Oxford vs Newcastle betting tips: FA Cup fourth round replay match preview & predictions

Oxford vs Newcastle prediction: Oxford 0-1 Newcastle

These two side could not be separated ten days ago but somethings got to give this time around.

At St James’ Park, both teams missed chances to win it but it ultimately finished goalless.

Who will win the rematch at the Kassam Stadium?

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Oxford United vs Newcastle United: Who will win?

Oxford United are only slight underdogs to win this match in 90 minutes at 23/10.

Newcastle United meanwhile are 21/20 to leave victorious in normal time.

A draw, which would force extra time, is 12/5.

Under 2.5 goals is 10/11.

Both teams to score no is 6/5.

Newcastle to win and under 2.5 goals is 7/2.

The Us are 5/4 to qualify; the Magpies are 4/7 to progress.

NORWICH, ENGLAND – AUGUST 17: Joelinton of Newcastle United during the Premier League match between Norwich City and Newcastle United at Carrow Road on August 17, 2019 in Norwich, United Kingdom. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Matty Taylor will be a threat for the home side. He is 5/1 to break the deadlock and 2/1 to score anytime.

James Henry though is their top scorer. He is 13/2 to score first and 5/2 to add to his tally.

Joelinton meanwhile will be desperate for a rare goal. The Brazilian is 11/2 to open the scoring and 2/1 to get just his third for the club.

Allan Saint-Maximin will also start up front. He is 15/2 to score first and 14/5 to net anytime.

Both Jamie Mackie and Taylor to score is 10/1.

Both Henry and Taylor to score is 11/1.

Both Andy Carroll and Joelinton to score is 9/1.

Both Allan Saint-Maximin and Joelinton to score is 12/1.

Oxford United vs Newcastle United: Match preview

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LONDON, ENGLAND – MAY 19: A detailed view of the Emirates FA Cup Trophy prior to The Emirates FA Cup Final between Chelsea and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium on May 19, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Can Oxford United take out Premier League opposition?

So far in this competition, they’ve overcome Hayes & Yeading United, Walsall and Hartlepool United to reach round four for only the third time since 1999.

Then, they battled to a very credible goalless draw in the reverse fixture so will fancy their chances back at home.

Already this year, Karl Robinson’s side have reached the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup.

That featured a famous 4-0 win over West Ham before they were eventually beaten by Manchester City back in December.

In League One, they claimed their first win of 2020 on Saturday, beating Blackpool 2-1 thanks to a Marcus Browne brace.

That lifted them up to eighth, just three points below the play-off places.

Of course, their main aim is to return to the second-tier for the first time since 1998–99.

But first, under the lights, can these players beat Premier League opposition?

Will Newcastle avoid an upset?

Newcastle United’s Jonjo Shelvey celebrates scoring for Newcastle United against Manchester City – Premier League – St James’ Park 30-11-2019 . (Photo by Richard Sellers/EMPICS/PA Images via Getty Images)

As for Newcastle, they’re looking to do something that they very rarely do.

Win two FA Cup matches in the same season.

They also needed a replay in the third round, drawing 1-1 at Rochdale, before smashing the League One side 4-1 at home.

However, this is different as the Magpies must go on the road to finish the job.

Steve Bruce will be desperate to do just that.

In the 21st century, the Toon Army’s FA Cup record is pitiful.

They’ve crashed out in the third round nine times, round four on seven occasions, with two quarter-finals and just one semi in 2005.

How far will they go this time?

This competition can become more of a priority given their current position in the Premier League.

On Saturday, somehow, they played out a goalless draw with the league’s bottom side Norwich on Tyneside.

That means they are now unbeaten in four since New Years’ Day so are tenth, seven clear of the relegation zone.

Will Oxford repeat what they did in 2017 and take Newcastle out of the FA Cup?

Oxford United team news vs Newcastle United

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OXFORD, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 09: Detail view of the SkyBet League One logo during the Sky Bet League One match between Oxford United and Coventry City at Kassam Stadium on September 9, 2018 in Oxford, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Despite a busy League One schedule, Karl Robinson will name a strong side, desperate to win this tie.

As always, Simon Eastwood will be in goal looking for his 14th clean sheet of the season.

Ahead of him will be a back four featuring captain John Mousinho.

He’ll start, despite not playing at St James, alongside Robert Dickie with Elliott Moore missing out.

There’s no debate as to who will be the full-backs.

Josh Ruffels and Sam Long have already made 37 and 22 appearance respectively this season.

In midfield, Alex Rodriguez will anchor in front of the defence.

Cameron Brannagan and James Henry are expected to be alongside him.

Star man Shandon Baptiste, who started on Tyneside, joined Brentford on Deadline Day reportedly for £3 million.

His departure is a big blow.

As is the fact that Tariqe Fosu also went to Brentford on Deadline Day.

Without these two, their options are somewhat limited.

Nathan Holland and Mark Sykes are expected to play out wide.

Marcus Browne’s brace on Saturday should see him keep his place through the middle.

Jamie Mackie, who famously scored for QPR the day Man City won the league in 2012, will be a substitute.

Will the Us defeat Newcastle?

Newcastle United team news vs Oxford United

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 30: Jetro Willems of Newcastle United celebrates with teammates Allan Saint-Maximin and Miguel Almirón of Newcastle United after scoring his team’s first goal during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Manchester City at St. James Park on November 30, 2019 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

As for Newcastle United, following the closure of the transfer window, they now have a very big squad.

Thus, Steve Bruce is expected to make a few changes but they certainly won’t be wholesale.

Karl Darlow made only his third appearance of the season in the first tie and is likely to keep his place.

Premier League ever present Martin Dúbravka will be rested.

In defence, Javier Manquillo, Emil Krafth, Jetro Willems and Paul Dummett are all injured.

But, Danny Rose has joined on loan from Tottenham and he’ll make his debut for the club.

DeAndre Yedlin will keep his place on the other side.

At centre-back, they do have options.

Captain Jamaal Lascelles will keep his place from Saturday with Fabian Schär and Florian Lejeune coming in for Ciaran Clark and Federico Fernández.

In midfield, Isaac Hayden and new recruit Nabil Bentaleb started against Norwich but the Longstaff brothers, Matty and Sean, could both come back in for this one.

Jonjo Shelvey is out.

Further forward, despite the fact Dwight Gayle, Yoshinori Mutō and Andy Carroll are also injured, they have options.

Valentino Lazaro, who’s joined on loan from Inter, is likely to be on the bench, awaiting his first start.

That’s because Bruce will want to name his first-choice front three.

Allan Saint-Maximin has only scored one goal for Newcastle.

Joelinton only has two, one of which came in the FA Cup.

Miguel Almirón is the most prolific having scored four times for the Magpies, two of those came against Rochdale in the third round.

Will any of them fire Newcastle to a fifth round visit to West Bromwich Albion?

Predicted Oxford United line-up vs Newcastle United

Predicted Oxford United line-up vs Newcastle United

Predicted Oxford United line-up vs Newcastle United.

Predicted Newcastle United line-up vs Oxford United

Predicted Newcastle United line-up vs Oxford United

Predicted Newcastle United line-up vs Oxford United.

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

League One table:

1Coventry City341813348301867
2Rotherham United35188961382362
3Oxford United35179961372460
4Portsmouth FC35179953361760
5Fleetwood Town351612751381360
6Peterborough United351781068402859
7Sunderland AFC361611948321659
8Wycombe Wanderers3417894540559
9Doncaster Rovers341591051331854
10Ipswich Town3614101246361052
11Gillingham FC35121584234851
12Burton Albion351212115050048
14Bristol Rovers35129143849-1145
15Lincoln City35126174446-242
16Shrewsbury Town341011133142-1141
17Accrington Stanley351010154753-640
18Milton Keynes Dons35107183647-1137
19Rochdale AFC34106183957-1836
20AFC Wimbledon35811163952-1335
21Tranmere Rovers3488183660-2432
22Southend United3547243985-4619
23Bolton Wanderers34511182766-3914
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Premier League table:

1Liverpool FC29271166214582
2Manchester City28183768313757
3Leicester City29165858283053
4Chelsea FC29146951391248
5Manchester United29129844301445
6Wolverhampton Wanderers29101364134743
7Sheffield United28111073025543
8Tottenham Hotspur29118104740741
9Arsenal FC2891364036440
10Burnley FC29116123440-639
11Crystal Palace29109102632-639
12Everton FC29107123746-937
13Newcastle United2998122541-1635
14Southampton FC29104153552-1734
15Brighton & Hove Albion29611123240-829
16West Ham United2976163550-1527
17Watford FC2969142744-1727
18AFC Bournemouth2976162947-1827
19Aston Villa2874173456-2225
20Norwich City2956182552-2721
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