Newcastle United vs. West Bromwich Albion Preview (Week 13): Newcastle United’s Top 10 Aim Begins At The Expense of West Brom’s Defeat

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Updated: November 26, 2013
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Allan Pardew’s ambition to remain in the top 10 shall be Newcastle’s threshold of strength when they meet West Bromwich Albion. However, they cannot simply downplay West Brom as they are also in a stable form. In this evenly match encounter, a draw is possible, yet Asian sportsbook odds favor Pardew’s camp. 

 

Match Date: 30 November 2013 (local time)

Venue: St James’ Park

 

Team Form

Newcastle United

Newcastle United retains a strong form after a narrow 1-0 win against Norwich City. This was the club’s 3rd consecutive win since a disappointing 2-1 loss to Sunderland.
 
Allan Pardew is out on a mission and that is to ensure that Newcastle remains in the league’s top 10 and their first part of the campaign begins when they meet West Bromwich Albion. Aware of how tough the competition, most especially from the mid table to the rock bottom part of the ranking.
 
Currently, Newcastle United occupies the 8th spot of the Premier League. They have won 4 of their last 6 matches and average on 2 goals in 4 of their last home matches.

 

West Bromwich Albion

It is but fitting that a match of two halves end in a draw. West Bromwich Albion had the lead over Aston Villa when Shane Long scored 2 goals during the first half. However, Karim El Ahmadi and Ashley Westwood of Aston Villa delivered 2 important goals, which secured the match’s equalizer.
 

While the even steven finish did something good for the Villans, it was a different story for West Brom. It meant a closer look on how considering their maneuvers in the pitch. This is most especially true in protecting their lead. Nevertheless, West Brom still has something to be proud of and that is the fact that they are far from being relegated.
 
West Brom currently sits at the 11th spot of the league table. Although this is a comfortable zone, they are in dire need of securing a victory. Their last 6 matches saw them won once. Four (4) of them ended in a stalemate and so far, this is how they thrive. In terms of their scoring, the club has very little to worry. They average on 2 goals per match and this something that Newcastle United should watch out for.

 

Football betting tipNewcastle United 2-1 West Bromwich Albion

The upcoming match exhibits the possibility of a draw, given the fact that the clubs have had their equal share of victory, defeat and draws in their last 6 matches. But with Allan Pardew, who is eager to stay in the top 110, Newcastle presents a bigger possibility of scoring the match’s upper hand.

 

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