Newcastle United vs Crystal Palace Predictions and Betting Tips


Newcastle United are set to face Crystal Palace at St. James’ Park on Wednesday in the EFL Cup third round.

Newcastle United come into this game after a 4-1 win over Southampton in the league. Goals from Paraguay midfielder Miguel Almiron, New Zealand striker Chris Wood, midfielder Joe Willock and Brazil midfielder Bruno Guimaraes secured victory for Eddie Howe’s Newcastle United. French left-back Romain Perraud scored the consolation goal for Southampton.

Crystal Palace, meanwhile, beat David Moyes’ West Ham United 2-1 in the league. Goals from Ivory Coast international Wilfried Zaha and young striker Michael Olise sealed the deal for Patrick Vieira’s Crystal Palace. Algerian winger Said Benrahma scored the consolation goal for West Ham United.


Head to head Newcastle United vs Crystal Palace and key figures

  • In 20 direct confrontations between the two teams, Newcastle United hold a clear advantage. They won 10 games.
  • Crystal Palace have won four games, while the other six have ended in draws.
  • Paraguayan midfielder Miguel Almiron has scored eight league goals this season for Newcastle United.
  • Striker Callum Wilson has scored eight league goals for Newcastle United.
  • Ivory Coast international Wilfried Zaha has eight league goals for Crystal Palace.

Newcastle United vs Crystal Palace Prediction

Newcastle United have been one of the best teams in the Premier League this season and are currently third in the league. They are seven points behind league leaders Arsenal, who have played one game more. Eddie Howe’s men have won four of their last five league games and look to be serious top four contenders this season.

Paraguay international Miguel Almiron has been sensational this season, while striker Callum Wilson is making a serious claim to be in England’s World Cup squad. Manager Eddie Howe deserves credit for getting better performances from players like Joelinton and Almiron, who struggled under previous managers.

Crystal Palace, meanwhile, are currently 10th in the league and have won three of their last five league games. Manager Patrick Vieira is in charge of a young squad, with players like Eberechi Eze, Michael Olise and Cheick Doucoure all highly rated.

Newcastle United will win this game.

Prediction: Newcastle United 2-0 Crystal Palace


Newcastle United vs Crystal Palace Betting Tips

Tip 1: Result – Newcastle United

Tip 2: Game over/under 2.5 goals – under 2.5 goals

Tip 3: Newcastle United to keep a clean sheet – Yes

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