Newcastle vs Southampton Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
Very important match at St. James' Park on Saturday and clash between Newcastle United and Southampton. This game could be a hugely significant match in the battle to stay in the Premier League and both sides are highly motivated to win some points on Saturday.
Newcastle play in poor run this season and they like to play with main focus on defending. No side has scored fewer home Premier League goals this season than Newcastle. They have scored just 12 Premier League home goals this season. The Toon are unbeaten at St James' Park in 2018, with their last home match resulting in a superb 1-0 win over Manchester United.
On the other side Southampton play with oscillating in form this season, but they like to play strong and aggressive football. They have only failed to score in one of their last 19 Premier League games against Newcastle United. The Saints have won just once in their last 16 league games, and have won just twice away days this season. Their last two league matches have been both ended in draws against Burnley and Stoke. The Saints have only lost one of their last seven Premier League matches and all players are eager to win some points this season.
When it comes to their mutual encounters Newcastle are winless in their last seven Premier League meetings with Southampton. But the Toon have very good records against Saints at St. James' Park and they have lost just one from the last 12 home games. Newcastle's last win against the Saints was at St James' Park in 2013, when they triumphed 4-2. 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 the Saints. Jesús Gámez, Islam Slimani and Robert Elliot are injured and they can't play on this match. Jonjo Shelvey is not fully fit and he is doubtful for the match. All other players are fully fit and ready to play.
On the other side Southampton also do not have many missing players for this game. Charlie Austin and Maya Yoshida are injured and they will not play on the match against Newcastle. Steven Davis is not fully fit and he is doubtful for the match against Toon. All other players are ready to play and they will play aggressive from the first minute.
Possible starting lineups
Newcastle: Dubravka; Dummett, Lejeune, Lascelles, Yedlin; Kenedy, Hyden, Diame, Ritchie; Perez; Gayle
Southampton: McCarthy; Soares, Stephens, Hoedt, Bertrand; Romeu, Lemina; Boufal, Tadic, Redmond; Carrillo
Newcastle vs Southampton Prediction
We expect one tough football game and a true football fight for the points. This match is going to be an important one for the both sides and they will play aggressive from the first minute. Newcastle like to play strong football in defense line and they have played with under 2.5 goals scored in the last six Premier League games at St. James' Park. Their main objective for the match will be to keep a clean sheet and will try to create several good scoring chances. On the other side Southampton are not in good form this season. They have failed to win 15 of their last 16 matches in the Premier League. Southampton are undefeated in their last 7 matches against the Toon in all competitions, but also Newcastle have very good records in past meetings with Saints at SJP. It will be a true football battle in Newcastle upon Tyne and we will enjoy in a god game of football.
Our prediction and betting tips for the match Newcastle vs Southampton Prediction: Draw. We expect match without a winner, but expect to see goals. Our second betting pick is risky bet on correct score 1-1. If you want to take more risk then can try with bet on Tadic to score. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.