• Peter Odemwingie has scored four goals in five Barclays Premier League meetings with Newcastle United.
  • After failing to win any of their first four Barclays Premier League meetings with the Potters, Newcastle United have won four of their last five (L1).
  • Newcastle United have already won five more points (46) than they managed in the whole of 2012-13 (41), this despite having five games left to play.
  • Just nine players have scored a Premier League goal for Newcastle United this season (excl. own goals); fewer than any other team.
  • 75% of the points that Stoke City have won this season have come at the Britannia Stadium (30/40) – no side has won a higher proportion of points at home.
  • The only teams to have won more points at home than Stoke City this season (30) are the current top five teams in the Premier League.
  • Stoke saw Glenn Whelan, Marc Wilson and manager Mark Hughes all sent off in their 5-1 defeat to Newcastle earlier this season at St James Park.
  • Each of the last seven Premier League meetings between Stoke and Newcastle have seen at least three goals scored.
  • Papiss Demba Cisse has scored in every one of his four Premier League appearances against Stoke City – against no other opponent has he scored as many goals.
  • Jonathan Walters has scored four goals in his last six Premier League apps against Newcastle – against no other PL opponent has he scored more often.