Newcastle United v Arsenal – Stats and Preview 2-5-21

Match: Newcastle United v Arsenal

Competition: Premier League

Date: 2/5/21

Kick-off time: 12pm

Recent form

  • Last 5

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Head to head record

Last 5 matches – Premier League only

18/01/2 Arsenal 3 – 0 Newcastle United

16/02/20 Arsenal 4 – 0 Newcastle United

11/08/19 Newcastle United 0 – 1 Arsenal

01/04/19 Arsenal 2 – 0 Newcastle United

15/09/18 Newcastle United 1 – 2 Arsenal

Goal stats

  • Total match goals
Over 0.5 goals 92.5%
Over 1.5 goals 79%
Over 2.5 goals 51.5%
Over 3.5 goals 21%
BTTS - Yes 51.5%

Newcastle United team goals

Over 0.5 goals 94%
Over 1.5 goals 91%
Over 2.5 goals 48%

Arsenal team goals

Over 0.5 goals 91%
Over 1.5 goals 67%
Over 2.5 goals 55%

Corner betting stats

Newcastle United corner stats

Average corners for: 4.39

Average corners against: 5.91

Over/ under corner % charts

Over 9.5 corners 55%
Over 10.5 corners 36%
Over 11.5 corners 27%

Arsenal corner stats

Average corners for: 5.48

Average corners against: 4.91

Over/ under corner % charts

Over 9.5 corners 46%
Over 10.5 corners 33%
Over 11.5 corners 27%

Card betting stats

Newcastle United Card stats

Averages

Yellow for: 1.82

Yellows against: 1.70

Top cards:

M Hayden – 8

J Shelvey – 6

J Lewis – 4

F Schar – 4

Arsenal Card stats

Averages

Yellow for: 1.61

Yellows against: 2.06

Top cards:

H Bellerin – 8

G Xhaka – 6

K Tierney – 4

D Ceballos – 3

Injuries

Newcastle United injuries & suspensions

Out: K Darlow, J Laschelles, R Fraser, F Schar and I Hayden

Doubtful: None

Suspended: None

Arsenal injuries & suspensions

Out: A Laccazette and K Tierney

Doubtful: None

Suspended: None

Arsenal v Newcastle United Match Preview & Trends

Gunners hoping to get back on track after Europa woes

Sunday lunchtime sees Arsenal travel up to the North-East to face Newcastle United with both sides having had disappointing campaigns so far. A defeat at the hands of former Gunners boss Unai Emery’s Villareal in the Europa League on Thursday will have dented squad confidence ahead of a crucial period of the season.

There have been 3 or more goals scored in total in each of Arsenal’s last 5 away games and a first-half goal scored in each of Newcastle’s last 5 matches in a row. Arsenal have scored in the second half in each of their last 5 matches away from home at least one first-half goal has been scored in each of their last 7 straight away games.

44% of Arsenal’s Premier League away games this season have seen both sides score before halftime and there were at least 3 goals in total in each of the last 10 games that Arsenal have won. The Gunners have won both halves in 5 of their 16 Premier League away games this season.

There has been at least one red card in 3 out of the last 10 games between Newcastle and Arsenal at St James’ Park and both teams have scored in their last 8 home games. The Magpies have conceded at least 1 goal in each of their last 8 home matches and have scored 39% of their goals after the 75th minute. Arsenal have scored in 75% of their away matches and are undefeated in their last 4 away matches.

Key trends

Newcastle United have picked up an average of 1.25 Points Per Game in their 16 matches played at home

Arsenal’s average Points Per Game in their 16 away games is 1.5.

Newcastle Utd conceded at least 1 goal in 94% of their home matches.

Referee data

Ref: M Dean

Average yellow cards: 3.57

Average red cards: 0.24

Average booking points: 45.67

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