Newcastle United vs Arsenal
English Premier League
Date: Saturday, 15th September 2018
Kick-off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: St. James Park (Newcastle).
Newcastle United will have the honor of hosting the Gunners in St. James’s Park for this Saturday’s clash.
The Magpies are indeed having trouble trying to settle and solve their performance woes. We have seen them garner only one point from 4 consecutive EPL games. This is after losing 3 matches and only managing to settle for a draw in one match.
Truly, this must be one of the worst league kickoffs for Newcastle United. What more, Benitez men were unable to bounce back in a league cup clash at Nottingham Forest earlier on. With all these troubles, many people feel that the international break came at the right time for them.
After a time to relax and regain their energy for the EPL, they come back from the break to face Arsenal. They will have to prove that they are able to end the winless streak, which may take a miracle in this one.
Arsenal is among the many teams which started the season with a wrong footing. This is after suffering two defeats at the hands of Chelsea and Manchester City. Nonetheless, they have bounced back to hammer both West Ham and Cardiff City.
They will be coming into this one win aim of continuing their winning streak. However, they must be careful and not be overconfident since they are facing a fiercer side who also want to scoop a win in this matchup.
The trio of Alexandre Lacazette, Aubameyang Mkhitaryan may be staring in this one after a perfect display of perfection in the game against Cardiff.
Newcastle United vs Arsenal Preview: Head-to-Head
- Newcastle United surprisingly thrashed the Gunners earlier this year in a match that ended 2-1.
- In the last 5 h2h meetings, Arsenal remains the dominant side having won 4 matchups.
- Most of the h2h meetings have ended with under 2.5 goals.
Newcastle United vs Arsenal Preview: Prediction
All odds are in favor for the Gunners to scoop the 3 points in this one. However, we all know that Newcastle United are employing a more precautious mode of play form most of their fixtures.
With the current look of things, both teams will want to put each other down in this game. We will see both teams scoring. Arsenal may win; am not sure since sometimes the Gunners are preceded by overconfidence only to lose a seemingly easy game.
Newcastle United vs Arsenal Preview: Betting Tip
BTTS @ 7/10 (1.70)