Man United vs Newcastle Betting Tips and Predictions
Eight placed Manchester United welcome ninth placed Newcastle United to Old Trafford on Boxing Day for their Premier League matchday 18 clash. The pressure is back on Man United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after a shock loss to Watford last weekend but they do have a pretty impressive record at home. Newcastle meanwhile, are on a good run of form too, they’ve lost just one of their last five overall, however their away form isn’t great. Can they heap more pain on Man United here or will the Red Devils get back to winning ways? Aslo, can we find value in the betting markets?
Man United vs Newcastle Betting Tips and Predictions: Man United
United were a mess against Watford last weekend, so much so that many have been calling for United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to be fired. They keep doing this to themselves, they’ll play a few decent matches and then go to the dogs for a while and then come back to being decent. Consistently inconsistent is the best compliment they can be given.
At Old Trafford though, United are decent. They’ve lost only once this season at home in the league there, winning four, drawing four and, as said, losing one. Their scoring record is quite good at home too, they’ve averaging 1.78 goals per game at home and conceding 1.0. Both Teams to Score has landed in 7/9 home PL matches for the Red Devils.
Man United vs Newcastle Betting Tips and Predictions: Newcastle
Having looked like relegation fodder early in the season, Newcastle are now happily sitting in ninth position in the league. They’ve won 5/8 previous PL matches, losing just two. On the road though their record isn’t quite so good; they’ve won three and lost the other six of their nine matches, scoring 0.89 goals per match and conceding 1.89.
This will be the 73rd meeting between the sides at Old Trafford, United have won 43 times, Newcaslte have won only eight times over the 72 matches played so far, 21 have ended in draws. There have been 240 goals scored over those matches, that’s an average of 3.33 goals per match.
Newcastle’s scoring record on the road isn’t great, BTTS has only landed in three of their nine PL matches away from home this season, however they have scored in four of their last five visits to Old Trafford.
Man United vs Newcastle Betting Tips and Predictions: Stats
Over United’s five most recent home Premier League matches, they’ve won two and drawn three. Over 2.5 goals has occurred in 3/5, while BTTS has landed in 5/5.
Over Newcastle’s five most previous away PL matches, they’ve won two and lost three. Over 2.5 goals has occurred in 1/5, while BTTS has occurred in 1/5.
Man United vs Newcastle Betting Tips and Predictions: Prediction and Tips
We’re looking at Both Teams to Score here at 2.0. United’s defence of late is a mess and they’ve conceding quite a few goals at home. Newcastle’s scoring record at Old Trafford is quite good and it’s hard to see Man United keeping a Clean Sheet here. Our pick then is Both Teams to Score at 2.0.