Big Sam thinks they will arrive at St James’ Park all partied out after reaching the FA Cup Final by beating Watford last Sunday.
Allardyce’s Sunderland travel to out-of-sorts Stoke, having climbed out of the drop zone with a goalless draw against Arsenal.
And he’s told his players they’ll need a win to stay there because Palace will be in no fit state to deny Rafa Benitez’s side.
“Newcastle will win,” he said. “I’d have a bet on that if I could. I think they’ll beat Palace and then they’ve got Aston Villa, so they’ll win at least two.