Although 40 pts is regarded as the target of most Premier clubs to avoid relegation, judging by the past three seasons, 37 pts will save Newcastle.

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2012/13
17 Sunderland 39
18 Wigan Athletic 36
19 Reading 28
20 Queens Park Rangers 25

2013/14
17 West Bromwich Albion 36
18 Norwich City 33
19 Fulham 32
20 Cardiff City 30

2014/15
17 Aston Villa 38
18 Hull City 35
19 Burnley 33
20 Queens Park Rangers 30

But where will we get 13 pts from?

CURRENT POSITION:

16 Swansea City     29 33 -9 
17 Sunderland         29 25 -19 
18 Norwich City       29 24 -23 
19 Newcastle Utd   28 24 -25 
20 Aston Villa           29 16 -33

14 March: Leicester (A)
20 March: Sunderland (H)
2 April: Norwich (A)
9 April: Southampton (A)
16 April: Swansea (H)
23 April: Liverpool (A)
30 April: Crystal Palace (H)
7 May: Aston Villa (A)
15 May: Tottenham (H)
TBA: Man City (H)