Opta Stats: Newcastle v Arsenal

Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez.
Can Rafa Benitez inspire Newcastle when they take on Arsenal?
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Will Newcastle pick up their first win of the season when they host Arsenal? Opta has the answers.

"Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has had a hand in three goals in three Premier League appearances versus Newcastle (two goals, one assist)."

Over 2.5 goals is [1.78].

Newcastle's 2-1 victory in this exact fixture last season ended a 10-match losing run against Arsenal in the Premier League. They are [4.3] to win.

Only against Everton (32) and West Ham United (29) have Arsenal won more Premier League games than versus Newcastle United (26). Arsenal are [1.95] to claim victory.

Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez has lost six times versus Arsenal in the Premier League; only against Chelsea and Man Utd (9 each) has he suffered more defeats. Arsenal are [3.0] to win half-time/full-time.

Newcastle have lost all three of their Premier League matches against 'big six' opposition in 2018-19 by a 1-2 scoreline. A 2-1 Arsenal win is [9.4].

Arsenal have won two of their last three away Premier League games (L1), as many as in their previous 13 combined (W2 D3 L8). They are [1.44] in the Draw No Bet market.

Only Spurs (458.0 KM) have covered more distance in the first four Premier League games of this season than Arsenal (455.2 KM). The draw half-time/Arsenal full-time double result is [4.9].

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has had a hand in three goals in three Premier League appearances versus Newcastle (two goals, one assist). Over 2.5 goals is [1.78].

Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang netted his 150th goal in the big five European leagues following his strike against Cardiff - only eight players have scored more than the Gabonese striker since his debut in August 2009. Aubameyang is [2.2] to find the net.

Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette has been directly involved in seven goals in his last five Premier League starts (5 goals, 2 assists). Lacazette is [2.6] to score.

Dan Fitch 2018/19 Season P/L

Staked: 53.00 pts
Returned: 50.57 pts
P/L: -2.43 pts

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