Newcastle v Stoke – 101 Great Goals prediction: Newcastle 1-2 Stoke
Newcastle will be hoping to make it three wins on the spin.
Standing in their way is a Stoke side that is unbeaten in four matches in all competitions.
Stoke will be high on confidence after ending Man United’s 100% record last time out.
Newcastle v Stoke betting tips
The bookies see Newcastle as favourites to win this Premier League match, at 5/4.
A Stoke victory is rated as 11/5.
Draw at half-time and Newcastle to win at 9/2 looks like an attractive bet.
Eric Maxim Choupu Moting is 11/4 to score anytime.
Newcastle v Stoke: Premier League preview
Newcastle United host Stoke City on Saturday at St James’ Park.
One point separates Newcastle and Stoke heading into kick-off, with the sides 10th and 12th in the Premier League respectively.
Newcastle recorded their second consecutive clean-sheet win last weekend, beating Swansea 1-0 in Wales.
Jamaal Lascelles put in a captains performance. The skipper made an incredible stop on the line, moments before he headed in the winner at the other end.
Stoke became the first side to take points off league leader Man United. A brace from summer signing Maxim Choupo-Moting earned the Potters a draw.
Newcastle team news v Stoke: Joselu faces former side
Aleksandar Mitrovic is suspended once again.
In his absence, Joselu is likely to lead the line against his former club, with Ayoze Perez slotting in just behind him.
Christian Atsu is expected to return to the starting line up, while fit-again DeAndre Yedlin is in contention to make his first appearance of the season.
Although his muscle injury is not as bad as first feared, Chancel Mbemba remains on the sidelines, along with long-term absentees Massadio Haidara and Paul Dummett.
Rob Elliot will keep his place in goal as Karl Darlow remains a doubt with an ankle problem.
Stoke team news v Newcastle: Captain doubtful
Stoke captain Ryan Shawcross is expected to miss out with a lower back problem.
Should that be the case, Bruno Martins Indi, Kevin Wimmer and Kurt Zouma are likely play together in a three-man defence, with Erik Pieters and Mame Diouf occupying the wing-back roles.
Geoff Cameron has ruled himself out of the game with a hamstring problem picked up last weekend.
Ibrahim Afellay and former Newcastle loanee Stephen Ireland are long-term absentees.
Newcastle predicted line-up v Stoke
Stoke predicted line-up v Newcastle
Stoke v Newcastle match details
Competition: Premier League
Date: September 16, 2017
Venue: St James’ Park Stadium
Newcastle Premier League form: LLWW
Stoke Premier League form: LWDD