Leicester have won their last three encounters with Newcastle, and are going for a second successive victory at Kingston Park for the first time since 1999.
Newcastle Falcons have lost their last five matches in all competitions, whilst the Falcons only Premiership victory at Kingston Park since November was 33-18 over Harlequins on 4 March.
Leicester Tigers’ only Aviva Premiership Rugby reversal since October was 14-15 at home to Saracens on 5 March. The Tigers have won their last six away games in the competition and are closing in on the Premiership record in this category – eight, set by themselves in season 1999/2000.
Referee: Tim Wigglesworth (33rd Premiership game)
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