Opta Stats: Bournemouth v Newcastle

Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez.
Can Rafa Benitez turn around Newcastle's away form when they travel to Bournemouth?

Only three points separates Bournemouth and Newcastle. Opta tries to prise them apart.

"Bournemouth’s Callum Wilson is looking to score in four consecutive league appearances for the first time since October 2014 in the Championship."

Both teams to score is [1.81].

Bournemouth have won neither of their home Premier League meetings with Newcastle, losing in 2015-16 and drawing in 2017-18. Another draw is [3.6].

Newcastle's only league defeat away at Bournemouth came in the second tier in September 1989, with Mick Quinn scoring the Magpies' goal in a 1-2 defeat. The Cherries are [2.14] to roll back the years with a win.

The home side has only won once in the five previous Premier League meetings between Bournemouth and Newcastle (D1 L3), with Newcastle winning the reverse fixture at St James' Park. Newcastle are [3.8] to win.

Newcastle have won just three of their 27 away Premier League games on the south coast (vs Brighton, Bournemouth, Portsmouth and Southampton), drawing 10 and losing 14. Bournemouth are [1.54] in the Draw No Bet market.

Each of Bournemouth's last seven home league defeats have come against 'big six' opposition. The last non such side to beat them at the Vitality Stadium was Burnley in November 2017. You can back Bournemouth to win half-time/full-time at [3.5].

Newcastle have picked up just two points from their last 18 available away from home in the Premier League (P6 W0 D2 L4). The draw half-time/Bournemouth full-time double result is [5.5].

Ryan Fraser and Callum Wilson have combined for nine Premier League goals for Bournemouth this season - the last duo to combine for more in a single season were Arsenal's Nicolas Anelka and Dennis Bergkamp in 1998-99 (10 goals). Wilson is [2.6] to score.

Only against Swansea (4) has Salomon Rondon scored more Premier League goals than he has against Bournemouth (3), with the Venezuelan netting both of Newcastle's goals in their 2-1 win against the Cherries earlier this season. Rondon is [3.3] to find the net.

Bournemouth's Callum Wilson is looking to score in four consecutive league appearances for the first time since October 2014 in the Championship. Both teams to score is [1.81].

Newcastle's Ayoze Perez has netted six Premier League goals this season, though they've all been at St James' Park. He's the highest goalscorer in the division this season yet to score away from home. Under 2.5 goals is [1.89].

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