Newcastle v Southampton Prediction
Saturday, 5:30 pm
St James Park
England Premier League
The last tie of round 35 of the Premier League Saturday fixtures will see Newcastle go head to head against Southampton at the St James Park.
The Magpies come into this home encounter following a (1-0) away win over Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on Friday Night Football.
Ayoze Perez scored the decisive goal in the 32nd minutes as Newcastle held on to secure all three points.
Southampton however approach this fixture on the back of a (3-1) home win over Wolves at the St Mary’s Stadium last Saturday.
Nathan Redmond put The Saints in front in the opening two minutes, but the lead was canceled in the 28th minutes.
Redmond restored the lead on the half hour mark, before Shane Long sealed the victory in the 72nd minutes.
It ended in a goalless draw in the corresponding fixture at the St Mary’s Stadium last October.
Newcastle are 15th on the EPL table, three points above Southampton in 16th.
Players to watch
Salomón Rondón remains Newcastle’s top scorer with ten goals and five assist.
Nathan Redmond bagged a brace against Wolves. He now has eight goals and three assist.
Prediction: Either to Win | 12
Reason for Newcastle v Southampton Prediction
Newcastle have gone three straight games without a draw.
The Saints have played eight consecutive matches without a draw.
The Magpies have gone seven straight competitive home matches without a draw.