Opta Stats: Everton v Newcastle

Will Rafa Benitez inspire Newcastle when they host Everton?
Will Rafa Benitez inspire Newcastle when they host Everton?

Can Newcastle maintain their fine form when they travel to Everton? Opta reveals all.

"Ayoze Perez has scored in three consecutive English league games for the first time since November 2014 – he’s never scored in four in a row before."

Perez is 4/14.8 to score.

Everton have won seven of their last eight league meetings with Newcastle (L1), including the last four in a row. They've not won five consecutively against the Magpies in the top-flight since January 1920. Everton are 11/82.36 to win.

Newcastle have won just one of their last 13 Premier League trips to Goodison Park (D3 L9), winning 1-0 in September 2010 thanks to a Hatem Ben Arfa strike. The draw is 12/53.35.

Indeed, their last two visits to face Everton have ended in 3-0 defeats, with the Magpies having a player sent off each time. Everton are 3/13.95 to win half-time/full-time.

Newcastle's last 11 Premier League games played on a Monday have been away from home - they lost 10 in a row before winning at Stoke in their last such match. They are 5/23.5 to win again.

The Magpies have won 11 points from their last seven away Premier League games (W3 D2 L2) - more than they'd won across their previous 22 on the road in the competition (W2 D4 L16). Newcastle are 8/111.72 in the Double Chance market.

Wayne Rooney has scored 15 Premier League goals against Newcastle, more than he has vs any other opponent, and more than any other player has against the Magpies. Rooney is 11/43.75 to score.

Indeed, only Alan Shearer vs Leeds (20), Shearer vs Everton (16) and Les Ferdinand vs Everton (16) have scored more against a specific opponent in the competition. He's 7/18.0 to score the first goal.

Rafael Benitez has guided Newcastle to four consecutive Premier League victories - he last won five in a row in the competition as Liverpool boss in May 2009. Newcastle are 6/42.46 in the Draw No Bet market.

The Spaniard has won each of his last four Premier League trips to face Everton - his best ever winning away run against a single opposition in the competition. A draw half-time/Newcastle full-time double result is 6/17.2.

Ayoze Perez has scored in three consecutive English league games for the first time since November 2014 - he's never scored in four in a row before. Perez is 4/14.8 to score.

Dan Fitch 2017/18 Season P/L

Staked: 448.00 pts
Returned: 464.37 pts
P/L: +16.37 pts

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