The player to watch in this game is Romelu Lukaku. Chelsea’s Belgian striker has played seven games this season and he has three goals. Look for Lukaku to find more rhythm as the campaign progresses and this home game can help him. Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.
Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Newcastle United: 8.80
• Chelsea: 1.34
• Draw: 5.20
• Newcastle United: +1, +1.5: 2.21
• Chelsea: -1, -1.5: 1.72
• Over 2.5, 3: 1.97
• Under 2.5, 3: 1.91
Key Points to Consider
Last 5: Newcastle United, coming off a 1-1 road draw against Crystal Palace last Saturday, have 3 draws, 2 losses and 0 wins in their last 5 Premier League games. Chelsea, coming off a 7-0 home win against Norwich City last Saturday, have 4 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws in their last 5 Premier League games.
Momentum: Chelsea has been on an upward trend — with 4 wins in their last 5 Premier League games.
Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in Premier League action on February 15 and Chelsea won 2-0.
For Newcastle United, Callum Wilson has a 26.36 percent chance to score. He averages 1.18 shots overall per sim, 0.58 shots on goal per and 0.3 goals per sim.
For Chelsea, Ben Chilwell has a 25.52 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 1.12 shots overall per sim, 0.74 shots on goal per and 0.3 goals per sim.
Four-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on Chelsea in this one. Average score in simulations is Chelsea 1.85 to Newcastle United 0.61.
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