Burnley vs Newcastle – Monday 30th October 2017 – 20:00 - Sky Sports Football 

Burnley are 19/10 with Chris Wood at 4/1 to score first.

Burnley face Newcastle at Turf Moor on Monday Evening, in the final match in this round of Premier League games.

The Clarets come into this match in good form, despite losing 3-0 against Manchester City.

Sergio Aguero opened the scoring from the penalty spot for the hosts (30), with Bernardo Silva going to ground very easily to win the penalty.

Nicolas Otamendi scored City's second midway through the second half (73), Leroy Sane teeing for Otamendi to head home.

Just two minutes later Sane went from provider to scorer (75), with the German continuing his fine season for City.

It was a tough match for Man City and they were made to work very hard by a stubborn Burnley defence.

Fortress Turf Moor

Sean Dyche's side have enjoyed an excellent run of results this season against a variety of sides.

They have won just one of their last six games, drawing four and losing the other to the in form and rampant City side.

Burnley had one of the best home records in the Premier League last season, they will be looking to replicate that again this season.

The Clarets come into this match 8th place in the Premier League, above Liverpool which is an excellent achievement.


Clarets Underdogs

Burnley come into this match as underdogs, despite enjoying home advantage and an excellent season to date.

Sean Dyche's men will be looking for their fourth win of the new campaign, a result that will move them onto 16 points after ten matches.

The Clarets will be looking for their second win in four matches against the Magpies.

Positive Start

The Magpies come into this match in great form, winning their last game against Crystal Palace.

They secured a much needed three points at home against Roy Hodgson's men, a tough 1-0 win.

Mikel Merino's late header (86) handed Newcastle a narrow 1-0 victory over bottom-club Crystal Palace.

The Spaniard marked his permanent move with a goal that sealed all three points, a tough match for both sides.



Newcastle have also enjoyed an excellent start to the season, despite worries about the lack of squad investment in the summer.

They are in excellent form, winning three, drawing two and losing just one of their last six matches.

This match against Burnley will be a tough proposition, with the Clarets an excellent side at home.

The Magpies find themselves 7th in the Premier League, just one point and one place above their hosts Burnley.


Magpies Favourites

Rafa Benitez' side come into this match as the favourites, the mood on Tyneside informing the odds.

They will be looking to register their fifth win of the season in this fixture.

The Magpies will be looking for their 27th win in 73 matches against the Clarets.

Newcastle are 6/4 with Dwight Gayle, Aleksandar Mitrovic and Joselu all at 5/1 to open the scoring.

Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Brady to score first @ 9/1

Tip 2 – Burnley to win 2-1 @ 9/1

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *