Leeds vs Newcastle – Prediction, and Match Preview
Leeds United vs Newcastle – After losing to Manchester City 2-1 in the previous Premier League match, Leeds United will be looking to rebound here. Leeds United had 19% of the game’s possession and 2 of its 4 shots on goal were successful.
Rodrigo scored the winning goal for Leeds United (85′). Manchester City had 18 shots at goal at the opposite end, with 6 of them being successful. For Manchester City, goals were scored by lkay Gündoan (19 and 27).
Recently, games against Leeds United had a history of being thrilling contests with lots of goalmouth action. In their most recent six games, both teams have scored a total of 26 goals (an average of 4.33 goals per game), with Leeds United accounting for six of those totals.
Leeds United hasn’t defeated Newcastle United in their last three league games, according to their past performance. In the last three league games, they have failed to win at home.
Newcastle United will be looking to right the wrongs from their loss to Arsenal in their most recent Premier League match. In that game, Newcastle United had 54% of the possession and 5 of its 12 efforts on goal were successful.
Newcastle United’s Fabian Schär (71′ Own Goal) was the scorer. Arsenal, on the other hand, had 10 shots total, with 6 of them finding the back of the net. Arsenal’s goal came from Martin Degaard (14′).
Looking at their recent results, Newcastle United has allowed goals in 6 of their previous 6 games, allowing 9 goals in total. Newcastle United appears to have some defensive weakness spots. However, we’ll simply have to wait and see whether or not that tendency will continue in this game.
Leeds vs Newcastle – Betting Analysis
Looking at their previous head-to-head matchups dating back to April 14, 2017, we can see that Leeds United has won two of them and Newcastle United has won one, with three games ending in draws.
During those matchups, the two clubs combined for 15 goals, scoring 9 for The Whites and 6 for The Magpies. 2.5 goals have been scored on average each game.
Prior league matchup between the two was Premier League Match Day 18 on December 31, 2022, which saw Newcastle United defeat Leeds United 0-0.
Newcastle United possessed 60% of the possession at that point and made 16 efforts on goal, scoring on 5 of them. On the other hand, Leeds United had 8 shots on goal, only one of which was successful.
Simon Hooper served as the referee. Sam Allardyce, the manager of Leeds United, will be without Stuart Dallas (Femoral Fracture) and Luis Sinisterra (Ankle Injury).
With Joel Robles, R. Nissen Kristensen, Maximilian Wöber, Jnior Firpo, Luke Ayling, Adam Forshaw, Marc Roca, Jack Harrison, Weston McKennie, Wilfried Gnonto, and Patrick Bamford starting the first half, it is likely that The Whites will choose a 3-4-2-1 configuration this time.
Eddie Howe, the manager of Newcastle United, must deal with a number of absent players. Those that cannot be taken into consideration include Jamaal Lascelles (calf injury), Matty Longstaff (knee injury), and Sean Longstaff (knock injury).
According to our analysis, The Magpies might choose to go with a 4-3-3 formation and select Nick Pope, Kieran Trippier, Fabian Schär, Sven Botman, Dan Burn, Joelinton, Bruno Guimaraes, Joseph Willock, Jacob Murphy, Alexander Isak, and Callum Wilson. Leeds United can beat this Newcastle United club in this game, but a single goal is probably not going to be enough.
What are the top odds for the game?
Checking the latest betting odds for this match on the 90 min. result market, victory for Leeds United is best priced at 4.66, going for a drawn result is 4.18 and taking a punt on a win for Newcastle United will get you 1.72. Those are the best bets on offer at the moment.
Leeds vs Newcastle – Head -to- Head
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