Opta Stats: Bournemouth v Newcastle

Can Eddie Howe inspire Bournemouth when they face Newcastle?
Can Eddie Howe inspire Bournemouth when they face Newcastle?
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It's an early season six-pointer as Bournemouth host Newcastle. Opta presents the vital statistics.

"Bournemouth and Newcastle United have only ever met six times in all competitions with two wins apiece and two draws."

The draw is 3.613/5.

Bournemouth and Newcastle United have only ever met six times in all competitions with two wins apiece and two draws. The draw is 3.613/5.

Newcastle have won none and lost 10 of their last 12 Barclays Premier League away games, scoring just three goals in that run. Bournemouth are 2.35/4 to win.

Newcastle have only won two of their last 22 Premier League games (W2 D5 L15). Bournemouth are 1.684/6 in the Draw No Bet market.

Eddie Howe's side have proved to be fast starters with two thirds of their goals netted in the opening half an hour of matches (8 out of 12) - the highest proportion in the top flight. They are 2.9215/8 to be winning by half-time.

Newcastle have scored five headed goals from just six headers on target in the Premier League this season. Over 2.5 goals is 1.9310/11.

The Magpies have failed to score in six Premier League matches this season, more than any other team. Under 2.5 goals is 2.0421/20.

Bournemouth have covered more distance than every one of their opponents in their 11 Premier League games so far this season. The draw half-time/Bournemouth full-time double result is priced at 6.05/1.

This is the first time that Newcastle have won just once in their opening 11 matches of a top-flight season since 1977-78; a season which saw them relegated. Newcastle are 2.727/4 to go down.

If Newcastle fail to win this match, it'll be their joint lowest tally of wins (1) from their opening 12 games of a top-flight season alongside 1968-69 and 1898-99. They are 6.05/1 to finish rock bottom.

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