Opta Stats: Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur

Can Mauricio Pochettino point Spurs towards victory when they face Newcastle?
Can Mauricio Pochettino point Spurs towards victory when they face Newcastle?

There might not be many fans to see it but both Newcastle and Spurs will be desperate for a win to rejuvenate their seasons. Opta provides the vital statistics.

"Harry Kane has not gone three Premier League appearances without scoring since December."

Kane is 2.05 to score.

Newcastle have lost just one of their last eight PL home games against Spurs (W5 D2 L1), but this defeat came last season. Spurs are 11/82.34 to win.

Since defeating Arsenal in February, Tottenham have won just three of their eight Premier League matches (W3 D2 L3). Newcastle are 12/53.35 to win.

Since the start of last season Newcastle have picked up 11 Premier League red cards, more than any other team in that period. The odds of a player being sent off are likely to be around 7/24.5.

If the season had started on Boxing Day Newcastle would be only one point clear of the relegation zone. They are 28/129.0 to be relegated.

Newcastle have lost their last five games. If they lose this it will match their worst ever Premier League run of defeats, set last spring. Spurs are 3/13.95 to win half-time/full-time.

Tottenham have gone 202 minutes without a goal away from home in the Premier League. Newcastle are 7/24.5 to keep a clean sheet.

Harry Kane has not gone three Premier League appearances without scoring since December. Kane is 2.05 to score.

Kane is tied with Sergio Aguero and Diego Costa on 19 goals currently. The last season to see the top scorer end with fewer than 20 goals was 2008-09 (Anelka finished with 19). He is 4/15.0 to score the first goal.

Newcastle substitutes have contributed a league-high nine goals this season. The Spurs half-time/Newcastle double result is 15.5.

Tottenham have conceded seven penalties in the Premier League this season, more than any other side. Over 2.5 goals is 10/111.9.

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