Opta Stats: Watford v Newcastle

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Two out of form teams meet when Watford host Newcastle. Opta crunches the numbers so you don't have to.

"Newcastle have the lowest-scoring highest goalscorers in the Premier League this season, with Dwight Gayle and Ayoze Perez top scoring for them with five goals each."

Under 2.5 goals is [1.76].

Watford have won their last three Premier League meetings with Newcastle, including a 3-0 win at St James' Park in the reverse fixture. Only against Stoke (5) have they ever won more consecutive games against a single top-flight opponent. Watford are [2.46] to win again.

Newcastle have never won a top-flight away game against Watford (P7 W0 D4 L3) - only away against Wimbledon (10) have they played more without a victory. The draw is [3.45].

The Hornets have lost just one of their last seven home league games (W3 D3). Watford are [1.74] in the Draw No Bet market.

However, Watford haven't won their final home game of a league campaign (excluding play-offs) since 2011-12 vs Middlesbrough, drawing two and losing three since. Newcastle are [2.3] Draw No Bet.

The Magpies have lost their last two Premier League games, both by a 1-0 scoreline (vs Everton and West Brom). They last lost three in a row without scoring in January 2016 - a run which also included 1-0 defeats against Everton and West Brom. A 1-0 Watford win is [8.2].

Watford are winless in seven Premier League games (D2 L5). Newcastle are [3.25] to win.

Watford have conceded a league-high six goals from spot kicks in 2017-18. The odds of there being a penalty in the match are [4.1].

Newcastle have the lowest-scoring highest goalscorers in the Premier League this season, with Dwight Gayle and Ayoze Perez top scoring for them with five goals each. Under 2.5 goals is [1.76].

Richarlison has failed to score with any of his last 50 shots in the Premier League, the longest such run in the competition this season. Under 1.5 goals is [3.3].

Dan Fitch 2017/18 Season P/L

Staked: 448.00 pts
Returned: 464.37 pts
P/L: +16.37 pts

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