Opta Stats: Burnley v Newcastle

Can Sean Dyche inspire Burnley when they host Newcastle?
Can Sean Dyche inspire Burnley when they host Newcastle?

Only a point separates Burnley and Newcastle. Opta tries to prise them apart.

"Newcastle are winless in their last four away visits to Turf Moor in league competition, losing three and drawing one."

Burnley are 2.1011/10 in the Draw No Bet market.

The home side is unbeaten in each of the last eight league meetings between Burnley and Newcastle (five wins, three draws). A draw is 3.211/5.

Newcastle are winless in their last four away visits to Turf Moor in league competition, losing three and drawing one. Burnley are 2.1011/10 in the Draw No Bet market.

Newcastle United have won 14 points from their first nine Premier League games this season - the best points tally at this stage of a campaign by a newly-promoted side since West Ham in 2012-13 (14). They are 2.727/4 to win another three points.

Newcastle's tally of 14 Premier League points this season from nine games is more than both North-East Rivals Sunderland and Middlesbrough won in 19 Premier League matches during 2017 (10 each). Newcastle are 1.8810/11 Draw No Bet.

Coming in to this matchday, four of the 14 red cards given this season in the Premier League have come in games against Burnley (29%) - no other side has seen their opponents given a red card more than twice. The odds of a sending off are 5.46.

Burnley have faced the most shots in the Premier League this season (170). Over 2.5 goals is 2.447/5.

Just one of the eight Premier League goals that Newcastle have conceded this season have come in the first half; a league-low. The 0-0 half-time score is 2.0421/20.

Of the 73 players to have been involved in 80+ duels, Burnley defensive pair Ben Mee (69.2%) and James Tarkowski (66.3%) have the best duel success rate. Under 2.5 goals is 1.635/8.

Mee and Tarkowski also lead the way in the Premier League for opposition shots blocked in 2017-18 (16 each). Under 1.5 goals is 2.8815/8.

Chris Wood has scored in over half (31) of his 60 competitive club appearances since the start of 2016- 17, including a last minute equaliser for Leeds against Newcastle last season in the Championship. Wood is 3.259/4 to score.

Dan Fitch 2017/18 Season P/L

Staked: 45 pts
Returned: 41.09 pts
P/L: -3.91 pts

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