Arsenal is really pushing for a Champions League spot. If possible, they might even go for the podium finish, below Liverpool and Manchester City of course. Because let’s face it – those two are definitely destined for the title and runner-up positions.
The problem for the Gunners is that Manchester United and Chelsea are in close pursuit for this same spot. And point differences of Unai Emery’s men with these sides are two and three points respectively. All it would take to push their season into panic is a single loss.
Newcastle has climbed out of the relegation threat they were in. As of now, the team has a seven-point buffer, and with the side performing comparatively better than the ones below them, fans expect them to be in the next edition of Premier League.
Arsenal vs Newcastle United Head-to-head (h2h)
- The last 12 matches returned 11 Arsenal wins.
- Since 2012, Arsenal has found the back of the net in every single h2h meeting.
- 17 of the last 19 wins at this venue went to the hosts.
- Eight of the last eleven encounters at this stadium had the home team registering two or more goals.
Arsenal vs Newcastle United Prediction
The Gunners cannot relax till the end of the season. Both Chelsea, and United have set their prime objective as the qualification to the Champions League, and with Spurs too in the equation, it becomes, four of the traditional top-six teams in England fighting for two spots, while separated by just four points.
One thing Arsenal has got going for them is their superior goal difference. Should a tie arise in points, advantage definitely lies with them.
This week, Arsenal will surely be looking to cash in on their home status. Moreover, they have dominated Newcastle for so long. They won ten of the last eleven meetings against Newcastle at this venue, and 11 of the last 12 overall. 17 of the last 19 wins at this stadium also went to the team. In addition, Arsenal has always found scoring against Newcastle easy. They are on a scoring streak for the last seven years and netted two or more goals in eight of their last eleven home h2h ties.
Count on Unai Emery’s men, who won 12 of their last 14 home ties, and scored two or more in nine of their last ten, to get on top of things right away. Expect a dominating win for the hosts.
Arsenal vs Newcastle United Betting Tips
Arsenal to Score in the First Half @ 1.50 (1/2)
Over 1.5 Team Goals by Arsenal @ 1.40 (2/5)
SORCE : LEGALAN