Newcastle vs Burnley predictions: Preview, line-ups

101 Great Goals prediction: Newcastle 1-1 Burnley

Newcastle to draw 1-1 with Burnley is 5/1 with Paddy Power

Burnley head up north on Wednesday evening to face a Newcastle side who are dangerously close to the drop.

Newcastle fans have had to deal with troubles on and off the pitch in recent weeks whilst Burnley are having their best season since 1960.

However, The Clarets have lost four games on the trot and are without a win in their last eight matches.

The Magpies may have struggled this season but have looked much stronger in recent weeks.

Burnley’s poor form mixed with a Newcastle side desperate for points can only result in one outcome… a draw.

Newcastle vs Burnley: Who will win?

Newcastle are considered favourites to win this game at 11/10.

Burnley are rated 11/4 for the victory.

Draw at half-time and Burnley to win is an attractive looking 7/1.

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Newcastle vs Burnley: Premier League preview

Rafa Benitez’s Newcastle have the second worst home record in the Premier League this season.

The Magpies have won just 3 matches at St James’ Park and have amassed a total of just 12 points in their home fixtures.

A second string Newcastle side was knocked out of the FA Cup at the hands of Chelsea on Sunday meaning that the majority of the first team are fully rested and ready to play.

Burnley won the reverse fixture between the two sides earlier in the season. Jeff Hendrick’s 74th minute strike was enough to separate the two teams.

Burnley have been fantastic this season and have surpassed the expectations of almost everybody but 2018 has not been kind to them.

Sean Dyche’s team are without a win since the 12th of December, when they beat Stoke, 1-0, at Turf Moor.

Since then, Burnley have lost to Man United, Spurs, Man City and Crystal Palace whilst dropping points against Brighton and Huddersfield.

Newcastle haven’t beaten Burnley since 1982.

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Newcastle team news vs Burnley

Newcastle are lucky enough to have no major injury concerns for Wednesday’s match with the exceptions of Jack Colback and Jesus Gamez who have not featured for the club at all this season.

Kenedy could make his Newcastle debut whilst Aleksandar Mitrovic is unlikely to feature after falling out of favour.

Rob Elliott is still out of action which means Karl Darlow will continue his run in the first team.

Newcastle have set out their last two matches (against Manchester City and Chelsea) with a 5-3-2 formation but with the side in desperate need of points, Benitez is likely to revert back to a 4-2-3-1.

Burnley team news vs Newcastle

Burnley are still without first choice goalkeeper, Tom Heaton, who has been injured since September.

Stephen Ward, Chris Wood and Robbie Brady join the England international on the sidelines.

Jon Walters will be hoping to get back into the Burnley side after his lengthy layout with a knee injury.

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Newcastle predicted line up vs Burnley

Burnley predicted line up vs Newcastle

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