Newcastle United vs Brentford
England League Championship
Date: Saturday, 15th October 2016,
Kick-Off at 15:00 UK
Venue: St James Park, Newcastle upon Tyne.
Newcastle are set to continue their unbeaten form as they host Brentford at St. James’ Park on Saturday afternoon.
Newcastle’s recent form have done them good and they have managed to stay inside the tops 6 in the league. They are currently 3rd in the league with 22 points to their name, 3 points behind the league leaders Huddersfield. They will enter this game from a 1-0 win over Rotherham in their last game as they hope to keep the form going.
Meanwhile Brentford are not far off, they are 7th in the league table behind their opponents. They have 18 points to their name, 4 points behind their opponents. Brentford will enter this game from a goalless draws, as they couldn’t find the net against Wigan. A win in this game will take them into one of the top six spot depending on other results.
Newcastle United vs Brentford: Head to Head Statistics
The teams haven’t met a lot since their first encounter in Division Two in 1934. In 6 meetings from various competitive meetings since then to date, Newcastle have won 6 and Brentford won in 3 matches.
The latest of which was the League Cup fixture at the St James Park which was forced to the extra-time by the visitors with a 1-1 score line. Craig Bellamy scored 3 goals in the extra-time to give Newcastle a win on that occasion.
Each of the last four meetings between these two sides were won by Newcastle, irrespective of the venue or competition.
Newcastle United vs Brentford: Prediction
Newcastle United are the favourites in this game, they are in a superb form since the start of the season. Newcastle have lost only 3 games and drawn 1 in all competitions, they have won 9 games. They have won 3 of their last 5 games drawn 1 and lost 1.
Brentford haven’t been bad either, they have lost a game in their last 5 outings, they have also drawn 2 and won 2. They have kept clean sheets twice in their last 5 games and have score at least 4 goals in 2 of their last 5 games.
Both teams are in good condition and are capable of coming out winners in this game.
Newcastle United vs Brentford: Tips
- Newcastle win and over 2.5 goals at 6/5 (2.20)
- Both teams to score at 5/6 (1.83).