Norwich City vs Newcastle United Match Preview and Prediction
Newcastle United will go to Carrow Road to do battle with Norwich City on Saturday 17 August. The kick-off time is 3:00pm (UK) for this Premier League match-up.
There is no UK TV coverage for the fixture. Frog The Gambler's live scores section will publish real-time goal updates during the match.
Keep reading for preview, match prediction and recommended bet.
The key metrics point to the opportunity of value when the sides meet. Frog will break it down below.
Betting Odds for Norwich City vs Newcastle United
In the 1X2: Bet365 are 2.15 about Norwich City, Bet365 offer 3.4 for the draw and Bet365 are 3.4 about Newcastle United.
And here are the odds for the BTTS market. "Yes" can be backed at 1.75 with Bet365. "No" is offered at 2.0 for the customers of Bet365.
Head To Head
For the head-to-head, first we look at their most recent meeting. Norwich City played Newcastle United in 2017; it was a Championship match. The match was a draw, with a final score of 2-2.
In ten years, the sides have played 10 times. Norwich City have won in 2 of these match-ups. And Newcastle United have won 5 times. There have been 3 draws.
Overall there has been an average of 3.5 goals in this match-up. Norwich City score an average of 1.5; Newcastle United have scored an average of 2.0 per match.
Specifically looking at home ground performance, whichever side has been home has won 20% of the time. The away side has won 50% of the time.
There have been 54 matches played by this side over the course of the last year. They have 31 wins; 12 draws; and 11 losses. Therefore, Norwich City have won 57%, drawn 22%, and lost 20% of their recent matches.
During this recent year, they average 2.0 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 1.39.
A look at their home record in this time. They have a win rate of 61% (16 wins) from the latest 26 home fixtures. 15% (4) of these games at home have been a draw, with the remaining 23% (6) resulting in a loss for the home side.
On average they have scored 1.96 times when playing at home in this last year; they have conceded 1.46.
In recent form, they have a total of 20 goals in their last ten matches and 4 of these latest matches have been victories. The total number of times both Norwich City and the opposition have scored is 9 out of the ten. The total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 9 from their last ten.
And they have scored at least once in each of their last 26 matches.
In their recent form over the last year, they have played 48 matches. They have 15 wins; 12 draws; and 21 losses. This gives Newcastle United a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 31%-25%-43%.
In these matches, they have averaged 1.1 goals for, and 1.33 goals against.
When away from home in this period, they have a win rate of 21% (5 wins) in their 23 away fixtures. 39% (9) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 39% (9) being a loss when they are the away team.
When the visiting side in this time, their average number of goals scored is 1.09 and they have conceded 1.35 on average.
Across all competitions, they are averaging 1.7 goals per game in their most recent ten matches; 5 of these matches have been wins. The total number of times both Newcastle United and the opposition have scored is 6 out of the ten. There have been 7 matches with a combined goal total of three or more.
Frog's betting tip for Norwich City vs Newcastle United
Frog won't be surprised if this turns in to a tight affair and can see a stalemate when these sides meet. If interested, the draw is best priced with Bet365 at odds of 3.4. This tip comes with a healthy confidence rating however.