With both Liverpool and Newcastle sitting comfortably mid-table, both will be out to strengthen their position when facing off this coming Saturday. The Reds lie 7th in the table on 53 points after 32 games. 18 points behind after 32 matches, Newcastle find themselves in 15th place.
Stats and facts for Liverpool and Newcastle.
- Liverpool unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row;
- Liverpool has lost in the last 6 of 7 matches at home;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Liverpool’s last 6 of 8 matches;
- Liverpool scored in the last 5 of 7 matches.
- Newcastle unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row;
- Newcastle conceded in the last 15 of 17 matches;
- Newcastle scored in the last 6 of 8 matches;
- Both teams scored in Newcastle’s last 6 of 8 matches.
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Form Liverpool vs Newcastle
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Liverpool enjoy steady progress.
One can’t really point the finger at the results for The Reds in past weeks as they have performed according to their level. In their 3 latest outings, Liverpool managed to win 2-1 against Aston Villa and a 0-0 draw against Real Madrid in the Champions League. Their latest game produced a 1-1 draw with Leeds.
Newcastle continue to collect points.
Newcastle will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. In their 3 latest outings, The Magpies split the points in a 2-2 draw against Tottenham and a 2-1 win against Burnley. Their latest game produced a 3-2 win against West Ham.
Although favoured by the bookies, Liverpool has obviously been a bit average lately, and Newcastle will fancy their chances.
Liverpool v Newcastle Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Liverpool look to extend superior advantage:
Betting on the draw would have earned you a sound profit the last time The Reds played The Magpies at St James’ Park. The pair were evenly matched on the day and played out a 0-0 scoreline. With just 5 of their previous 10 matches going over 2.5 goals, the value bet could be going for under 2.5 goals. In 10 matches between the clubs, Liverpool has been the dominant force winning 6 times in 10 matches against Newcastle in the Premier League.
Placed 7th in the table, Liverpool have amassed 53 points after 32 games. On 35 points, The Magpies are ranked in 15th place with as many matches as the home side.
Full Time Betting
According to bookmakers Liverpool have a 80% chance of beating Newcastle. That equals odds of 1.25 on Liverpool to win, while the draw sits at 6.50. Placing a bet on the away win for The Magpies returns you odds 12.00. Liverpool won just 2 of their last 10 home league games. Newcastle lost 7 of their last 10 away league games.
The prices available with the bookmakers indicate the chance of both teams to score (BTTS) is as low as 50% in this match. This equals odds around 2.00 while going the other way, and betting on both teams NOT to score pays out odds 1.83. The bookies estimate the chance of this outcome paying out lies at 55%. The last 10 home league games for Liverpool averaged 1.9 goals per game, with BTTS paying out 4 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Newcastle, the average total goals were 2.2, with 2 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
The chance of this match going over 2.5 goals is as high as 65%, judging by the odds on offer with the bookmakers. This amounts to a payout of odds 1.53 if you wish to place a bet on OVER 2.5 goals. Accordingly, betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 2.63. Liverpool’s last 10 home league games saw an average of 1.9 goals per match. 2 of Liverpool’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Newcastle’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.2 goals per game. 4 of Newcastle’s last 10 away matches went over 2.5 goals.