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Newcastle vs Burnley Betting Tips - Nothing to separate evenly matched rivals

Newcastle have drawn their last 2 home matches in the EPL
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Newcastle and Burnley are set to battle to a draw in EPL contest (Getty Images)

Newcastle vs Burnley Preview, Predictions & Betting Tips

A close contest is expected when Newcastle host Burnley in an English Premier League fixture at St James’ Park. Newcastle have drawn back to back home matches and are likely to find an in-form Burnley side difficult to break down. 

Newcastle Form 

Newcastle suffered a 1-0 defeat at Crystal Palace in their previous Premier League fixture. They struggled to create chances but looked organised at the back for large periods of the match.

Steve Bruce's men will be pleased to return to St James’ Park where they are on a four-match unbeaten run, drawing the last two. They are often hard to break down at home having kept clean sheets in their last three matches. 

Newcastle News

Newcastle will be without fullback Valentino Lazaro who is suspended after been shown a red card at Palace. Striker Andy Carroll, wingback Jetro Willems and defenders Paul Dummett and Ciaran Clark are all out due to injury.

Steve Bruce
Steve Bruce's Newcastle have drawn their last two home matches (Getty Images)

Burnley Form

Burnley were rampant in their previous Premier League fixture as they claimed a 3-0 victory against Bournemouth. Matej Vydra and Jay Rodriguez gave them a two-goal lead before Dwight McNeill added the third three minutes from time.

The result means the Clarets have suffered just one defeat in their last six matches despite facing the likes of Leicester, Man United and Arsenal. They also have a good record on the road where they are unbeaten in their last two away matches. 

Burnley News

Striker Ashley Barnes has returned from injury but could settle for a place on the bench with Matej Vydra and Jay Rodriguez in good form at the moment. Striker Chris Wood remains sidelined.

Newcastle vs Burnley Head to Head

Burnley have 33 wins and 16 draws while Newcastle have claimed 28 victories from 77 previous matches. The Clarets claimed a 1-0 victory in the reverse fixture at Turf Moor with Chris Wood getting the goal. 

Newcastle vs Burnley Betting Odds

Newcastle are slight favourites among bookmakers with William Hill offering 2.60 for a home win while a victory for Burnley is valued at 3.00 at bet365. A draw is set at odds of 3.10 which could be a popular pick among punters.

There has been under 2.5 goals in four of the last five meetings and a similar outcome is paying 1.62 at Unibet while BTTS is offered at 1.95 at bet365.

Newcastle vs Burnley Match Up

Newcastle have maintained a superb defensive record at home in recent weeks having kept three straight clean sheets. They will be confident of standing firm against the Burnley attack.

Burnley are likely to miss top scorer Chris Wood whose energy and physical presence is often pivotal in breaking down stubborn defences. 

Burnley are unbeaten in five of their last six matches (Getty Images)

Newcastle vs Burnley Stats

  • Newcastle have drawn their last 2 home matches (English Premier League).
  • Newcastle are unbeaten in 3 of their last 4 matches against Burnley (English Premier League).
  • Burnley are unbeaten in 5 of their last 6 matches (all competitions).

Newcastle vs Burnley FAQ

Where can I watch Newcastle vs Burnley live stream online?

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When is Newcastle vs Burnley being played?

Newcastle vs Burnley will be played at 15.00 GMT on Saturday 29 February 2020.

Where is Newcastle vs Burnley being played?

Newcastle vs Burnley will be played at St James’ Park in Newcastle, England.

What is Newcastle’s most recent Form?

Newcastle’s recent form (last 5 matches): LLDDD

What is Burnley's most recent form?

Burnley’s recent form (last 5 matches): WWDLW

What is the Newcastle vs Burnley H2H record?

Total Matches: 77, Newcastle Wins: 28, Burnley Wins: 33, Draws: 16

What is the predicted Newcastle line-up?

Predicted Newcastle line-up (5-4-1): Dubravka, Rose, Yedlin, Fernandez, Lascelles, Schar, Longstaff, Bentaleb, Saint-Maximin, Almiron, Joelinton.

Unavailable: Lazaro (suspended), Carroll (injured), Muto (injured), Willems (injured), Colback (injured), Dummett (injured), Clark (injured).

What is the predicted Burnley line-up?

Predicted Burnley line-up (4-4-2): Pope, Taylor, Bardsley, Tarkowski, Mee, Cork, Westwood, McNeil, Hendrick, Vydra, Rodriguez.

Unavailable: Lowton (injured), Gibson (injured), Wood (injured).


There is little to separate Newcastle and Burnley with Saturday’s match tipped to end in a draw.

Best Bet: Draw Full Time Result Market @3.10 at bet365 - 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Correct Score Market @6.50 at bet365 - 1 Unit

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Post bet analysis

A 5.30 unit profit was made as Newcastle drew 0-0 at home against Burnley.
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