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Southampton vs Newcastle United – Match Preview, Best Odds and Tips

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Our betting experts preview the EFL Cup match between Southampton and Newcastle United and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

Newcastle United go up against Southampton at St. Mary’s Stadium for the first leg of their EFL Cup semi-final tie on Tuesday.

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Southampton Form

In their last three matches, Southampton beat Manchester City by 2-0 and Everton by 1-2, before losing against Aston Villa by 0-1. The Saints 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 12 goals and conceded 11 times.

Newcastle United Form

In their three most recent outings, Newcastle United won 2-0 and 1-0 against Leicester and Fulham, before drawing 0-0 against Crystal Palace. The Magpies managed a decent return of three wins in their last six EFL Cup away matches, in which they scored 18 while also conceding 14 times. They also experienced zero draws and three defeats.

Southampton vs Newcastle United Stats

Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Southampton and Newcastle United. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.

  • Southampton have conceded in 20 of the last 22 home matches
  • Southampton have conceded in 17 of the last 19 matches
  • In 8 of the last 10 home matches Southampton played, both teams scored
  • Southampton have scored in 15 of the last 17 home matches
  • In 7 of the last 9 matches Southampton played, both teams scored
  • Newcastle have not lost 25 of the last 27 matches
  • In the last 7 Newcastle matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Newcastle have not lost 10 of the last 12 away matches
  • Newcastle have scored in 12 of the last 14 matches
  • In 7 of the last 9 Newcastle away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5

Southampton vs Newcastle United⁣ – In-form players

Che Adams has been great for Southampton in the EFL Cup, hitting the target four times, which makes him worth considering in the betting market. Newcastle United may pin their hopes on Miguel Almiron, who is the club’s top-scorer in all competitions with nine goals.

Southampton vs Newcastle United Betting Tips

Full-time result

In their last 10 matches at St. Mary’s Stadium across all tournaments Southampton won three times, drew two and lost five times. Newcastle United claimed five wins, three draw and two defeats in their last 10 games away.

Both teams to score

Surprisingly, Southampton only scored the first goal of the match in one out of their last ten games. Newcastle United scored the opening goal in six of the last ten away from home. The Magpies have not conceded a goal in 3 consecutive games. They were able to win five of these matches without conceding a goal. Perhaps a number worth keeping in mind for an accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.

Total goals

Southampton performed an average of 1.8 goals a game in their previous ten matches in which over 2.5 goals came out seven times. Over 2.5 goals happened in four of the last ten outings for Newcastle United, who managed to score 1.5 times in those matches.

Match predictions: Southampton vs Newcastle United

To sum up, the upcoming match between Southampton and Newcastle United seems to be a good betting opportunity.