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Premier League: Chelsea vs Newcastle United – Match preview and betting tip

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Ace Football team offers the Premier League round 38 match preview for Chelsea and Newcastle United who meet up this coming Sunday. The pre-match analysis includes the latest fixture stats and facts and a free betting tip for our readers.

Chelsea take on Newcastle United for one last match in the Premier League on Sunday at Stamford Bridge.

Get ready for an exciting finale as the 12th-placed Blues battle it out against Newcastle for Frank Lampard’s final game as their manager. Even though they won’t make the top 10, Chelsea will be determined to see their iconic record goalscorer off on a high.

Team form: Chelsea vs Newcastle United

Chelsea Form

A draw was the best Chelsea could muster in their previous three games. They claimed a 2-2 draw against Nottingham Forest, before getting trounced 1-0 against Manchester City. Last time out, more disappointment followed as Manchester United ran out 4-1 winners. In their last six Premier League home matches, Chelsea didn’t claim a single win. Instead, they’ve drawn three and lost three, while scoring five and conceding ten goals.

Newcastle United Form

Newcastle United go into their upcoming match unbeaten in their previous three matches, which started off with a 2-2 draw against Leeds. They went on to beat Brighton by 4-1, before sharing the spoils with Leicester in a 0-0 draw. The Magpies claimed 13 points in their last six Premier League matches, winning four, drawing once as well as losing once. They conceded nine and scored 15 goals themselves.

Betting stats for Chelsea and Newcastle United

Here are some fun facts that could come in handy when placing bets on the upcoming game between Chelsea and Newcastle United. The facts are based on the stats from games played out across all tournaments.

  • In 21 of the last 23 Chelsea home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Chelsea have lost 7 of the last 9 matches while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • Chelsea have not won 11 of the last 12 matches
  • Chelsea have conceded in 12 of the last 13 matches
  • Chelsea have not won the last 7 home matches in a row
  • Newcastle have conceded in 17 of the last 19 matches
  • In the last 6 Newcastle away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Newcastle have not lost 11 of the last 13 matches
  • In 8 of the last 10 Newcastle matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Newcastle have conceded in the last 9 away matches in a row

Interesting players: Chelsea vs Newcastle United

He banged in 18 goals so far this season, and Callum Wilson also hammered in seven goals in his last six games in this tournament. No doubt, he will be hungry for more, when travelling to face Chelsea.

Full-time result

Chelsea have beaten Newcastle United in 9 consecutive home league meetings

Both teams to score

Chelsea managed the first goal of the game in only two of those 10 previous games played. Meanwhile, Newcastle United were first on target in four of their last 10 outings. Chelsea have scored in 9 consecutive home meetings with Newcastle United.

Total goals

Chelsea saw over 2.5 goals in five of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 0.8 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in eight of the last ten outings for Newcastle United, who managed to score 2.6 times in those matches. Chelsea conceded a goal in their 8 most recent matches.

Betting suggestion: Chelsea vs Newcastle United

In conclusion, the upcoming game between Chelsea and Newcastle United seems like a decent betting opportunity. Considering the abovementioned stats and facts, we have come up with a betting suggestion for this Premier League match.

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