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Newcastle United vs Southampton betting tips: Preview, predictions & odds

This article provides a preview, prediction and betting tips for Newcastle United vs Southampton in the Premier League on Aug 28, 2021.
Newcastle United vs Southampton betting tips: Preview, predictions & odds
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Newcastle United vs Southampton betting tips

This article covers Newcastle United vs Southampton betting tips and predictions. These are the betting odds:

o – Newcastle United win 8/5

o – Draw 23/10

o – Southampton win 13/8

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

Newcastle United vs Southampton betting tips: Preview, predictions & odds

WHICHFORD, ENGLAND – APRIL 17: Nike Premier League Strike Football photographed on April 23, 2020 in Whichford, Warwickshire, United Kingdom. No Premier League matches have been played since March 9th due to the Coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic. (Photo by VISIONHAUS)

Newcastle United vs Southampton: Match details

Match: Newcastle United vs Southampton

Competition: Premier League

Date: August 28, 2021

Kick-off time: 3:00 pm, August 28, 2021 (UK time)

Stadium: St James’ Park

Newcastle United vs Southampton betting tips: Preview, predictions & odds

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)

Betting prediction: Newcastle United 1 – 1 Southampton

Newcastle United welcomes Southampton to St James’ Park on Saturday for this Premier League match.

These two sides are very evenly matched in the head-to-head, with 16 wins apiece in the Premier League. Although the Geordies have dominated the recent head-to-head with 4 wins from the last 5 matches.

Home advantage is also crucial, as shown last season when the two teams traded home wins. Southampton have an abysmal record on their furthest away-day of 328 miles. They have just 1 win here since the mid-‘90s.

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James Ward-Prowse

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND – JANUARY 30: James Ward-Prowse of Southampton scores his team’s first goal during the Premier League match between Southampton FC and Crystal Palace at St Mary’s Stadium on January 30, 2019 in Southampton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

Newcastle United vs Southampton: Recommended bets

101 Great Goals’ prediction of Newcastle 1 – 1 Southampton is available at odds of 6/1.

3-2 Newcastle win. Newcastle’s last match against Southampton was a 3-2 win here back in February. A repeat of this score on Saturday is available at odds of 28/1.

1-2 Southampton win. Southampton’s last win at St James’ Park was back in the 2014/15 season. You can back them at 10/1 for the same 1-2 scoreline here on Saturday.

Over 2.5 goals. Newcastle vs Southampton at St James’ Park has been a high scoring game in recent years, with each of the last 6 matches producing over 2.5 goal games. You can back another high scoring game here on Saturday with odds of 4/5 on for over 2.5 goals.

Joe Willock Goalscorer. Willock (below) scored the opening goal when these sides met here last season, converting from 15 yards after an Allan Saint-Maximin pass. The 22-year-old midfielder made his first appearance since completing a permanent switch from Arsenal against Villa last weekend. Willock is 9/1 to score the game’s opener once again on Saturday. Or 3/1 to bag a goal at any time during the game against Southampton.


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Newcastle United vs Southampton betting tips: Preview, predictions & odds

Newcastle United’s English midfielder Joe Willock celebrates after scoring the equalising goal during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Newcastle United at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on April 24, 2021. (Photo by Clive Brunskill / POOL / AFP)

Newcastle United vs Southampton: What are the betting odds?

The Magpies have won 4 of their last 5 home games against Southampton, and are 8/5 to take all 3 points from this match on Saturday.

Whereas, the Saints are 13/8 to pick up just a third away win at St James’ Park since the 1996/97 season.

Odds of 23/10 are available if you see Newcastle and Southampton cancelling each other out on Saturday.

Newcastle United vs Southampton – recent form and head to head statistics

Newcastle United vs Southampton FC form
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Newcastle United vs Tottenham Hotspur - 2:3
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Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Newcastle United - 2:1
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Watford FC vs Newcastle United - 1:1
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Newcastle United vs Leeds United - 1:1
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Manchester United vs Newcastle United - 4:1
Latest match form, last 5 games:
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Southampton FC vs Leeds United - 1:0
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Chelsea FC vs Southampton FC - 3:1
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Southampton FC vs Wolverhampton Wanderers - 0:1
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Sheffield United vs Southampton FC - 2:2
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Manchester City vs Southampton FC - 0:0
Last 5 games for Newcastle United
October 17, 2021 Premier League 21/22 Newcastle United 2 - 3 Tottenham Hotspur
October 2, 2021 Premier League 21/22 Wolverhampton Wanderers 2 - 1 Newcastle United
September 25, 2021 Premier League 21/22 Watford FC 1 - 1 Newcastle United
September 17, 2021 Premier League 21/22 Newcastle United 1 - 1 Leeds United
September 11, 2021 Premier League 21/22 Manchester United 4 - 1 Newcastle United
Last 5 games for Southampton FC
October 16, 2021 Premier League 21/22 Southampton FC 1 - 0 Leeds United
October 2, 2021 Premier League 21/22 Chelsea FC 3 - 1 Southampton FC
September 26, 2021 Premier League 21/22 Southampton FC 0 - 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers
September 21, 2021 EFL Cup 21/22 Sheffield United 2 - 2 Southampton FC
September 18, 2021 Premier League 21/22 Manchester City 0 - 0 Southampton FC
Newcastle United vs Southampton FC Premier League 21/22 form
Newcastle United Southampton FC
8 Matches played 8
0 Matches won 1
86 Goal attempts 75
26 Shots on goal 30
38 Shots off goal 31
34 Corner kicks 44
42% Average ball possession 46%
22 Shots blocked 14
20 Cards given 16
85 Free kicks 102
14 Offsides 4
1 Shots on post 1
1 Shots on bar 0
5 Goals by foot 5
4 Goals by head 0
10 Goals scored 6
19 Goals conceded 10
Newcastle United vs Southampton FC statistics for most recent head to head matches
Newcastle United Southampton FC
43 Matches 43
22 Home Matches 21
21 Away Matches 22
63 Total Goals 57
1.47 Average Goals Scored 1.33
18 Wins 16
16 Losses 18
9 Draws 9
Last 5 games & match results between Newcastle United and Southampton FC
August 28, 2021 Premier League 21/22 Newcastle United 2 - 2 Southampton FC
February 6, 2021 Premier League 20/21 Newcastle United 3 - 2 Southampton FC
November 6, 2020 Premier League 20/21 Southampton FC 2 - 0 Newcastle United
March 7, 2020 Premier League 19/20 Southampton FC 0 - 1 Newcastle United
December 8, 2019 Premier League 19/20 Newcastle United 2 - 1 Southampton FC

Newcastle United vs Southampton betting tips: Preview, predictions & odds

Southampton’s English defender Tino Livramento (C) vies for the ball against Manchester United’s Brazilian midfielder Fred (R) during the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Manchester United at St Mary’s Stadium in Southampton, southern England on August 22, 2021. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Newcastle United vs Southampton: Match preview

In a summer of big-money signings and many of the sport’s biggest names moving clubs, no transfer caused as much surprise as that of Danny Ings moving to Aston Villa for £30m.

Ings had been a revelation for Southampton since joining from Liverpool, finishing as the club’s top scorer in the league in each of the last 3 seasons, and missed out on the Premier League’s golden boot award by a single goal in 2019/20.

However, at 29-years-old, with a history of serious knee injuries and just 12 months remaining on his existing deal, now proved the perfect time to sell a player whose value is at its peak. Still, while the deal made a lot of financial sense, replacing the club’s main outlet for goals is often a difficult recruitment task to get right.

Adam Armstrong has been brought in from Blackburn for half of the amount received for Ings. He started off strong, too, opening the scoring against Everton on his debut. It remains to be seen, though, whether he can match the output of Ings over a full season.

In contrast, Newcastle look in some trouble this season. After 4 consecutive seasons bouncing around the 44-45 points mark, the margin for error to avoid slipping below 40 points and being in danger of relegation is very slim.

The protracted takeover by a Saudi Investment Fund is still in legal proceedings, which have again been delayed until 2022. This leaves the squad and manager in limbo, with many fans disappointed at the departure of Rafa Benitez and believing Steve Bruce lacks the ability to improve the club’s fortunes in the long term.

They are also in dire need of investment in the playing staff. Squad players Christian Atsu, Yoshinori Muto, Florian Lejeune, Andy Carroll and Henri Saivet all left this summer, with Joe Willock’s loan deal becoming a permanent one marking the only arrival.

The Magpies’ start to this season has been a difficult one, losing both of their opening Premier League games by a 2-goal margin, and being dumped out of the Carabao Cup by Burnley in midweek on penalties. While they have had the better of Southampton in recent years, you wouldn’t fancy their chances of getting their first win of the season on Saturday.


Newcastle United vs Southampton betting tips: Preview, predictions & odds

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 27: Jonjo Shelvey of Newcastle United during the Premier League match between Southampton FC and Newcastle United at St Mary’s Stadium on October 27, 2018 in Southampton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Newcastle United team news vs Southampton

Martin Dubravka remains ruled out with an ankle injury which has subsequently gotten infected. He looks likely to miss a significant portion of the start of the season, with best projections suggesting a return to training in November.

Karl Darlow is nearer a return to action than Dubravka, but the club are not yet putting a timeframe on his return to action. Steve Bruce has suggested in prior press conferences that they need to be patient with the shot-stopper, and it could be up to 6 weeks before he is ready to return.

Jonjo Shelvey (above) will be missing for a month due to a calf injury. It isn’t the same calf that he struggled with over pre-season, but the midfielder will still be out until late September with the problem. Joe Willock replaced him in midfield for the trip to Birmingham last weekend and will remain in the side.

However, his partner in midfield, Isaac Hayden, is struggling with a sore knee, which saw him complete just 45 minutes against Villa. Sean Longstaff will come in to replace him in the starting lineup here.

Elliott Anderson is still resting the hip injury that has plagued him over the summer months. No date for a return has provided for Anderson either.

Paul Dummett is back in training this week after a lower leg injury kept him out of the opening 2 games of the season. The Burnley match in midweek came too soon for him but he could be on the bench here.

Newcastle United vs Southampton betting tips: Preview, predictions & odds

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 29: Che Adams of Southampton during the Premier League match between Southampton and West Ham United at St Mary’s Stadium on December 29, 2020 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Matt Watson/Southampton FC via Getty Images)

Southampton team news vs Newcastle United

It is nearly 3 years now since Sam McQueen ruptured his cruciate ligament. Given the length of time he has been out for, it is doubtful he will ever play again at a Premier League level, despite being only 26.

William Smallbone has endured an injury riddled last 2 seasons with the Saints. After picking up a hamstring injury at the start of last season, he injured his knee in his comeback match in January, and hasn’t featured since. Smallbone is nearing a return to action, but is expected to get several reserve matches under his belt before being involved with the first team again.

Stuart Armstrong has missed the last two Saints matches with a lower leg injury. He wasn’t involved in team training as of midweek, and it is unlikely he will feature against the Magpies as a result.

Mohamed Elyounoussi made his first appearance of the season in midweek against Newport, and bagged himself a hat-trick. Will that be enough to relegate one of Moussa Djenepo or Theo Walcott to the bench, though?

Predicted Newcastle United line-up vs Southampton

Newcastle United's predicted XI to face Southampton.

Newcastle United’s predicted XI to face Southampton.

Predicted Southampton line-up vs Newcastle United

Southampton's predicted XI to face Newcastle United.

Southampton’s predicted XI to face Newcastle United.


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The Premier League table as it stands:

# Team MP W D L F A D P
1 Chelsea FC 8 6 1 1 16 3 13 19
2 Liverpool FC 8 5 3 0 22 6 16 18
3 Manchester City 8 5 2 1 16 3 13 17
4 Brighton & Hove Albion 8 4 3 1 8 5 3 15
5 Tottenham Hotspur 8 5 0 3 9 12 -3 15
6 Manchester United 8 4 2 2 16 10 6 14
7 West Ham United 8 4 2 2 15 10 5 14
8 Everton FC 8 4 2 2 13 9 4 14
9 Brentford FC 8 3 3 2 10 7 3 12
10 Wolverhampton Wanderers 8 4 0 4 8 8 0 12
11 Leicester City 8 3 2 3 13 14 -1 11
12 Arsenal FC 8 3 2 3 7 12 -5 11
13 Aston Villa 8 3 1 4 12 12 0 10
14 Crystal Palace 8 1 5 2 10 13 -3 8
15 Southampton FC 8 1 4 3 6 10 -4 7
16 Watford FC 8 2 1 5 7 15 -8 7
17 Leeds United 8 1 3 4 7 15 -8 6
18 Burnley FC 8 0 3 5 5 13 -8 3
19 Newcastle United 8 0 3 5 10 19 -9 3
20 Norwich City 8 0 2 6 2 16 -14 2
Last updated: 1 min ago

This article was edited by Conor Laird.

Newcastle United vs Southampton live streaming & betting tips FAQs

What time is kick off between Newcastle United vs Southampton?

3:00 pm on Saturday Aug 28, 2021 (UK Time)

What are the betting odds for Newcastle United vs Southampton?

Newcastle United win 8/5 | Draw 23/10 | Southampton win 13/8

What is the 101 Great Goals prediction for Newcastle United vs Southampton?

101 Great Goals predicts: Newcastle United 1 – 1 Southampton

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