Magpies on Song: Newcastle Look to Continue Resurgence Against Luton

Magpies on Song: Newcastle Look to Continue Resurgence Against Luton

Newcastle United are soaring high after their emphatic 3-1 victory over Aston Villa, and they’ll be aiming to maintain their momentum when they welcome Luton Town to St. James’ Park on Saturday. This article dissects the upcoming encounter, analyzing both teams’ form, key players, and potential outcomes.

Newcastle on the Rise

Eddie Howe’s men finally snapped their four-match Premier League losing streak in style, dismantling Villa Park’s fortress with a dominant performance. This marked their third win in four games across all competitions, showcasing a return to form. Notably, the full backline is finally healthy, bolstering their defensive solidity.

Luton’s Scoring Spree

The Hatters are also riding a wave of confidence, having produced their best display of the season in a 4-0 demolition of Brighton. This propelled them to an impressive five wins, two draws, and one loss in their last eight outings. Elijah Adebayo’s hat-trick against the Seagulls highlighted their attacking prowess.

Newcastle vs Luton Head-to-Head and Prediction

Historically, Newcastle have dominated Luton at St. James’ Park, boasting eight wins and four draws in their last twelve meetings. However, Luton secured a surprise 1-0 victory in the reverse fixture in December, demonstrating their potential to cause an upset.

Considering Newcastle’s resurgent form and strong home record, a win seems likely. However, Luton’s recent scoring spree suggests they could nick a goal. Therefore, “Home Win & BTTS” at 2.87 odds holds value.

Gordon to Lead the Line?

With both Alexander Isak and Callum Wilson sidelined, Anthony Gordon is expected to spearhead Newcastle’s attack. The Englishman’s seven goals this season make him a tempting option for “Anytime Goalscorer” at 2.40 odds.