Manchester United vs Newcastle Premier League Betting Stats

As we head into the final week of 2023/24 Premier League action, six teams have a game in hand to play out before the last round of matches takes place on May 19.

Ending the midweek Premier League action is Manchester United hosting Newcastle United at 8:00 pm BST on Wednesday, May 15.

Manchester United are 7/4 underdogs to come away with the three points, while Newcastle can be backed at 13/10 to pick up a win at Old Trafford.

Ahead of the game, both Man United and the Magpies are battling it out for a place in the top seven, with both teams no doubt desperate to secure three points on Wednesday.


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Manchester United vs Newcastle

After finishing in the top four and winning the League Cup last season, Erik ten Hag was expected to kick on in 2023/24 and push the Red Devils up the table. However, United’s form has been dismal over the last few months, with one win in their last eight league matches (versus Sheffield United on April 24) seeing Man United slip out of the top seven all together.

Manchester United still have a chance to secure some form of European football for the 2024/25 campaign, but a loss on Wednesday would kill off those hopes.

Premier League Europa League Race: Current Standings

  • 6th - Newcastle United Pld 36 - Pts 57
  • 7th - Chelsea Pld 36 - Pts 57
  • 8th - Manchester United Pld 36 - Pts 54
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Manchester United to finish in top six

Manchester United top six odds

Like Manchester United, Newcastle have struggled to repeat their form from last term, which saw them earn Champions League football.

But unlike the Manchester outfit, Newcastle have returned to their best in the final few months of the season, with just one loss in eight meaning a draw versus United would guarantee the Magpies a top-seven finish this season.

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Newcastle to finish in top six

Newcastle Premier League top six odds

Manchester United vs Newcastle betting stats

Here are some key Manchester United and Newcastle stats to keep in mind as you prepare to make your selections ahead of the game:

  • Manchester United have lost 19 games in all competitions this season, their most since 1977/78 (also 19), while their nine defeats at Old Trafford this term is their joint-most at home in a season, along with 1920/21, 1930/31, 1933/34, 1962-63 and 1973/74.
  • Manchester United have conceded in 10 successive games in all competitions for the first time since October 2021, while the 82 goals they have conceded this season is their most since 1970/71 (also 82).
  • Callum Wilson is Newcastle United’s outright second-highest scorer in the Premier League with 47 goals.
  • Manchester United have lost their previous three meetings with Newcastle in all competitions (two Premier League, one League Cup). While Erik ten Hag is yet to beat the North East outfit in a league meeting - drawing 0-0, losing 2-0 and losing 1-0.

Manchester United vs Newcastle Top Tip

  • Anthony Gordon has 10 goals and 10 assists in the Premier League this season, becoming just the third Newcastle player to hit double figures for both goals and assists in a single campaign after Andrew Cole in 1993/94 (34 goals, 13 assists) and Ruel Fox in 1994/95 (10 goals, 11 assists).
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Anthony Gordon anytime goalscorer

Manchester United vs Newcastle

Today’s Football Tips

There is just one Premier League game taking place today, as Tottenham face off with Manchester City.

Manchester City travel away from home to take on Tottenham on Tuesday evening, and we’ve got it covered with our bet builder of the day article, while for those of you looking to place an acca, we have our acca of the day lined up and ready to go.

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