West Ham vs Newcastle United
England – Premier League
Date: Saturday, 2nd March 2019
Kick-off at 17.30 UK/ 18.30 CET
Venue: Olympic Stadium (London).
Newcastle had a very tough road schedule the last few match-days, which included stops to take on Tottenham, Wolves, Chelsea, Watford and Liverpool. And for sure, the fixtures have taken its toll on them, and especially their away stats.
Now, for once in a considerable period of time, they have been allotted a foe of their stature, and fans will be expecting nothing but all-out-attack from the team. They need this win to believe in themselves again, away from home.
West Ham has turned the Olympic Stadium into a strong fort. They have been dispensing good results after good ones, at the venue, with great offensive performances to complement them. Even the Spurs have managed just three extra goals than them, at home.
West Ham vs Newcastle United Head-to-head (h2h)
- The last four games in a row had over 2.5 goals.
- Two of the last four saw goals at either end of the pitch.
- Seven of the last eleven meetings at this venue also had the same stat to show.
- Eight of the last twelve encounters at the stadium had three or more goals.
- Newcastle registered two or more goals in three of the last four games, four of the last six, and five of the last eight.
West Ham vs Newcastle United Prediction
While Newcastle is looking at this tie as a ray of hope after their long, tough schedule on the road, West Ham is very strong at home, especially in front of the goal. The latter has scored in eight of their last ten home ties and recorded two or more in five of their last eight. Meanwhile, Newcastle found the back of the net in nine of their last eleven matches and registered tow or more in both of their last two. They have also recorded two or more goals in five of their last eight h2h games against West Ham.
Going on, the last four meetings in a row had three goals or more, so did eight of the last twelve at this venue. Also, seven of the last eleven games at this stadium witnessed goals at either end of the pitch. And finally, West Ham is unbeaten at their home in the last five tries, and Newcastle repeated the feat in their last four overall matches.
Taking into consideration the above facts, it’s gearing up to be a goal-fest this weekend. Expect both sides to take part in it.
West Ham vs Newcastle United Betting Tips
Both Teams to Score @ 1.70 (7/10)
Over 2.5 Match Goals @ 1.90 (9/10).