After frustrating Manchester United last weekend, can Newcastle do likewise against Arsenal? Opta rates their chances.
"Newcastle have won none of their last eight Premier League home games against the Gunners (D4 L4)."
The draw half-time/full-time Arsenal double result is 4.94/1.
The Magpies have won just two of their 11 Premier League matches at St James Park in 2015 (W2 D4 L5). The draw is 4.216/5.
Olivier Giroud has scored eight goals in six Premier League apps against Newcastle United; more than versus any other team. Giroud is 2.1211/10 to add to his tally.
The Frenchman has netted five headed goals against the Magpies from just five headers on target attempted. You can back him at 5.04/1 to score the first goal.
The Gunners are unbeaten in the last nine Premier League games against Newcastle (W7 D2), winning the last seven in a row. Arsenal are 1.654/6 to win.
Newcastle have won none of their last eight Premier League home games against the Gunners (D4 L4). The draw half-time/full-time Arsenal double result is 4.94/1.
Newcastle have won just three of the last 28 Premier League meetings with Arsenal, though the Gunners had a player sent off on each of these three occasions. The odds of a player being given the red card are 4.57/2.
Arsenal have taken 19 points from the last 21 available on the road in the Premier League. They are 2.568/5 to win half-time/full-time.
The Gunners have failed to score in five of their last nine PL games - this after only firing a blank in one of their previous 25 games in the competition. Newcastle are 6.86/1 to keep a clean sheet.
Arsenal have scored the joint fewest goals (2) despite having the joint most shots (40, excl. blocked), meaning that they have a league-low shot conversion rate of 5%. Under 2.5 goals is 2.111/10.