Southampton vs Newcastle United: EPL Game Preview

Southampton vs Newcastle United: EPL Game Preview

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Two teams looking to get back on track clash on Saturday when Southampton hosts Newcastle United at St Mary’s Stadium.

Southampton lost 3-1 to West Ham United on the road last Saturday while Newcastle United is coming off a disappointing 0-0 home draw against Burnley. Which team will prevail in this contest?
Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.

Dafabet Odds

Team to Win (Regular Time)

•Southampton: 1.67
•Draw: 4.15
•Newcastle United: 5.28


•Southampton -0.5, 1: 1.87
•Newcastle United +0.5, 1: 2.06

•Over 2.5: 1.84
•Under 2.5: 2.06

Key Points to Consider

Last 6: Southampton, coming off a 3-1 road loss vs West Ham United, have 4 losses, 1 win and 1 draw in their last 6 overall. Newcastle United, coming off a 0-0 home draw vs. Burnley, have 3 draws, 2 losses and 1 win in their last 6 overall.

Momentum: Newcastle United has been on a downward trend — with two losses in their last three Premier League games.

Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in Premier League action on Dec. 8, 2019 and Newcastle United won 2-1.

Projected Leaders

For Southampton, James Ward-Prowse has a 24.16 percent chance to score. He averages 1.79 shots overall per sim, 0.86 shots on goal per and 0.28 goals per sim.

For Newcastle United, Dwight Gayle has a 26.98 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 1.24 shots overall per sim, 0.46 shots on goal per and 0.31 goals per sim.

Analyst’s Pick

Southampton Moneyline.

Four-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on Sheffield United in this one. Average score in simulations is Southampton 1.45 to Newcastle United 0.97.

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