England Premier League
Sunday 25th October 2020
Kick off at 4:30pm GMT
Venue: Molineux Stadium
Wolves have not started as strong as they could have but they have shown some signs of life in the past few weeks and could be a dangerous opponent for Newcastle on Sunday.
Nuno Espirito Santos’ team recorded a 1-0 win over Leeds at Elland Road last weekend, which was only Leeds’ 2nd defeat of the season. Raul Jimenez was the hero once again and the player is such an important cog in the machine for Santos’ side. Indeed Wolves come into this game having won back to back matches and are now in 9th place. Depending on results a win could see them climb into the top six and a third win in a row would cement that the club have turned around their early disappointing form.
Newcastle are in 14th place with 7 points and so a win here would see Steve Bruce’s side leapfrog their hosts. But the Magpies whilst playing some good football have looked inconsistent. No one can fault them losing against Manchester United as they did last weekend but conceding 4 goals to a club who were clearly lacking confidence going into the game would have been worrying for Bruce.
Newcastle have just 1 win in their past four games and that came against Burnley, they have won just once away from home against West Ham on the opening weekend of the season.
Wolves: The club has no new injuries coming into this game.
Newcastle: Karl Darlow has a knock and will face a very late test. Isaac Hayden is touch and go after a cramp he received in his last match. As it is likely to develop into a hamstring, he may be rested, and will face a late test. DeAndre Yedlin is being tipped to be back after recovering from his knock.
Wolves vs Newcastle Head to Head:
Last season this fixture ended 1-1 and in fact the last 3 meetings in the league have finished with the same scoreline.
There is a 70% chance to see both teams to score.
Newcastle last won at Wolves in 2017.
Wolves vs Newcastle Prediction:
History says this game will be a tight and if we were to be pressed we would choose the home side to get the win. Wolves are in good form and seem to have found their footing after a bumpy few weeks. As for Newcastle they are simply too inconsistent and have been for many years it is something that Steve Bruce is still yet to rectify, and the club as a whole could suffer on the road this season, whilst picking up some points at home.
But we should see an entertaining game, both teams have the players to make that happen. A pacy game in possible rain and tempers could flare too, so expect a card or two in a game where frustrations could run high.
Wolves vs Newcastle Betting Tips:
Wolves to beat Newcastle at 1.72
Most cards (Newcastle Utd) at 1.72