Manchester City clashes with Newcastle United in what promises to be a very entertaining game on Saturday.
Manchester City is coming off a 3-0 road win against Burnley on Friday while Newcastle United beat Aston Villa 5-1 at home on Saturday.
Newcastle United is in first place in the Premier League standings with 3 points in one game while Manchester City is in third place with 3 points in one game.
The player to watch in this game is Erling Haaland, who has two goals and zero assists in one Premier League game this season. AccuScore gives Erling Haaland a 65.42 percent chance to score against Newcastle United. He has 3 SCA and 0 GCA in one Premier League game this season.
FBRef defines SCA as “the two offensive actions leading directly to a shot, such as passes, dribbles and drawing fouls.” GCA is “the two offensive actions leading directly to a goal, such as passes, dribbles and drawing fouls.” Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.
Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Manchester City 1.52
• Newcastle United 6.00
• Draw: 4.40
• Manchester City -1 (1.80)
• Newcastle United +1 (1.92)
• Over 2.5, 3 (1.92)
• Under 2.5, 3 (1.80)
Key Points to Consider
Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in Premier League action on March 4 and Manchester City won 2-0.
For Manchester City, Erling Haaland has a 65.42 percent chance to score. He averages 3.08 shots overall per sim, 1.75 shots on goal per and 1.04 goals per sim.
For Newcastle United, Alexander Isak has a 26.64 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 0.79 shots overall per sim, 0.59 shots on goal per and 0.31 goals per sim.
Manchester City 1.52
Two-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on Manchester City in this one. Average score in simulations is Manchester City 2.23 to Newcastle United 1.1.
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