Opta Stats: Fulham v Newcastle

Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez.
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Two teams that have ended the season in good form meet, when Fulham take on Newcastle. Opta presents the vital statistics.

"Fulham have conceded just one goal in their last four Premier League games, this after a run of conceding at least twice in 13 consecutive matches."

Under 2.5 goals is 2.1411/10.

Fulham have won eight of their last nine home league meetings with Newcastle (L1), including each of the last six in a row. They are 2.68/5 to win again.

Newcastle have kept three clean sheets in their last four Premier League meetings with Fulham, winning 1-0 twice, drawing 0-0 and losing the other 0-1. The Magpies are 4.3100/30 to keep a clean sheet.

Newcastle have won their final league game of the season in each of the last four campaigns, scoring 13 goals and conceding just one. They are 2.8815/8 to win.

Fulham have won their last two Premier League home games, last winning three in a row in the competition at Craven Cottage in September 2012 under Martin Jol (a run of four). The home side are 1.875/6 in the Draw No Bet market.

Newcastle United have collected just five points from their last 12 Premier League matches in London (W1 D2 L9), losing each of their last four in a row; the Magpies have lost more away Premier League games in the capital than any other side (76). Fulham are 1.51/2 to avoid defeat in the Double Chance market.

Newcastle have received more Premier League red cards in the final matches of seasons than any other side (7), with three of the last five final day red cards going to Newcastle players - Paul Dummett and Shola Ameobi in 2013-14 and current Fulham striker Aleksandar Mitrovic in 2015-16. The odds of there being a sending off in the match are 5.04/1.

Fulham have conceded just one goal in their last four Premier League games, this after a run of conceding at least twice in 13 consecutive matches. Under 2.5 goals is 2.1411/10.

35% of Fulham's points won in the Premier League this season have come under manager Scott Parker (9/26), despite him taking charge of just nine games so far. The draw half-time/Fulham full-time double result is 6.611/2.

Salomon Rondon has been directly involved in 45% of Newcastle's 38 Premier League goals this season (10 goals, 7 assists) - only Eden Hazard (49%) has had a hand in a higher share of his side's goals this season. Rondon is 2.8815/8 to find the net.

Only Aleksandar Mitrovic (14) has been involved in more Premier League goals for Fulham this season than Ryan Babel (5 goals, 3 assists), despite the Dutchman playing just 15 games for the club. Babel is 3.211/5 to score.

Dan Fitch 2018/19 Season P/L

Staked: 276.00 pts
Returned: 290.83 pts
P/L: +14.83 pts

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