Opta Stats: Newcastle v Huddersfield

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Both Newcastle and Huddersfield need points as they look to avoid relegation. Opta presents the statistical analysis.

"Following their 1-0 win in the reverse fixture, Newcastle are looking to do the league double over Huddersfield for the first time since 1964-65."

Newcastle are [1.87] to win.

Following their 1-0 win in the reverse fixture, Newcastle are looking to do the league double over Huddersfield for the first time since 1964-65. Newcastle are [1.87] to win.

Huddersfield have won just of their last 11 away league games against Newcastle (D5 L5), beating them 2-1 in August 2016 in the Championship. The draw is [3.5].

Yorkshire sides have won four of their last seven away Premier League games against Newcastle (D1 L2) - more than they had in their first 20 visits in the competition (W3 D4 L13). A Huddersfield win is [5.4].

Newcastle are looking to win three consecutive home league games for the first time since a run of four in April 2018 - the third game in which they beat Huddersfield. The Magpies are [3.0] to win half-time/full-time.

Huddersfield have lost 12 of their last 13 Premier League games, drawing the other. They're without a goal in their last six hours and two minutes of football away from home in all competitions, since Zanka netted against Manchester United in December. Newcastle are [2.8] to win to nil.

Huddersfield have scored the fewest goals (14) and lost the most league games (19) among all 98 clubs in the top five European leagues this season. A Newcastle win and under 2.5 goals is [3.5].

Huddersfield have played more Saturday 3pm games than any other Premier League side this season (17), but they're yet to win in that timeslot (D5 L12). Their last such victory came against Watford in April 2018. The draw half-time/Newcastle full-time double result is [4.7].

Salomon Rondon has been directly involved in 41% of Newcastle's 22 Premier League goals this season (6 goals, 3 assists). He netted the Magpies' winner in the reverse fixture against Huddersfield. Rondon is [2.8] to score.

Huddersfield's top scorer this season is defender Zanka with three goals - making him the lowest scoring high scorer in the Premier League. Zanka is [19.0] to find the net.

Dan Fitch 2018/19 Season P/L

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

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