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Newcastle vs Chelsea: Predictions, tips & betting odds

11:43 GMT 11/11/2022
St James' Park
The home team are in excellent form before Chelsea visit on Saturday

Newcastle have a hard task of securing a sixth straight win when they take on Chelsea in the Premier League this weekend. The Magpies are third in the league and have not lost any of their last 11 matches in the English top-flight.

Their opponents have lost two matches in a row heading into this one, having been beaten by Arsenal last week and then by Manchester City in the Carabao Cup in midweek.

Newcastle vs Chelsea latest odds

Newcastle are the favourites to get the win against Graham Potter's team, with bet365 offering them at odds of 27/20 (2.35).

The visitors are outsiders to win this match at 2/1 (3.00) with the draw available odds of 12/5 (3.40).

Newcastle vs Chelsea first goal scorer odds

Callum Wilson is back for the Magpies and is the favourite to score first in this game at odds of just 9/2 (5.50), while Chris Wood is 6/1 (7.00).

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is Chelsea's lowest-priced player to break the deadlock at 13/2 (7.50), while Armando Broja is 7/1 (8.00).

Newcastle vs Chelsea preview

Chelsea boss Graham Potter made several changes in midweek as his side lost to Manchester City in the Carabao Cup.

He still has several injury issues to contend with, though, as Jorginho is struggling with a foot injury but could be available for this match.

Kepa Arrizabalaga, N'Golo Kante, Ben Chilwell, Wesley Fofana and Reece James are all unavailable for the visitors.

As for the home team, Emil Krafth, Alexander Isak, Paul Dummett and Matt Ritchie are all out injured.

Newcastle vs Chelsea tips and predictions

This should be a tight game between two strong teams so backing both teams to score at odds of 3/4 (1.75) looks like a smart bet.

Odds correct at the time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.