Arsenal hit the road to take on Newcastle at St. James Park on Tuesday, May 17 in matchday 37 of the Premier League 2021-2022. The match kicks off at 12:30 AM IST (Indian Standard Time).
Newcastle vs Arsenal Premier League 2021-22 standings
Newcastle are 14th on the Premier League 2021-22 points table with 43 points in 36 matches. The Magpies haven’t scored in the last two matches and have conceded six. But they did enjoy a decent run of four victories before that.
Arsenal, meanwhile, are currently placed fourth on the table with 66 points in 36 matches. The Gunners are fighting for a return to the UEFA Champions League for the first time since 2016-17. They did lose to Tottenham in the previous match but a victory against Newcastle will make sure the UCL destiny stays in their hands.
Newcastle vs Arsenal Premier League 2021-22 odds
- Dafabet: Newcastle 4.20, Arsenal 1.87, Draw 3.85
- Bet365: Newcastle 4.20, Arsenal 1.85, Draw 3.60
- 10Cric: Newcastle 4.10, Arsenal 1.85, Draw 3.74
- Parimatch: Newcastle 4.30, Arsenal 1.85, Draw 3.75
Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
Newcastle vs Arsenal head-to-head
Newcastle and Arsenal have faced each other 188 times, with the Gunners winning 87 matches while the Magpies taking 67. A total of 38 matches have ended in a draw.
Arsenal defeated Newcastle 2-0 in the first match of the season last November. The Londoners have also won four of the last five fixtures against the Tyneside club.
Newcastle vs Arsenal Premier League 2021-22 top picks and players to watch
Newcastle: The Magpies will welcome back Kieran Trippier and Callum Wilson to the starting line-up after the two returned to action against Man City post a long injury lay-off.
The forward line, which features Trippier and Wilson along with Allan Saint-Maximin, will look to breach the struggling Arsenal defence and help Newcastle score against the Gunners for the first time since September 2018.
Arsenal: Edward Nketiah will once again shoulder the responsibility for scoring duties. He netted a brace against Leeds last weekend.
Meanwhile, Ben White might make a return to the playing 11 following Gabriel Magalhaes’ probable injury in the last game. It’ll be interesting to see how the full-back pairing with Tomiyasu plays out for Arsenal, who are already without Kieran Tierny and Thomas Party in the defence.
Newcastle vs Arsenal Premier League 2021-22 prediction
Both teams are coming off big losses, with Arsenal losing 3-0 to Tottenham and Newcastle being thumped 5-0 by Manchester City.
However, Newcastle have been phenomenal at home this season, winning six out of the seven previous fixtures in front of the home crowd.
Arsenal will have their task cut out against the home team and their crippling defence is also a sign of worry. A draw will be a likely outcome of this fixture.