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Newcastle vs Huddersfield predictions: Premier League match preview & predicted line-ups

Newcastle United vs Huddersfield Town – 101 Great Goals prediction: Newcastle 2-1 Huddersfield

Newcastle to beat Huddersfield 2-1 is 17/2 with Bet365

Huddersfield have conceded at least one goal in each of their last 12 Premier League matches away from home.

Newcastle vs Huddersfield: Who will win?

Newcastle are strong favourites to win this match, at 3/4 with the bookies.

Huddersfield to pick up a much needed win at Newcastle is rated at 4/1.

First goal scorer tip: Jamal Lascelles is 22/1 with Bet365

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND – MARCH 10: Jamaal Lascelles of Newcastle United applauds fans after the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Southampton at St. James Park on March 10, 2018 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

Newcastle vs Huddersfield: Premier League preview

Newcastle United host Huddersfield Town at St James’ Park on Saturday.

Due to a fixture postponement and the international break, Newcastle have not played since the 10th of March, when they beat Southampton 3-0 at home.

Chelsea loanee Kennedy netted a brace before Matt Ritchie completed the scoring. Newcastle now sit 13th in the table, and are unbeaten in their last six matches at home in all competitions.

Despite their recent form, Newcastle’s overall home record this season has been somewhat disappointing. Burnley are the only team to have scored fewer league goals at home than Rafa Benitez’s side.

Can Huddersfield pick up a result vs Newcastle?

Huddersfield’s away record is not much better. David Wagner’s men have won just three of their 13 matches on the road.

Huddersfield have scored just one goal in their last five matches in all competitions. Last time out, David Wagner’s men suffered a 2-0 home defeat to Crystal Palace. A win on Saturday for Huddersfield would see them move two points above their opponents.

Huddersfield beat Newcastle 1-0 in their opening home match of the league season in August. Aaron Mooy’s second half goal separated the two sides.

Newcastle Win, Both Teams To Score-Yes, Over 10.5 Corners is 5/1 with Ladbrokes

HUDDERSFIELD, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 09: David Wagner, Manager of Huddersfield Town looks on prior to the Premier League match between Huddersfield Town and Brighton and Hove Albion at John Smith’s Stadium on December 9, 2017 in Huddersfield, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Newcastle team news vs Huddersfield

Matt Ritchie has returned to training, having missed Scotland’s win over Hungary on Tuesday night due to injury.

Islam Slimani is yet to appear for his new club since his arrival in January due to a thigh problem.

However, the Algerian made a return to action during the international break, coming on in Algeria’s 2-1 defeat against Iran.

Martin Dubravka will start in goal on Saturday, but Newcastle are thinly spread in the goalkeeping department.

Teenage ‘keeper Nathan Harker is likely to take a place on the bench as Karl Darlow and Rob Elliot are both injured, while Freddie Woodman is on loan at Aberdeen.

Jesus Gamez is out with a long-term ankle injury.

Huddersfield team news vs Newcastle

Huddersfield suffered a couple of unfortunate casualties over the international break.

Aaron Mooy and Philip Billing both returned from international duty with Australia and Denmark respectively after picking up knocks. The duo will be assessed ahead of Saturday’s clash.

Terence Kongolo has returned to training, although Saturday may come too soon for him.

Michael Hefele remains out until late April, while Sean Scannell is still sidelined following a shoulder injury.

Jon Stankovic and Danny Williams are further long-term absentees.

Steve Mounie to score & Huddersfield to win is 7/1 with William Hill

Newcastle predicted line-up vs Huddersfield

Predicted Newcastle XI vs Huddersfield

Predicted Newcastle XI vs Huddersfield

Huddersfield predicted line-up vs Newcastle

Predicted Huddersfield XI vs Newcastle

Predicted Huddersfield XI vs Newcastle

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