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West Ham United vs Newcastle United betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions, team news and odds

West Ham United vs Newcastle United odds and betting statistics

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West Ham United vs Newcastle United match preview

After both enjoyed crucial victories on Sunday, who will kick on and claim three more precious points in this clash of two Uniteds?

Newcastle were victorious over Manchester United at the weekend, with Joe Willock and Callum Wilson on target at a raucous St James’ Park.

This made it three successive victories for Eddie Howe’s team, seeing them leap up to third place.

The Magpies now face three successive away games, before their next match on Tyneside which is a huge game against Spurs.

So, can Newcastle cement their place in the top four as they seek to qualify for the Champions League for the first time since 2003?

West Ham United meanwhile are currently enjoying a second successive European tour, looking forward to a quarter-final clash with Gent next mid-week.

However, the Hammers leapt up to 14th by beating Southampton on Sunday, with Nayef Aguerd’s header the only goal of the afternoon.

This means the Irons are still unbeaten at home in 2023, yielding 11 points from five fixtures, with this form keeping their heads above water.

Newcastle are unbeaten in three visits to the East End, winning seven of their last 14, so will the away contingent be celebrating at the London Stadium?

West Ham United team news

Łukasz Fabiański returned in goal at the weekend, having missed five matches with a broken eye socket.

In general, after a solid display at the weekend, David Moyes isn’t likely to change too much, with Danny Ings chosen over Michail Antonio and Gianluca Scamacca.

Predicted XI (4-3-3): Fabiański; Kehrer, Aguerd, Zouma, Emerson; Rice, Souček, Paquetá; Bowen, Benrahma, Ings.

Newcastle United team news

Joelinton was available at the weekend, having served a two-game ban, but Eddie Howe resisted the temptation to put him in from the start.

Here, away from home, the Brazilian could play on the left-wing, displacing Allan Saint-Maximin.

On the other side, Jacob Murphy could continue to deputise for the injured Miguel Almirón, chosen over Anthony Gordon.

Predicted XI (4-3-3): Pope; Trippier, Schär, Botman, Burn; Willock, S Longstaff, Guimarães; Murphy, Joelinton; Isak.

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