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Newport County vs Newcastle Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Magpies to end giantkillers' run

  • Newport County host Newcastle in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday
  • The match kicks off at 5.30pm BST at Rodney Parade
  • League Two Newport have beaten Swansea and Watford to reach the fourth round
  • Newcastle thumped Morecambe 7-0 in the last round
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Newcastle won 7-0 in the last round against Morecambe (Getty Images)

Newcastle United thumped Morecambe 7-0 in the last round and now have League Two Newport County standing between them a place in Carabao Cup quarter-finals. Can the Magpies avoid a slip up at Rodney Parade on Wednesday and book a spot in the last eight?

Newport County Form


Michael Flynn's side have made an encouraging start to the season, losing just one of their seven games since. That came in the EFL Trophy in a 1-0 loss to Cheltenham.

In League Two, two wins and a draw have Newport sat in third spot. They were 2-0 winners over Bolton at the weekend with Tristan Abrahams' match-winning double taking his tally to five goals in seven games this season.

Newport reached the fourth round of the Carabao after winning a Welsh derby against Swansea 2-0 courtesy of two more Abrahams goals, a 1-0 win over Cambridge United and a 3-1 win over Watford.

Newport County Team News


Newport are expected to name the same side which defeated Bolton on Saturday as they bid to reach to League Cup quarter-finals for the first time.

Newcastle United Form


Two goals from Joelinton and further strikes from Miguel Almiron, Jacob Murphy, Isaac Hayden, Jamaal Lascelles saw Newcastle United record a 7-0 win over Morecambe in the third round of the Carabao Cup last week. Newcastle had beaten Blackburn 1-0 at home in the second round.

In the Premier League, things have been a little more of a struggle for Steve Bruce's side since they won 2-0 at West Ham on the opening weekend. 

Since then, the Magpies were beaten 3-0 at home to Brighton without registering a shot on target. They had failed to test Hugo Lloris either prior to being awarded a penalty by VAR two minutes from time against Tottenham on Sunday. Callum Wilson slotted home to earn a point from a 1-1 draw.

Newcastle United Team News


Steve Bruce is likely to make a number of changes once against for the League Cup tie, but Allan Saint-Maximin remains a doubt and Ciaran Clark and Ryan Fraser will also need a late test. 

Goalkeeper Martin Dubravka, defenders Fabian Schar and Paul Dummett, midfielder Matty Longstaff and forward Dwight Gayle are still on the sidelines. Matt Ritchie joins them after suffering a shoulder injury against Tottenham.

Newport vs Newcastle Head to Head


The last meeting between Newport County and Newcastle United was back in 1947. Newport won 4-2 that day in the second division.

Newport vs Newcastle Odds


Newcastle are 1.44 favourites to win the tie, with Newport at 7.00 outsiders. A draw in 90 minutes is priced at 4.75. 

Newport vs Newcastle Stats


  • Newport County have lost 1 of their last 7 matches this season (all competitions).
  • Newport County have won 6 of their last 7 home matches (all competitions).
  • Newport County are averaging 1.57 goals in their last 7 home matches (all competitions).
  • Newcastle United are unbeaten in their last 4 away matches (all competitions).
  • Newcastle United beat Morecambe 7-0 in the last round (Carabao Cup).

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Where is Newport vs Newcastle being played?

Newport vs Newcastle is being played at Rodney Parade in Newport, Wales.

When is Newport vs Newcastle being played?

Newport vs Newcastle is being played at 17:30 BST on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

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Verdict

Newcastle were comprehensive winners over Morecambe, but Newport should put up more of a fight. The giantkillers will just fall short this time though.

Best Bet: BTTS Yes Both Teams To Score @-133.33 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Value Bet: Newcastle & BTTS Result / Both Teams To Score @+187 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units

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