Newcastle v Tottenham Premier League betting preview and tips

13:30 Sat 11 Aug
Football
England
Premier League
Tip: X
Units: 1/5
Odds: +260

Newcastle United were no respecters of the opposition last season. Arsenal and Manchester United were among the teams beaten at St James’ Park, with Rafael Benitez relishing the chance to pit his wits against the top teams in the Premier League.

Benitez won’t be too fazed by meeting Tottenham so early in the season, with the Spaniard among the most popular Newcastle managers of all time and it shouldn’t be forgotten that the Magpies landed a top half finish last term.

While 33 points separated the two teams, that owed a little to Newcastle losing four of their final five matches, with Benitez looking to bolster his attacking options this time around.

Tottenham are targeting another top four Premier League finish and possibly a Premier League title tilt although it should be remembered that they return to a new-look White Hart Lane and have several recovering World Cup players in the squad.

Mauricio Pochettino will have to make assessments on a host of players including Harry Kane, Toby Alderweireld and Hugo Lloris, with the Argentine likely to give several of these players an extended break.

It all amounts to a tough match for the London team and we’re happy to plump for a draw in this clash rather than risk the visitors at skinny odds.

BETTING TIP
Draw @ 3.60 with BetVictor

Team News

Newcastle: 4-4-1-1 (Confirmed Line-ups)
Tottenham: 4-2-3-1 (Confirmed Line-ups)
  • 12
    Martin Dubravka
  • 03
    Paul Dummett
  • 02
    Ciaran Clark
  • 06
    Jamaal Lascelles
  • 22
    DeAndre Yedlin
  • 15
    Kenedy
  • 10
    Mohamed Diame
  • 08
    Jonjo Shelvey
  • 11
    Matt Ritchie
  • 17
    Ayoze Perez
  • 21
    Joselu
  • 01
    Hugo Lloris
  • 24
    Serge Aurier
  • 06
    Davinson Sánchez
  • 05
    Jan Vertonghen
  • 33
    Ben Davies
  • 15
    Eric Dier
  • 17
    Moussa Sissoko
  • 27
    Lucas Moura
  • 23
    Christian Eriksen
  • 20
    Bamidele Alli
  • 10
    Harry Kane

Premier League

# Team G W D L +/- P
1 Liverpool 31 23 7 1 70:18 76
2 Manchester City 30 23 3 4 76:20 72
3 Tottenham 30 20 1 9 57:32 61
4 Arsenal 30 18 6 6 63:39 60
5 Manchester Unit 30 17 7 6 58:40 58
6 Chelsea 30 17 6 7 50:33 57
7 Wolverhampton W 30 12 8 10 38:36 44
8 Watford 30 12 7 11 42:44 43
9 West Ham 31 12 6 13 41:46 42
10 Everton 31 11 8 12 42:39 41
11 Leicester 31 12 5 14 40:43 41
12 Bournemouth 31 11 5 15 43:56 38
13 Newcastle Unite 31 9 8 14 31:40 35
14 Crystal Palace 30 9 6 15 36:41 33
15 Brighton 29 9 6 14 32:42 33
16 Southampton 30 7 9 14 34:50 30
17 Burnley 31 8 6 17 35:59 30
18 Cardiff 30 8 4 18 27:57 28
19 Fulham 31 4 5 22 29:70 17
20 Huddersfield 31 3 5 23 18:57 14