Newcastle v Liverpool Prediction & Betting Tips, 4th May 20192nd May 2019 / lee
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Will Newcastle, managed by former Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez be the ones to trip up Liverpool in their title pursuit? This is a tough game for Liverpool sandwiched between their Champions League semi-final matches. The Reds have to stay focused but have struggled for results at St James’ Park recently. Read our Newcastle v Liverpool betting tips for more.
Newcastle v Liverpool Betting Odds*
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on May 2nd, 2019 at 7:34 p.m.)
Newcastle News and Form
Newcastle played out a draw with Brighton last weekend. That moved them on to a three-match unbeaten streak of league form. Their overall home form this season is W8 D1 L9 and it has been a very good second half of the season from them at St James’ Park. Newcastle have won six of their last seven league home games now, the one exception in that sequence being a reverse against Crystal Palace. So they have home form but will it be enough to trouble Liverpool? Newcastle are W1 L6 at home against teams in the top eight this season.
The one win in that sequence was their 2-1 success over Man City. That’s a warning to Liverpool if ever they needed one. Newcastle have scored at least two goals in all but one of their last seven home games as well. They have guaranteed Premier League football for themselves next season so aren’t actually playing for anything. Newcastle have both scored and conceded 22 home goals this season. They have only opened the scoring in six home games this season and it is going to be fascinating to see what they are going to come up with in this one.
Newcastle v Liverpool Head to Head
Newcastle lost 4-0 on a visit to Anfield in December
The Reds have won their last two against the Magpies
Newcastle are unbeaten in their last four home games against Liverpool
Both teams have scored in two of the last seven meetings
Liverpool News and Form
Liverpool were rocked in a 3-0 Champions League defeat at Barcelona in midweek and they have the second leg of that coming up next week. But they can’t let up in intensity here. Dropped points in this game could hand the league title to Man City. Liverpool are carrying away form though as they have won their last three away from home. That is part of an overall road record this season in the EPL of W12 D5 L1. They have won eight of their nine away games against sides currently in the bottom half of the table (D1).
Liverpool have averaged 1.7 goals per away game this season, taking a clean sheet in 50% of those games. They have been so defensively strong all season and have conceded just the two goals in their last five road games. Of their twelve away wins this season seven of them have been by a margin of at least two goals. Liverpool have scored 68% of their road goals in the second period of fixtures. They have conceded 60% of their away goals in the second period of fixtures. Liverpool have opened the scoring 12 of their 18 away games.
Newcastle v Liverpool Tips & Odds
Who will win – Newcastle v Liverpool Predictions
Newcastle cold have a big say in the destination of the title this season. Their home form suggests that they are not going to roll over lightly at St James’ Park in this one. Newcastle – Draw Double Chance.
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* All mentioned odds were valid at the time of writing. Betting odds are subject to fluctuations. Please check the current odds with the respective bookmaker!
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