Manchester City vs Newcastle: Match Preview & Betting Tips
Newcastle and table-toppers Manchester City are ready to face each other for the second time this season. The match is set to take place at Etihad Stadium and will surely provide plenty of opportunities for football betting.
Read on for match preview, team news and football betting tips on the Manchester City vs Newcastle clash.
Manchester City vs Newcastle Head-to-Head and Form
The Cityzens were knocked out of Champions League after conceding 2 late goals to Madrid, which resulted in the match going into extra time, giving Real Madrid the chance to win by scoring a penalty. Newcastle will also head into the match after a loss, being defeated by Liverpool 1-0, ending their 4-game winning streak.
Despite their last defeat, Manchester City have been in strong form recently, currently topping the Premier League table with 83 points. Their last encounter with Newcastle saw the team securing a whopping 4-0 victory, with Dias, Cancelo, Mahrez, and Sterling scoring the four goals.
Newcastle currently find themselves 10th in Premier League standings with 43 points with no hopes of a top-four finish. As for head-to-head records, Newcastle United have only won 9 games out of their last 46 matches, with the Cityzens winning 28. Nine matches ended in a draw. Manchester City scored 89 goals in these encounters while Newcastle scored 42.
Manchester City form guide: L-W-W-W-W-L-D
Newcastle form guide: L-W-W-W-W-L-L
Key Match Facts
- Man City have won 26 games this season, losing only 3, whereas Newcastle have won 11 and lost 14.
- Manchester City are on a 3-game winning streak in the English Premier League.
- The Cityzens have won their last 6 matches against Newcastle when playing at home.
- Man City have scored in 15 out of their 17 EPL home matches this season.
- Man City have scored at least once in their last 6 games.
- On average, Newcastle score 0.9 goals while Manchester City score 2 goals in their meetings.
Manchester City vs Newcastle Team News
In Manchester City news, the team will be without Stones and Walker due to injuries.
Possible Manchester City starting line-up (4-3-3): Ederson; Cancelo, Dias, Laporte, Zinchenko; De Bruyne, Rodri, Bernardo Silva; Jesus, Sterling, Grealish
As for Newcastle, Lewis, Hayden and Fraser will miss out due to injuries while Wilson Trippier and Schar remain doubtful. Callum Wilson is back following a 4-month absence and will face Manchester City.
Manchester City vs Newcastle Betting Tips
With the disappointment of crashing out of Champions League weighing heavily on the Cityzens, they’ll be bringing on their A game in their race for the Premier League title. We expect the hosts to win on this one.
Tip 1: Manchester City to win
Tip 2: Over 2.5 goals
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