Brentford vs Newcastle United
Date: Tuesday, 22 December 2020
Kick-off at 17:30 UK/ 18:30 CET
Venue: Brentford Community Stadium (London).
Brentford had to defeat Fulham with a clean sheet of 3-0 scoreline in their previous encounter to reach the quarter-finals of the EFL Cup. The Bees will aim to work on their ground advantage to move forward in the tournament.
Newcastle defeated Newport last time out in the competition to advance into the next stage. The 1-2 win on the road came on the back of a penalty shootout after the match ended in a 1-1 draw in ninety minutes for both teams.
Brentford vs Newcastle United Head-to-head (h2h)
- The teams have met four times before this in the Championship.
- Their previous encounter gave a 1-2 away win for the Bees.
- Both teams have scored in all their four fixtures since 1992.
- None of their overall four matches have ended in a draw.
- The teams have combined to score an average of 4.0 goals.
Brentford vs Newcastle United Prediction
In all their meetings from 1992 to 2017, the teams have continuously provided two common results in ninety minutes. One being Newcastle, taking the bragging rights in the game, and the other being both teams finding the back of the net.
Since their last h2h meeting in 2017, Newcastle United has moved to a Premier League team while the Bees have stayed at the Championship this season. The double chance favoring Newcastle United will probably be the best bet regarding their league experience and quality from the top tier.
From the goals area, the tip for BTTS will probably come in handy to yield decent returns. The reason to back the tip is that the away team has conceded in the last game despite their win. Considering the host enjoys the ground advantage, the host is likely to trouble the visitors.
Brentford vs Newcastle United Betting tips
Both teams to score @ 1.70 (7/10).
Double chance: Brentford or Draw @ 1.40 (2/5).