Newcastle is ranked 16th in the English Premier League. They played 19 games and scored 19 points with a goal difference of 18:32.
They are in very bad shape and have four defeats in a row. They lost against Leicester, Sheffield, Arsenal and Aston Villa.
Newcastle received 35 yellow and 1 red cards in these 19 games.
They know how to play quite roughly against teams that are somewhere within their quality.
Leeds is in 12th place in the table. They played 18 games and took 23 points with a goal difference of 30:34.
They took three points in the last three rounds. They won 0-5 at the WBA, then lost 3-0 at Tottenham while in the last round they were defeated 0-1 at home against Brighton.
Leeds received 25 yellow and 0 red cards this season. The last three rounds they got 1 yellow card per game.
The referee of the match is Anthony Taylor. He has refereed 12 games this season. He handed out 34 yellow and 3 red cards, averaging 2.83 yellows per game.
The first match between these two teams of the season ended with the victory of Leeds 5-2, we saw four yellow cards in that match. I expect a similar number of cards today, so my choice is over 3.5 total bookings.
Betting Pick: Over 3.5 Total Bookings at Bovada Sportsbook