Opta Stats: Newcastle United v Southampton

Will Southampton be heading home from Newcastle with three points?
Will Southampton be heading home from Newcastle with three points?

Can third-placed Southampton keep picking up the points when they travel to Newcastle? Opta reveals all.

"Ronald Koeman’s side have allowed their opponents fewer shots on target against them than any other team in the top flight this season (58)."

Southampton are 85/403.1 to keep a clean sheet.

Newcastle United have lost just one of the last nine Barclays Premier League games at St James Park (W5 D3 L1). They are 12/53.4 to win.

Southampton have dropped just two points from winning positions so far this season, the fewest in the top flight. They are 3/13.95 to win half-time/full-time.

The Magpies are unbeaten in their last 10 home Premier League games against the Saints (W8 D2). Newcastle are 11/82.34 in the Draw No Bet market.

Newcastle have not kept a clean sheet in their last eight Premier League matches against Southampton. Both teams to score is 5/61.84.

Ronald Koeman's side have allowed their opponents fewer shots on target against them than any other team in the top flight this season (58). Southampton are 85/403.1 to keep a clean sheet.

Newcastle United have scored the highest proportion of second-half goals in the Premier League (76%). The Southampton half-time/draw full-time is 16.5.

Newcastle have scored more goals from substitutes than any other team in the top flight (8). The draw half-time/Newcastle full-time is 15/28.6.

Papiss Cisse will be missing for Newcastle United in this match - the Senegalese striker has scored nine PL goals these season; four more than any other player for the club. Under 2.5 goals is 4/51.81.

Graziano Pelle has hit the woodwork more often than any other player in the top flight this season (5). Newcastle are 3/14.0 to keep a clean sheet.

Morgan Schneiderlin has scored three goals from just five shots on target this season. Schneiderlin is 14/53.8 to score.

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