Wolves vs Newcastle United Betting Preview – 11/01/2019

Wolves vs Newcastle United Betting Preview – 11/01/2019

Wolves vs Newcastle United

The Molineux Stadium will be home to Newcastle United this Monday as they go up against a tough Wolves outfit looking to secure their seventh win of the season. Nuno Espírito Santo’s Wolves continue to impress in the Premier League and have settled in remarkably well for their first season back in the top tier. Newcastle have not shared in the same success as their opponents, but do finally find themselves out of the relegation zone, however, they sit just two points clear leaving little room for error for Rafael Benitez. The First meeting between the sides proved to be a close one with Wolves narrowly taking the three points with a 2-1 win.

Nuno Espírito Santo will have little to complain about this season with his Wolves outfit making light work of their first season back in the Premier League. They head into matchday 26 sat in seventh place just nine points adrift from Arsenal who sit in sixth place. The hosts picked up a 3-2 win over Shrewsbury in the Fa Cup in their previous game which marked their fourth win in five games and they now remain unbeaten in their last five. If you fancy the hosts to do the double of their opponents then Bet365 are offering odds of 8/11.

Wolves success this season has come from their defensive strength which has led to them conceding just 32 goals which only Leicester City and the top four sides hold better records. However, over the last five games, they have not been as strong defensively with them conceding a total of eight goals. In four of those games, both teams have scored and Betway is offering 11/10 for BTTS. Raúl Jiménez has cemented himself as his sides top goalscorer this season with eleven goals and has four in his last four games. Bet365 has him at 8/5 to score anytime.

The 2018/19 Premier League season has been a tough one for Rafael Benitez and Newcastle United, but they are having more success as the season has progressed. The Toons head into this match sat in 15th and with just two points separating them from the bottom three, Benitez will be keen to secure at least a point. Their latest fixture saw them go up against Tottenham Hotspur who they narrowly lost out to 1-0 which is their second loss in three games. United arrive as the underdogs for this fixture and have odds of 17/4 with Betway.

Newcastle arrives as the away side for this fixture which will not fill them with confidence as they have not impressed while playing away from home. Over the last five away games, they have picked up just one win, one draw and three losses. If Newcastle are to score on Monday it is likely to come from their top goalscorer Salomón Rondón who has bagged seven goals this season. Bet365 has the forward to score anytime priced at 10/3.

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