Newcastle vs Wolves betting tips: Premier League match preview & predictions

Newcastle vs Wolves prediction: Newcastle 1-1 Wolves

Wolves will be full of confidence following their win over Chelsea in midweek.

Newcastle enjoyed a brilliant November but have made an average start to a busy December.

Although Wolves are only two places above the Magpies, they begin the weekend six points ahead.

Newcastle vs Wolves: Who will win?

Despite being the away side, Wolves are narrow 17/10 favourites to win on Sunday. Newcastle are 19/10 while the draw is 11/5.

Both teams have scored in all six Premier League encounters between these sides, making this the most-played fixture in the competition without a clean sheet. Both teams to score is 19/20.

Raul Jimenez will be in search of his first away goal of the campaign. The Mexican is 11/2 to open the scoring and 2/1 to score anytime.

Newcastle vs Wolves Premier League match preview

Newcastle United host Wolverhampton Wanderers at St James’ Park on Sunday.

Wolves came from behind to earn a shock win against Chelsea on Wednesday. A quick-fire double from Raul Jimenez and Diogo Jota in the second half ended Wolves’ run of six games without a win.

Nuno Espirito Santo’s side have won one of their last five on the road. Only Cardiff (3) have scored fewer goals on the road than Wolves this season.

Newcastle earned a decent away point at Everton on Wednesday night. Salomon Rondon scored the visitors’ goal in a 1-1 draw. Newcastle have only lost one of their last six matches in the Premier League.

Newcastle have never lost to Wolves in the Premier League, winning two and drawing four of their six matches.

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 10: Salomon Rondon of Newcastle United celebrates after scoring his team’s second goal during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and AFC Bournemouth at St. James Park on November 10, 2018 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Newcastle team news vs Wolves

Rafa Benitez faces a couple of injury doubts ahead of Saturday’s clash. The Spaniard may be tempted to stick with a back five that did well against Everton and Burnley.

Kenedy comes back into contention after recovering from a toe injury.

Fabian Schar is suspended after picking up his fifth yellow card of the season, however, Matt Ritchie is available again after serving his suspension in midweek.

With Schar unavailable, Ciaran Clark could be handed a recall at the back.

Paul Dummett faces a late fitness test following a hamstring injury. Isaac Hayden is expected to miss out.

Florian Lejeune remains sidelined while Karl Darlow and Jamie Sterry are further doubts.

Wolves team news vs Newcastle

Wolves have just one injury to contend with. Jonny Castro Otto remains sidelined with a knee injury but could return before the end of the year.

Ruben Neves is available after serving a suspension against Chelsea and is expected to replace Romain Saiss in midfield.

18-year-old Morgan Gibbs White could be handed another start.

Newcastle predicted line-up vs Wolves

Predicted Newcastle XI vs Wolves

Predicted Newcastle XI vs Wolves

Wolves predicted line-up vs Newcastle

Predicted Wolves XI vs Newcastle

Predicted Wolves XI vs Newcastle

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All odds mentioned in this article are correct at the time of publishing and are subject to change.

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