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Newcastle United FC vs. Manchester United FC 10/17/20 - Premier League Picks & Predictions

Newcastle United FC vs Manchester United FC Odds & Info

Game Newcastle United FC vs Manchester United FC
Date & Time Saturday October 17, 2020, 3:00 PM (EDT)
Location
St James' Park St James' Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Latest odds
MUN -204 O/U 2.5
TV Channel
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Newcastle United hosts Manchester United on Saturday  in an English Premier League matchday 5 showdown. Newcastle United is ninth place in the top flight English league table at 2-1-1 on seven points with a goal difference of +1. Newcastle defeated Burnley 3-1 in its last match prior to the international break. Allan Saint Maximin scored one goal and Callum Wilson scored a brace to lead Newcastle in its victory over Burnley.

Newcastle United has three wins, one draw and one loss in its last five fixtures and has scored 12 goals and allowed six over that span. Callum Wilson is the leading goal scorer for Newcastle with four, while Jeff Hendrick and Allan Saint Maximin each have scored one. Hendrick is tied with three other players on Newcastle for the lead in assists with one each.

Manchester has started its top-flight English league season poorly and sits in 16th place at 1-0-2 on three points with a goal difference of -6.  Manchester United is coming off an embarrassing 6-1 loss to Tottenham at Old Trafford in its last match prior to the international break. The only victory of the season for Manchester United in three fixtures has been against Brighton & Hove Albion. Several players have been sidelined for one reason or another for United, but the full squad will be ready on Saturday.

Manchester United has three wins and two losses in his last five matches played and has scored 11 goals and allowed 11 over that span, but six of the 11 goals allowed came in just one match against Tottenham. Manchester United has two clean sheets in its last five matches played. Bruno Fernandes is the leading goal scorer for Manchester United with two and Fernandes also has the only assist in English league play for the club.

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Manchester United -204

Manchester United has had plenty of time to prepare for this match on the road against Newcastle and wants nothing more than to put its 6-1 loss to Tottenham behind it as quickly as possible. In the last meeting between Newcastle and Manchester United, the Red Devils defeated Newcastle 4-1 and have won three of the last five matches between the two. Behind the strong forward play of Bruno Fernandes and the midfield strength of Paul Pogba, Manchester United takes all three points on the road. Final Score Prediction, Manchester United wins 3-1

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