On Saturday afternoon (UK time) 18 January, Newcastle United will take on Chelsea at St James’ Park with a 5:30pm kick-off. This is a Premier League clash.
The game will be broadcast live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League.
Head To Head
Newcastle United played Chelsea in October, in what was a Premier League clash. The winners at the final whistle were Chelsea – winning with a margin of 1-0.
In ten years, the sides have played 19 times. Newcastle United have run out winners in 6 of the match-ups when they’ve met. Chelsea have won 10 times. There have been 3 draws.
Combining their head-to-head record, there has been an average of 3.26 goals per game. Newcastle United have scored an average of 1.32; Chelsea score an average of 1.95 each game.
Specifically looking at home ground performance, whichever side has been home has won 31% of the time. The away side has won 52% of the time.
Newcastle United have 25 points in The Premier League, putting them in 11th place.
There has been 48 matches played by the home team over the course of the last year. They have 18 wins; 11 draws; and 19 losses. In other words, Newcastle United have won 37%, drawn 22%, and lost 39% of their recent matches.
In this time, they have scored 1.23 goals on average per match; while conceding 1.4 goals on average.
At home over this time, they have a win rate of 48% (12 wins) from 25 home fixtures. 24% (6) of these games at home have been a draw, with the remaining 28% (7) being a loss for the home side.
On average they have scored 1.32 times when playing at home in this last year. They have conceded 1.16.
They are averaging 1.0 goals per game in their most recent ten matches and 3 of these latest matches have been victories. Of those ten matches, 5 of them have seen both sides score. There has been 5 matches with three goals or more.
Chelsea have 36 points in the Premier League, which puts them in 4th position.
Looking at results for the last year, they have played 66 matches. They have 37 wins; 15 draws; and 14 losses. This gives Chelsea a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 56%-22%-21%.
In these matches, they have averaged 1.95 goals for, and 1.26 goals against.
Specifically on their recent away record, they have a win rate of 54% (19 wins) from the latest 35 away fixtures. 22% (8) of these games away from home have been a draw, with the remaining 22% (8) resulting in a loss when they are the away team.
On average they have scored 1.89 times when away from home in this period and they have conceded 1.54.
Their recent performance data shows that they have a total of 12 goals in their last ten matches and this has led to their current win rate of 50%. There have been 5 occasions when both Chelsea and their opponents have scored; and there has been 4 matches with three goals or more.
And they have scored at least once in each of their last 3 matches.