Newcastle vs Bournemouth – Saturday 4th November 2017 – 15:00

Newcastle are 19/20 with Joselu, Aleksandar Mitrovic at 4/1 to score first.

Newcastle face Bournemouth at St. James Park on Saturday afternoon, in another round of fixtures in the Premier League.

The Magpies come into this match in good form, despite losing their last match against Burnley 1-0 at Turf Moor.

Jeff Hendrick scored the only goal of a tight encounter (74) with 16 minutes to spare, in a tough result for Newcastle.

The Magpies just edged possession (52%), but they had the same amount of shots (12) and the same shots on target (5).


Tough Follow Up

Newcastle will be looking to return to winning ways, against a struggling Bournemouth side.

Rafa Benitez will be demanding greater levels of consistency, with the Magpies recording two of every result in their last six.

The Magpies find themselves in 9th place in the Premier League, they will be delighted with that start.

With fourteen points from their opening ten matches they can use this as a springboard to a great season.


Magpies Favourites

Newcastle come into this match as favourites, with home advantage informing the bookies.

Rafa Benitez will be looking to secure another home win, taking the Magpies to 17 points.

The Magpies lost their last Premier League match against Bournemouth 3-1.

Feeling Blue?

Bournemouth come into this match on the back of a 1-0 defeat against Chelsea, a tough result for the Cherries.

Eden Hazard scored his first goal of the season (51), it proved to be a vital one, helping Chelsea secure a much needed three points.

Despite the scoreline, it was a game that Chelsea had complete control of, with Bournemouth enjoying just one shot on target.

That's a tough result for Eddie Howe's men, who have been very poor this season.


Tough Start

Bournemouth have had a poor season so far, with just two wins so far this season.

The Cherries find themselves second bottom of the Premier League, just three points clear of Crystal Palace.

Their 2-1 win against Stoke looked to have been the turning point in their season, but the nature of the Chelsea defeat has set them back.

Bournemouth have had a mixed last six, with three defeats, two wins and a draw.


Cherries Underdogs

Eddie Howe's side come into this match as underdogs, with their tough start to the season informing the bookies.

Bournemouth will be looking for their second win in three Premier League matches.

The Eagles will also be looking for their 2nd win in 3 matches against Newcastle.

Bournemouth are 11/4 with Jermain Defoe at 11/4 to open the scoring.

Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Defoe to score first @ 11/4

Tip 2 – 1-1 draw @ 5/1

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