Arsenal vs. Newcastle United: EPL Game Preview


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Arsenal looks to get back on track when they host Newcastle United on Saturday. Arsenal is coming off a 4-0 road loss against Liverpool last Saturday while Newcastle United had a 3-3 home draw against Brentford on Saturday. Arsenal is in fifth place in the Premier League standings with 20 points in 12 games while Newcastle United is in last place with six points in 12 games.

The player to watch in this game is Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who has four goals and one assists in 10 Premier League games this season. “(He needs to) Keep doing the same because he’s getting in great positions,” Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta recently said about Aubameyang.
“He’s had chances and things will happen again. He already scored quite a lot of goals but we always demand more and we want more.
He needs to continue showing the attitude he’s showing but also the implication he has on everybody around the team and the club as well.” Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.

Dafabet Picks

Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Arsenal: 1.38
• Newcastle United: 7.80
• Draw: 5.20

• Arsenal: -1, -1.5 (1.77)
• Newcastle United: +1, +1.5 (2.14)

• Over 2.5, 3 (1.78)
• Under 2.5, 3 (2.11)

Key Points to Consider

Last 5: Arsenal, coming off a 4-0 road loss against Liverpool last Saturday, have 3 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw in their last 5 Premier League games. Newcastle United, coming off a 3-3 home draw against Brentford last Saturday, have 3 draws, 2 losses and 0 wins in their last 5 Premier League games.

Momentum: Newcastle United has been on a downward trend — with 0 wins in their last 5 Premier League games.

Head-to-Head: These two teams last matched up in Premier League action on May 2 and Arsenal won 2-0.

Projected Leaders

For Arsenal, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has a 45.28 percent chance to score. He averages 2.01 shots overall per sim, 1.26 shots on goal per and 0.6 goals per sim.

For Newcastle United, Callum Wilson has a 22.42 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 1.32 shots overall per sim, 0.6 shots on goal per and 0.25 goals per sim.

Analyst’s Pick

Arsenal Moneyline.

Three-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on Arsenal in this one. Average score in simulations is Arsenal 2.33 to Newcastle United 0.58.

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