0-4 in their last 5 games. Leicester City are 1-4 in their last 5 games against the spread. Leicester City are 9-9 in their road games against the spread. The totals have gone OVER in 4 of Leicester City’s last 4 games. The totals have gone OVER in 9 of Leicester City’s 17 last games at home.

Newcastle United vs. Leicester City Free Pick

Based on team analysis and player statistics, Newcastle United has the upper hand in this contest. They have demonstrated offensively and defensively consistently throughout the season and boasted a solid defensive line and reliable goalkeeper in Nick Pope – two factors that allow them to contain Leicester City attacks while exploiting any vulnerabilities on defense. Now that EPL betting odds have opened up, punters should put their bets on Newcastle United to secure the win.

Free Pick: Newcastle United -294