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The spotlight is on both Chelsea and Newcastle United, as the Premier League rivals go looking to boost their points tally. They face each other on Sunday in the at Stamford Bridge.

The mood at Chelsea is probably far from ideal, following 4 defeats in the last 6 matches across all tournaments recently. The home side needs to improve performances against The Magpies to turn the situation around.

Chelsea have a hard time getting on the scoreboard these days, as they managed a poorly eight goals in their previous ten matches. That is an average of 0.8 goals per game, in which they conceded 18 goals, or 1.8 goals per game. Furthermore, they fought their way to one clean sheets in this run.

The Magpies are currently decent goalscorers, as they managed a bearable 26 goals in the past ten outings for an average of 2.6 goals a game. Their opponents scored a total of 13 goals, and while The Magpies claimed one clean sheets, they conceded an average of 1.3 goals per match.

The Magpies ended up winning 1-0 in the most recent meeting between these two rivals. Rest assured they have a similar outcome in mind at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea vs Newcastle United Prediction

Chelsea Form

A single point is all Chelsea can show for their efforts in the past three matches. They managed a 2-2 draw with Nottingham Forest, before getting trounced 1-0 against Manchester City while Manchester United won 4-1. Chelsea did not win any of their last six Premier League matches at the Stamford Bridge. They came through these matches with a record of two draws and four defeats, in which they conceded ten and scored three goals.

Newcastle United Form

Newcastle United go into their upcoming match unbeaten in their previous three matches, which started off with a 2-2 draw against Leeds. They went on to beat Brighton by 4-1, before sharing the spoils with Leicester in a 0-0 draw. Newcastle United won four times in their last six away games in the Premier League, in which they drew once and lost once. They conceded nine goals while scoring 15 themselves.

Chelsea and Newcastle United seem a fairly equal pairing right now, with not a lot to separate the two sides. As such, going for a draw in the betting market seem worth a punt.

Chelsea are looking at a record of 11 wins, ten draws and 16 defeats in the Premier League this season. Newcastle United show off 19 wins, 13 draws and five defeats in the Premier League.

Chelsea vs Newcastle United Stats

  • In 21 of the last 23 Chelsea home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Chelsea have lost 7 of the last 9 matches while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • Chelsea have not won 11 of the last 12 matches
  • Chelsea have conceded in 12 of the last 13 matches
  • Chelsea have not won the last 7 home matches in a row
  • Newcastle have conceded in 17 of the last 19 matches
  • In the last 6 Newcastle away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Newcastle have not lost 11 of the last 13 matches
  • In 8 of the last 10 Newcastle matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Newcastle have conceded in the last 9 away matches in a row

Chelsea vs Newcastle United Squads

Chelsea Squad

Frank Lampard will choose the starting lineup for the upcoming game against Newcastle United from the players listed below (the information in the brackets refers to goals scored and matches played in the Premier League this season):

Edouard Mendy (0/10), Gabriel Slonina (0/0), Kepa Arrizabalaga (0/28), Marcus Bettinelli (0/0), Ben Chilwell (2/23), Benoit Badiashile (1/11), Cesar Azpilicueta (0/24), Kalidou Koulibaly (2/23), Marc Cucurella (0/24), Reece James (1/16), Thiago Silva (0/26), Trevoh Chalobah (0/24), Wesley Fofana (1/16), Carney Chukwuemeka (0/0), Christian Pulisic (1/23), Conor Gallagher (3/34), Denis Zakaria (0/0), Enzo Fernandez (0/17), Hakim Ziyech (0/18), Kai Havertz (7/34), Lewis Hall (0/8), Mason Mount (3/24), Mateo Kovacic (1/26), Mykhaylo Mudryk (0/15), N'Golo Kanté (0/0), Noni Madueke (1/11), Ruben Loftus-Cheek (0/24), Armando Broja (0/0), David Datro Fofana (0/0), Joao Felix (4/15), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (1/15), Raheem Sterling (6/27).

Newcastle United Squad

Listed below is the full squad of Newcastle United players that the manager Eddie Howe will choose from for the upcoming game:

Loris Karius (0/0), Mark Gillespie (0/0), Martin Dubravka (0/1), Nick Pope (0/37), Daniel Burn (1/37), Emil Krafth (0/0), Fabian Schaer (1/35), Harrison Ashby (0/0), Jamaal Lascelles (0/7), Jamal Lewis (0/1), Javier Manquillo (0/4), Kieran Trippier (1/37), Matt Targett (0/16), Paul Dummett (0/0), Sven Botman (0/35), Bruno Guimaraes (4/31), Elliot Anderson (0/21), Jacob Murphy (4/35), Joseph Willock (3/35), Matt Ritchie (0/7), Matthew Longstaff (0/0), Miguel Almiron (11/33), Ryan Fraser (0/8), Sean Longstaff (1/33), Alexander Isak (10/21), Allan Saint-Maximin (1/24), Anthony Gordon (3/31), Callum Wilson (18/30), Joelinton (6/32).

Chelsea vs Newcastle United Team News

Chelsea are sweating on the fitness of no less than ten players before their match on Sunday.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Edouard Mendy, Raheem Sterling, Christian Pulisic, Armando Broja, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Ben Chilwell, Reece James, Wesley Fofana and N'Golo Kanté are all absent from the Chelsea squad that faces Newcastle United at Stamford Bridge.

Newcastle United are juggling with three absent players on this coming Sunday when travelling to Chelsea.

Names like Allan Saint-Maximin, Matt Targett and Emil Krafth most likely won't be deemed fit enough to play Chelsea.

Chelsea vs Newcastle United Lineups

Chelsea vs Newcastle United H2H

Newcastle United won 1-0 the last time, they faced Chelsea, who won the match before that, when Chelsea claimed a 1-0 win. Chelsea enjoy a good 7-0-3 advantage against Newcastle United, and the bookies best betting odds on a home win are at 19/10.

Chelsea vs Newcastle United Results

In two of the previous ten matches between Chelsea and Newcastle United both teams scored.

Chelsea vs Newcastle United Betting Tips

Looking at the market for a goalscorer, it seems a good idea to side with Raheem Sterling, who is performing well for Chelsea. He found the back of the net twice in his most recent Premier League outings. He'll be out to add more goals against Newcastle United.The visitors will be looking to Callum Wilson to find the net once again, after managing seven Premier League goals for Newcastle United in recent matches.

Both teams scored in three of the last 10 home league matches for Chelsea. Both teams also found the back of the net six times in the previous 10 league games away for Newcastle United.

Both teams to not score paid out eight times in the past ten encounters between Newcastle United and Chelsea, whereas under 2.5 goals happened four times. Chelsea scored an average of 1.3 goals a game, with Newcastle United averaging 0.7 goals in this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of Chelsea’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 0.8 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came out in eight of the last 10 matches Newcastle United played across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 2.6 goals themselves during this run.