Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Newcastle United EPL Betting Prediction

Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Newcastle United Prediction 3/2

Wolverhampton Wanderers (11-10-5) travel to face off against Newcastle United (11-11-4) on Saturday, March 02nd. This match will be played at St James’ Park in Newcastle upon Tyne. Wolverhampton Wanderers is coming off a win in their previous match, while Newcastle United will be looking to get back on track from a loss to the Wolverhampton Wanderers. The match is scheduled for 10:00 AM ET.

Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Newcastle United

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Wolverhampton Wanderers Is Coming Off A Win

In their last match, Wolverhampton hosted Sheffield United, picking up a 1-0 win. The money line payout for Wolverhampton was -206, and the single goal fell short of the over/under goal line of 2.5 goals.

Wolverhampton’s attack was rather limited in this match, taking just two shots on goal and 13 shots overall. Pablo Sarabia was the only player for Wolverhampton to score, with no other player finishing with more than two shots.

On the defensive end, Wolverhampton didn’t allow a goal, and José Sá finished with one clean sheet. Overall, Sheffield United took 12 shots, and Sá made four saves. The Wolverhampton defense also blocked three shots and intercepted four passes.

Wolverhampton Wanderers will be on the road to take on Newcastle United. This season, Wolverhampton has a record of 11-10-5, which has them in 8th place in the EPL. They have won their last two matches and are 3-2-1 in their last six. Overall, they are 38 points, just one point behind Brighton & Hove Albion. After this match, Wolverhampton will return home to take on Fulham FC on March 9th.

Newcastle United Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Newcastle United will be looking to bounce back from a 4-1 loss to Arsenal. This match was played on their home pitch, but they were still a massive +787 underdog on the money line. The five combined goals surpassed the pre-match over/under line of 3.5 goals.

Joe Willock was the only player for Newcastle United to score, and he took just one shot and one shot on goal. The rest of the club combined for just two shots on goal and three shots overall. As a whole, Newcastle United didn’t have a single corner kick.

On the defensive end, things weren’t much better for Newcastle United, as they allowed four goals on Arsenal’s eight shots on goal. This poor performance came after they shut out Man U in their last match. Loris Karius finished with four saves on Arsenal’s 18 total shots.

In the EPL standings, Newcastle United is currently in 9th place, one spot behind Wolverhampton Wanderers. Overall, Newcastle has a record of 11-11-4, and they have been favored in 17 of their 26 matches. At home, they have been strong, going 8-3-2. Their last three matches have been up and down, going 1-1-1. Following this match, they will be on the road against Chelsea on March 11th.

Wolverhampton Wanderers Offense Breakdown

Wolverhampton Wanderers has been a middle-of-the-pack team in terms of goals scored this season, ranking 9th in the EPL with 1.5 goals per match. They have been able to generate shots on goal at a decent rate, ranking 12th in the league in that category. They have been able to generate more corners than their opponents in 61.5% of their matches, which is 17th in the league. Hwang Heechan is the team’s leading scorer, with 10 goals this season, which is 11th in the EPL. Matheus Cunha has been the team’s leader in shots on goal, and his 31 shots on goal is 5th in the league. He has scored 9 goals, which is 17th in the league. Pedro Neto has been the team’s leader in assists, with 9, which is 5th in the EPL.

Newcastle United Offense Breakdown

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So far this season, Newcastle United has been scoring at a rate of 2.0 goals per match, which is fifth in the EPL. However, they have seen a decrease in their goal-scoring output in each of their last three matches. In terms of shots on goal, they are seventh in the league, but they have taken fewer shots on goal than their season average in each of their last three matches. They are 14th in the league in corners, and they have had fewer corners than their opponent in 50% of their matches. Alexander Isak is their leading scorer, as he has found the back of the net 10 times this season, which is ninth in the EPL. Anthony Gordon is their leader in shots on goal, and he has scored eight goals this season, which is 21st in the league. Kieran Trippier is their leader in assists, as he has 10 on the season, which is tops in the EPL.

Wolverhampton Wanderers Defense Breakdown

Wolverhampton Wanderers’ defense has been up and down of late, as they have given up two or more goals in three of their last six matches. However, they are coming off a clean sheet against Sheffield United, who has the worst offense in the EPL. Overall, they are 8th in the league in goals allowed at 1.5 per match. Keeper José Sá is 14th in the EPL with four clean sheets and 11th in saves with 75. Wolverhampton’s defense is 18th in blocked shots and 10th in interceptions and fouls.

Newcastle United Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against Wolverhampton, Newcastle United’s defense is giving up 1.7 goals per match, which is 13th in the EPL. Over their last five matches, they have given up an average of 2.4 goals per match. They are also 19th in the EPL in fouls per match. Keeper Nick Pope is 8th in the EPL with six clean sheets, and he is 18th in saves. Overall, Newcastle’s defense is 11th in blocked shots and 18th in interceptions.

Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Newcastle United Prediction

Even though Wolverhampton is slightly better on the defensive end, we have this match between Newcastle and Wolverhampton as a 2-1 win for Newcastle. Coming into the match, Newcastle is one of the top shooting teams in the EPL and they are also 1st in shooting percentage. Our projections have Alexander Isak as the top goal scorer for Newcastle and he has the best odds to score a goal overall. On the other side, we are giving Goncalo Guedes the best chance to score for Wolverhampton.

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