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Champions League: Newcastle United vs PSG – Betting preview

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Round 2 of the new Champions League campaign sees PSG take on Newcastle United at St James’ Park.

Newcastle United put a point up on the board in the Group F premiere. They’ll be hopeful of adding three more come on Wednesday against PSG, who lead the group with three points.


Team form: Newcastle United vs PSG

Newcastle United Form

Newcastle United swept all aside in their last three matches and started off by winning 0-8 against Sheffield United. They went on to defeat Manchester City 1-0 and made it three on the spin against Burnley in a 2-0 victory. Newcastle United won three of their previous six matches at St James’ Park in the Champions League. They drew zero and suffered three defeats, scoring ten goals to 13 against.

PSG Form

PSG claimed seven points from their last nine available, as they won by 2-0 and 4-0 against B. Dortmund and Marseille, respectively. Last time out, Clermont Foot ended up stealing a point in a 0-0 draw. In their last six away matches in the Champions League, PSG won twice, while also recording one draw. They endured three defeats in this run, with a scoreline from these matches saying ten goals conceded and eight scored.

Betting stats for Newcastle United and PSG

Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the most recent games that Newcastle United and PSG played across all competitions.

  • Newcastle have not lost 11 of the last 13 home matches
  • Newcastle have scored in 12 of the last 14 matches
  • Newcastle have scored in 11 of the last 13 home matches
  • Newcastle have won 4 of the last 5 home matches
  • In 4 of the last 5 Newcastle matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • PSG have not lost the last 10 away matches in a row
  • PSG have scored in 21 of the last 23 away matches
  • PSG have scored in 18 of the last 20 matches
  • PSG have won 8 of the last 10 away matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals
  • In 10 of the last 12 PSG away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5

Players in form: Newcastle United vs PSG

As the new Champions League campaign has recently started, we are still a bit in the dark, as to which striker will dominate the top scorer table for Newcastle United and PSG this season. However, there might be some interesting prospects, when looking at the list of players who are in the best form at the moment.

Full-time result

Newcastle United won seven of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments, drawing two and losing one as well. PSG won seven from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew three and lost zero in this run. Newcastle United didn’t lose any of their previous 5 matches. PSG are a tough unit to crack on their travels, having gone 11 impressive away matches in a row without losing.

Both teams to score

Newcastle United scored the first goal in seven out of their last ten games. PSG scored the opening goal in seven of the last ten games. Newcastle United has won to nil in 3 consecutive games. PSG have not conceded a goal in 3 consecutive games.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals happened in five of Newcastle United’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 2.3 goals during this run. Betting on over 2.5 goals in the last ten PSG matches would have returned some winnings in six of them. PSG managed to score an average of two times goals per game. Newcastle United didn’t let in a single goal in the two most recent matches in the Champions League.

To summarize, the upcoming Champions League clash seems to be a good opportunity to place some bets. Taking into account the stats and facts for Newcastle United vs PSG mentioned in this article, we are offering a free betting tip below.

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