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Liverpool vs Newcastle: Match Preview, Betting Predictions, and Odds

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Sports Innovation previews the Premier League match between Liverpool and Newcastle and offers team news, predictions, and in-depth stats.

For what appears to be a rather lopsided contest, Liverpool welcome Newcastle United to Anfield on Thursday. The hosts are four points off the pace, carrying 37 points and a game in hand against league leaders Chelsea. table on 37 points after 16 games. We’d have to scroll down the league table to find the visitors as they sit at 19th place. Had they not been a little better than Norwich at finding the back of the net, Newcastle would’ve found themselves at rock-bottom going into this tie.

The Reds continue to sparkle

The Reds enter this match on a high note as past weeks have brought a perfect 18 points from a possible 18. Liverpool have really been enjoying their football in their previous 3 matches, which started off with a 0-1 win against Wolves. They went on to beat AC Milan 1-2 in the Champions League, before also getting the better of Aston Villa in a 1-0 victory.

Standards are high at Liverpool, and as such recent results have largely gone according to script.

With 5 wins in the last 6 matches few sides have been as strong at home as Liverpool so far this season, and three more points look to be a given on Thursday night.

Newcastle to pick up the pieces

Newcastle, on the other hand, couldn’t have hoped for a worse start to the campaign. They have managed just a single win in 16 games so far. Eddie Howe’s defensive solidity side is quite unsatisfactory as they have let in more than two goals per game on average.

As they hover around the relegation places Newcastle seem on par with expectations of a tough season.

With a mediocre away record of 3 defeats in the last 6 matches, Newcastle will do well to steer clear of a dropping at Anfield.

Liverpool vs The Magpies h2h

The value lies in a draw

The most recent outing in the Premier League between Liverpool and Newcastle took place in December 2020. The match failed to produce a winner, with the score reading 1-1 after the final whistle.

Depending on your betting strategy, another draw will no doubt spike up your next accumulator. Occasionally fans have to endure a low-scoring encounter, but generally, their matches tend to be entertaining clashes with 5 of the previous 10 going over 2.5 goals.

In total, they have played 10 matches in past seasons with Liverpool enjoying a slight advantage having won 5 matches in the Premier League. Newcastle grabbed all 3 points in 1 match while 4 matches ended all square.

Stats and facts for Liverpool and Newcastle.

Facts are calculated for Premier League

  • Liverpool have won each of their last 5 matches;
  • Liverpool have won their last 3 matches at home;
  • Liverpool are unbeaten in their last 12 matches at home;
  • Liverpool have won in the last 5 of 6 matches.
  • Newcastle have not won their last 8 away matches ;
  • Newcastle conceded in the last 15 of 17 matches;
  • Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Newcastle’s last 4 of 6 matches;
  • Newcastle conceded in the last 8 matches in a row when playing away.

Bookmakers offer prices on this upcoming match, whether you like to bet accumulators or singles. Analyzing the prices with the bookmakers, Liverpool have a 90% chance of beating Newcastle. That equals odds at 1.11 on the home side to win, while the draw is 10.25. One could also add the away win at 24.00 to a nice accumulator.