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Newcastle United vs West Ham United Prediction & Betting Tips

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Newcastle United vs West Ham United: Betting Tips, Match Prediction & Preview

Newcastle host West Ham at St. James’ Park in the early Saturday kick off in the Premier League. Both sides will be hungry for three points after the international break as they hunt down European football.

  • Newcastle and West Ham to draw @ +330 With FanDuel
  • Both teams to score @ -215 With FanDuel
  • Over 2.5 goals @ -205 With FanDuel

These odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

  • Date: 30/03/2024
  • Kick off time: 12:30
  • Location: St. James’ Park

The battle for the last few places in Europe for next season is heating up with sixth down to 11th only separated by just five points. Both Newcastle and West Ham are embroiled in the fight, making three points this weekend of utmost importance.

Newcastle currently sit tenth in the Premier League after 28 games. The Magpies have 12 wins, four draws and 12 losses, leaving them on 40 points, seven points from sixth-place Manchester United and four points from West Ham.

The Magpies have massively overscored where they sit on the table. In 28 games, Newcastle have scored 59 goals which gives them an average of 2.11 goals a game. However, The Magpies have massively struggled at the other end of the pitch, conceding 48 goals but keeping eight clean sheets.

West Ham sit just above Newcastle in seventh in the Premier League. In 29 games, The Hammers have 12 wins, eight draws and nine losses which leaves them on 44 points, nine points from fifth-place Tottenham but just three points from Man United.

The Hammers have been amongst the goals this season, scoring 46 goals in 29 games, an average of 1.59 goals a game. But defensively, West Ham have struggled, conceding 50 goals and keeping just five clean sheets.

Newcastle and West Ham have met 143 times in their histories, with the first meeting coming back in the 1908 FA Cup. The Magpies have the better record in the fixture with 59 wins in comparison to West Ham’s 43 wins. There are a high volume of draws in this fixture, with 41 draws to date.

In fact, in the last five meetings in this fixture, there have been three draws and one win each for Newcastle and West Ham. This fixture has also delivered goals as of recent, with three of the last five games having more than four goals.

Newcastle and West Ham to draw

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Newcastle and West Ham to draw @ +330

Both teams to score

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Yes @ -215

Over 2.5 goals

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Yes @ -205

Team News

Newcastle United Team News

Eddie Howe will be without Sven Botman, Callum Wilson, Joelinton and Nick Pope this weekend. However, the likes of Valentino Livramento, Harvey Barnes and Kieran Trippier can all return.

West Ham Team News

David Moyes will only miss Edson Alvarez, who is out on a suspension for picking up over ten yellow cards. Maxwel Cornet and Mohammed Kudus can return from injury this weekend.

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Form Guide

In their last five games in all competitions, Newcastle have two wins and three losses.

The trip to Emirates did see a former Gunner get Newcastle on the scoresheet, Joe Willock finding the back of the net late on. However, this was more of a consolation goal as an own goal from Botman and goals from Kai Havertz, Bukayo Saka and Jakub Kiwior secured the 4 - 1 win for Arsenal.

The Fifth Round of the FA Cup saw Newcastle visit Championship side Blackburn Rovers. Anthony Gordon opened the scoring in the 71st minute but Sammie Szmodics equalised eight minutes later to send it to extra time. With no more goals, the tie was sent to penalties. Szmodics and Dominic Hyam both missed to give Newcastle the 4 - 3 win.

Back in the Premier League, The Magpies hosted Wolves. Alexander Isak and Gordon were both on the scoresheet in the first half and Livramento added another in the 92nd minute to give Newcastle the 3 - 0 win.

The trip to Stamford Bridge saw Newcaslte behind early with Nicolas Jackson finding the back of the net in the sixth minute, but Isak equalised before halftime. Goals from Cole Palmer and Mykhailo Mudryk meant that the impressive goal from Jacob Murphy in the last minute wasn’t enough as Chelsea held on for the 3 - 2 win.

The last time out for Newcastle was against Manchester City in the FA Cup Quarter Finals. Bernardo Silva scored both goals in the first half to give City the 2 - 0 win.

In their last five games in all competitions, West Ham have two wins, two draws and one loss.

The trip to Goodison Park saw a goalless first half and Everton take the lead through Beto in the 56th minute. Kurt Zouma equalised for The Hammers within six minutes and in extra time both Tomas Soucek and Alvarez scored to give West Ham the 3 - 1 win.

In the first leg of the Europa League Round of 16 saw West Ham in Germany. Michael Gregortisch scored the only goal of the game in the 81st minute to give Freiburg the 1 - 0 win.

Back in the Premier League, West Ham hosted Burnley. David Datro Fofana and an own goal from Konstantinos Mavropanos gave Burnley the shock 2 - 0 lead at halftime. Lucas Paqueta got West Ham on the scoresheet just a minute into the second half and Danny Ings popped up with a goal in the 91st minute to rescue a 2 - 2 draw.

The return leg of the Europa League Round of 16 saw West Ham take a 2 - 0 lead into halftime through goals from Paqueta and Jarrod Bowen. Aaron Cresswell joined them on the scoresheet and a brace from Kudus wrapped up the 5 - 0 win and the spot in the next round for West Ham.

The most recent outing for West Ham was against Aston Villa. Michail Antonio opened the scoring for The Hammers but Nicolo Zaniolo equalised for Villa. Late controversy with disallowed goals saw the game end in a 1 - 1 draw.

FlashPicks Prediction

Both Newcaslte and West Ham will be desperate for three points this weekend, but with recent form and the recent history of the fixture, it’s likely to end in a draw. Newcastle 1-1 West Ham United

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Where to watch Newcastle United vs West Ham United

Newcastle United vs West Ham United will be available to watch on the Peacock Network (An NBC live-streaming Platform)

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