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Newcastle United vs Manchester City Betting Tips 15/05/2021

Teams Status

Newcastle’s current season didn’t go as they would have expected and they currently find themselves in the 15th position of the English Premier League. They have played 35 matches and have ten matches, drew nine and lost 16 matches, accumulating 39 points in the process. They have a decent home record as they are in 13th place with 20 points from 17 matches that they have played on home turf. They have won five matches, drew five and lost seven matches. They have scored 40 goals and have conceded as many as 58 goals this season in the Premier League. They have just one player who has scored over ten goals. Callum Wilson has netted 12 goals this season for Newcastle United. Even Wilson leads the assist list with five assists to his name. Steve Bruce is more likely to stick to the winning combination that beat Leicester City.

Manchester City are coming on the back of a disappointing loss against Chelsea due to which they are still one win away from the title. They are currently at the top of the table with 80 points after 35 matches. They have won 25 matches, drew five and lost just five matches in the league so far. They have the best away record in the league as they have 13 wins, three draws and just one loss in the 17 matches on the road and have bagged 42 points in the process. They have scored the most number of goals this season with as many as 72 goals and have conceded just 26 goals. Two of Manchester City players have chipped in with over ten goals including Ilkay Gundogan and Raheem Sterling who have netted 12 and ten goals respectively. Pep might get Kevin De Bruyne and Ilkay Gundogan into the starting XI against Newcastle to strengthen the midfield.

What Do the Sportsbooks Say?

Manchester City are the favorites to win the match according to the Betway sportsbook and are placed at 1.25, while Newcastle are placed at 11.00 and the draw at 6.00. According to the 10Cric sportsbook, Manchester City are placed at 1.28, while Newcastle are placed at 9.00 and the draw at 5.75. Manchester City are placed at 1.31 odds according to the Dafabet sportsbook. While the underdogs Newcastle are placed at 10.00 and the draw at 6.00.


Tipster’s Angle

A high scoring contest is likely to be witnessed when Manchester City plays Newcastle United. Manchester City have an edge over Newcastle by considering the head to head record and the current form that City is in.

Tip: Manchester City -1.5 @ 1.85

In the last three head to head matches, Manchester City has won all three matches and also have won by two or more goals in all three matches. Even the last head to head match that was hosted by Newcastle had Manchester City winning by two goals. In the last three matches that Manchester City has played across competitions, they have won two matches and won both the matches by two or more goals. City have won the last match that they have played on the road by two goals. Newcastle on the other hand have just three wins in their last ten matches. So, it is very likely that Manchester City will win the match by two or more goals at 1.85 odds available at the Dafabet sportsbook.

Tip: Total Goals Over 2.5 @ 1.60

In the last seven head to head matches, over 2.5 goals were scored in five of those matches. A total of 16 goals were scored in the last five head to head matches at an average of 3.2 goals per match including over 2.5 goals in three of those five matches. In the last seven matches that Newcastle United has played had over 2.5 goals in five of those matches. Even in two of the last three matches that Newcastle played at home had over 2.5 goals. In the last ten matches that Manchester City has played across competitions, over 2.5 goals were scored in six of those matches. So, it is very likely that this might be a high scoring game with over 2.5 goals at 1.60 odds available at the Betway sportsbook.

Conclusion

Manchester City are more likely to seal the title against Newcastle itself and concentrate on the Champions League final against Chelsea. Newcastle has nothing to play for as they are clear of the relegation zone.

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