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Newcastle United vs Crystal Palace betting tips: Carabao Cup Third Round preview, predictions and odds

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Everything is going right at Newcastle United right now, so will they remain on track to win their first domestic trophy since 1955?

On Sunday, the Magpies moved up to third in the Premier League table, hammering Southampton 4-1 at St Mary’s.

Miguel Almirón broke the deadlock, Chris Wood and Joe Willock then scored just three minutes apart, before Bruno Guimarães put the icing on the cake.

That’s four wins on the spin for Eddie Howe’s team, who are now unbeaten in nine.

Of course, qualifying for Europe, possibly even the Champions League, is a priority, but the Toon Army are desperate for major silverware.

In round two, Newcastle battled past League Two Tranmere Rovers, coming from behind to win at Prenton Park.

Jamaal Lascelles equalising before Wood bagged the winner.

So, will Newcastle, who last reached the semi-finals of this competition in 1976, march into round four?

Crystal Palace meanwhile saw off Oxford United 2-0 in round two; Odsonne Édouard and Luka Milivojević the scorers

The Eagles will make the long journey up to Tyneside buoyant, following an extremely dramatic victory at the weekend.

Patrick Vieira’s side came from a goal down to beat West Ham at the London Stadium.

Wilfried Zaha equalising, before Michael Olise won it in the 95th minute, sparking wild celebrations.

This means Palace have won four of their last six league fixtures, thereby moving into the top half.

Here though, Newcastle’s form and momentum is likely to see them advance at St James’ Park.

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Ben Gray

Ben Gray

Arsenal fan – follow them over land and sea (and Leicester); sofa Celtic supporter; a bit of a football '"encyclopedia".

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