Chelsea vs Newcastle Prediction, Betting Tips & Preview
- Chelsea ended a two-win thread with a surprising goalless draw in the home fixture against relegation strugglers Southampton in their previous Premier League tie; allowing Arsenal to reduce the gap behind them in fourth place down to three points.
- The Blues rebounded from a goalless draw to the Saints with a 2-0 victory over Nottingham Forest last weekend in the FA Cup thanks Alvaro Morata who made the difference.
- Newcastle United have the second weakest attacking record in the competition. They scored just 15 goals in 21 league games with only rock-bottomed Huddersfield Town bagging fewer goals than the Magpies this term.
- On the road, The Magpies are with two wins, five draws and three defeats after playing ten games on the road where they collected eleven points.
- Maurizio Sarri’s troops cannot afford more slip-ups if they want to firmly keep their top-four position and their match against Newcastle at Stamford Bridge on Saturday affairs is a perfect opportunity for them to go back to their winning ways.
Chelsea vs Newcastle Prediction: Head to head
Chelsea dominated in four of their last five games while Newcastle won only one match.
Over 1.5 Goals
OUR PREDICTION: Chelsea Win