Newcastle United vs Brighton 12/30/2017 Premier League Preview Odds and Prediction
Newcastle United (15th) Brighton (12th)
Saturday 30th December 2017 10:00/ET
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Both Brighton and Newcastle really need a win and they face each other on Saturday in what should be an intriguing game.
Brighton are 1-1-3 in their last five overall and 1-0-4 in their last five away games.Brighton have struggled to score on their away trips with just five goals in ten games. Chris Hughton's side are going to face a hostile atmosphere in St James Park.Brighton will look to Gross, Glenn Murray and Hemed to take the game to Newcastle but with just fifteen goals this season and just five on their travels it's tough to make a case for Brighton winning this one on Tyneside.
While Newcastle themselves are struggling badly 1-1-9 in their last eleven in all competitions, the magpies will be looking to get a result here to push them away from the relegation zone. Rafa Benitez has been hamstrung by a lack of investment from the board and the team is struggling with a lack of depth. Newcastle though did frustate Manchester City for long periods on Wednesday and they defended tigerishly during that game and came within a whisker of nicking a point late on when Dwight Gayle's glancing header went just the wrong side of the post. Newcastle for me are a team that are better than their current league position suggests. With Atsu, Murphy, Gayle, Joselu and Shelvey they have some game changers and I think they have too much offensively to be where they are.
Going to take Newcastle to get a much needed win here. I dont see many goals in this one either so the unders is worth a shot but given the price's here I am going to take Newcastle to get the win straight up.