As Chelsea almost have the Premier League title wrapped up and the race for the Champions League places is all but settled, the drama in the top flight is all at the foot of the table, where the battle to avoid relegation is reaching a dramatic conclusion.
Leicester have been the form horse down there of late, finding another gear in April to climb out of the bottom three despite having looked bankers for the drop when propping up the rest just a month ago. The Foxes are odds-on to improve their chances of staying up this weekend too, bet365 making them just 19/20 to get the better of a Newcastle side in danger of sliding into a relegation dogfight themselves.
The Magpies, on the back of seven straight defeats, are just five points away from trouble and it’s hard to see BetVictor’s 10/3 outsiders stopping the rot at the King Power Stadium, where Nigel Pearson’s men are 13/5 courtesy of Stan James to edge it by a one-goal margin.
John Carver’s under-fire troops have failed to find the net in their last four matches on the road so a City success ‘to nil’ catches the eye at 12/5 (Paddy Power) and bet365 price the hosts at a generous 15/2 to card a crucial 1-0 triumph.
Leicester to win 1-0 – 15/2 (bet365)