Leicester have won three of their last four games against Newcastle, whilst the Falcons only previous win at Welford Road was 25-19 on 30 December 1997.
Leicester Tigers’ four game losing run in all competitions came to an end with their 18-13 victory over Harlequins at Welford Road on Friday evening. All eight of the Tigers games in Aviva Premiership Rugby this season have been won by the home side on the day.
Newcastle Falcons ended their five match losing streak in the Premiership with their 12-6 victory over Gloucester at Kingston Park on Sunday. The Falcons have won just one away game in any competition since mid-January 32-30 at Sale in the Premiership on 23 April.
Referee: Greg Garner (10th Premiership game)