Newcastle United’s next six games compared to relegation rivals including Leeds, Everton and Norwich

Newcastle United’s bid to preserve their Premier League status received a much-needed boost as Eddie Howe’s side collected three wins and a draw from their last four games.

Despite that obvious upturn in form and the confidence that comes with it, the Magpies remain in the heart of a relegation battle and the next six games will go a long way to deciding where they - and their fellow strugglers - may end up at the end of the season.

NewcastleWorld takes a look at the facts and figures surrounding the next six fixtures for clubs in the Premier League’s bottom seven.

Norwich City (Current position: 20th)

Odds for the title: 3000-1 (highest quoted). Odds for relegation: 1-7.

Games played: 17 Points: 25 PPG average: 0.68

Average Points per Game in last six Premier League fixtures: 1.17

Average League position of next six opposition: 11.6

Current Relegation Odds: 1/9 (SkyBet)

25th February: Southampton (away)

5th March: Brentford (home)

13th March: Leeds United (away)

19th March: Chelsea (home)

2nd April: Brighton and Hove Albion (away)

9th April: Burnley (home)

Burnley (Current position: 19th)

Games played: 19 Points: 17 PPG average: 0.89

Average Points per Game in last six Premier League fixtures: 1.5

Average League position of next six opposition: 9.8

Current Relegation Odds: 8/13 (SkyBet)

23rd February: Spurs (home)

26th February: Crystal Palace (away)

1st March: Leicester City (home)

5th March: Chelsea (home)

12th March: Brentford (away)

19th March: Southampton (home)

Watford (Current position: 18th)

Games played: 24 Points: 18 PPG average: 0.75

Average Points per Game in last six Premier League fixtures: 0.83

Average League position of next six opposition: 9.3

Current Relegation Odds: 1/3 (SkyBet)

23rd February: Crystal Palace (home)

26th February: Manchester United (away)

6th March: Arsenal (home)

10th March: Wolves (away)

13th March: Southampton (away)

20th March: Everton (home)

Newcastle United (Current position: 17th)

Joe Willock celebrates is goal against West Ham United.

Games played: 24 Points: 22 PPG average: 0.92

Average Points per Game in last six Premier League fixtures: 2.0

Average League position of next six opposition: 10.8

Current Relegation Odds: 4/1(SkyBet)

26th February: Brentford (away)

5th March: Brighton and Hove Albion (home)

10th March: Southampton (away)

13th March: Chelsea (away)

17th March: Everton (away)

20th March: Crystal Palace (home)

Everton (Current position: 16th)

Michael Keane’s goal was the second in a dominant 3-0 home win over Leeds United

Games played: 23 Points: 22 PPG average: 0.96

Average Points per Game in last six Premier League fixtures: 0.5

Average League position of next six opposition: 9.3

Current Relegation Odds: 9/2 (SkyBet)

26th February: Manchester City (home)

7th March: Spurs (away)

13th March: Wolves (home)

17th March: Newcastle United (home)

20th March: Watford (away)

2nd April: West Ham United (away)

Leeds United (Current position: 15th)

Games played: 24 Points: 23 PPG average: 0.96

Average Points per Game in last six Premier League fixtures: 1.17

Average League position of next six opposition: 10.0

Current Relegation Odds: 3/1 (SkyBet)

23rd February: Liverpool (away)

26th February: Spurs (home)

5th March: Leicester City (away)

10th March: Aston Villa (home)

13th March: Norwich City (home)

18th March: Wolves (away)

Brentford (Current position: 14th)

Thomas Frank’s Brentford have played eight, won one, drawn one and lost six, with a goal difference of -11. Current league position: 14th.

Games played: 26 Points: 24 PPG average: 0.92

Average Points per Game in last six Premier League fixtures: 07

Average League position of next six opposition: 12.7

Current Relegation Odds: 10/3 (SkyBet)

26th February: Newcastle United (home)

5th March: Norwich City (away)

12th March: Burnley (home)

19th March: Leicester City (away)

2nd April: Chelsea (away)

9th April: West Ham United (home)