Eddie Howe’s Newcastle will now look to keep the ball rolling when 15th-placed Leeds United comes to town this weekend. Our sportsbook is offering the best markets and bonuses for English Premier League action.
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Newcastle: Excellent run of form
Newcastle comfortably beat Leicester 3-0 away on Monday. The Magpies had 2.13 expected goals and Chris Wood, Miguel Almiron, and Joelinton scored in the first half. The victory extended Newcastle’s winning run to six in the Premier League, with Almiron scoring in five matches.
That sequence includes victories over Chelsea and away at Tottenham, so Howe’s men will be confident of seeing off Leeds at St James’ Park. Newcastle could even move above Man City and into second place in the Premier League table this weekend.
St James’ Park has been somewhat of a fortress during Howe’s tenure, with Newcastle tasting defeat just once on home turf this calendar year. They are 12 games unbeaten since their narrow defeat at Anfield back in August. The Saudi consortium has transformed Newcastle United into a team to watch and include in our soccer picks and parlays.
Alexander Isak isn’t expected to return until the second weekend of January, but Callum Wilson could be available again after missing the trip to the King Power with a fever. Jonjo Shelvey sustained a calf problem during Newcastle’s winter break, which might sideline the midfielder for as long as two months. Emil Krafth is another long-term absentee while he plots his return from an ACL injury and Paul Dummett is also a doubt with a long-running calf strain.
Leeds: Entertaining team
Leeds’ fans were starting to get restless with manager Jesse Marsch ahead of the Premier League break. However, the Leeds manager relieved the pressure that was beginning to mount on his shoulders with back-to-back victories over Liverpool and Bournemouth.
They lost 3-1 to reigning champs Man City but they looked decent. Marsch’s team never looks to sit back and contain opponents, preferring instead to go toe-to-toe against even the very best sides. That approach usually ends in defeat, but it has seen Leeds score twice at Liverpool and net three goals at Spurs across their last two away fixtures.
If you’re betting online, you should always back goals when Leeds is playing. Luis Sinisterra and Archie Gray are continuing their recoveries from ankle problems. Stuart Dallas remains sidelined with a thigh injury but Patrick Bamford should recover in time for this clash.
Newcastle vs Leeds Head-to-Head
No Premier League team has completed more high turnovers than Newcastle this season while Leeds leads the way for pressing intensity, allowing opponents less than 10 passes on average before recovering the ball. The hosts have won each of their last five competitive fixtures across all competitions and at least three goals have been scored in three of their last four outings. At least three goals have also been scored in each of Leeds’ last five fixtures, three of which have ended in defeat. Newcastle picked up four points from their double clash against Leeds last season.
Newcastle vs Leeds Match Information
- Match: Newcastle (9-6-1) vs Leeds (4-3-8)
- Location: St. James’ Park (Newcastle)
- Day/Time: Saturday, Dec. 31st, 10 a.m. ET
- Newcastle vs Leeds Live Stream: fubo.tv
Newcastle vs Leeds Betting Lines
Newcastle vs Leeds Picks & Prediction
The hosts enter this clash as heavy favorites being priced at -210 on the three-way moneyline according to the latest soccer odds while the goals line is set at three.
A Leeds side that has allowed 17 goals in seven Premier League away games and has yet to keep a single clean sheet on the road should have Newcastle’s strikers licking their lips. This clash is expected to be one of the most entertaining games of the round so we’re going for goals. Newcastle has lost just one of their opening 16 Premier League matches of the season and they have the first chance to win the three points, but there’s no value backing them.