Man City v Newcastle United predictions, tips, odds and team news | Premier League
Manchester City and Newcastle United continue their 2023/24 Premier League campaign when they meet at Etihad Stadium on Saturday at 8pm (UK time).
Man City v Newcastle United odds
Odds correct as of 12:30 on August 18
Just three days after lifting their fifth trophy of 2023, UEFA Super Cup winners Manchester City’s focus returns to lifting a record-breaking fourth Premier League title in a row. Cole Palmer added to his Community Shield goal with an equaliser in Greece, as the Citizens overcame Europa League winners Sevilla on penalties. But they now face a huge test in Newcastle, who Pep Guardiola called “Premier League title contenders.”
They return to the Etihad where they have an impressive home record, having won 21 of their last 23 Premier League home games (D1 L1). The only exceptions were consecutive games against Brentford (1-2) and Everton (1-1) in November/December last season.
Man City also boast have a sensational home record against this weekend’s opponents, winning 16 and drawing two of their 18 matches against Newcastle at the Etihad. It’s the most any team has played at a specific venue without ever winning in Premier League history.
Eddie Howe’s men will be confident of finally ending their Manchester hoodoo after an incredible opening day result against Aston Villa. A brace from Alexander Isak, a debut strike from Sandro Tonali and a goal apiece from subs Callum Wilson and another new boy in Harvey Barnes saw them trounce Unai Emery’s side 5-1 at St. James’ Park.
Man City v Newcastle United predictions
|Total goals||Over 3.5||9/5|
|First Goalscorer||Erling Haaland||5/2|
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Stats and facts behind our Man City v Newcastle United predictions:
- Goals galore: Man City have scored 97 Premier League goals against Newcastle, and have scored at least three times against them in five of their last seven meetings.
- Away Hoodoo: Newcastle have never won in 18 Premier League games at the Etihad Stadium (D2 L16)
- Cyborg: Erling Haaland has 38 goals in 36 Premier League games
- Home Comforts: Haaland has been involved in 29 goals in just 18 league games at the Etihad Stadium, scoring 22 and assisting seven.
- Opta result probability ratings: Man City 68.3% | Draw 20.3% | Newcastle 11.4%
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Man City v Newcastle United match tip
Man City have scored in each of their last 29 Premier League games against Newcastle, a record for one side against another in the competition. On top of this, the Citizens have scored in each of their last 16 halves of Premier League football against the Magpies, also a joint-record in the competition.
Man City v Newcastle United Bet-Builder tip
Manchester City have an incredible record against Newcastle at the Etihad, winning each of their 18 home matches against the Toon Army at the ground. The Citizens have scored in each of their last 29 Premier League games against Newcastle, a record for one side against another in the competition and have found the back of the net 48 times in their last 14 Premier League home games against Eddie Howe’s men.
Erling Haaland scored twice against Burnley in MD1 to take his Premier League tally to 38 goals in just 36 appearances.
Man City have won their last 14 Premier League home games against Newcastle
Man City have scored 48 goals in their last 14 Premier League home games against Newcastle
Manchester City have scored in each of their last 29 Premier League games against Newcastle and have conceded in four of their last six home games
Erling Haaland has scored 38 goals in 36 Premier League appearances including two vs Burnley last weekend
Man City v Newcastle United team news
In what is a huge miss for the Citizens, Kevin De Bruyne has been ruled out for 3-4 months after undergoing surgery on the hamstring problem that has plagued him in 2023. Bernardo Silva was unwell and didn’t travel for the Super Cup game in midweek, so may not be risked, while John Stones, who returned to the squad in midweek may have to make do with a place on the bench.
Man City team news
|–||Kevin De Bruyne||John Stones, Bernardo Silva|
Harvey Barnes’ goal and assist in his cameo against Aston Villa on the opening day should be enough to earn him a place in the starting XI against the champions, while Eddie Howe has to choose between Callum Wilson and Alexander Isak up front.
Newcastle United team news
|–||Emil Krafth, Javier Manquillo||Joe Willock|
Man City v Newcastle United head-to-head record
- 04 Mar 2023 – Manchester City 2-0 Newcastle United – Premier League
- 21 Aug 2022 – Newcastle United 3-3 Manchester City – Premier League
- 08 May 2022 – Manchester City 5-0 Newcastle United – Premier League
- 19 Dec 2021 – Newcastle United 0-4 Manchester City – Premier League
- 14 May 2021 – Newcastle United 3-4 Manchester City – Premier League