Newcastle United (9-10-2) vs. Aston Villa (13-4-4)
Aston Villa vs. Newcastle United 1/30/24 – Newcastle United will meet Aston Villa for an English Premier League (EPL) fixture set for Tuesday, January 30, 2024 at 3:15 PM ET at Villa Park. In what promises to be an intriguing battle of two clubs with different fortunes in league standings, we’ll dive deep into recent form, top performers, key statistics and professional picks ahead of this matchup.
Newcastle United have had an up and down season thus far, currently standing 9-10-2. Analyzing their offensive prowess requires taking into account key players like Alexander Isak, Anthony Gordon, and Callum Wilson; Isak in particular has been impressive, scoring 10 goals; Gordon also contributes significantly with seven goals and five assists while Wilson rounds out their attacking threat with his seven goal total – making for an effective trio when facing Aston Villa’s defense!
Aston Villa have enjoyed an excellent campaign this year, earning a 13-4-4 record. Their impressive offensive capabilities have been led by Ollie Watkins, Douglas Luiz and Leon Bailey; Ollie in particular has been outstanding, scoring nine goals with nine assists to show both his scoring power as well as creating opportunities. Midfielder Douglas Luiz contributed six goals and three assists while Leon Bailey chipped in six goals and five assists to add further depth. Aston Villa will aim to exploit Newcastle’s defensive weaknesses during Sunday’s match up.
Aston Villa vs. Newcastle United 1/30/24 Game Info
|Tuesday, January 30, 2024, at 3:15 PM ET
Martin Dúbravka GK vs. Emiliano Martínez GK
Martin Dubravka will do battle between the posts against Aston Villa’s Emiliano Martinez. Dubravka has made seven starts and 38 saves since joining Newcastle; his ability to make crucial saves against Aston Villa’s attacks will be crucial against them.
Meanwhile, Martinez‘s 20 starts and 58 saves has proven essential in Aston Villa’s offensive success, keeping six clean sheets during that span while looking forward to keeping Newcastle United’s attacking trio at bay.
Soccer Odds/Point Spread: Newcastle United +465, Total Odds: 2.25
As we analyze the betting odds for this matchup, it becomes evident that both teams possess unique strengths. Newcastle United currently ranks as an underdog with an adjusted point spread of +0.5 (-103) and moneyline of +465. Its total goal line stands at 2.25 goals (-118).
Newcastle United Betting Trends
Newcastle United have experienced inconsistent betting trends lately, winning just one out of their past five matches while compiling a 3-2 mark against the spread during that same span. Their road performances, though, have been more encouraging; sporting an unblemished 2-1 mark against the spread with only one of those totals exceeding during these last five games and two of three home matches having gone over this totals threshold in that span.
Aston Villa Betting Trends
Aston Villa currently hold a 2-2 record over their past five games but have struggled against the spread, going 1-4-0 against it during that span. On the road however they fare much better against this number at 5-6-1 overall with seven out of their last ten home matches having total overruns! They’ve also experienced high scoring matches; three total overruns occurring recently alone!
Newcastle United vs. Aston Villa 1/30/24 Betting Picks
Newcastle United and Aston Villa should play to an equally captivating encounter, according to oddsmakers. Newcastle’s recent form has been mixed; however their attacking trio of Alexander Isak, Anthony Gordon, and Callum Wilson continue to pose threats in attack while Ollie Watkins leads Villa’s offensive efforts on offense. Both clubs look set for an intense contest.
Based on free soccer tips and potential goal scoring opportunities, our professional picks for this match favor more conservative strategies. In particular, taking under 2.25 goals may prove wise given that both teams may attempt to avoid conceding. Furthermore, betting a draw at +303 could prove worthwhile given how even this contest could become.
Given its betting odds, this match promises to be a tightly-contested affair. Although total goals lines indicate an expected lower-scoring matchup, both teams possess attacking talent that might warrant considering taking risks with over/under betting options.
Free Pick and Prediction: Newcastle United 2, Aston Villa 2.