Newcastle vs. Watford Match Analysis and Prediction

Newcastle will be looking to carry their epic win against Tottenham over the weekend as they face Watford at the St. James Park. The match is schedule for 31/08/2019 at 17.00 GTM.

Newcastle tasted their first win in the premier league this season over Tottenham with an early strike for new club signing Joelinton. Previously, the team faced a 1-0 home defeat to Arsenal followed by a 3-1 defeat by Norwich City.

Watford are off to a bad start of their premier league campaign while losing all three matches. Currently, the team is last at the table with no points. They suffered a 3-0 defeat at the opening game against Brighton, and this followed with a 1-0 defeat by Everton and 3-1 defeat by West Ham.

Watford had an impressive last season while competing narrowly to enter the top 6. However, the team will be looking forward to register their first win of the season at St. James Park. Newcastle have proven to be a force to reckon with following the unforeseen win over the weekend.

Newcastle vs. Watford Head to Head

Both teams have played 13 games so far together. Newcastle has won 6 games and lost 5 games with 2 games ending in a draw.

Watford have won their last 4 matches against Newcastle in all competitions. Watford have failed to score in 5 of their last 7 matches in the premier league. Watford have also failed to register a win in the last 7 matches in the premier league.

Here is a look at the last 8 matches both team played in the premier league and their results:

  • Watford 1-1 Newcastle
  • Newcastle 1- 0 Watford
  • Watford 2-1 Newcastle
  • Newcastle 0-3 Watford
  • Watford 2-1 Newcastle
  • Newcastle 1-2 Watford
  • Watford 1-1 Newcastle
  • Newcastle 2-1 Watford

Newcastle Team News

New signing Allan-Saint Maximin will not feature due to thigh problems in last week match. Right back DeAndre Yedlin and center back Florian Lejuene are also ruled out due togroin injury and knee strain respectively.

Watford Team News

Former Arsenal winger and new signing Danny Welbeck is likely to feature. Former Rennes winger Ismail Sarr is also set to make his debut. Forward Deeney is ruled out for several weeks following a knee injury.

Prediction and Odds

Watford will put their best foot forward to move away from the relegation side with their first win. However, Newcastle will depend on their current form to win with home advantage.

Newcastle win – 2.54

Goals Below 2.5 – 1.78

Double Chance – 1.38

Joelinton to Score

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