Newcastle United vs. Southampton League Cup betting tips & odds (31.01.2023)
Semifinals in the League Cup features the clash between Newcastle United and Southampton FC at St James’ Park. In our preview of Newcastle United vs. Southampton FC, you will receive all the important details and facts about this League Cup fixture. We will begin with an analysis of the current form of the two teams.
Newcastle United have won 4 of their last 5 league Cup matches (4 wins, 1 draw, 0 defeats). In the previous 3 home games in the League Cup season 2022/2023, Newcastle United have won 3 matches, 0 games ended in a draw, and 0 games in defeat. (Goal difference 6:1).
Out of the last five encounters between the two teams, Newcastle United won 4. In 1 match the points between the two sides were shared, and no win was collected by Southampton FC got the win. If we look at the home record of Newcastle United against Southampton FC, the stats are as follows: 4 wins Newcastle United, 1 draw and 0 wins Southampton FC.
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Newcastle United never had a chance to win this trophy. For the first time since the 1970s they managed to be in the semifinals. They will be pushing to stand a chance to write new record of reaching to the finals of the League Cup for first time if they managed to maintain their undefeated streak at St. James’ Park. The Magpies did a wonderful job collecting a clean win from Southampton at St. Mary’s stadium on their first leg of League Cup.
They have never lost a game at home recently hence their fans are having a lot of hopes that Eddie Howe will manage to take them to the finals to collect the long-awaited trophy. No concerns from the recovery room with exception for Targett and Shelvey who are still healing their wounds.
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Contrary to the FA Cup, everything did not go as planned in League Cup for the Saints after a going down to 10 men on the pitch 9 minutes later when their goal was denied by the VAR. That was the only opportunity to level the score with Newcastle United. They have now left with little hope to as they go against the wall of Newcastle United this Tuesday night. They will miss their red carded defender Duje Ćaleta-Car. They anticipated to be very disciplined in this rematch to avoid another misery on the road.
- COACH: Eddie Howe
- MISSING PLAYERS: Targett (Foot injury), Shelvey (Calf Injury)
- COACH: Nathan Jones
- DOUBTFUL PLAYERS: Djenepo (Concussion), Walcott (Calf Injury), Bella-Kotchap (Knock injury), Larios (Muscle injury)
- MISSING PLAYERS: Ćaleta-Car (Red Cards), Armstrong (Groin injury), McCarthy (Ankle injury), Livramento (ACL injury)
Our Newcastle United vs. Southampton FC betting tips
There will be sparks when the two teams meet for a rematch. Pressure to advance to the finals is too high and there is no team that will be ready to miss this big opportunity in this tournament at this stage. We are expecting to see a very compact play on the pitch as the host have nothing to lose if they managed to keep at tie this time. Hence you we are predicting a 1st Half Draw. Betbonanza has the favorable odds for this selection.
TIP #1: 1st half X – @ odds of 2.20
Southampton’s last 10 matches in a row registered no more than 10 corner kicks. The upcoming fixture won’t change much and it will be a very challenging game. But most important we are convinced to expect the same trend in this rematch hence we are advising you to wager on Under 10.5 Corners as the most accurate betting strategy for their 2nd leg.
TIP #2: Under 10.5 corners – @ odds of 1.57