Newcastle vs Crystal Palace
English Premier League
Date: Saturday, 6 April 2019
Kick-Off at 15:00 UK / 16:00 CET
Venue: St. James’ Park (Newcastle upon Tyne).
Bottom-half neighbours Newcastle United and Crystal Palace are set to lock horns in one of three Premier League ties of the day on Saturday afternoon at St. James’ Park. Teams are separated by only a single point and those who snatch the victory here would make a massive step towards securing another elite class campaign since the red-zone Cardiff City are eight/seven points away at the moment.
The Magpies have been playing hot and cold throughout the entire season, but the head coach Rafael Benitez will be happy with the fact the team were always on a fair distance to the danger area. Newcastle United produced two fine displays in a 3-2 victory over Everton (after a comeback) and a 2-2 draw away at Bournemouth. Nonetheless, the Magpies showed nothing in the last fixture of the previous round when they easily lost 2-0 to Arsenal producing no more than three attempts towards the Gunners’ goal on Monday evening at Emirates Stadium.
Newcastle vs Crystal Palace: Head-to-head
The head to head record fancies Newcastle United who are unbeaten in last four clashes with the Glaziers.
None of past four head to head encounters saw three or more goals scored.
Crystal Palace scored only one goal in last four ties with the Magpies.
Newcastle United won 7, drew 3 and lost 2 of 12 home outings against the Glaziers.
Newcastle vs Crystal Palace: Prediction
Much like their rivals, Crystal Palace had a roller-coaster campaign in this term of Premier League. Their form saw somewhat of a slide in recent weeks, though. Roy Hodgson’s troops lost back-to-back fixtures to Brighton & Hove Albion (Premier League) and Watford (FA Cup). They did rebound last weekend, but the victory came against the rock-bottomed Huddersfield Town, and was a hardly-fought one.
The team led by Rafael Benitez won four on the trot in front of the home crowd, a streak which began with a shocking victory over defending champions Manchester City in late-January. This is why we have t fancy the home win pick at the odds of 2.40.
Newcastle vs Crystal Palace: Bet Tips
Newcastle United to win @ 2.40 (7/5)
Under 2.5 goals FT @ 1.66 (4/6).