The D5200 ... the 7100 ... Canon must compete in focus ability at the $750 and $1200 price points. So I expect the 70D will have 19 or more focus points - and be similar in ability to the current 7D. But I also expect that the 7D mark II focus ability will be far superior to the current model, possibly with 61 focus points like the 5D mark III.
Nope, because that will make the 70D a possible "upgrade" for 7D users. Canon does not want this, as they would prefer the current 7D owners to upgrade to the 7DII, priced just a tad above the 6D. In this way they maximize profits. Remember that Canon sells DSLR cameras based on (a) their (mostly) excellent lenses and (b) saturation marketing; not on the ability of the camera itself.
EOS 3, EOS 5D, EOS 30D (x2), EOS 1000D, EF 24mm f/2.8, EF 35mm f/2, EF 40mm f/2.8 STM, EF 50mm f/1.4 USM, EF 50mm f/1.8 II, EF 50mm f/2.5, EF 28-70mm f/2.8L USM, EF 70-200mm f/4L USM, EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 USM III, EF 400mm f/5.6L USM.