Newcastle United vs Crystal Palace EPL Betting Prediction

Newcastle United vs Crystal Palace Prediction 4/24/2024

Newcastle United (15-12-5) travel to face off against Crystal Palace (9-15-9) on Wednesday, April 24th. This match will be played at Selhurst Park in London. Both club’s come into this one having won their previous match. The match starts at 3:00 PM ET.

Newcastle United vs Crystal Palace

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Newcastle United Is Coming Off A Win

Newcastle United will be looking to build off their dominant 4-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur. This win came on their home pitch, and they went into the match as the +160 underdog. The four combined goals jumped up from the pre-match over/under line of 3.5 goals.

Leading the offensive attack for Newcastle United was Alexander Isak, who scored two times on his six total shot attempts. Anthony Gordon and Fabian Schär were the other two players to find the net, with Gordon also finishing with two assists.

On the defensive end, Newcastle United didn’t allow Tottenham Hotspur to score a goal on Martin Dubravka, who only needed to make two saves. Overall, Newcastle United’s defense blocked five shots and intercepted 13 passes.

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Newcastle United picked up a shutout win over Tottenham Hotspur, with this clean sheet coming at home. The Magpies’ defensive unit needed to make just two saves on the match, and Dubravka picked up the win and the clean sheet.

Overall, Tottenham Hotspur took 11 shots, with five of these chances being on target. This offensive production came up short, though, against a Newcastle United defense that finished with 16 corners compared to just three for Tottenham Hotspur.

As for the offensive attack, Newcastle United was led by the two-goal performance of Alexander Isak. Anthony Gordon finished with two assists and scored one time, and Fabian Schär found the net with his only shot.

After a slow start to the season, Newcastle United has won two straight matches and has gone 4-1-1 over their last six matches. Overall, they are 15-12-5, putting them in 6th place in the EPL. They have been much better at home, going 11-3-3, compared to just 4-9-2 on the road. After this match, they will return home to take on Sheffield United FC on April 27th. Currently, they are 10 points behind Tottenham Hotspur and tied with Manchester United in the standings.

Crystal Palace Is Coming Off A Win

In their last match, Crystal Palace hosted West Ham United and came away with a 5-2 win. The money line payout for Crystal Palace was +122, and the seven combined goals easily surpassed the over/under goal line of 2.5 goals.

Crystal Palace’s offensive attack was spread out, with four different players finding the net. Jean-Philippe Mateta scored twice, and he was the only player for Crystal Palace to score multiple times. Overall, Crystal Palace took 18 shots and seven shots on goal.

Dean Henderson was between the sticks for Crystal Palace, finishing with no saves on West Ham United’s three shots on target. Joachim Andersen scored an own goal, and the defensive unit as a whole blocked two shots.

Crystal Palace will be looking to extend their winning streak to three matches as they take on Newcastle United. Overall, they are 9-15-9 and sit in 14th place in the EPL. They have been favored in 13 matches, going 7-3-3, while they have been the underdog in 20 matches, going just 2-12-6. Their last two matches have been wins, defeating West Ham United and Liverpool. Following this match, they will take on Fulham FC on the road.

Newcastle United Offense Breakdown

So far this season, Newcastle United has been one of the most potent offenses in the EPL, averaging 2.1 goals per match, which is fourth in the league. Alexander Isak has been the main reason for their success, as he has scored 17 goals, which is fifth in the EPL. Isak has also been one of the most accurate shooters in the league, as his 33 shots on goal are 10th in the EPL. Kieran Trippier has been the main distributor for Newcastle, as his 10 assists are second in the EPL. His one goal is seventh on the team and 195th in the league.

Crystal Palace Offense Breakdown

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Crystal Palace’s offense has been average this season, scoring 1.2 goals per match, which is 16th in the EPL. They have increased their shots on goal in each of their last three matches. Jean-Philippe Mateta is their top scorer with nine goals, which is 23rd in the EPL. Eberechi Eze has 27 shots on goal, which is 18th in the EPL, and he has scored eight times. Jordan Ayew is their leader in assists with six, and he has also scored four goals.

Newcastle United Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against Crystal Palace, Newcastle United’s defense is coming off a strong performance against Tottenham Hotspur, who is 7th in scoring. Overall, Newcastle United is 11th in goals allowed this season, and they are 9th in blocked shots. However, they are 17th in interceptions and 18th in fouls. Martin Dúbravka is 14th in clean sheets this season, and he is coming off a shutout against Tottenham Hotspur. Overall, he is 13th in saves this season.

Crystal Palace Defense Breakdown

Crystal Palace’s defense has been up and down over their last five matches, but they are coming off a match where they gave up two goals to West Ham United, who has the 8th ranked scoring offense. Overall, they are 12th in the EPL in goals allowed at 1.7 per match. Keeper Sam Johnstone is 9th in the league with six clean sheets, and he is 21st in saves. Overall, Crystal Palace is 13th in blocked shots and 11th in interceptions.

Newcastle United vs Crystal Palace Prediction

Given that both Newcastle and Crystal Palace come in with above-average shooting percentages, we have this one projected to end in a 2-2 draw, with the payout sitting at +275. Callum Wilson is our top projected goal scorer for Newcastle, while Jean-Philippe Mateta has the best odds to score for Crystal Palace.

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