Our betting analysts at Ace Football preview the Premier League round 34 game between Newcastle United and Southampton and offer team news, stats, facts and the best betting suggestions for the match.
Newcastle United welcome Southampton for a clash in the Premier League at St James’ Park this coming Sunday.
Newcastle United are third in the Premier League standings after collecting 62 points from their initial 32 encounters. Southampton trail them on 24 points after 33 rounds, leaving them as number 20 in the table.
Team form: Newcastle United vs Southampton
Newcastle United Form
Newcastle United took six points from their last three matches, but started off by losing 3-0 against Aston Villa. They responded by beating Tottenham 6-1, and followed that up by winning 1-4 against Everton. In their last six Premier League home matches, Newcastle United won four times. They’ve drawn once and lost once, while scoring 12 and conceding five goals.
Southampton were only able to take one point from their past three games. They came up short in a 0-2 defeat against Crystal Palace before drawing 3-3 with Arsenal. They were defeated once again when Bournemouth ran out 0-1 winners. Southampton managed to win just once in their past six away games in the Premier League. On top of winning once they also drew two as well as losing three, while scoring eight times and letting in four.
Betting stats and facts for Newcastle United and Southampton
Here are some interesting betting-relevant facts based on the data from the last couple of matches that Newcastle United and Southampton played across all competitions.
- Newcastle have not lost 31 of the last 33 home matches
- In 21 of the last 23 Newcastle matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 11 of the last 12 Newcastle home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Newcastle have scored in 15 of the last 17 home matches
- Newcastle have won 6 of the last 7 matches while scoring more than 1.5 goals
- In 11 of the last 13 Southampton away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Southampton have not won 12 of the last 14 matches
- In 4 of the last 5 Southampton away matches the sum of goals was under 1.5
- Southampton have conceded in 10 of the last 12 away matches
- Southampton have conceded in the last 6 matches in a row
Interesting players: Newcastle United vs Southampton
It has been a superb season for Callum Wilson so far as he managed to score impressive 13 goals across all tournaments during the current campaign. He appears to be in great form currently, as he hit the target six times in his last six games, and Newcastle United rely on his abilities against Southampton. Siding with him to find the back of the net on Sunday seems like a decent punt.
Popular markets: Newcastle United vs Southampton
Of their 10 most recent games at St James’ Park across all tournaments, Newcastle United won seven times, drew two, and lost one. Southampton won three of their recent 10 games on their travels, as well as drawing two and losing five. The Saints conceded a goal in their previous 7 matches. Newcastle United have not lost to Southampton in 4 consecutive meetings.
Both teams to score
Newcastle United scored first in seven of their last ten home games. Curiously, Southampton only scored the opening goal of the match in two of the last ten away games. Newcastle United probably enjoy the prospect of scoring this coming Sunday, as Southampton managed only two clean sheets in the previous 10 matches. The former claimed one clean sheet in their last 10 matches. Southampton have scored in 5 consecutive league meetings with Newcastle United.
Newcastle United performed an average of 2.3 goals a game in their previous ten matches in which over 2.5 goals came out seven times. Over 2.5 goals came up in four of Southampton’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 0.9 goals in these matches. Newcastle United’s last 5 matches had more than three goals. Southampton conceded a goal in their last 7 matches.
Suggested bet: Newcastle United vs Southampton
The match between Newcastle United and Southampton should be an interesting one to watch and play some bets on, too. Therefore, we have come up with a free betting tip for this Premier League game.