It is top against bottom when The Irons squares up against Newcastle for a match in the Premier League on Saturday. Newcastle is placed 17th with 32 points from 31 matches. West Ham occupies a position as 4th in the league on a meager 55 points.
On the back of their current run of form The Irons are favored to keep their momentum going against Newcastle.
Stats and facts for Newcastle and West Ham.
- Newcastle did not win the last 3 matches in a row at home;
- Newcastle unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row at home;
- Newcastle scored in the last 5 of 7 matches;
- Newcastle scored the last 7 matches in a row at home.
- West Ham United unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row;
- West Ham United scored in the last 13 of 15 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in West Ham United’s last 6 of 8 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 3.5 in West Ham United’s last 3 of 5 matches.
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Form Newcastle vs West Ham
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Newcastle keep target in sight.
Results have been on par, so to speak, for The Magpies in recent weeks as results have performed as expected. In their 3 latest outings, Newcastle was trashed by Brighton in a 3-0 defeat and went on to a 2-2 draw with Tottenham. Their latest game produced a 2-1 win against Burnley.
Tough-to-beat West Ham.
West Ham look to extend their current momentum with another positive result. In their last 3 matches, West Ham ended with a 3-3 draw against Arsenal, followed by a 3-2 win against Wolves. Their most recent match brought a 3-2 win against Leicester.
Being both the bookmaker’s favorite at odds 2.15 and with stronger performances lately than The Magpies has put on a show, West Ham seems the natural pick.
Newcastle v West Ham Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Goals on the menu:
The last time the pair played each other, Newcastle came away as 2-0 winners back in September 2020 in a match in the Premier League. With just 6 of their previous 10 matches going over 2.5 goals, the value bet could be going for under 2.5 goals. Newcastle tends to have the upper hand against West Ham, grabbing all 3 points 6 times in 10 matches in the Premier League.
Newcastle lies 17th in the table on 32 points from 31 matches. 23 points ahead following the first 31 matches, West Ham finds themselves in 4th place.
Full Time Betting
Following odds are available for this match with the bookmakers: Newcastle to win pays out at 3.60, the best price for a draw is 3.40, while an away win for The Irons returns you odds 2.15. Newcastle won 2 of their last 10 home league games, whereas West Ham lost 3 of their last 10 away league games.
The chance of both teams to score (BTTS) in this match is as high as 59%, judging by the odds on offer with the bookmakers. This equals a decent payout of odds 1.70 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Accordingly, betting on a “NO” in the BTTS market pays out at odds 2.15. The last 10 home league games for Newcastle averaged 2.7 goals per game, with BTTS paying out 9 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for West Ham, the average total goals were 2.5, with 5 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
Looking at the bookmakers’ prices, 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 2.00. The last 10 home league games of Newcastle had an average of 2.7 goals per match. Of their last 10 home matches, 6 went over 2.5 goals. West Ham’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.5 goals per game. Meanwhile, 4 of West Ham’s last 10 away matches offered over 2.5 goals.