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Newcastle vs Bournemouth Betting Tips - Few goals predicted in tight contest

Newcastle and Bournemouth tipped to maintain solid defensive displays
Newcastle vs Bournemouth
A lowscoring draw is predicted in EPL fixture between Newcastle and Bournemouth (Getty Images)

Newcastle will attempt to build on their recent good form when they welcome Bournemouth to St James’ Park in the English Premier League. Saturday’s clash features two teams who have looked solid at the back which means a low scoring contest is on the cards.

Newcastle United Form


Newcastle showed their worth at West Ham as they claimed a 3-2 victory. Early goals from Ciaran Clark and Federico Fernandez gave them a comfortable halftime lead while Jonjo Shelvey added the third before a late scare.

It was the first time Newcastle have scored more than one goal in a match this season as they had nine shots on target and 1.93 expected goals. Steve Bruce’s men appear to have turned a corner since their humiliation at Leicester and are unbeaten in three of their last four matches, beating Manchester United and West Ham in that run.

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Newcastle remain without Sean Longstaff who serves the second of his three-match suspension. Jonjo Shelvey should continue in place of the midfielder following his goal at West Ham, Joelinton is the lone man in attack despite scoring just one goal this season.

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Newcastle have seen under 2.5 goals in their last 5 home matches (Getty Images)

Bournemouth Form


Bournemouth are also coming off a victory as they saw off Manchester United 1-0 at the Vitality Stadium. Joshua King’s effort on the stroke of halftime proved to be the difference as they had six shots on target and 1.87 expected goals.

The Cherries appear to have overcome a recent rough patch as they have only suffered one defeat in their last seven Premier League matches. Eddie Howe’s men have been surprisingly tight at the back and have kept three straight clean sheets.

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Steve Cook impressed against Manchester United and is set to retain his place in central defence alongside Nathan Ake. Callum Wilson and Joshua King should continue their partnership in attack despite combining for just one goal in their last four matches.

Newcastle vs Bournemouth Head to Head


Newcastle and Bournemouth have claimed two wins each and two draws from six previous matches. They played out a 2-2 draw in their last Premier League meeting. 

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Newcastle vs Bournemouth Betting Odds


Newcastle are slight favourites at 2.60 while Bournemouth are priced at 2.62 to claim the win. There have been two draws in the last three meetings and a similar scoreline is worth a punt at odds of 3.40.

Bournemouth have produced under 2.5 goals in their last four Premier League matches and that outcome is offered at odds of 1.80 on bet365 with BTTS paying 1.75.

Newcastle vs Bournemouth Match Up


Newcastle have not been prolific in attack with top striker Joelinton scoring just once this season. They have made up for it by being tight at the back with the impressive Jamaal Lascelles helping the team to two clean sheets in their last three home matches.

Bournemouth have developed a mean streak at the back thanks to Nathan Ake and Steve Cook who have been pivotal in their run of three straight clean sheets. With Callum Wilson and Joshua King not at their best lately, the central defenders will be key for the Cherries at St James’ Park.

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Bournemouth have seen under 2.5 goals in their last four EPL matches (Getty Images)

Newcastle vs Bournemouth Stats


  • Newcastle have seen under 2.5 goals in their last 5 home matches (English Premier League).
  • Newcastle are unbeaten in their last 4 home matches (English Premier League).
  • Newcastle and Bournemouth have drawn 2 of their last 3 meetings (all competitions).
  • Bournemouth have seen under 2.5 goals in their last 4 matches (English Premier League).
  • Bournemouth are unbeaten in 6 of their last 7 matches (English Premier League).

Newcastle vs Bournemouth FAQ

Where is Newcastle vs Bournemouth?

Newcastle vs Bournemouth will take place at St James’ Park in Newcastle, England.

When is Newcastle vs Bournemouth?

Newcastle vs Bournemouth will kick off at 15.00 GMT on Saturday 9 November 2019.

How many Newcastle vs Bournemouth matches have ended in draws?

Newcastle and Bournemouth have drawn two of their last three meetings.

Verdict

Saturday’s clash is expected to be a low scoring contest with Newcastle and Bournemouth putting up solid defensive displays in recent weeks. I am tipping under 2.5 goals here with both teams backed to cancel each other out in a 1-1 draw.

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Best Bet: Under 2.5 Goals @ 1.80 at bet365 - 3 Units
Value Bet: Draw @ 3.40 at bet365 - 1 Unit
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw @ 7.00 at bet365 - 1 Unit

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Newcastle are starting to improve in attack after a slow start, they beat Bournemouth 2-1 to record back to back EPL wins.
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