Newcastle United hosts Burnley

Newcastle United hosts Burnley at the St. James’ Park in a Premier League fixture from the 28th round. In these English Premier League predictions we will give you some insights about this clash in Northern England. Let’s go.

Newcastle United are still trying to secure enough points in order to be completely safe from relegation. At this moment the Magpies are 14th in the league with 31 points, which is a good position to chase survival from. Their problem is that Steve Bruce’s team is without a win in the last four rounds, winning just two points out of them.

Against Burnley Newcastle will try to avoid suffering a third consecutive loss in the league. Last week the Magpies travelled to London to face Crystal Palace and suffered a 0-1 defeat. This was the club’s 12th loss for the campaign.

Against Burnley Newcastle United will have to deal with the absence of some players. Andy Carroll, Jonjo Shelvey, Javi Manquillo and Christian Atsu are all sidelined with injuries.

Burnley approach this game from 10th place in the standings. Sean Dyche’s team returned to the Top 10 after a well executed performance against Bournemouth at the Turf Moor and a 3-0 win. Burnley are in a killing shape right now – four wins in their last five games and no losses.

Against Bournemouth Burnley showed their best football. The first half didn’t offer any goals, but after the break the hosts showed what they can do. Matej Vydra, Jay Rodriguez from a penalty kick and Dwight McNeil secured the win for Burnley. This was the club’s 11th win for the season.

In our English Premier League predictions we believe that Burnley’s amazing form at the moment is making them favourites against Newcastle United. But in same time we shall remind you that this match is going to be played at the St. James’ Park and Newcastle are pretty tough at home.