Newcastle United vs. Tottenham Hotspur - 7/15/20 Premier League Soccer Picks and Prediction
Newcastle United (LLDWL) - Tottenham Hotspur (WDWLW)
Wednesday, July 15th, 1:00 PM EST
Newcastle United (+345) - Tottenham Hotspur (-130) - Draw (+275) Click Here for the Latest Odds
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Newcastle United (LLDWL) and Tottenham Hotspur (WDWLW) will meet on Wednesday, July 15th for an English Premier League match. The match is scheduled for a 1:00 PM EST start time and it will be played at St James' Park.
Newcastle United has lost its last two matches consecutively, as the club has struggled as of late. Allowing nine goals in its last three games, Newcastle United's defense has been a major problem recently. Newcastle United was defeated by Watford, 2-1, in its last match. Watford was a team that Newcastle United could have certainly picked up a win against or at least a draw. However, Watford was driven to win in this game, and after going down early, Watford was able to score two goals via penalty shots in the second half to find the victory. Newcastle United is currently in 13th place in the Premier League standings, and the team has a -16 goal differential.
Tottenham was able to pull off a huge comeback victory over Arsenal in "The Derby". Arsenal's Alexandre Lacazette scored in the 16th minute, but Son Heung-Min of Tottenham was able to cancel that out for Tottenham three minutes later. The 1-1 score would remain for quite some time, but in the 81st minute, Toby Alderweireld found the back of the net with a gorgeous header to give Tottenham its first lead of the day. The score would hold, and Hotspur was victorious. Tottenham has now leapfrogged over Arsenal in the Premier League standings, as Hotspur is now in 8th.
The last time Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur met was on August 25th of 2019, in which Newcastle United was victorious on the road by the final score of 1-0.
I like Tottenham to win this match, but Hotspur cannot underestimate Newcastle United in this one. This should be a more competitive match than one would think, as Newcastle United can certainly score. Newcastle United's defense is what leads to me to take Tottenham against the spread at -0.5, 1. I think Hotspur can pull out a two-goal victory in this one, as 2-0 or 3-1 makes the most sense for me.