Manchester City vs Newcastle United – Prediction

Published: March 2, 2023
Last Updated: March 2, 2023

The Premier League game at Etihad Stadium on Saturday sees visitors Newcastle United facing home side Manchester City. Manchester City are two in the rankings with 55 points after 25 matches played , whereas Newcastle United rank five in the Premier League on 41 points.

Manchester City vs Newcastle United Stats

  • Manchester City have scored in the last 29 home matches in a row
  • Manchester City have won 24 of the last 26 home matches
  • Manchester City have not lost 29 of the last 31 home matches
  • Manchester City have scored in 18 of the last 20 matches
  • Manchester City have won 4 of the last 5 home matches while scoring more than 2.5 goals
  • In the last 14 Newcastle matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Newcastle have not lost 24 of the last 26 matches
  • Newcastle have not lost 13 of the last 15 away matches
  • In 9 of the last 11 Newcastle matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • In the last 6 Newcastle away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5

Manchester City vs Newcastle United Lineups

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Manchester City should be high on confidence, as their last three matches saw them gain seven points. They started off drawing 1-1 with RB Leipzig, before beating first Bournemouth by 1-4, then Bristol City in a 0-3 win. Manchester City won four of their last six Premier League matches on home soil, while drawing once and losing once. They conceded seven and scored 14 goals. No team won as many matches on home soil than Manchester City did so far in the Premier League this season. A total of ten matches at the Etihad Stadium finished with a home win.

In their previous three games, Newcastle United drew 1-1 with Bournemouth, then lost 0-2 against Liverpool and 2-0 against Manchester United. Newcastle United won half their previous six away matches in the Premier League, as well as seeing three draws and suffering zero defeats. They scored ten goals whilst conceding three. No team split the points as many times on their travels, as Newcastle United did this season, in the Premier League. They have so far collected no less than six draws.

Manchester City vs Newcastle United H2H

It finished 3-3 when Manchester City last played Newcastle United and the best betting odds on yet another draw at full-time with the bookies are at 4.50. Manchester City beat Newcastle United seven times in the last ten meetings. Their latest meeting handed Manchester City a 3-3 win against their opponent on Saturday. The bookies best betting odds on a home win are at 1.44.

Current Premier League standings

Full Time Betting

Manchester City claimed eight wins in their previous 10 home games across all tournaments, while drawing one of the games. They suffered defeat in one of these outings. Newcastle United won five of their last 10 games away, drew three and lost two. Keep an eye out for both teams not to score at Etihad Stadium, as BTTS only came out seven times in the previous 10 Premier League matches here for Manchester City. Both teams scored in six of the previous 10 away games for Newcastle United.

Both Teams to Score

The late encounter in the Premier League between these two teams was a belter of a 3-3 match. Are we in for a similar goal-fest on Saturday? In the past ten matches between home side Manchester City and Newcastle United both teams found the back of the net six times. Best priced odds on both teams to score with the bookies are at 1.91.

Over/Under Tips

Over 3.5 goals came out seven times in the past ten encounters between Manchester City and Newcastle United, with the former on an average of 3.1 goals a game. Newcastle United scored 1.2 goals per game and both teams scored six times in this run. Manchester City scored an average of 2.3 goals in their last ten matches in which over 2.5 goals happened six times. Over 2.5 goals came up in two of Newcastle United’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 0.9 goals in these matches.