Newcastle United vs Chelsea: predictions, tips and betting odds
Premier League leaders Chelsea will travel to Newcastle on Saturday afternoon as Thomas Tuchel’s men seek their eighth league win of the season.
The Blues have been extremely impressive so far and are clearly the favorites to take three more points against a winless Newcastle side in any competition since May.
Latest Newcastle United vs Chelsea odds
The managerless Magpies are offered at 8/1 (9.00) to end their nine-game Premier League streak without a win.
Chelsea meanwhile beat Newcastle at home and away last season and their price is 4/11 (1.44) to claim another success, with a draw of 15/4 (4.75) .
Newcastle United vs Chelsea first scorer
The Blues will probably still be deprived of their two main strike options at Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner.
As such, Kai Havertz is the lowest priced player to break the deadlock at 4/1 (5.00) with the German scoring the first in midweek against Southampton in the EFL Cup.
Callum Hudon-Odoi and Hakim Ziyech are both priced at 11/2 (6.50) while Mason Mount is available at 15/2 (8.50) to open the scoring as he did in Chelsea’s last Premier League meeting against Norwich.
The host’s most prolific player this quarter is Callum Wilson with four goals and those four goals opened the scoring in the respective four matches.
Wilson is available at 8/1 (9.00) with Dwight Gayle offered to 12/1 (13.00).
Newcastle United v Chelsea preview
Games involving Newcastle this season have been among the Premier League’s most significant, with only Liverpool’s games averaging more goals.
The Magpies have scored in eight of their nine league games but have the second-most elusive defense in the division conceding 20 goals and the visit from the league leaders should bring more problems to the Newcastle defense.
Missing their two first-choice strikers at Lukaku and Werner last week Chelsea still managed to beat Norwich 7-0 and while such a big win is unlikely to happen again the visitors have more than enough quality. to claim a victory.
Newcastle United vs Chelsea betting tips and predictions
Over 2.5 goals in the game looks tempting given the hosts’ scoring record and comes at the cost of 8/11 (1.73).
However, by combining this selection with an away victory, the chances of winning 21/20 (2.05) and looks like a nifty way to invest in the league leaders against one of the division wrestlers.
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Chelsea win and over 2.5 goals at 21/20 (2.05) for a 2-point bet with bet365