Bournemouth – Newcastle SOCCER PICKS
AFC Bournemouth and Newcastle United meet at Vitality Stadium, in a match for the 31st round of the Premier League. In the last head-to-head for this edition of the league, played on 10-11-2018, Newcastle United won at home against (2-1). The record of recent direct confrontations between these two teams could not be more balanced, since there was 1 draw and 2 wins for each team in the last 5 games they played. The condition home / away deserves particular attention, because despite this being a match between 12 th and 13 th of the league table, it is really a match between the 7 th best team in home matches and the 14 th best in away matches.
The home team is currently in the 12 th position of the league, with 37 points won, after 11 wins, 4 draws and 15 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in a home match against Manchester City, by (0-1). In the last match, they won in an away match against Huddersfield Town, by (0-2). This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, since it has won 25 points in its stadium, where they have scored 26 goals and suffered 19 points, against only 12 points in away matches, with 15 goals scored and 35 conceded. In the last 10 home matches for the championship AFC Bournemouth won 4, tied 2 and lost 4, so they have won 14 points out of 30 possible. They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 30 matches in the competition, they suffered the first goal 17 times and only managed 1 comeback.
The Bournemouth enters this day motivated, after a triumph outsider, by 0-2, in the displacement to the sand of the Huddersfield: Wilson and Fraser marked the goals of the victory. The local team must act in a tactical system in 4-4-2, with the aim of trying to take advantage of the counterattacks. In any case, we believe that Bournemouth will adopt a more defensive stance, with the aim of trying not to suffer the first goal. It should be noted that the best score of the team is Callum Wilson, with 11 goals scored in 22 games. The Bournemouth coach should not be able to count on Lewis Cook, Steve Cook, Francis and Stanislas, for being injured.
The away team is currently in the 13 th position of the league, with 34 points won, after 9 wins, 7 draws and 14 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in an away match against West Ham United, by (2-0). In the last match, they won in a home match against Everton, by (3-2). This is a stronger team in their stadium, where they won 22 points, against only 12 in their away matches. In the last 10 away league matches Newcastle United has a record of 2 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses, so they have won 10 points out of 30 possible. In their home league matches the most frequent result at half-time was the 0-0 (6 out of 14 matches). They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 9 of the last 14 matches have ended with Under 2,5 goals. In 30 matches in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 15 times and only managed 2 comebacks. There are 2 periods that stand out in the last 14 away matches for this competition: they have scored 4 of their 10 goals between minutes (16′-30 ‘); He suffered 7 of his 18 goals between the minutes (76’-90 ‘).
Newcastle enter this motivated performance, after a home victory, 3-2, in the reception at Everton: Rondón and Ayoze Pérez scored the goals of the triumph. Like the rival of this round, the Newcastle usually acts in a 5-2-3, favoring a style of game of constant transitions, in which the three most advanced men are Almirón, Rondón and Ayoze Pérez. The two great valences of the visiting team are the way he manages to turn around a situation of disadvantage and the ease of creating goal situations. The Newcastle coach will not be able to count on Longstaff, Clark and Elliot, for being injured.