Our betting experts preview the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Chelsea and offer team stats, betting tips, and the latest odds.
Newcastle United will have the home advantage when they face Chelsea in a Premier League clash on Saturday.
As they enter round 13, Newcastle United hold the 7th position in the Premier League table with a total of 20 points. Chelsea, with 12 rounds played, have accumulated 16 points, positioning them at number 10 in the standings. The upcoming match promises to be an interesting encounter between the two teams.
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Newcastle United Form
In their last three matches, Newcastle United won 1-0 against Arsenal, before losing 2-0 against B. Dortmund and 2-0 to Bournemouth. Newcastle United have been in potent form at St James’ Park, winning no less than five of the past six Premier League matches here. They also hammered in 14 goals, while letting in three as they also lost once.
In their three most recent outings, Chelsea won 2-0 and 1-4 against Blackburn and Tottenham, before drawing 4-4 against Manchester City. Chelsea managed a decent return of three wins in their last six Premier League away matches, in which they scored 12 while also conceding nine times. They also experienced one draw and two defeats.
Newcastle United vs Chelsea Stats
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Newcastle United and Chelsea. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- Newcastle have won 5 of the last 7 home matches without conceding a goal
- Newcastle have won 9 of the last 11 home matches
- Newcastle have not lost 12 of the last 14 home matches
- Newcastle have scored in 11 of the last 12 home matches
- In the last 3 Newcastle matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- Chelsea have conceded in 13 of the last 15 away matches
- Chelsea have won the last 3 away matches in a row while scoring more than 1.5 goals
- Chelsea have won the last 3 away matches in a row
- Chelsea have not lost 6 of the last 7 matches
- Chelsea have not lost the last 4 away matches in a row
Newcastle United vs Chelsea – In-form players
With Callum Wilson injured, Anthony Gordon could become the main man in the Newcastle United attack. On the other side, Chelsea are hoping Nicolas Jackson can continue his excellent form, having scored five goals in as many Premier League games of late.
Newcastle United vs Chelsea Betting Tips
Of their last 10 matches at home across all tournaments, Newcastle United won eight times and lost two as well. Chelsea won four times, drew one, and lost five of their last 10 games away from home.
Both teams to score
Newcastle United scored the first goal of the match an impressive nine times in the last ten home games. Curiously, Chelsea only scored the opening goal of the match in two of the last ten away games. In the Premier League, Newcastle United have won to nil in four consecutive home games. They managed four wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches across all tournaments.
In their last ten matches across all tournaments, Newcastle United saw five of them finish with more than 2.5 goals, with themselves scoring an average of 1.8 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in four of Chelsea’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.9 goals in these matches.
Match predictions: Newcastle United vs Chelsea
To sum up, the upcoming match between Newcastle United and Chelsea seems to be a good betting opportunity.