Our betting experts preview the EFL Cup match between Newcastle United and Southampton and offer team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.
The EFL Cup clash at St James’ Park this coming Tuesday sees Newcastle United hosting opponents Southampton.
This is the second of a two-legged semi-final tie between the two Premier League clubs. Newcastle enter the contest with a 1-0 aggregate lead following last week’s first-leg victory over Southampton. Whoever comes out on top here will face either Manchester United or Nottingham Forest in next month’s EFL Cup final.
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Newcastle United Form
Newcastle United are unbeaten in their last three matches, first beating Fulham 1-0, and then drawing 0-0 with Crystal Palace. They were back as winners when they defeated Southampton 0-1. The Magpies managed a strong return of four wins from their previous six matches on home soil in the EFL Cup. They drew none though while losing twice in this series. They scored 13 goals and conceded 11 times.
Southampton collected one win from their last three matches, as Aston Villa won by 0-1. Newcastle were too strong as well, winning 0-1, before the Saints won 2-1 against Blackpool. They recorded a very decent outcome of four wins from six away matches in the EFL Cup, in which they banged in 26 goals, whilst conceding 12. They recorded no draws but instead suffered defeat twice.
Newcastle United vs Southampton Stats
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Newcastle United and Southampton. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- Newcastle have not lost the last 19 home matches in a row
- Newcastle have not lost 28 of the last 30 matches
- In the last 10 Newcastle matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Newcastle have won 9 of the last 10 home matches
- Newcastle have scored in 17 of the last 19 home matches
- Southampton have conceded in 20 of the last 22 matches
- In the last 7 Southampton matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In the last 4 away matches in a row Southampton played, both teams scored
- In 9 of the last 11 Southampton away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In the last 4 Southampton away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
Newcastle United vs Southampton – In-form players
Che Adams is Southampton’s top-scorer this season, with eight goals in 25 appearances in all competitions. Miguel Almiron, meanwhile, has been Newcastle’s go-to guy for goals. The winger has nine goals to his name in 25 games.
Newcastle United vs Southampton Betting Tips
Going undefeated through their last 10 matches at St James’ Park, Newcastle United won nine and drew one. Southampton won four of their previous 10 away games across all tournaments, in which they drew zero and lost six. Newcastle United are on an amazing streak of now 19 games at home in a row without defeat.
Both teams to score
Newcastle United scored the first goal of the match an impressive eight times in the last ten home games. Curiously, Southampton only scored the opening goal of the match in two of the last ten away games. Newcastle United have not conceded a goal in 4 consecutive games. Both teams have scored in the last 4 consecutive away games Southampton played.
Over 2.5 goals came out three times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Newcastle United, who scored an average of 1.1 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals came up in six of Southampton’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.2 goals in these matches. Newcastle United didn’t concede a goal in their last 4 matches.
Match predictions: Newcastle United vs Southampton
To sum up, the upcoming match between Newcastle United and Southampton seems to be a good betting opportunity.