Opta Stats: Norwich v Newcastle

Will Alex Neil still be smiling after Norwich's game with Newcastle?
Will Alex Neil still be smiling after Norwich's game with Newcastle?

It's a relegation six-pointer that neither side dare lose, as Norwich clash with Newcastle. Opta are on hand with the tale of the tape.

"The Canaries haven’t kept three clean sheets in a row in the Premier League since November 2012."

Under 2.5 goals is 1.738/11.

Newcastle United have won four and lost none of the last six Barclays Premier League matches against Norwich City. They are 3.613/5 to win.

Newcastle scored six goals from six shots on target when they hammered Norwich City 6-2 at St James Park back in October. Over 2.5 goals is 2.3411/8.

Norwich haven't lost at home to Newcastle in the Premier League since January 1994, winning three and drawing two since then. They are 2.3211/8 to win.

Newcastle United have lost each of their last seven away games in the Premier League, scoring just twice - their longest run without a win on the road in the league since a nine-game run between May-October 1977. The draw half-time/Norwich full-time double result is 5.95/1.

The Canaries have won none of their last five Premier League games at Carrow Road (D2 L3). A draw is priced at 3.412/5.

Rafael Benitez has won all three of his previous meetings with Norwich City in the Premier League. The draw half-time/Newcastle full-time double result is 8.615/2.

Norwich haven't won back-to-back games in the Premier League since January. You can lay Norwich at 2.3611/8.

The Magpies have won just seven away points this season, with only Aston Villa collecting fewer than them (6). Norwich are 3.7511/4 to win half-time/full-time.

Only in one previous top-flight campaign have Newcastle had fewer points from 30 games than this season (24 in 1977/78, assuming three points for a win). Newcastle were relegated that season. They are just 1.454/9 to go down.

The Canaries haven't kept three clean sheets in a row in the Premier League since November 2012. Under 2.5 goals is 1.738/11.

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