Wolverhampton vs Newcastle – Wolves set for fourth straight EPL win

Raul Jimenez the pick in the anytime goalscorer market
Wolverhampton vs Newcastle
Wolverhampton are set to clinch fourth straight home win against Newcastle (Getty Images)

Wolverhampton vs Newcastle Match Preview, Predictions & Betting Tips


Wolverhampton are backed to beat Newcastle when both teams face each other in an English Premier League clash at Molineux. The hosts have been in fine form lately with four wins in their last five matches and with the superb Raul Jimenez leading the line, they are predicted to secure the win at odds of 1. 70

Wolverhampton Wanderers FC Form & Team News 


Wolves have been in great form in recent weeks having won four of their last five matches across all competitions. They have claimed victories over Leicester City, Everton and West Ham in that run and are up to seventh on the table.

Nuno Espirito Santo's men are coming off a 3-2 victory at home against League One team Shrewsbury town in an FA Cup fourth round replay on Tuesday. Matt Doherty scored a brace for the hosts while Ivan Cavaleiro added a third.

The likes of Raul Jimenez, Joao Moutinho and Ruben Neves are all set to return to the first team after starting on the bench on Tuesday. Jimenez has been the man in form for Wolves lately with four goals in as many matches across all competitions.

Nuno Espirito Santo
Nuno Espirito Santo's men have won their last four home matches (Getty Images)

Newcastle United FC Form & Team News


Newcastle are still in danger of being dragged into the relegation battle despite sitting in 15th place on the table. They are just two points above the bottom three having claimed just two wins in their last eight matches.

The Magpies will travel to Molineux off the back of a 1-0 defeat away at Tottenham Hotspur in their last EPL fixture. After weathering some intense pressure and holding out against the London club for much of the contest, they were eventually undone by an error from goalkeeper Martin Dubravka seven minutes from time.

Record signing Miguel Almiron could be set to make his debut for Newcastle following his move from Atlanta United. Ayoze Perez and Salomon Rondon are expected to continue in attack despite combining for just two goals in their last five appearances.

Wolverhampton vs Newcastle Head-to-Head 


Newcastle have a 28 -27 edge with 15 draws from 70 previous matches against Wolverhampton. Wolves, however, claimed a 2-1 victory in the reverse fixture at St. James' Park.

Wolverhampton vs Newcastle Match Up 


Wolves will head into Monday's clash with plenty of confidence having won four of their last five matches. The likes of Jimenez, Helder Costa and Diogo Jota have all impressed lately and should combine well to get the better of the Newcastle defence.

Newcastle have struggled for creativity this season and do not score enough goals. The likes of Rondon and Perez are expected to find things difficult against a stubborn Wolves team.

Raul Jimenez
Wolves' striker Raul Jimenez Getty has scored four goals in his last four matches in all competition (Getty Images)

Wolverhampton vs Newcastle Key Statistics


  • Wolverhampton have won 4 of their last 5 matches (all competitions).
  • Wolverhampton have won their last 4 home matches (all competitions).
  • Wolverhampton's Raul Jimenez has scored 4 goals in his last 4 matches (all competitions).
  • Newcastle have lost 3 of their last 4 away matches (Premier League).

Verdict


Wolves are one of the form teams in the EPL at the moment. They were impressive in their 3-1 victory over Everton last weekend and will be confident of seeing off a Newcastle team that have struggled on their travels lately.

A win for Wolves is the prediction here while Raul Jimenez is my tip for anytime goalscorer having found the net four times in as many matches across all competitions. 

Best Bet: Wolverhampton Win @ 1.70 at bet365 – 5 Units
Anytime Goalscorer Tip: Raul Jimenez @ 2.60 at bet365 – 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: Wolverhampton Win 2-0 @ 6.00 at bet365 – 1 Unit 

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