Newcastle United vs Manchester City: EPL Game Preview

Newcastle United vs. Manchester City

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Newcastle United looks to keep their momentum going when they host Manchester City on Friday. Newcastle United is coming off a 4-2 road win against Leicester City last Friday while Manchester City lost 2-1 against Chelsea at home on Saturday. Newcastle United is in 13th place in the standings with 39 points in 35 games while Manchester City leads the Premier League with 80 points in 35 games. The game will be played behind closed doors because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.

Dafabet Picks

Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Newcastle United: 10.00
• Manchester City: 1.29
• Draw: 5.80

• Newcastle United: +1.5 (1.99)
• Manchester City: -1.5 (1.91)

• Over 3 (1.95)
• Under 3 (1.93)

Key Points to Consider

Last 6: Newcastle United, coming off a 4-2 road win against Leicester City last Friday, have 3 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss in their last 6 Premier League games. Manchester City, coming off a 2-1 home lss against Chelsea on Saturday, have 4 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws in their last 6 Premier League games.

Momentum: has been on an upward trend — with 1 loss in their last 4 Premier League games.

Head-to-Head: These two sides last matched up in Premier League action on December 26, 2020 and Manchester City won 2-0.

Projected Leaders

For Newcastle United, Callum Wilson has a 23.84 percent chance to score. He averages 0.9 shots overall per sim, 0.39 shots on goal per and 0.27 goals per sim.

For Manchester City, Sergio Agüero has a 40.92 percent chance to net the ball. He averages 2.36 shots overall per sim, 1 shot on goal per and 0.53 goals per sim.

Analyst’s Pick

The Under.

Two-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick on the total in this one. Average score in simulations is Manchester City 2.18 to Newcastle United 0.74.

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