Newcastle takes on Tottenham for a match in the Premier League on Sunday at St James’ Park. Placed 17th in the table The Magpies have amassed 28 points after 29 games. On 48 points Tottenham is ranked in 6th place with as many matches as the home side.
It has been a few rounds since Newcastle last taste of success in the Premier League and they should expect no presents from upcoming opponents Tottenham.
Stats and facts for Newcastle and Tottenham.
- Newcastle did not win the last 6 matches in a row;
- Newcastle unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row at home;
- Newcastle conceded in the last 12 of 14 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Newcastle’s last 4 of 6 matches.
- Tottenham Hotspur has won in the last 4 of 5 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Tottenham Hotspur’s last 5 of 7 matches;
- Tottenham Hotspur scored in the last 7 of 9 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Tottenham Hotspur’s last 2 of 4 matches.
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Form Newcastle vs Tottenham
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Newcastle struggling for results.
The mood around The Magpies is pretty low right since a win has proven hard to come by in recent weeks. In their previous 3 matches Newcastle ended with a 0-0 draw against West Brom and went on to a 1-1 draw against Aston Villa. Their latest match served up a 3-0 defeat against Brighton.
Tottenham on a roll.
Tottenham look to extend their current momentum with another positive result. In their 3 latest outings The Lilywhites was defeated 2-1 by Arsenal and went on to a 3-0 defeat against Dinamo Zagreb in the Europa League. Their latest game produced a 2-0 win against Aston Villa.
On the back of these results and with Newcastle performing poorly, siding with Spurs at odds 1.62 is the obvious way to go.
Newcastle v Tottenham Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
The Lilywhites look to extend superior advantage:
Neither Newcastle nor Tottenham managed a breakthrough, when they last faced each other in the Premier League. They ended up settling for a point in a 1-1 draw at St James’ Park. With just 5 of their previous 10 matches going over 2.5 goals, the value bet could be going for under 2.5 goals. All in all, Tottenham have had a fine reading on Newcastle in previous seasons in the Premier League with a 6-1-3 advantage going into this match.
The Magpies are 17th with 28 points after 29 games. Tottenham ranks as 6th in the table on 48 points.
Full Time Betting
The bookmakers are offering following odds for this match: Newcastle to win pays out at 5.50, the best prize for a draw is 4.00, while an away win for The Lilywhites returns you odds 1.62. Newcastle won 2 of their last 10 home league games whereas Tottenham lost 5 of their last 10 away league games.
Looking at the prices on offer by the bookmakers, the chance of this match seeing both teams to score (BTTS) lies at 53%. This equals odds 1.87 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Speculating in the opposite outcome that at least one side keeps a clean sheet pays out at 1.90. The last 10 home league games for Newcastle averaged 2.5 goals per game with BTTS paying out 8 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Tottenham the average total goals were 2.4 with 6 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
Looking at the prices on offer by the bookmakers, the chance of this match going over 2.5 goals is 53%. This equals odds 1.90 if you wish to place a bet on OVER 2.5 goals. Speculating in the opposite outcome of under 2.5 goals pays out at 1.91. The last 10 home league games of Newcastle had an average of 2.5 goals per match. Of their last 10 home matches 5 went over 2.5 goals. Tottenham’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.4 goals per game. Meanwhile, 7 of Tottenham’s last 10 away matches offered over 2.5 goals.