On matchday 15th of the Premier League, Everton will be hosting the Magpies at Goodison Park in the hope of getting away from the relegation zone. Newcastle, on the other hand, will be eyeing to reach the Europa League spot by gaining some away points for the point table.
Everton is currently in a difficult position as they hang at the 18th spot in the point table with 5 wins and only 7 points. The top bookmakers in India have odds for football with them,
Newcastle is currently at the 6th spot in the point table with 8 wins and 26 points. The start of the new season has not been positive for the visitors.
The Magpies have always come out on top against the weak defence and they are expected to score in the first half.
The betting tip is...
Newcastle to win score first half
Everton is coming home after scoring a much-needed away win against Nottingham Forest in the previous fixture by 0-1. However, the club displayed its struggles with the ball as they displayed a possession of only 38%.
The Toffees are currently in the relegation zone and they need to play some quality football before things go out of hand. Everton has displayed an average possession of only 40.75% with 14.5 shots out of which only 4.81 shots were on target. Their struggles lie in the attack as the club has played only 62.5% of fixtures by scoring goals. Another problem with Everton this season is their defence as the club has witnessed only 2 clean sheets.
Dominic Calvert-Lewin is the highest scorer for Everton with 4 goals and a single assist. The midfielder and second striker Abdoulaye Doucouré also has 4 goals and a single assist on his name.
Bamidele Alli and Andre Gomes will be missing out because of their respective injuries.
Predicted Lineup: Pickford (GK), Young, Tarkowski, Mykolenko, Branthwaite, Onana, Doucouré, Harrison, Garner, Calvert-Lewin, McNeil
A win against Manchester United by 1-0 at the home ground will be a major boost in the confidence of the Magpies. With possession of 59%, Newcastle displayed their dominance in the game with defence controlling the game at the back. Now, Newcastle’s next target will be to take over Tottenham for the Europa League spot.
The Magpies have an average possession of 48.5% this season with 11.65 shots out of which 5.2 shots are on target. With 5 clean sheets, the defence is in the tightest form and Newcastle has played 40% of their fixtures without conceding a goal. The primary struggle of Newcastle is their attacking squad. The club has scored in only 75% of their fixtures.
Alexander Isak is the highest scored for Newcastle with 9 goals on his name. Anthony Gordon also has 5 goals and 3 assists on his name.
Gordon had some trouble with his hip in the previous fixture but there is no confirmation of his absence against Everton yet.
Predicted Lineup: Dubravka; Trippier, Lascelles, Schar, Livramento; Miley, Guimaraes, Joelinton; Almiron, Isak, Gordon
The Toffees are in desperate need of another win it looks difficult considering the quality of their defence.
Newcastle has done well for themselves in their recent fixtures they have full confidence in their defence. The Magpies are a strong team and we predict a win for them against Everton.