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Leicester City vs Newcastle United Preview and Line Up Prediction: Draw 1-1 at 5/1

Leicester City vs Newcastle United Preview and Line Up Prediction: Draw 1-1 at 5/1

Leicester City and Newcastle United will play in the next round of the FA Cup at the King Power Stadium on Saturday, 3rd January.

Match Preview:

These teams last faced each other in the Premier League in October 2014 when Newcastle United beat Leicester City 1 – 0.

This is the first match for both these teams in this year’s FA Cup.

At present Leicester City is bottom of the Premier League with 13 points having won 3 games, drawn 4 and lost 12. They are 3 points below Hull City, Crystal Palace and Burnley FC.

Newcastle United is tenth in the league with 26 points having won 7 games, drawn 5 and lost 7. They are two points below Liverpool and Swansea City.

Match Prediction:

A 1 – 1 draw is the most likely outcome of the match with William Hill and Bet365 offering odds of 6/1 and 5/1 respectively.

Predicted Line Ups:

Leicester City: Hamer, Simpson, Wasilewski, Morgan, Konchesky, Mahrez, Cambiasso, James, Schlupp, Nugent, Ulloa.

Newcastle United: Alnwick, Janmaat, Williamson, Coloccini, Dummett, Tiote, Colback, Sissoko, Ayoze Perez, Gouffran, Cisse.

Betting Odds:

William Hill Odds: 9/5 Leicester City to Win, 23/10 for a Draw and 6/4 Newcastle United to Win

Bet365 Odds: 17/10 Leicester City to Win, 12/5 for a Draw and 13/8 Newcastle United to Win

OCA News Editor

Christian Bright is a professional sports commentator with keen interests in football, tennis and horse racing. His experience in the reporting on professional sports makes him a key asset to OCA’s coverage of athletic events and matches.

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