Newcastle vs Southampton Prediction and Odds Round 34
Another summit duel between two teams at the bottom of the table. What is certain is that things are not going as well as these clubs would have wanted. Failing to protect their results and achievements is one of the major causes of discouragement and why many clubs struggle to recover from setbacks. With everything soon to be decided, all teams are making their final efforts. The Newcastle vs Southampton match has a prognosis that may seem obvious, but we will back it up with data that you need to know for your bet.
Newcastle vs Southampton Odds and Statistics Premier League
Newcastle vs Southampton Betting Tips EPL
Newcastle started the competition as one of the top clubs, comfortably occupying third place halfway through the season. However, the draws that accumulated over the campaign, coupled with the improvement of other clubs, began to take their toll. What has been lost cannot be recovered, they can only try to overcome their current situation with the few games left. With twenty-three games played, they have ten victories and eleven draws, hoping to add another three to their tally in the upcoming Newcastle vs Southampton match.
The Saints‘ shortage of wins is one of the keys to their deterioration and stagnation among the bottom teams. Their fight to avoid relegation has been fierce, with several clubs experiencing the bitter taste of the bottom places. By the time they play their twenty-fourth game, Southampton will have suffered sixteen defeats, leaving them at the bottom of the table. In addition, their defensive flaws have caused them to have a negative goal difference, with 41 goals against. The upcoming Newcastle vs Southampton match will further complicate the Saints’ situation in the Premier League.
Newcastle vs Southampton Preview Games and History
The last match between these two clubs was played on 31-01-23. This encounter took place in the second round of the EFL Cup, with both teams fighting for a place in the next stage. Newcastle had a one-goal advantage going into the match. The Saints would score a goal with plenty of game time remaining, making the match very exciting. However, everything would end with that last goal, and the Magpies would emerge victorious.
Southampton controlled the ball 56% of the time, destabilizing their opponents and almost changing the outcome of the match. The hosts had 44% ball possession, and their attack was constant but lacking in good conclusions.
Newcastle had a pass accuracy of 75%, which was below their usual level. They found it difficult to dominate both matches and execute effective attacks. Meanwhile, the visitors had a 79% pass accuracy rate, making it easier for them to stop the home team’s attempts. The Magpies generated seven shots on target but only converted two, while Southampton executed three shots, with only one being successful.
The excitement in the match started early when, in the 5th minute, Trippier served a ball to midfielder Sean Longstaff, who scored the first goal of the match at St James Park. In the 21st minute, the hosts scored their second goal with an assist from Almirón to Longstaff for his brace, extending their lead over the Saints. But the Saints would have a response, with forward Che Adams scoring a goal for his club in the 29th minute. However, this would be the last goal of the match, and the result of Newcastle vs Southampton would remain unchanged.
Upcoming Premier League Round 35 Games
A Newcastle vs Arsenal match and the Nottingham vs Southampton match will be played on matchday #35. The Saints may not find any consolation in this match either.
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Prediction Newcastle vs Southampton
The last five matches between these two teams have taken place between August 2021 and January 2023, with three in the Premier League and two in the EFL Cup. The Magpies have won the four most recent matches, while the oldest of these five ended in a draw. There has been no opportunity for the Saints to beat their rivals.
Given each team’s current performance, the Newcastle vs Southampton prediction is 2-0 or 2-1 in favor of Newcastle.
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