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.
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.
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.
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