newcastle1718Newcastle United host Stoke City in the English Premier League on Saturday and the home side are bidding for a third straight win.

 

Newcastle Stats:

Newcastle were 1-0 winners at Swansea last week and they are in mid table with 6 points from 4 outings

In their 2 home games Newcastle have lost 2-0 to Spurs (Newcastle played the bulk of the second half with 10 men) and they beat West Ham 3-0

Backers of BTTS (no) have collected in all 4 of Newcastle’s games this season

Both of Newcastle’s home games so far have seen exactly 12 corners awarded in total.

Stoke Stats:

Stoke drew 2-2 at home to Manchester United last week, ending the league leaders 100% record in the process and they have taken 5 points from 4 matches

In 2 road trips Stoke lost 1-0 at Everton and drew 1-1 with West Brom

Stoke won the corner count 7-6 at Everton and lost the corner count 10-4 at West Brom

Backers of under 2.5 goals have collected in 3 of 4 Stoke matches this season

Referee: Stuart Attwell
Matches 2, Yellows 3, Reds 0

2016 /17 Head to Head (Premier League Only)

Stoke 1-0 Newcastle

Newcastle 0-0 Stoke

The Betting

Match Result:

Newcastle 14/10

Draw 9/4

Stoke City 22/10

Note, odds quoted are an approximate average and are correct at the time of last update but are subject to change

Verdict:

This is another tricky one for me. I have been opposing Newcastle but they have put a poor start behind them and that has caused a rethink.

Recent history between the sides tells a tale of close matches and the draw is given a speculative vote

Bet: Match result draw at 9/4

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*Note, every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the stats but errors may occur from time to time.

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