All you need to know about the Newcastle United - Wolverhampton Wanderers game:

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Competition: England Premier League
Competition: Sat 27.February
Match begins: 20:00 (UTC)
Venue: St. James' Park (52338 seats)

Season ticket holders at St. James' Park haven’t seen too many victories this season, with Newcastle United languishing in the 17th position so far. The guesting Wolverhampton Wanderers will be hopeful to defend their higher league position in this one.

Insights:
  • Newcastle United have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Wolverhampton Wanderers have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

This should be an interesting game with lots of spark and energy as both teams are well rested since they last saw competitive action. Game on!

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Newcastle United form and stats

Newcastle United have collected 14 points from their Premier League home games so far after 4-2-6.

Newcastle lost their last game at Manchester United (placed 2nd) after a 1-3 scoreline. Prior to that, an away loss at Chelsea.

Newcastle are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 15 goals in 12 games. Newcastle have conceded 21 from these games.

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Wolverhampton Wanderers form and stats

As the visiting team in Premier League matches, Wolverhampton Wanderers have produced an overall stat of 4-2-6 so far.

Impressive finishing secured the home win 1-0 against Leeds United in their previous game. Before that one, a nice away victory 2-1 at Southampton.

Wolves goalie Rui Patrício was high and low in the Leeds United game, contributing seven saves towards the victory.

The visitors will be packing their bags again in only three days as another away game awaits: The Premier League trip to Manchester City.

The attacking power of Wolves when travelling is not overwhelming with 11 goals scored from 12 league matches away. Wolves's defence is not exactly unbeatable as they have conceded 18 goals from these trips. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 2 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.

Head 2 Head

The teams have played each other before this season, with the result Wolverhampton Wanderers - Newcastle United 1-1 entered in the official records. Numbers for the last ten meetings between these two teams are: two wins for Newcastle, five draws and three wins for Wolverhampton Wanderers. Over 2,5 goals: three times; under 2,5 goals: seven games.

Top Goalscorers

NewcastleC. Wilson
C. Wilson
10 goals
Wolverhampton WanderersP. Lomba Neto
P. Lomba Neto
5 goals
Newcastle UnitedM. Almirón Rejala
M. Almirón Rejala
4 goals

Newcastle United missing players

Wolverhampton Wanderers missing players

Newcastle United Wolverhampton Wanderers
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
25 12 3 Played P 4 12 25
7 4 2 Won W 1 4 9
4 2 0 Drew D 1 2 6
14 6 1 Lost L 2 6 10
26 15 6 Scored S 6 11 26
43 21 5 Conceded C 6 18 32
96% 92% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 92% 92%
92% 92% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 75% 58% 64%
48% 75% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 50% 44%
20% 25% 33% Over 3.5 O 3.5 25% 25% 20%
12% 17% 33% Over 4.5 O 4.5 25% 8% 8%
52% 75% 100% BTTS BTTS 50% 33% 48%
16% 8% 0% Clean Sheets C S 25% 25% 28%
36% 25% 0% Failed to Score F T 25% 50% 32%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2 1.8 2.3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.2 1.6 1.6
2 1 1 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
9.8 11.2 14.3 Shots (avg) S ( 10.2 9 12.1
3.4 4.1 5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3.8 3.2 4.2
31% 31% 40% Goal Efficiency G E 40% 29% 25%
Key stats in Premier League this season:
  • Newcastle United have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Wolverhampton Wanderers have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Manchester City 25 18 5 2 50 15 12 9 2 1 25 7 13 9 3 1 25 8 35 59
2 Manchester United 25 14 7 4 53 32 13 6 3 4 28 19 12 8 4 0 25 13 21 49
3 Leicester City 25 15 4 6 44 27 12 6 1 5 19 16 13 9 3 1 25 11 17 49
4 West Ham United 25 13 6 6 39 29 13 7 3 3 21 15 12 6 3 3 18 14 10 45
5 Chelsea 25 12 7 6 41 25 12 6 4 2 23 11 13 6 3 4 18 14 16 43
6 Liverpool 25 11 7 7 45 34 13 7 2 4 22 16 12 4 5 3 23 18 11 40
7 Everton 24 12 4 8 37 33 12 4 2 6 17 20 12 8 2 2 20 13 4 40
8 Aston Villa 23 11 3 9 37 26 11 5 1 5 20 16 12 6 2 4 17 10 11 36
9 Tottenham Hotspur 24 10 6 8 37 27 12 5 3 4 17 13 12 5 3 4 20 14 10 36
10 Arsenal 25 10 4 11 31 26 13 5 3 5 16 14 12 5 1 6 15 12 5 34
11 Wolverhampton Wanderers 25 9 6 10 26 32 13 5 4 4 15 14 12 4 2 6 11 18 -6 33
12 Leeds United 24 10 2 12 40 43 11 4 2 5 16 16 13 6 0 7 24 27 -3 32
13 Southampton 24 8 6 10 31 40 13 5 2 6 17 16 11 3 4 4 14 24 -9 30
14 Crystal Palace 24 8 5 11 27 42 12 4 3 5 14 21 12 4 2 6 13 21 -15 29
15 Burnley 25 7 7 11 18 30 13 4 4 5 10 14 12 3 3 6 8 16 -12 28
16 Brighton & Hove Albion 24 5 11 8 25 30 12 1 7 4 11 15 12 4 4 4 14 15 -5 26
17 Newcastle United 25 7 4 14 26 43 12 4 2 6 15 21 13 3 2 8 11 22 -17 25
18 Fulham 25 4 10 11 21 32 13 2 4 7 8 17 12 2 6 4 13 15 -11 22
19 West Bromwich Albion 25 2 8 15 19 55 12 1 4 7 8 32 13 1 4 8 11 23 -36 14
20 Sheffield United 25 3 2 20 15 41 12 2 1 9 9 18 13 1 1 11 6 23 -26 11

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The English Premier League is the top level of the English football league pyramid. 20 teams play 38 fixtures each to see who tops the Premier League table. The Premier League is the most watched sports league in the world. Seasons run from August to May with most games on Saturdays and Sundays.