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Manchester City - Newcastle United
Premier League
Wed, 08.07.2020 – 7:00 PM GMT+2
our main tip:
Goal Over 2.5

Manchester City vs Newcastle United 08.07.2020

Man City were frustrated and left with a bitter taste in mouth in the 1-0 defeat at Southampton at the weekend, despite enjoying well over 70% of the possession and wasting a host of chances. Pep was not pleased at all with that display and we can expect to see a response here. Newcastle on their part have been really good since the restart and have been playing some free-flowing football that has brought in goals. With no relegation to worry about, we can expect them to be more adventurous here and that makes this game to be likely to be a high scoring one that will probably end in a City rout. We are therefore going with Goal Over 2.5 as our betting tip here. 

Main tip: Both Teams to Score (go to tip details)

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Head-to-Head stats Manchester City vs Newcastle United

We take a closer look at the stats of the last 37 matches between these teams:

  • Man City have won 24 times, Newcastle just 8 times and they’ve drawn 5 times
  • The encounters have had an average of 2.73 goals per match
  • 4 of their last 5 games have had Over 2.5 goals
  • Both teams have scored in 6 of the last 8 games
  • Man City won 2-0 at Newcastle in an FA Cup tie at the end of June

Latest results Manchester City

  • Last 10 games in all competitions (7W, 3L)
  • Won their last 4 straight PL home games; scoring 14 goals and conceding none
  • Over 2.5 goals in 7 of their last 10 games

Latest results Newcastle United

  • Unbeaten in their last 6 PL games (3W, 3D)
  • Won their last 3 straight away games
  • Over 2.5 goals in 5 of their last 7 away matches

Table and latest results

Manchester City: rank 2nd – 33 matches – 21 wins – 3 draws – 9 losses – 66 points
Form Guide: L-W-L-W-W-L

Newcastle United: rank 12th – 33 matches – 11 wins – 10 draws – 12 losses – 43 points
Form Guide: D-W-D-W-W

Possible squad Manchester City

Manchester City: Ederson; Mendy,  Laporte, Fernandinho, Walker; Gündogan, Rodri, De Bruyne; Sterling, Jesus, Mahrez

Out: Agüero (knee)

Coach: Pep Guardiola

Possible squad Newcastle United

Newcastle United: Dubravka; Rose, Lascelles, Fernandez, Krafth; Shelvey, Hayden; Saint-Maximin, Almirón, Ritchie; Joelinton

Out: Longstaff (Hamstring), Lejeune (Muscle), Colback (Knee), Clark (Knock), Willems (Knee)

Doubtful: Gaitan (Muscle)

Coach: Steve Bruce

Our tip(s) and odds in detail

According to the statistics above and the odds of the bookmakers, we suggest the following:

1) Bet on Goal Over 2.5

Bet365 offers the best odds for the bet “Goal Over 2.5”
The odd of 1.44 means that the bookmakers are calculating with a likelihood of approx. 69% that we will have 3 or more goals scored in this game

Odds comparison for Goal Over 2.5

Bet365 – odd 1.44
Betway – odd 1.43
1xBet – odd 1.43

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2) Bet on HT/FT Man City/Man City

  • In 8 of Man City’s 12 PL wins at home this season they led at HT
  • City have won the last 4 straight PL home games; they led all 4 at HT
  • City have won the last 10 straight PL H2H meetings against Newcastle at home; they led at HT in 7 of them

Odds for this bet

Bet365 yet again offers the best odds for “HT/FT Man City/Man City”

The odd of 1.53 means that the bookmaker is calculating with a likelihood of approx. 65% that Man City will lead at halftime and win the game

Odds comparisons for HT/FT Man City/Man City

Bet365 – odd 1.53
Bet9ja – odd 1.44
Betway – odd 1.44

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