Newcastle vs Chelsea Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
What a great football game awaits us in the Premier League at St James Park where Newcastle welcomes Chelsea. It is final day in the Premier League and both teams are highly motivated to finish this season with a win. So we will enjoy in dynamic and open game with lots of scoring chances and goals. Only a win will see Chelsea finish in the top four, but only if Liverpool lose at Anfield by Brighton.
Newcastle are not in a top form right now and they have lost their last 4 matches. But they like to play strong football in defense line at home and have played with under 2.5 goals scored in 8 of the last 10 home matches. The Toon come into the final game of the campaign 10th in the table with 41 points from their 37 games. Newcastle have lost with a 1 goal margin in their last 4 matches and for sure that magpies will try to score in the final day.
On the other side Chelsea are in a good run and they finally play very well away from the home. The Blues have won their last 3 away matches and they are undefeated in the last seven games in all competitions. Chelsea have scored at least 3 goals in their last 3 matches against Newcastle in all competitions and all expect from them to play aggressive in attack. But they have won just once from the last six trips to St James Park. Chelsea catastrophically dropped points at home to Huddersfield after beating Liverpool and this game is must win for them.
When it comes to their mutual encounters Chelsea have won their last 3 matches against Newcastle in all competitions. The Blues have a better records in the past meetings and have won five of their last seven meetings with Newcastle United. Read our betting preview and take your chance to win a big with our prediction and betting tips.
Newcastle have several missing players for the match against Chelsea. Christian Atsu, Jesús Gámez and Ciaran Clark are injured and they will not play on this match. Islam Slimani is suspended and he is another one player who can't play. Kenedy is not fully fit and he is doubtful for the match. All other players are fully fit and ready for the match.
On the other side Chelsea also do not have many missing players for this game. Ethan Ampadu and David Luiz are injured and they can't help their team against Toon. Thibaut Courtois is not fully fit and he is doubtful for the match. All other players are ready to play.
Possible starting lineups
Newcastle: Dubravka; Dummett, Lejeune, Lascelles, Yedlin; Murphy, Shelvey, Diame, Ritchie; Perez; Gayle
Chelsea: Caballero; Azpilicueta, Cahill, Rudiger; Moses, Fabregas, Kante, Bakayoko, Alonso; Hazard; Giroud
Newcastle vs Chelsea Prediction
We expect an interesting and exciting football game with lots of scoring chances for the both teams. Both sides are highly motivated for the final day and we will enjoy in a good football game. Newcastle have lost their last 4 matches, but they are highly motivated for the last game at St James Park this season. The Toon have scored at least 2 goals in their last 4 home matches against Chelsea in all competitions and their main objective for the match will be to score a goal more. On the other side Chelsea play much better in last time and they are in a good run. The Blues have won their last 3 away matches and they will try to pick up all three points against Newcastle.
However our prediction and betting tips for the match Newcastle vs Chelsea Prediction: Both teams to score. We expect from both sides to score, but also expect to see three goals on this match. So our risky bet goes on correct score 2-1. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.